You can work as a Retail Loss Prevention Officer without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. A VET (Vocational Education and Training) course in security operations may be desirable.
Registration with the relevant state or territory board is needed to work as a Retail Loss Prevention Officer.
Checks, licences and tickets
You may need:
- driver's licence
- 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