Unit descriptor: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to follow Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) procedures to ensure own safety and that of others in a security work environment. It requires the ability to identify and control security risks and hazards, apply appropriate responses within scope of own responsibility, and to share OHS information with team members.This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons engaged in security operations in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.
Application of the unit: This unit of competency has wide application in a range of work roles in the security industry. Work is performed under routine supervision and competency requires some judgement and decision-making. The knowledge and skills described in this unit are to be applied within relevant legislative and organisational guidelines.
Licensing/Regulatory Information: This competency is required by Department of Fair Trading (QLD) to issue security guard (unarmed) license.
Pre-Requisites: This unit has no pre-requisites