You will require this licence if you intend to act as a crowd control agent. A crowd control agent is a person who advertises or supplies the services of crowd controllers. A crowd controller is sometimes known as a bouncer or doormen. Crowd controllers are someone who, as part of their regular duties in any licensed premises, place of entertainment or public or private event or function:
- Controls or monitors the behaviour of people;
- Screens people seeking entry; or
- Removes people for behavioural reasons.
Please note that this licence only covers the advertisement and supply of crowd controllers and a separate licence is required to actually work as a crowd controller.
If you are an interstate visitor and hold an equivalent licence in your home state or territory, you may apply for a temporary licence of up to one year. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this licence you must:
- Be over the age of 18 years;
- Provide two personal character references;
- Be deemed to be a fit and proper person of good character;
- Provide adequate management, supervision and control of the business;
- Provide evidence that you have sufficient financial resources to meet your financial obligations;
- Obtain a letter from the company, partnership or business to receive the licence, stating the intention to provide crowd control services and giving you the authority to be the crowd control agent (where relevant);
- Undertake a pre-licence examination;
- Agree to the Security Industry Code of Conduct;
- Complete the required forms; and
- Pay the prescribed fees.
You may be required to give your fingerprints and palm prints.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Licences are initially issued for one or three years. Licences are renewed for three year periods thereafter.
One year or less.
You must submit your application form in person. Do not sign your form until you present it to the licensing service.
New applications will be processed in 30 working days. Renewals and endorsements will be processed in 20 working days.
Police Licensing Services
Security and Related Activities (Control) Act 1996 (Western Australia)
Security and Related Activities (Control) Regulations 1997 (Western Australia)
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