Security Licensing –
Guarding with a Dog (Short Course)

Course Detail

The Guarding with a Dog Short Course is designed specifically for those students who have already completed (or intend to complete) a Certificate III in Security Operations and wish to extend their qualifications and skills to include Guarding with a Dog for security licensing purposes.

The course is designed for security officers who need the specific units of competency relating to guarding with a dog in order to satisfy licensing requirements in their respective state jurisdictions.

This course is currently available for delivery in New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia.

Quick Facts

  • Award: Statement of Attainment
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Locations:
    - Dog Force Australia K9 Training Centre (Falls Creek, NSW)
    - Melbourne (Berwick)
  • Dates:
    - VIC: 14/10/20-18/10/20
  • Cost: $1495.00

Units of Competency

This course is delivered in a practical one-on-one environment by former canine law enforcement dog trainers and supported by the following nationally recognised units of competency:

  • CPPSEC3112 Manage training and well-being of dogs for security functions
  • CPPSEC3113 Handle dogs for security patrols

Topics covered

  • Security Licensing regulatory requirements for relevant jurisdiction
  • Canine health, welfare and husbandry skills
  • Responsibilities in handling a guard dog in an operational context
  • Practical skills required in handling a guard dog while on patrol
  • Regulatory responsibilities and record keeping

Further Information

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Please ensure you have read the course details and fee information on this page before enquiring.

Learner Handbook

Information about the services provided by Dog Force Australia and our approach to providing you a safe, fair and supported environment to participate in training and assessment.

Schedule of Fees

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