Skill set details

CPPSS00063 - Firearms (Release 1)


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1 1 (this release) 21/Jan/2019

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Modification History

Release 1

This skill set first released with the CPP Property Services Training Package release 7.0.


This skill set describes the skills and knowledge required to safely use firearms.

Pathways Information

This skill set may provide credit towards CPP31318 Certificate III in Security Operations.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Skill Set Requirements

CPPSEC3114* Control security risk situations using firearms

* The unit in this skill set includes the following prerequisite requirements:

  • CPPSEC3115 Carry, operate and maintain revolvers for security purposes, or
  • CPPSEC3116 Carry, operate and maintain semi-automatic pistols for security purposes, or
  • CPPSEC3117 Carry, operate and maintain shotguns for security purposes, or
  • Firearms training course approved in the relevant State/Territory jurisdiction.

Target Group

This skill set is suitable for licensed security officers who are responsible for protecting the safety and security of people, property and premises, and require an endorsement to carry and use a firearm.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

This competency from the CPP Property Services Training Package and its prerequisite requirements, meets industry and regulatory requirements for a licensed security officer to carry and use a firearm for security purposes.

Custom Content Section

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