You can work as an Alarm, Security or Surveillance Monitor without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. A course in security operations might be helpful.
Registration with the relevant state or territory board may be needed to work as an Alarm, Security or Surveillance Monitor.
Checks, licences and tickets
You may need:
- national police check
- first aid certificate
- security clearance
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
- You might be interested in Property Services and Public Sector VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.
Useful links and resources