NSW Security Licensing Course Class 1AC

CPP20212 Cert II in Security Operations

Who needs to do this course?

 [This security course address the academic requirements for the-Class 1AC Security Licence Course (NSW)] The course is designed for people seeking to start their career as Security Officers and obtain the NSW Class 1AC Security Licence. Roles performed by people with these licence classes include static guarding, patrolling, loss prevention, and crowd controllers.

This security course is a mandatory requirement for all new entrants to the NSW Security Industry.

Am I eligible to get NSW Security Licence? 

There are no Prerequisites to do this security license course. However as per (SLED) Security Licensing & Enforcement Directorate  requirements, to get NSW Security Licence the candidates must:

  • be 18 years of age or over.
  • be a fit and proper person to hold the class of licence sought;
  • have the relevant competencies and experience required;
  • have successfully completed the required training (including assessment);
  • be competent to carry on the security activity to which the proposed licence relates;
  • be an Australian/New Zealand citizen or permanent Australian resident or hold a visa that entitles them to work in Australia(other than a student or working holiday visa), and obtain either  NSW Driver Licence or Photo ID or Customer Number from Roads & Maritime Services (RMS)

All potential students are required to read and sign NSW police P1016 declaration about Acknowledgement of Ground For Refusal of Security Licence (such as convictions, or finding of guilt, for certain declared offenses and considerations such as whether a person is fit and proper to hold security license).

Note: We are not CRICOS registered and do not enroll International Students Visa Holders in this course.

Do I need to undertake language literacy and numeracy (LLN) test?

You will be required to undertake SLED approved English Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test, prior to course commencement on the first day of the course.

If you are unable to successfully complete the English literacy requirements, we will refer you to the remedial course.

If you are not confident in your LLN abilities we strongly recommend to visit us personally prior to the commencement of course. Full Refunds are available if you enrolled and failed to meet the LLN requirements.

What is the duration of the course? Can I complete online?

Full-Time Course: Course requires One Hundred two (102) hours of classroom-based study only, conducted in a supervised, face to face environment; for two (2) weeks, Monday – Friday. This includes all learning and, assessment tasks.

10 days course, 102 hours Duration:
Weekdays: Weekends:
Monday to Friday for 2 weeks 07:50 am to 7:00 pm 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays 07:50 am to 7:00 pm

How would I be assessed?

Candidates will be assessed through a range of methods including subject quizzes, case studies, report-writing, open book exams, role-plays and practical assessments throughout the course.

A Final Closed Book Exam consisting of short and multiple choice questions and answers will be conducted at the end of the course. Students will not be permitted to talk or seek assistance from other students while undertaking Exam.

Why do I need a First Aid Certificate?

This the requirement of the SLED (Security Licensing and Enforcement Directorate) that the candidates wishing to obtain NSW Security Licence in class 1A and 1C must also successfully complete training in HLTFA311A Apply first aid or HLTAID003 Provide first aid unit of competency prior to applying to the SLED for a Security Licence.

Vigil offers HLTAID003 Provide first aid training in other training programs. We do not offer this qualification as part of this course. The students completing HLTAID003 Provide first aid training with our RTO will automatically achieve credit transfer

Students who already have a current valid statement of attainment in Apply First Aid unit completed from other RTO’s can apply to obtain credit transfer in this unit. To obtain credit transfer (see: detailed Credit Transfer Policy in Student Handbook), please provide the certified copies of the statement of attainment at least five (5) working days prior to completion of the course.

How can I get NSW Security Licence?

After successful completion of NSW Security Licensing Training, the students will be able to apply for NSW Security Licence.

After successfully lodging your application you will receive a fingerprint & palm-print advice which you need to book an appointment with your local police station.

Once you receive your Security Licence you can start working as a security guard under a security master license holder. For more details please check the SLED website: http://www.police.nsw.gov.au/

Can I get Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)?

Candidates, please note that Vigil Training College does not assess student’s competencies through RPL in this course. However, VIGIL will seek approval from the SLED

What are the career pathways in the security industry?

There are many career options within the Security Sector – from providing security guarding and crowd control services, to airport passenger screening, to designing and installing networked surveillance systems or managing a major security organisation.

The students successfully completing Class 1AC Security licensing course will achieve attainment in fourteen (14) units of competency from CPP007 Property Training package, these units are also used in other qualifications; candidates seeking to complete those courses can achieve recognition/exemptions in units which they have achieved already.

What is the course structure?

