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Class 1B – Body Guards


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


You will also be requested to read the Fact sheet 6 - "Am I Eligible for a NSW Security License" and sign the P1016 Form - "Acknowledgement of Fact sheet 6" (Grounds for refusing or revoking a a Class 1 or Class 2 License) . 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, which will consist of answering questions both orally and written as well as practical demonstrations where a trainee can show the assessor their skills. These will be 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. Upon completion of the Security Licence Training, trainees will qualify to apply for a NSW Security Licence Class 1B –Body Guard Licence. All trainees will be given the opportunity to provide feedback


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.

The 13 Units of Competency for CPP31418 Certificate III in Close Protection have been grouped into 5 Clusters. It is expected that you attend and complete all sessions for the 5 clusters listed below.

Cluster 5 Documenting and Reporting

  • CPPSEC3105 Coordinate provision of quality security services to clients

  • CPPSEC3106 Gather, organise and present security information and documentation

  • CPPSEC3124 Prepare and present evidence in court


Cluster 6 Managing Conflict

  • CPPSEC3101 Manage conflict and security risks through negotiation

  • CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

  • CPPSEC3104 Coordinate monitoring and control of individual and crowd behaviour


Cluster 7 Defensive Techniques

  • CPPSEC3121 Control persons using empty hand techniques


Cluster 8 Situational Risk and Awareness

  • CPPSEC3102 Maintain operational safety and security of work environment

  • CPPSEC3103 Determine and implement response to security risk situation

  • BSBFLM312 Contribute to team effectiveness

  • HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety


Cluster 9 Close Protection

  • CPPSEC3122 Plan provision of close protection services

  • CPPSEC3123 Implement close protection services















Apply first aid is a licensing requirement but is not a component of the Class 1B Security Licence Course.


Course Cost $3000

Includes Literacy and Numeracy test

Upon completion of this course and after completing any mandated SELD training the trainee will be awarded CPP31418 Certificate III in Security Operations

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