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How to Become a Security Guard in Western Australia

  1. Age: You must be 18 years of age or older.

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

  3. Sponsors: You need two Western Australia personal references who are not related to you.

  4. Passport Photo: You need to submit four passport photos in your WA application.

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

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

  7. WA Approved Security License Course: You need to take a Western Australia approved security licensing course called Certificate 2 in Security Operations.

  8. WA Security Test: After completing the course, you need to complete a security test.

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

  10. Application: If you are within 50km of Perth, you must apply for a Western Australia Security Guard license in person.

Licensing Services Security

Mason Bird Building

303 Sevenoaks Street

Cannington WA 6107

WA security

About the Author

WA security license

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.


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