What are the prerequisites to obtaining this authority?
It is a prerequisite to the issue of a licence that you complete an approved training course.
To obtain this licence you must:
be at least 18 years of age;
have completed an approved training course (unless applying for a restricted licence);
if notifying under the Mutual Recognition (Queensland) Act 1992 or under the Trans Tasman Mutual Recognition (Qld) Act 2003 be authorised to practice an occupation equivalent to the Queensland occupation covered by this licence in a participating State or Territory or in New Zealand.
Please Note: applicants who hold a New South Wales provisional security licence are not eligible to apply for security licences in Queensland under the Mutual Recognition Act. Queensland does not have an equivalent provisional licence. In order to be eligible to apply for a security licence under the Mutual Recognition Act the applicant must hold an unrestricted licence.