Prohibited Weapons Batons and Handcuffs Licence

Under prohibited weapons legislation each State and territory Police service or licensing regulator requires security companies and employees to hold a licence to purchase, provide safe storage and use batons and handcuffs for approved security activities.

To apply for a licence, to use batons and handcuffs a certified training qualification from a registered training organisation is required.

CPPSS00059 – Baton & Handcuffs 

  • CPPSEC3110 – Control Persons Using Batons
  • CPPSEC3111 – Restrain Persons Using Handcuffs

Below are page links for each State and Territory Police service or licensing regulator for batons and handcuffs licence application requirements.

New South Wales



South Australia

Western Australia


Australian Capital Territory

Northern Territory