There are six Class 1 licence subclasses, and you can hold more than one subclass at a time.

  • Class 1A Unarmed Guard – patrol, protect or guard any property while unarmed (you can be static or mobile)
  • Class 1B Bodyguard – work as a bodyguard or in a similar capacity
  • Class 1C Crowd Controller – work as a crowd controller or a similar role at licensed premises, entertainment venues, events or functions
  • Class 1D Guard Dog Handler– patrol, protect or guard any property with a dog
  • Class 1E Monitoring Centre Operator – monitor security alarm activations for the purpose of property protection
  • Class 1F Armed Guard – protect, patrol or guard approved classes of property while armed (you must have a licence or a permit to possess a firearm, see Firearms Act 1996)