Is Your Security Contractor Displaying Their Security License?

ANY SECURITY WORKS BY ANY SECURITY  OR CONTRACTOR COMPANY NEEDS A NSW MASTER SECURITY LICENCE.

NSW Government

 

Any business that employs or provides persons (including subcontractors) to carry on security activities must hold an appropriate Master (business) licence.

MASTER SECURITY LICENCE

Any company or sole trader or business working within NSW whether it is selling, installing, servicing or maintaining a security system which includes CCTV systems must hold a NSW Master Security Licence issue by the NSW Police Force.

Master security licences are broken up into 5 different classes;

  • Class MA authorises the holder (who is self-employed and who holds a class 1 or class 2 licence, or both) to provide his or her services to carry on security activities
  • Class MB authorises the holder to provide no more than 3 persons on any one day to carry on security activities, each of whom must be the holder of a class 1 or class 2 licence
  • Class MC authorises the holder to provide no more than 14 persons on any one day to carry on security activities, each of whom must be the holder of a class 1 or class 2 licence
  • Class MD authorises the holder to provide no more than 49 persons on any one day to carry on security activities, each of whom must be the holder of a class 1 or class 2 licence
  • Class ME authorises the holder to provide an unlimited number of persons on any one day to carry on security activities, each of whom must be the holder of a class 1 or class 2 licence.

Further information on who needs a security licence can be found at;

ASIAL website: Security License

NSW Police website: Security Licensing and Enforcement Directorate

License Security Caution

CAUTION! – ONLY USE LICENCED SECURITY PEOPLE AND COMPANYS.

Need to check a licence or name or security company working in NSW? 

https://www.onegov.nsw.gov.au/PublicRegister 

Then click on SECURITY for security register

Security company licenses can be check at the NSW Police Security Industry Register

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