SCEC and SCEC Security Zone Consultants

A significant number of Security Professionals will be SCEC Endorsed Security Zone Consultants.

The Security Construction and Equipment Committee (SCEC) is a standing interdepartmental committee responsible for the evaluation of security equipment for use by Australian Government departments and agencies. SCEC reports to the Attorney General’s, Protective Security Policy Committee (PSPC) which was established by the Australian Government to develop and establish guidelines for protection of Australian Government resource.

The Security Construction and Equipment Committee (SCEC) Security Zone Consultant scheme provides Australian Government agencies with Security Zone Consultants who have demonstrated that they have the necessary skillset as well as having met the high standards of integrity, honesty and confidentiality required of personnel working for or on behalf of the Australian Government.  SCEC administers the scheme on behalf of, and with the endorsement of, the Protective Security Policy Committee.

SCEC Security Zone Consultants are endorsed by SCEC to provide physical security advice at the request of Australian Government agencies regarding the:

  • Design, acceptance testing and commissioning of Type 1 alarm systems, and
  • Design and construction of Security Areas defined in ASIO Technical Notes.

The scheme provides for periodic renewal of each consultants’ endorsement.

For more information please visit the SCEC website at

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