Defence (Contracted Defence Security Guards—Training And Qualification Requirements) Determination 2013

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Defence (Contracted Defence Security Guards—Training and Qualification Requirements) Determination 2013
I, Stephen Meekin, Deputy Secretary Intelligence and Security, SES Band 3, Delegate of the Minister for Defence, make the following determination under subsection 71B(4) of the Defence Act 1903.
Dated   11 September 2013
STEVE MEEKIN,
Deputy Secretary Intelligence and Security,
Delegate of the Minister for Defence
 
  
  
  
Contents
Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                                                        1
1............ Name of determination.................................................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1
3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1
4............ Definition...................................................................................................................... 1
Part 2—Training and qualification requirements                                                                        2
5............ Training and qualification requirements......................................................................... 2
 
Part 1—Preliminary
  
1  Name of determination
                   This determination is the Defence (Contracted Defence Security Guards—Training and Qualification Requirements) Determination 2013.
2  Commencement
                   This determination commences on the day after it is registered.
3  Authority
                   This determination is made under subsection 71B(4) and 71F(1) of the Defence Act 1903.
4  Definition
                   In this determination:
Act means the Defence Act 1903.
Part 2—Training and qualification requirements
  
5  Training and qualification requirements
             (1)  For subsection 71B(4) of the Act, this section sets out the training and qualification requirements for a person.
Note:          Subsection 71B(1) of the Act explains how a person becomes a contracted defence security guard. Among other things, the person must satisfy the training and qualification requirements determined under subsection 71B(4).
             (2)  The person must hold:
                     (a)  a current Certificate II in Security Operations or a higher qualification in Security Operations; or
                     (b)  a current qualification that, in the Minister or their delegate’s opinion, is equivalent to a Certificate II in Security Operations.
             (3)  The person must hold a current licence to work as a security guard in the State or Territory where the person works, or would work, as a contracted defence security guard.
             (4)  The person must have successfully completed training that is:
                     (a)  of a kind approved, in writing, by the Minister or their delegate; and
                     (b)  designed to give the person competence in:
                              (i)  screening people; and
                             (ii)  screening items; and
                            (iii)  controlling access to and exit from premises; and
                            (iv)  protecting himself or herself, and others, using basic defensive techniques.
             (5)  The person must have successfully completed training that is:
                     (a)  of a kind approved, in writing, by the Minister or their delegate; and
                     (b)  designed to give the person familiarity with:
                              (i)  the Act and other relevant Commonwealth, State and Territory laws; and
                             (ii)  the security policies and protocols of the Department; and
                            (iii)  other matters relevant to the security of the Department; and
                            (iv)  the policing arrangements used by the Defence Force; and
                             (v)  the security alert system used by the Department.
             (6)  For each year after the person completes the training mentioned in subsection (5), the person must successfully complete training that is:
                     (a)  of a kind approved, in writing, by the Minister or their delegate; and
                     (b)  designed to refresh or update the skills and knowledge the person needs to perform the duties of a contracted defence security guard.
             (7)  The person must hold a current qualification or competency in first aid.
             (8)  The person must hold a current driver’s licence, other than a licence that is suspended.
             (9)  The person must hold a current security clearance issued or recognised in accordance with the Department’s security policy.