How to Become a Security Guard in Queensland

  1. Age: You must be 18yo or older to be able to apply for a Qld security license.

  2. Criminal Record: You cannot have an Australian criminal record of any kind.

  3. Passport Photo: You need to submit passport photos in your Qld application.

  4. Australian Citizen: You need to be an Australian citizen or be legally allowed to work in Qld. You will have to submit a copy of federal or Qld government ID in the security license application.

  5. English: You must be able to speak and write in English.

  6. Qld Approved Security License Course: You need to take a Qld approved security licensing course.

  7. First Aid: You need a current first aid certificate.

  8. Application: You can apply via downloading the Qld security application.

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About the Author

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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.