This course is a requirement for Security Officers wishing to apply for a Occupational Firearms Licence.
Interested in becoming an armed security officer?
This program has been specifically designed to meet the licensing requirements for aSecurity (Guard) Weapons Licence in Queensland.
Our instructors are industry professionals with several years’ experience in the safe handling of firearms in Security, Military, and Recreational Shooting environments.
This program has been specifically designed to meet the licensing requirements for a Security (Guard) Weapons Licence in Queensland.
The course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to:
Participants will also receive training in:
If you are already a licensed armed security officer and need to complete your re-validation course, you will need to complete Annual Firearms Re-certification.
On successful completion of this course you will be awarded a Statement of Attainment. This will allow for the application to Weapons Licensing Queensland for a Security (Guard) Firearms Licence with firearm categories C & E.
This will be a requirement for the following job roles:
In order to undertake this course, you must:
You will require basic English language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills. If you have not previously completed any vocational training you may be required to undertake an Online LLN ASSESSMENT prior to commencing enrolment in this course.
You must be able to read and understand organisational policies and procedures, write reports and communicate with others in plain English.
Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.
Units of Competency
Face To Face
This course is delivered face-to-face over 1 week (6 days) and is supported by a self-paced assessment workbook. You will attend 1 day at a live firing range where you will receive individual coaching before your safe handling skills and marksmanship are assessed.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Asset College does not offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) on courses with industry licensing outcomes. This includes the Firearms Skill Set course regardless of previous firearms handling experience.
Asset College does not offer online training for this course.
Course fees may vary depending on location of the course due to fees associated with range use.
Payment plans may be available.
Applications made for Security Guard Firearms Licences are handled by the Weapons Licencing Branch of the Queensland Police. This service incurs a fee to process, approve and issue licences which is not included in the cost of the course.
The licensing application process will be discussed on the course. For more information please head to Weapons Licensing QLD.
“I was so impressed with the Certificate II class I went on to do my Cert III and my Firearms & Defensive Tactics course as well. During the course Asset College assist you in the application process for getting your security licence and and I can’t wait to start work in the industry.
Thanks to James, Craig, Glenn, Peta, Brooke and the rest of the Asset College team for a fantastic experience and to the new friends I met on the way!”