News & Security Advice

Queensland Office of Fair Trading – New Security Licensing Training Requirements

The Office of Fair Trading has released the new training requirements from the 21st January 2020.

If you have completed the training from current training package prior to 21 January 2020, The Office of Fair Trading will still accept this training for a period of 12 months from 21 January 2020 until 20 January 2021.

Security (Unarmed) – CPP20218 – Certificate II in Security Operations 

From 21 January 2020, your training must include all 14 core modules from the CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations.

Full Course List

Bodyguard – CPP31418 – Certificate III in Close Protection Operations

From 21 January 2020, your training must include all 8 core modules and 6 elective modules from the CPP31418 Certificate III in Close Protection Operations.

Full Course List

Cash-in-Transit – CPP20218 – Certificate II in Security Operations 

From 21 January 2020, your training must include all 14 modules from the CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations, plus 3 elective units from CPP31318 Certificate III in Security Operations

Full Course List

Crowd Controller – CPP20218 – Certificate II in Security Operations

From 21 January 2020, your training must include all 14 modules from the CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations.

Full Course List

Refresher (Revalidation) Training

Crowd Controllers will still need to complete ongoing training every three years. The Office of Fair Trading will not recognize any prior learning for these units.

The modules for ongoing training for crowd controllers are:

  • CPPSEC3101 Manage conflict and security risks through negotiation
  • CPPSEC3121 Control persons using empty hand techniques
  • HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid.

NOTE: There will be a significant difference in a crowd controller first aid requirement, now set at “Advanced First Aid”

It’s also a requirement that during the currency of a first aid certificate you have completed a CPR component that is refreshed every 12 months. The CPR module is:
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation.