Cash in Transit

Security Officer (Cash in Transit)


Interested in up skilling in the Security industry? Do you have an interest in working in the Cash in Transit industry? Then Security Officer (Cash in Transit) is for you! Learn how to work within a highly skilled sector of Security Operations and secure yourself an exciting new career!


A Cash-in-Transit 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 Security Officer (Cash-in-Transit) function to their Class 1 Security Providers Licence. This function allows the licensee to undertake the following roles:

  • Armed Guard
  • Cash-in-Transit Officer

Note: in order to carry weapons in the security industry, Security Officers must also complete the Firearms and Defensive Tactics course and hold a Security Guard Firearms Licence.

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.

Cash-in-Transit Skill Set
  • CPPSEC3050A Load and unload cash-in-transit in an unsecured environment
  • CPPSEC3051A Implement cash-in-transit security procedures
  • CPPSEC3052A Inspect and test cash-in-transit security equipment