442299 Security Officers and Guards nec

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
442299
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Security Officers and Guards nec
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
494: 
No
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

442299 SECURITY OFFICERS AND GUARDS NEC

This occupation group covers Security Officers and Guards not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level: 5
Occupations in this group include:
Bodyguard

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
5

4422 Security Officers and Guards

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
4422
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Security Officers and Guards
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

4422 SECURITY OFFICERS AND GUARDS

SECURITY OFFICERS AND GUARDS provide security and investigative services to organisations and individuals.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.
Registration or licensing may be required.
The occupation Security Consultant has a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.
The occupations Crowd Controller and Private Investigator have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.
Tasks Include:

patrolling property and checking doors, windows and gates for unauthorised entry
watching for irregularities such as fire hazards, malfunctions of machines and equipment, lights left on, leaking water pipes and unlocked security doors
issuing security passes to authorised visitors and giving directions
monitoring alarms and contacting supervisors, police and fire brigades by radio or phone if security is breached or fire is detected
picking up and ensuring the safe delivery of cash, payrolls and valuables
operating coin and currency counting machines, and carrying out cash counting and packaging functions
maintaining order at venues where there are large gatherings of people
conducting investigations for clients and preparing evidence for court proceedings
detecting and investigating theft and other unlawful acts carried out in retail establishments
advising clients on security requirements and designing security specifications

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 054.00
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
1 003.50
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 041.90