Security Officers Licence - Northern Territory

Service summary

Any person who, for reward, patrols or guards another persons property is required to obtain a security officers licence. A security officer must carry their licence at all times whilst on duty. Licences may be subject to inspection by inspectors and members of the NT Police. Security officers must comply with the provisions of the Private Security Act and also the mandatory codes of Practice approved under this Act. Mutual Recognition exists between the other States of Australia and the ACT.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

The training standard necessary to gain a security officer licence requires the completion of prescribed units of competency from PRS03, Certificate II in Security Operations. Contact the agency for details.

Duration

One, two or three years.

Fees

1 year - $198
2 years - $267
3 years - $342

May be combined with Crowd Controller's Licence, however a different cost structure applies. Check application form.

Additional information

Satisfying probity requirements and possessing evidence that the applicant meets the competency requirements.

Administering agency

Licensing NT

Act(s) name

Private Security Act 1995 (Northern Territory)

Contact details

Territory Business Centre, Darwin

Other Offices:

Territory Business Centre, Katherine:
Street Address: Shop 1, Randazzo Building, 18 Katherine Terrace, Katherine NT 0850
Postal Address: PO Box 9800, Katherine NT 0851
Phone: 08 8973 8180
Fax: 08 8973 8188

Territory Business Centre, Tennant Creek:
Street Address: Ground Floor, Barkly House, 99 Paterson Street, Tennant Creek NT 0860
Postal Address: PO Box 9800, Tennant Creek NT 0861
Phone: 08 8962 4411
Fax: 08 8962 4413

Territory Business Centre, Alice Springs:
Street Address: The Green Well Building, 50 Bath Street, Alice Springs NT 0870
Postal Address: PO Box 9800, Alice Springs NT 0871
Phone: 08 8951 8524
Fax: 08 8951 8533



Operating address:
Ground Floor, Development House
76 The Esplanade
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address:
GPO Box 9800
Darwin NT 0801

Toll Free:

1800193111

Phone:

0889821700

Fax:

0889821725
territory.businesscentre@nt.gov.au

Website:

http://www.nt.gov.au/business Opens in a new browser window

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