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National Security Training Academy™ (NSTA™) was founded in the early 1970s by Richard Franks and is Australia’s most recognised brand in security training.

Offering qualifications in Security Operations, Aviation Transport Protection, and Maritime Security Guarding Australia wide.

National Security Training Academy™ is a trademark (™ & ®) used under licence by K&M Harris Pty Ltd (Registered Training Organisation 32292).

NSTA™ Offers courses to meet licensing requirements for Security Officer (unarmed), Crowd Control, Dog Handling, Monitoring & Control Room, Bodyguard, Firearms, Handcuffs and Batons.

All courses offered meet licensing requirements in the State/Territory in which they are offered.

We look foreword to assisting you in your chosen career


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Richard Franks (CEO)

K&M Harris Pty Ltd (RTO 32292)

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National Security Training Academy™


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To make your dream career change, or to upskill your current qualification, contact one of our friendly centres to arrange your enrolment, today!

Why Choose Us?

NSTA has been providing high quality training for the security industry for over 25 years.

  • Nationally Recognised
  • Strong industry context
  • Training since 1988
  • Leaders in security education
  • Fully qualified Instructors

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