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Other Security Workers includes jobs like Bodyguard.


  • patrols property and checks doors, windows and gates for unauthorised entry
  • watches for irregularities
  • advises clients on security requirements and designs security specifications
  • protects a person or group by physically intervening with their own body in hostile situation.


  • physically demanding
  • working outdoors.

To become an Other Security Worker

  • This group includes jobs that might have different study pathways. You may need a formal qualification or complete specific Vocational Education and Training (VET) units of competency.

    Find a Certificate in Security Operations

  • Registration or licensing may be required or be employed by a licensed security agent. Qualifications or VET units of competency that are accepted for each security subclass license is dependent on each state and territory licensing body.

  • Find specific licenses, registration and compliance information, visit

    Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS)

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • First Aid

  • Security Operations

  • Leadership

  • Problem Solving

  • Written Communication

Careers to explore