Crowd Control Revalidation / Refresher

In 4 Training provides existing crowd control licence holders the ability to revalidate one or more units of competency as directed by Office of Fair Trading QLD in order to meet your licensing obligations. Officers should book in as soon as you receive your renewal notification. We recommend no less than 60 days and allow 30 days for OFT to process your renewal. This should ensure that you have zero down time and unable to work.

  • Airport
  • Shopping Centre
  • Mobile Patrol Officer
  • Static/Roving Guard
  • Maritime Security
  • Construction Sites
  • Night clubs/Pubs/Sporting events/Community events
  • Mine Sites

In 4 Training requires the candidate to already hold the Crowd Control function on the Qld class 1 Security Licence or provide a letter from office of fair trade directing that the candidate is to undertake the training. The candidate is going to need good reading and writing skills.

Preparation: These criteria are offered as a guidelines for candidates to participate in the Crowd Control skill set course. The final responsibility regarding the ability to participate in course rests with each candidate.

  • Average fitness level and can stand for extended periods. (more than 40 minutes)
  • Kneel on either knee and be able to raise unassisted
  • Lie in a prone position and rise unassisted
  • Participate actively. (running, falling, rising, compliance holds, striking training bags, grappling, etc)
  • Adequate grip strength to control persons and training equipment
  • Ability to hear training commands
  • Ability to give verbally commands clearly

Up to 2 x 10hr days blended learning. (Course length depends on individual candidates/officer requirements) This course is a competency-based program, so mere attendance is no guarantee of certification.

The course is delivered is face to face for up to 2 x 10 hour days. The training and assessment are supported with self-paced assessment workbook. This course has a combination of theory and practicals.

(Note full weekend courses attract a 30% surcharge)

Up to 2 x 10hr days (depends on individual officer requirements)

Day 1

  • CPPSEC3101 – Manage Conflict and Security Risks using negotiation
    and or
    CPPSEC3121 – Control Persons using empty hand techniques

Day 2

  • HLTAID014 – Provide Advanced First Aid or
  • HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid

The qualification will be issued based on the successful completion of the units of competency. Therefore, mere attendance is no guarantee of certification. The competencies indicated above require retraining, not RPL on a triennial basis (every three years) to retain a Queensland Crowd Controllers License function.

If you have received a renewal notice with a letter from the Queensland Government Office of Fair Trading outlining what refresher training is required for you to maintain your Qld Security Licence. It is recommended that you book in and undertake your revalidation/refresher training and assessment within 90 days prior to your expiry date.

The obligation is upon the security licence holder to maintain their security licence in order to keep working lawfully.

The process for preparing and submitting the licence renewal application will be covered on the course. Refer to the Office of Fair Trading website for further information and current licence re-certification fees. This course meets the training requirements to maintain your Crowd Control function on your Class 1 Security Providers Licence:

  • Security Officer (Crowd Control)

Some suggested pathways to further your career in the security industry

  • Responsible service of alcohol
  • Cash in Transit
  • Firearms
  • Batons and Handcuffs

The Security Providers Act 1993 requires individuals who hold the Crowd Controller licence function to undertake refresher training every three years or as directed by Office of Fair Trading.

All security providers are required to maintain a current CPR certificate.

Upcoming Short Courses

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces
Crowd Control Refresher 5 - 9 March 2024 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Worksite 7
Crowd Control Refresher 9 - 13 April 2024 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Worksite 10
Crowd Control Refresher 7 - 11 May 2024 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Worksite 10
Crowd Control Refresher 4 - 8 June 2024 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Rockhampton 10

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