Security Guard Firearms Licensing Course

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Security Guard Firearms Licensing Course

Ready to update your qualifications? If you have already completed the Cash In Transit units and want to apply for your Security Guard Firearms License, complete it with us – Armaguards Preferred QLD Trainer!

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The units of competency achieved are nationally recognised. The course is run over 5 days providing the highest quality and most effective training available. This includes the 4 units recognised by The Queensland Weapons Licensing Branch for Security Guard Firearms licensing purposes in Queensland.

All of our firearms instructors are fully qualified and able to use personal experiences to enhance their teaching. They have been actively involved in the security industry for numerous years in areas such as armed guards, cash escorts etc.

Students will handle Revolvers, Semi-Automatic Pistols and Ballistic vests during the course of their training. The course covers training in QLD Weapons Act, Tactical options model, fundamentals and safety of shooting, immediate action drills, operational survival, and live range practice.

It also includes your qualifying live shoot and dynamic simulation scenario training in cover and concealment, tactics, and force on force training. This training is quite intensive so students should be prepared to work hard whilst having a positive learning experience. On completion of the course you will be issued with a Statement of Attainments for the units below.

Units recognised for licensing with QLD Weapons licensing branch:

CPPSEC3002A Manage conflict through negotiations
CPPSEC3003A Determine response to security risk situations
CPPSEC3007A Maintain Security of Environment
CPPSEC3008A Control security risk situation using firearms

*Please Note: course entry requirements as additional qualifications are required.


  • All Tuition
  • All workbooks & manuals
  • 6 Days Instructor Based Training
  • We provide the following equipment for your use during the course: Firearms, Holsters, Duty Belts, Eye & Hearing Protection.
  • 12 Months Access to our Student Referral program for all graduates.

Weapons Categories included:

  • Category H (Revolver)
  • Category H (Semi-Auto)
  • Category C (Pump Action Shotgun)
  • Category E (Ballistic Vest)

You will need to bring:

  • Notebook
  • Pen
  • Cap
  • Enclosed in shoes.

Course Entry Requirements:

  • Hold a current QLD Security Officer– Unarmed License ; or
  • Completed a Certificate II in Security Operations.
  • Have also completed the 3 CIT units: TLI0807C, TLI0907C & TLID4107C
  • All students on enrolment will be required to complete a Form 33 Declaration by unauthorized person for use of a weapon at an approved range

2015 Dates:

Jan         26th – 30th

Mar        16th – 20th

May       18th – 22nd

July        20th – 24th

Sep        14st – 18th

Nov        16th – 20th

There are restrictions on suitable persons who can hold a weapons license. To assist in determining if you are eligible to hold a Security Guards Firearms license in QLD you may wish to go to the QLD Weapons Licensing Branch website for more information and to obtain application forms. License applications processing is approximately 6-8 weeks.

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