This is a qualification for experienced security technicians who sell, install, repair, service and maintain security equipment and systems that protect people and property, and prevent or minimise loss and damage.
Technicians at this level operate independently and use discretion and judgement to plan and implement client requirements for installation, repair, service and maintenance of security equipment and systems. Occupational titles may include:
- access security technician
- electronic security technician
- security equipment installer
- service technician.
Licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to advising on, supplying, installing, maintaining, monitoring, repairing and servicing security equipment in some states and territories. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.
All cabling work, including telephone, data, fire and security alarm systems cabling, that connects with the telecommunications network must be performed by a registered cabler or under the direct supervision of a registered cabler as required by the Australian Communications Media Authority (ACMA) cabling provider rules. For further information on cabling registration requirements, check with ACMA.