Become a Licensed Bodyguard with Asset College.
Don’t have an existing security licence?
Start with the CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations.
This course is not currently available for enrolments. Please contact us to add your name to the waiting list.
This qualification reflects the role of a close protection operative who is responsible for providing security services to protect the safety and security of principals who may be celebrities, political figures, very important persons (VIPs) or other persons requiring close protection services.
This qualification provides an occupational licence outcome of a close protection operative.
This qualification is suitable for people within or entering the security industry who wish to specialise in the provision of close protection services. It provides a pathway to further learning and work in various security roles and settings, including security risk management.
Close protection operatives work in a team environment under limited supervision and use discretion and judgement in known and unpredictable work contexts. They take responsibility for their own outputs in work and learning, and limited responsibility for the output of others in the work team.
If you have never held a Security Providers Licence, please see our Certificate II in Security Operations course.
One course offers many courses of action and pathways for you.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a Certificate III in Close Protection Operations (CPP31418).
Not sure which security course fits your needs? Find out more about the requirements for security licensing and which course provides you your desired career outcome here!
Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.
Participants must display sufficient language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills to read and understand organisational policies and procedures, write reports and communicate with others in plain English.
Prior to enrolment participants will be required to undertake an LLN assessment.
Students must be physically capable of responding to first aid emergency scenarios, including providing CPR to a manikin on the floor. Anyone in a wheelchair or with other disabilities that may impact their participation in these activities should contact us to discuss their individual circumstances before enrolling.
Units of Competency
To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in a total of 14 units consisting of 8 core units and 6 elective units.
Mix of face to face and online learning.
ASSET can provide gap training/assessment for people who successfully complete Elite Australasia’s Highfield Level 4 International Bodyguard (PSD) Accreditation to gain the Certificate III in Close Protection Operations for licensing in QLD. This will be carried out on a case by case basis.
To be advised.
Please read our Course Fees and Refund policy here.
Extension Request Fees
Should you require an extension on your study, the following applies:
Assessment Re-Submission Fees
Should you be deemed not competent after 2 attempts at a unit of competency, an assessment re-submission fee of $50 will apply per assessment.
Should you wish to cancel your course or your enrolment is cancelled by us due to no progress and you then wish to re-enrol, a re-enrolment fee of 25% of the standard course fee will apply if requested within 3 months of initial cancellation. If re-enrolment is requested within 4 – 12 months of initial cancellation, 50% of the standard course fee will apply.
Security Providers Licence
Security Providers licence applications are administered by the Queensland Government Office of Fair Trading. The process for preparing and submitting the licence application will be covered on the course. Refer to the Office of Fair Trading website for further information and current licence application fees.
The Security Providers Act 1993 requires individuals who hold the Bodyguard licence function to undertake refresher training every three years. All security providers are required to maintain a current First Aid certificate.
“Great! Absolutely amazing. Spencer and Lynn went above and beyond to share their knowledge in the industry to get us up to speed with what we’ll face within the industry. I feel if you want to learn and be around great people, ASSET is the one for you ”