Control Security Risk Situations Using Firearms (H6)
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- Short course
- Mixed Learning
2022 Tuition Fees
- Commercial $ 2,563.00
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Are you interested in working in Armed Security? Get the legal and operational knowledge needed for armed security and obtain a Firearms Licence in Tasmania.
This H6 Security Licence short course is essential for determining your competency, before you can gain a security-related firearms licence in Tasmania. To enrol in this course, you must be employed within the Security industry or have written approval from Tasmania Police - Firearms Services. You may only enrol in the category of firearms course for which police approval has been given.
The course includes 4 to 5 days of face-to-face and practical training depending on the number of participants, plus around 8 hours of pre-work to complete in your own time. You must complete the pre-course work before you attend the face-to-face part of the course. This includes reading the H6 Security Licence course materials and completing a workbook.
During the face-to-face training, you will spend two days in the classroom completing theory. Two days will include practical firearms handling skills on a police-approved range to demonstrate your skills in the safe handling of revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. Face-to-face classroom activities and firing range activities may be conducted at different locations.
The H6 Security Licence course covers a range of topics including legislation, firearms safety, community safety awareness, firearm retention, duty concerns and the effects of a violent encounter. You’ll also learn how to analyse risk factors and intentions of persons posing a security risk, and how to maintain and store firearms and ammunition in accordance with legislative requirements.
Important: Successful completion of this course does not mean that you are able to possess or use firearms. You must wait until you receive your Firearms Licence in the mail from Tasmania Police. To obtain a security guarding license (H6) you need to be employed in the Security Industry or have preapproval from Firearms Services Tasmania.