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Major Group:
4 – Community and Personal Service Workers | Sub-Major Group: 44 – Protective Service Workers | Minor Group: 442 – Prison and Security Officers | Unit Group: 4422 – Security Officers and Guards
Description: Carries out crowd control duties at entertainment, sporting or recreational venues. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level 4 : Occupations at Skill Level 4 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:
– NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification or
– AQF Certificate II or III.
At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Alternative Titles
  • Bouncer
Alternative titles are any commonly used alternative title (or titles) for the occupation. These alternative titles have the same meaning as the principal title but may be less commonly used.
Description: Provide security and investigative services to organisations and individuals.
Skill Level: Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
– In Australia:
AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)
– In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)
For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.
Registration or licensing may be required.
The occupation Security Consultant has a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
– In Australia:
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
– In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.
The occupations Crowd Controller and Private Investigator have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
– In Australia:
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)
– In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)
At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.
Tasks
  • Patrolling property and checking doors, windows and gates for unauthorised entry
  • Watching for irregularities such as fire hazards, malfunctions of machines and equipment, lights left on, leaking water pipes and unlocked security doors
  • Issuing security passes to authorised visitors and giving directions
  • Monitoring alarms and contacting supervisors, police and fire brigades by radio or phone if security is breached or fire is detected
  • Picking up and ensuring the safe delivery of cash, payrolls and valuables
  • Operating coin and currency counting machines, and carrying out cash counting and packaging functions
  • Maintaining order at venues where there are large gatherings of people
  • Conducting investigations for clients and preparing evidence for court proceedings
  • Detecting and investigating theft and other unlawful acts carried out in retail establishments
  • Advising clients on security requirements and designing security specifications
Other occupations in this Unit Group
  • 442211 – Alarm, Security or Surveillance Monitor
  • 442212 – Armoured Car Escort
  • 442214 – Private Investigator
  • 442215 – Retail Loss Prevention Officer
  • 442216 – Security Consultant
  • 442217 – Security Officer
  • 442299 – Security Officers and Guards nec