You will require this licence if you intend to be employed in the security industry. This licence allows you to be employed by a security agent as a:
- security general guard
- security guard with a dog
- security guard with a firearm
- monitoring room operator
- body guard
- crowd control
- commercial sub-agent.
Please note that this licence does not allow you to run your own security business or hire other employees, you must be employed by a licensed security agent. If you intend to run a business you should instead apply for a Security Industry Agent Licence. You will not require a licence for serving writs, summons or other legal processes.
You may apply for this approval if you are currently not employed in the industry. If your application is approved, you will be issued a certificate which allows you to seek employment in Tasmania. This certificate cannot be used for Mutual Recognition purposes as you are not licensed, but approved to seek employment.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.