The course has been divided into five Modules and needs to be completed, module by module. If a student failed to attend the first day of the course or do not complete Module-1, he/she is not permitted to continue the course and must enrol in a future course. If a student missed any suggested learning hours or assessment of any module, must re-join a future course for that particular Module.

Mod-1, Mod-2, Mod-3 & Mod -4 need to be completed before being permitted to undertake the Closed Book Exam (Module 5).

Absences from the course will require missing time to be made up in a future course, thereby delaying issuance of qualification and issuance of Security Licence. See below or download the Timetable for the Course Structure  provided by SLED NSW Police (Security Licencing & Enforcement Directorate)

Units of Competency
Total Hours – 102
Total Days- 10 Timings- 07:50am to 7pm
INDUSTRY INTRODUCTION [Completion of Module – 1 is Mandatory to continue the course]
Legislation theory and security industry introduction (CPPSEC2003B) Work effectively in the security industry, CPPSEC2002A Follow workplace safety procedures in the security industry
25 Hours
2.5 Days commencing on Day 1 + Day 2 + Day 3 (till 14:00)
CPPSEC2001A Communicate effectively in the security industry,  TLIE2007 Use communication systems,  CPPSEC2014A Operate basic security equipment,  CPPSEC2005A Work as part of a security team,  CPPSEC3002A Manage conflict through Negotiation
30 Hours
3 Days Commencing on Day 3 (at 13:00) + Day  4 + Day  5 + Day 6 (Until 13:00 pm)
CPPSEC2010A Protect safety of persons,  CPPSEC2011B Control access to and exit from premises,  CPPSEC2012A Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour
20 Hours
2 Days, Commencing on Day 6 at 12:00 pm + Day 7 + Day 8 (Until 13:00 pm)
CPPSEC2006B Provide security services to clients CPPSEC2015A Patrol premises, CPPSEC2004B Respond to security risk situation, CPPSEC2009A Give evidence in court
25 Hours
2.5 Days, Commencing on Day 8 (at 12:00 pm) + Day  9 + Day 10 (Until 16:30 pm)
CPPSEC2003B Work effectively in the security industry
   2 Hours,
last 2 hrs of Day – 10 

What would I achieve after completing this course?

Successfully completing fourteen units of competency of Class 1AC Security Licensing course and fulfilling the requirements of HLTFA311A Apply first aid:

  • CPPSEC2001A Communicate effectively in the security industry
  • CPPSEC2002A Follow workplace safety procedures in the security industry
  • CPPSEC2003B Work effectively in the security industry
  • CPPSEC2004B Respond to security risk situation
  • CPPSEC2005A Work as part of a security team
  • CPPSEC2006B Provide security services to clients
  • CPPSEC2009A Give evidence in court
  • CPPSEC2010A Protect safety of persons
  • CPPSEC2011B Control access to and exit from premises
  • CPPSEC2012A Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour
  • CPPSEC2014A Operate basic security equipment
  • HLTFA311A Apply first aid (see first aid requirement)
  • CPPSEC3002A Manage conflict through negotiation
  • CPPSEC2015A Patrol premises
  • TLIE2007 Use communication systems

The students will be awarded qualification CPP20212 Cert II in Security Operations with above-mentioned units and record of the result. Students not completing or not satisfying the requirements of First Aid will receive Statement of Attainment.

 Where can I do NSW Security Licence course Class 1AC?

Vigil Training College offers NSW Security Licence Class 1AC Course at two convenient locations Parramatta, NSW and Liverpool, NSW. For dates at these locations, please check our course calendar page.

How and where can I enrol to do NSW Security Licence course Class 1AC?

You can enrol in our courses

Online Enrolment: You can enrol and pay online. Visit our website www.vigiltrainingcollege.nsw.edu.au and follow the enrolment procedure.

Phone/ Fax/Email: Call us at PH: 0420844453 or 02 8677 9062 to obtain the course information pack or alternatively download the information pack from our website. Fill the form and send back to us along with all the relevant documents through email/fax/post or drop in to submit it.

For further information or Assistance Please Contact Vigil Training College

Note: We are not CRICOS registered and do not enroll International Students Visa Holders in this course.

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Download Qualification pathways for the Security Sector

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How much is the course fee?

Fee for Class 1AC Security Licensing Course, Includes Student Manuals, Administration fee. All discounts and special rates apply as published on our website. $150 is required (from the total fee of the course) to book the course and the balance should be paid off upfront (on the first day of the course before the commencement of course). The total fee can be paid in advance as well. Check detailed Fee & Fee Refund Policy or in Student Handbook For discounts and special offers Click Here.