Become an Approved Organisation or Trainer that Provides Security Training, Assessment or Instruction - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to become an approved organisation that offers security training, assessment or instruction related to NSW Class 1 Security Licences. This approval will allow your organisation to provide training, assessment or instruction in relation to specific security licence courses or units of competency (i.e. bodyguard, armed guard and crowd controller courses).

All trainers and assessors employed by approved organisations must also be approved by the Commissioner. Both approved organisations and approved trainers must comply with conditions imposed on the organisation by the Commissioner.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible as an approved organisation your organisation must:

  • Be a National VET Regulator (NVR) Registered Training Organisation (RTO);
  • Hold current Certificate II and / or III in Security Operations qualifications; and
  • Hold a current NSW Master Security licence, or have submitted an application to be granted a licence.

If your organisation meets the above criteria then you will be subject to a comprehensive assessment by the Agency to determine whether your organisation has the resources and capability to meet the regulatory requirements and whether it is compliant with security industry legislation.

All trainers and assessors must meet, and continue to meet once approved, the following criteria:

  • Hold a current NSW Class 2D (Security Trainer) licence
  • Hold the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment as a minimum qualification
  • Hold the Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management as a minimum qualification
  • Demonstrate vocational competencies at least to the level to be delivered and assessed
  • Demonstrate they are continuing to develop their VET knowledge and skills, as well as maintaining their industry currency and trainer / assessor competence
  • Demonstrate past and current compliance with all conditions imposed by the Commissioner on their NSW Class 2D (Security Trainer) licence
  • Demonstrate suitability to be an approved trainer, including undertaking, and completing to the satisfaction of the Agency, a knowledge assessment.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Approval time

Applications will generally be assessed within four weeks of lodgement.

Administering agency

Department of Justice
NSW Police Force
Security Licensing & Enforcement Directorate

Act(s) name

Security Industry Act 1997 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Security Industry Regulation 2016 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Justice
NSW Police Force
Security Licensing & Enforcement Directorate


Mailing address:
LOCKED BAG 5099
Parramatta, New South Wales 2124

Phone:

1300 362 001

Fax:

02 8835 9475
SLED@police.nsw.gov.au

Website:

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