Firearms Course

Statement of Attainment in Firearms


This course will create the opportunity for employment in specialist areas of the security industry that will require the carriage of weapons. You will gain critical skills and knowledge required in developing and carrying out armed security escorts and cash in transit operational duties, self-defence and the defence of others.



A requirement for this course is the satisfactory completion of your certificate II security operations CPP20218 and cash in transit courses.


The course will be face to face for five days Monday to Friday plus online/self-paced pre-course material. Students will be required to complete after-hours research and case studies.


CPPSEC3101 - Manage conflict and security risks using negotiation

CPPSEC3102 - Maintain operational safety and security of work environment

CPPSEC3103 - Determine and implement response to security risk situation

CPPSEC3114 - Control security risk situations using firearms

CPPSEC3115 - Carry, operate and maintain revolvers for security purposes

CPPSEC3116 - Carry, operate and maintain semi-automatic pistols for security purposes


This course will require the participation of all students in practical scenarios, team assignments, and practical demonstrations.  This course is a hand on a course that teaches the safe handling and cartage of weapons.


Firearms Course
Firearms Course
Firearms Course



SDS is not CRICOS Registered, therefore, overseas students who have a subclass visa 500 are not eligible to join our courses (this is a Government guideline).


The Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) is an Australian Government register that lists all Australian education providers offering courses to people studying in Australia on student visas and the courses offered.