Advance-Forward RTO#45256

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CPPSS00063 – Firearms Endorsment

CPPSS00063 – Firearms Endorsment

This skill set describes the skills and knowledge required to securely handle, maintain and ensure safety of firearms. This skill set may provide credit towards CPP31318 – Certificate III in security operations.

On successful completion this may allow you to apply for and/or renew your current Queensland Security Guard (Armed) license with the Queensland Police (Cat C, E & H).

Methods of Delivery

5 days face to face training

This course is delivered from 8:30am until 5:00pm on selected days. The total duration of in-house and live range fire training takes place over 5 (five) days.

Minimum Requirements for Eligibility

To be eligible for this course you are required to meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a current Qld Security Guard (unarmed) license with “cash-in-transit” endorsement
  • Be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or Resident documented with a Passport, Citizenship Certificate or Green Medicare Card (Must provide at least 1 Document)
  • Prove your identity documented with a Drivers License, 18+ Proof of Age Card, Keypass Card or Passport (Must provide at least 1 Document)
  • Students under 18 years of age are unable to attend this training.

Units of Competency

Upon successful completion of the course you will be provided with a Statement of Attainment for the following units of competency. To achieve this qualification you will be required to complete and demonstrate an understanding of the following unit of competency through written assessments, verbal assessments and practical display assessments and case scenarios.

  • CPPSEC3114 – Control security risk situations using firearms
  • CPPSEC3115 – Carry, operate and maintain revolver for security purposes
  • CPPSEC3116 – Carry, operate and maintain semi-automatic pistols for security purposes
  • CPPSEC3117 – Carry, operate and maintain shotgun for security purposes
  • CPPSEC3131 – Select, use and maintain body armour for security purposes

Upon Successful Completion of this Course

After successful completion of this course you will have the knowledge and skills to apply for and/or renew your security guard (armed) license (Cat C, E & H) with Queensland Police. Alternative Categories may be available upon individual request.

This course will also provide you with multiple opportunities to practice and present good communication skills, teamwork, problem solving, initiatives and enterprise, planning and organisation, self management, effective learning skills and information about the newest security law, legislation and security technology.

All our courses are presented by experienced trainers who have relevant industry experience and the knowledge to assist you to become proficient in security guard (armed) industry.

Non-Satisfactory Completion

If you receive a non-satisfactory completion at the end of the course, you will be provided with a second opportunity to complete the course satisfactorily at a charge of $200 (cost of materials only for the live fire range qualify shoot). Our trainers will use all available facilities to assist you in reaching a satisfactory grading. We do not guarantee the successful completion of this course, however we will provide you with the full support from our expert trainers for you to achieve the best possible outcome.

Employment Opportunities

Advance-Forward is not an employment agency. However, written references may be applied for by the student within 2 (two) weeks after the successful completion of the course.

After the successful receipt of your Firearms Statement of Attainment you may be eligible to apply for and/or renewal to your security guard (armed) license with the Queensland Police

Training Locations

Our Brisbane location is a 5 minute walk from the Springwood Bus Stop, we are a direct exit off the M1 Motorway heading south and around the corner from Arndale Shopping Centre.  There is also plenty of parking available near our location.

Our Toowoomba location is a 5 minute drive from Toowoomba City. We are a direct exit off the Warrego Highway heading west just near the new Toowoomba Bypass at Charlton.  There is also plenty of parking available near our location.

Course Costs

The cost for the Firearms endorsement units of Competency is $795. We accept payment by bank transfer, PayPal, cash or EFT/credit card facilities. Payment plans are available upon request using the EZYPAY system.

A deposit of $200 is required upon your enrolment, with refunds available as per our refund policy. A copy of our refund policy can be located on our website or a hard copy can be viewed in our student handbook.

Statement of Attainment

All statement of attainment and certificate’s issued by Advance-Forward Pty Ltd are Nationally Recognized Training.

Statement of Attainment’s and/or Certificate’s will be provided in an electronic form with a hardcopy available to collect or send via post. Express Post incurs $12.50 charge.

Statement of Attainment’s and/or Certificate’s can take up to 28 days to process. We will not “rush” Statement of Attainment’s and/or Certificate’s under any circumstances to allow for thorough marking, feedback and assessment.

Recognition Of Prior Learning Policy is not available for this course

Credit Transfer is not available for this course

Student Handbook

Student Handbook


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Advance-Forward RTO45256 IS NOT CRICOS approved and therefore cannot accept international students.

This skill set can be combined with the below training. If no training dates are available please call us on (07) 3133 0249 to enquire if this skill set is in the below course.

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