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Class 1F – Armed Guard


Authorises the licensee to act as a bodyguard or to provide close personal protection or to act in a similar capacity,


The enrolment process


Discuss with one of our support staff the license category that would be suitable for you to undertake. Allegiance website will show you a selection of course commencement dates. If you have any questions/concerns related to your enrolment please contact us. An enrolment form is completed followed by a basic Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LL&N) Test which takes place at our office. This test is mandatory and ensures that you have essential language skills to complete the security training course. Please be advised that if inadequate LL&N skills are identified a notification is required to be sent to the Security Licensing and Enforcement Directorate (SLED).


A copy of the following documents are required:


  • valid proof of Australian/New Zealand Citizenship or Permanent Residency

  • 100 points of ID (Photocopied) & signed by a Justice of the Peace


Am I Eligible for a NSW Security Licence.

Once you successfully complete the above requirements, you will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit and balance is payable 7 days prior to the start date.


Unique student Identifier


All students undertaking any training in Australia, under Federal Government requirements, are to provide a unique student identifier USI. The USI is linked to the National Vocational Education and Training (VET) Data Collection, and this means an individual’s nationally recognised training and qualifications gained anywhere in Australia, from different training organisations, will be kept all together. You can obtain this number at . Please attach your USI to your enrolment form.


Preparing for work in the security industry


It is important to know that trainee should have reasonable health, fitness, and competency under stress. The role / function of a security operative may require performance of duties under stressful and dangerous circumstances. Suitable physical education training, including self defence, can be arranged, where issues of health/ fitness and leadership qualities need to be addressed. Minimum age requirement for a security license is 18, though training can commence beforehand.


In class assessment

Essentially, the trainee will be assessed during class room time. Assessments will consist of answering questions both orally and written, practical demonstrations where a trainee can show the assessor their skills; these demonstrations are based either on scenarios or standard operating procedures.  Trainees will need to complete their workbook, and complete any assignments that are set by the trainer. All trainees will be given the opportunity to provide feedback.


Upon completion of the 1F License Training, trainees will qualify for a 1F NSW Security License Class 1 - In order to work as an armed security guard you must hold a 1F license issued under the Security Industry Act 1997 to allow you to carry out prescribed activities as a security guard. You must then make application for a firearms license to work as an armed security guard. From 1 November 2012, a Provisional Pistol (Business/Employment) License will be issued to a person who has never held a Category H (Business/Employment) License. 

About Allegiance Security


Allegiance Training Group is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) which operates under ASQA (Australian Skills Quality Authority) and is authorized by the NSW Police Force to conduct security raining for licensing purposes. We were one of the first training organisations to be approved to conduct security training in 1997 in compliance with Security Industry Act 1997. The qualifications attained by our trainees are nationally recognised.


Competency Based Training


Competency Based Training and Assessment looks at the skills, knowledge and attitude required for a certain task or position, and ensures the client’s competence is measured against the relevant industry competency standards or course learning outcomes and performance criteria. Qualifications are issued in accordance with the Australian Quality Training Framework Standards.



















                                            Includes Literacy and Numeracy test


Course Cost 3000

Upon completion of this course and after completing any mandated SELD training the trainee will be awarded CPP31318 Certificate III in Security Operations

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