Security licences

Training for security officers and crowd controllers

If you want to become a licensed security officer or crowd controller in the Northern Territory, you need to do a training course.

Training can only be delivered by a registered training organisation (RTO).

If you are offered work before you have finished your training, you can apply for a provisional licence.

Training for security officers

Security officers must complete all of the following units of competency:

  • communicate effectively in the security industry (CPPSEC2001A)
  • follow workplace safety procedures in the security industry (CPPSEC2002A)
  • work effectively in the security industry (CPPSEC2003A/B)
  • respond to security risk situation (CPPSEC2004A/B)
  • work as part of a team (CPPSEC2005A)
  • provide security services to customer (CPPSEC2006A/B)
  • give evidence in court (CPPSEC2009A)
  • operate basic security equipment (CPPSEC2014A)
  • screen people (CPPSEC2007A)
  • screen items (CPPSEC2008A)
  • protect valuables in transit (CPPSEC2013A)
  • patrol premises (CPPSEC2015A)
  • first aid training (HLTFA301B/C, HLTFA311A or HLTAID003 or equivalent).

Training for crowd controllers

Crowd controllers must complete all of the following units of competency:

  • communicate effectively in the security industry (CPPSEC2001A)
  • follow workplace safety procedures in the security industry (CPPSEC2002A)
  • work effectively in the security industry (CPPSEC2003A/B)
  • respond to security risk situation (CPPSEC2004A/B)
  • work as part of a team (CPPSEC2005A)
  • provide security services to customer (CPPSEC2006A/B)
  • give evidence in court (CPPSEC2009A)
  • operate basic security equipment (CPPSEC2014A)
  • control access to and exit from premises (CPPSEC2011A/B)
  • monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour (CPPSEC2012A)
  • protect self and others using basic defensive tactics (CPPSEC2017A)
  • first aid training (HLTFA301B/C, HLTFA311A or HLTAID003 or equivalent).

Training for current licence holders

If you have a current security licence and haven't completed all required units, you must update your qualifications before your next licence renewal.

PRS20103

If you have statements of attainment issued under the old PRS20103 training package, your training will be recognised if you have completed all of these units.

For security officers
  • communicate effectively in the security industry (PRSSO201A)
  • maintain workplace safety (PRSSO202A)
  • work effectively in the security industry (PRSSO203A)
  • work as part of a team (PRSSO204A)
  • provide security services to customer (PRSSO205A)
  • respond to security risk situation (PRSSO207A)
  • give evidence in court (PRSSO208A)
  • operate basic security equipment (PRSSO215A)
  • screen baggage and people (PRSSO212A)
  • protect valuables in transit (PRSSO213A)
  • patrol premises (PRSSO216A)
  • first aid training (HLTFA301B/C, HLTFA311A or HLTAID003 or equivalent).
For crowd controllers
  • communicate effectively in the security industry (PRSSO201A)
  • maintain workplace safety (PRSSO202A)
  • work effectively in the security industry (PRSSO203A)
  • work as part of a team (PRSSO204A)
  • provide security services to customer (PRSSO205A)
  • respond to security risk situation (PRSSO207A)
  • give evidence in court (PRSSO208A)
  • operate basic security equipment (PRSSO215A)
  • control access to and exit from premises (PRSSO210A)
  • monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour (PRSSO211A)
  • protect self and others using basic defensive tactics (PRSSO222A)
  • first aid training (HLTFA301B/C, HLTFA311A or HLTAID003 or equivalent).

Security training providers

You can complete your security training through one of the following RTOs.

Asset College
Phone: 1300 731 602
nt@asset.edu.au
asset.edu.au

Australia Intelligence Training Academy Pty Ltd
Phone: 0404 991 799
enquiries.aita@gmail.com
aita.edu.au

Australian Training Institute
Phone: (07) 3269 5005
admin@atiaustralia.edu.au
atiaustralia.edu.au

Delacroy Training
Phone: 0414 267 562
barry.s@delacroy.org
delacroytraining.com

Eagle Training Services NT
Phone: (08) 8947 2094 (Darwin)
Phone: (08) 8953 5932 (Alice Springs)
admin@eagletraining.com.au

Human Resource Training
info@hrtraining.com.au
hrtraining.com.au

Intercept Training
Phone: 1300 302 444
admin@intercepttraining.com.au
intercepttraining.com.au

International Skills Training Academy
Phone: (03) 9663 0881
tim.sell@ista.edu.au
ista.com.au

JPR Security Services
Phone: (02) 8064 7236
info@jprsecurity.com.au

Knights College
Phone: (03) 9689 3416
info@knightscollege.edu.au
knightscollege.edu.au

Mass Scope Consulting Pty Ltd
Phone: 0408 688 525
cav@massscopeconsulting.com.au
massscopeconsulting.com.au

MSS Training Academy
Phone: (08) 8946 8945
msssecurity.com.au

Progressive Training Solutions Pty Ltd
Phone: (03) 9545 1240
paul@progressivets.com.au
progressivets.com.au

Prosegur Australia
Phone: (07) 3223 2016
joeline.adame@prosegur.com
prosegur.com.au

RECEO Solutions
Phone: (08) 6226 9636
admin@receo.com.au
receo.com.au

Sydney Training Academy Pty Ltd
Phone: (02) 8677 5810
info@sta.edu.au
sta.edu.au

Tactical Training (Australia) Pty Ltd
Phone: (08) 8331 1620
training@tacticaltraining.com.au

Contact the Department of Attorney General and Justice Licensing NT by emailing AGD.LicensingNT@nt.gov.au

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Last updated: 04 December 2017

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