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  • Unarmed security officer

    An unarmed security officer patrols or watches over property without a guard dog or weapon. Find out if you’re eligible and how to apply.

  • Crowd controller

    A crowd controller maintains order in and around a public place, such as a hotel or sporting event. Find out if you’re eligible and how to apply.

  • Private investigator

    A private investigator obtains private information, does surveillance or investigates a missing person. Find out if you’re eligible and how to apply.

  • Security equipment installer

    A security equipment installer works to install, repair, service or maintain security equipment. Find out if you’re eligible and how to apply.

  • Security firm

    A security firm might be a group, partnership or corporation that offers security services. Find out about eligibility and applying for a licence.

  • Bodyguard

    A bodyguard gives close protection to another person. Find out about your eligibility for a bodyguard licence and how to apply.

  • Cash transit officer

    A cash transit officer looks after cash or valuables and transports them from one place to another. Find out if you’re eligible and how to apply.

  • Monitoring security officer

    A monitoring security officer uses a video system, radio or remote alarm to look after property. Find out if you’re eligible and how to apply.

  • Security advisor

    A security advisor gives advice to clients about security equipment, methods and principles. Find out if you’re eligible and how to apply.

  • Dog patrol security officer

    A dog patrol security officer works with a guard dog to patrol or watch over another person’s property. Find out if you’re eligible and how to apply.

  • Approved security industry association

    All security firms must join an industry association, but we must approve an association before it accepts member firms. Find out how to get approval.

Moving to Queensland?

You can transfer a current, valid licence from interstate or New Zealand to the equivalent licence in Queensland.

Find out what to do

Last updated
1 July 2014

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