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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the latest in Security training?

Tactical Training (Australia) Pty Ltd delivers the current Security qualifications from the CPP training package, including:

  • CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations
  • CPP31318 Certificate III in Security Operations
  • CPP31418 Certificate III in Close Protection Operations

The old CPP07 training package has been superseded and as of 20th January 2020 cannot be delivered.

From 1 August 2020 the following qualifications will no longer be accepted for licensing purposes in South Australia: 

  • Certificate II in Security Operations (CPP20212 or CPP20211), and
  • Certificate III in Security Operations (CPP30411)

**If you currently hold the older qualifications but have not applied for your licence, we recommend you do so before 1st August 2020.**

For further information about the current security courses, visit the Courses menu.

What makes the Certificate II in Security Operations offered by Tactical Training better value?

At Tactical, our courses are carefully designed to give as much value as possible.

We deliver dynamic, hands-on training- focussing on practical application to provide you with the best pre-employment experience.

Certificate II in Security Operations includes the following benefits:

  • Eligibility for both the General Guarding plus Crowd or Venue Control security licensing endorsements - NO separate courses needed
  • Includes HLTAID003 Provide first aid now required by various vocations within the security industry
  • Includes essential communication and conflict negotiation skills
  • Develop real skills with the exclusive use of our collection of industry equipment including radios, walk-through metal detectors, hand wands and more…
  • The best and most comprehensive security training materials in Australia all backed with ongoing support and assistance


What makes the Certificate II in Security Operations offered by Tactical Training better value?

At Tactical, our courses are carefully designed to give as much value as possible. By enrolling with Tactical, enjoy the benefits of receiving:

  • Both Guarding and Crowd Control licensing requirements (including Approved Crowd Control) in one easy course - NO separate courses and NO HIDDEN additional fee's;
  • Includes HLTAID003 Provide first aid (formerly Senior first aid) now required by various vocations within the security industry;
  • Includes SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol accreditation required for Approved Crowd Controller endorsement on your License;
  • Bonus free security units that give additional accreditation that other providers do not provide;
  • Exclusive use of aviation security screening equipment using X-ray scanners, ETD (Explosive Trace Detection) device, walk-through metal detectors and hand wands to develop skills not just theory;
  • Comprehensive security training materials amongst the best in Australia all backed with ongoing support and assistance.

What is the Tactical security training guarantee?

At Tactical you are provided with security training that is recognised by industry professionals as amongst the best in Australia. We stand by our services and quality through our training guarantee. If you can find a like security operations training course of equal quality and value added options in terms of:

  • Security training resources provided
  • Quality of security course materials
  • Quality of service and ongoing support
  • Employment assistance


What support will I get on completion of my training?

Tactical Training will support you long after your security training is finished. Enjoy:

  • Continuous after course support
  • Employment referrals using our extensive employer referral list
  • Acess to our latest news, updates and offers

Why should I upgrade to a higher level of qualification?

Highly qualified workers are valued by all employers. Investing in these skills now will pay for itself in the long run as it increases your marketability and security career options.

Some organisations require their workers to have higher levels of qualifications, such as:

  • Certificate III in Close Protection Operations
  • Certificate III in Security Operations
  • Fire Warden

This can be crucial to them for securing and retaining important contracts by meeting additional licensing requirements and WHS or other legal obligations.

Tactical has packaged together some fantastic offers that will save you money and make you more competitive with dual Certificate II and Certificate III qualifications; after all, it is about your future. For the best value security training course, check out Tactical's Career Package.


What are the licensing fees after I have finished my qualification

At Tactical Training, we know security licensing fees set by the state government can be expensive; that's why we give as much added value as possible to get you started providing the educational requirements to achieve your security licence. All other fees incurred to get your licence once you have completed your security training are Government fees paid directly to the Occupational Licensing division of Consumer and Business Services (CBS). Security licensing fees are reviewed annually and although we keep our information as current as possible, we recommend you visit the CBS website: to check for further changes to fee structures.

Do I need to have a national police clearance before I can start the course?

No, you don't need a clearance to start your security course but we advise you to check with CBS if you have any concerns (if you think you have a police record or convictions) before you decide to register. There are preclusion laws related to association with certain persons that may prevent you from obtaining a security license. Tactical Training (Australia) Pty Ltd does not take responsibility for persons who do not meet requirements for the purpose of security licensing. In cases where you complete the security training but are ineligible for a security license...there are no course please check...  See link to prescribed offences information.

How can I enrol in a course?

Telephone 08 8331 1620 or enrol for security courses online via our website. Credit card payment can also be done over the telephone. Need more information? Contact our friendly Customer Care team for more information about security training and courses during normal office hours Monday to Friday 0900hrs till 1700hrs on 08 8331 1620 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Where is the training centre located?

Tactical's security training facilities are locate just 15 minutes from the city Unit 3 / 190 Glynburn Road, Tranmere, opposite the K-mart Shopping Centre. Plenty of free parking near by the training centre, lunch facilities, complimentary coffee and tea supplied.

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