CPPSEC3114 Control security risk situation using firearms Includes CPPSEC3115 and/or CPPSEC3116



Pre-requisite requirements:

CPPSEC3115 Carry, operate and maintain revolvers for security purposes OR
CPPSEC3116 Carry, operate semi-automatic pistols for security purposes

CPPSEC3114 Control Security Risk Situations Using Firearms is a specified elective unit which is part of CPP30318 Certificate III in Security Operations. CPPSEC3114 is a unit that will be required for work within the armed cash-in transit industry as well as for the carry of firearms within other agencies in Australia.

Course Details

The firearms training course teaches participants how to determine when to use a firearm to respond to a life-threatening situation. To complete the firearms training course, participants will need to demonstrate their ability to analyse risk factors and intentions of persons and to maintain and store firearms and ammunition in accordance with legislative requirements.

This unit will form part of the licensing and legal requirements for the use of firearms by persons working in the security industry in states and territories where these are regulated activities.

The firearms training course covers

  • legal implications of possessing and using a firearm within a workplace environment
  • demonstrating skills when using a firearm including, but not limited to, firearm safety, practice dry shoots, live fire range shoot, stripping, cleaning and maintenance of firearm.

The training has a well-balanced approach to learning how to use firearms. The course caters for people who have never held a firearm before to experienced officers looking at refresher training.

Course Duration

Day 1: Maintain firearm safety. In-class theory both firearms – (in-class)
Day 2: Draw firearm. Semi-Automatic practical drills – (in-class)
Day 3: Draw firearm. Revolver practical drills – (in-class)
Day 4: Discharge firearm and Evaluate firearm use. Full-day at the shooting range – live fire assessment for both firearms.

Course Dates

Please contact us for course dates.

Course of Fire

The course of fire stipulated by the WA Police Service is as follows:

Discharging of firearm at 2 metre, 4 metre, 6 metre and 8 metre distances from the target.

Students will fire approximately 200 rounds plus, of factory ammunition.

Firearms system used in training
Glock Gen 4 (40 calibre) Self-loading Pistol
Smith and Wesson (.357/.38 calibre) Revolver

All ammunition is provided, at no extra cost.

Paragon Corporate Training and our firearms instructors are approved by the WA Police Licensing and WA Firearms Branch to conduct this training. Corporate firearms licence # 9990951

Regional Firearms Training

PCT can deliver firearms re-qualification training in all WA regional areas. Please contact our office to discuss your particular needs.

If you would like further information about our Firearms Training Course, please complete the online enquiry form or contact us on 08 9227 5125.


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