Armed Security

Licenced Security Guards for all occasions

Armed guard

An armed guard is a person who is employed or retained to protect, watch or guard any property while being armed with a firearm.

Cash-in-transit guard

A cash-in-transit guard is a person employed to collect, transfer and/or deliver cash or other valuables while being armed with a firearm.

Licence conditions

Each financial year (July 1 to June 30) the holder of a firearm licence issued for security guard or prison guard purposes must re-qualify at an approved industry specific firearms training course.

All licence holders have a common qualification expiry date of 30 June each year. The current approved security industry specific firearms training unit of competency is Control Security Risk Situation Using Firearms CPPSEC3008A.

Licence holders should be aware that: