Find out the classes of private security work you need a licence or certificate of approval for.
When you apply you need to tell us what classes of work you’re going to be doing.
|Type of work or job you do||Class of licence or certificate you need|
|Checking who enters premises or events, keeping order inside and removing people (bouncers, door security or event security)||Crowd controller|
|Guarding property and answering alarm callouts on site (security guards)||Property guard|
|Protecting people (bodyguards)||Personal guard|
|Installing, repairing or removing security devices such as alarms or safes||Security technician|
|Giving advice about security devices or services||Security consultant|
|Destroying confidential documents||Document destruction agent|
|Repossessing goods||Repossession agent|
|Private investigation||Private investigator|
|Monitoring systems remotely off site and not responding to call outs||Monitoring officer|