Age: You must be 18yo or older for a NSW security guard license.
Criminal Record: You cannot have a criminal record of any kind.
Passport Photo: You need to submit passport photos in your NSW application.
Australian Citizen: You need to be an Australian citizen or be legally allowed to work in NSW. You will have to submit a copy of federal or NSW government ID in the security license application.
Sponsor: You need to be employed by a New South Wales security company. Your NSW employer will help you with the application process.
English: You must be able to speak and write in English.
NSW Approved Security License Course: You need to take a NSW approved security licensing course called Certificate 2 in Security Operations.
First Aid: You need a current first aid certificate.
Application: You can apply for a security license via the NSW online portal.
About the Author
Peter Sandru is an Instructor & Co-Founder of NDIL with over 15 years working in security. Peter has spent more than a decade conducting security operations throughout the world, primarily for corporations, law firms, and government agencies. Peter has assisted in the creation of numerous security training programs in various capacities.