Interested in up skilling in the Security industry? Do you have a passion for protection? Then Bodyguarding is for you! Learn how to work with a client and provide all their security needs, and secure yourself an exciting career!


A Bodyguard Statement of Attainment (partial Certificate III in Security Operations) will be awarded upon successful completion of this course. Participants may then apply to the Office of Fair Trading to add the Bodyguard function to their Class 1 Security Providers Licence. This function allows the licensee to undertake the following roles:

  • Bodyguard
  • Close Protection Officer
  • Security Escort
Entry Requirements

In order to undertake this course, participants must have completed a Certificate II in Security Operations or hold a current QLD Security Providers Licence.

Must be 18 years of age or older and have had no criminal convictions in previous 10 years to be eligible for a Security Providers Licence. Note. Driving offences (e.g. speeding, drink driving, etc.) are not normally disqualifying offences.

Must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold an appropriate Visa to work in the Security Industry in Queensland.

Sufficient Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills to read and understand organisational policies and procedures, write reports and communicate with others in plain English. Participants may choose to undertake an LLN assessment with one of our qualified assessors prior to committing to their enrolment in this course if they are unsure of these requirements.

Units of Competency

This skill set is based on the licensing requirements for a QLD Security Providers Licence.

Bodyguard Skill Set
  • CPPSEC3018A Provide for the safety of persons at risk