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Precision Training Academy

Experts In The Industry

Precision Training Academy is a registered business name of Law Enforcement & Security Training Australia Pty Ltd. Our goal is to make sure that all students trained to be workforce ready, with the skills and attributes desirable for future employers and organisations. Precision Training Academy is a leading provider of Security Training for the Hunter Region and throughout New South Wales, as an approved provider with Security Licensing Enforcement Directorate (SLED).


Our Local Trainers and Assessors

At Precision Training Academy our Trainers and Assessors are fully qualified and licensed for all courses being delivered on our scope of registration.

All of our courses are regularly updated and revised, ensuring they comply with the latest regulatory and industry standards.

Sonya and Darren are also qualified firearm instructors and maintain their currency of security industry experience with Precision Protection Group.

Sonya Pritchard and Darren Upson are also the proprietors of Precision Protection Group, a local Newcastle based security company which is a fully qualified, licensed and experienced company.

Precision Training Academy is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) approved by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), our RTO Code is 31555, details of our organisation can be found on training.gov.au.

Your SLED Approved Training Instructors


Darren has been in the industry for over 34 years. He has worked in the big companies as Road Crew and Black Shirt and trainer. His love for firearms bought him to training and teaching for Hunter Firearms Academy (HFA) until the retirement of David Jones. Darren is one of the owner operators of Precision Protection Group and is very passionate about safety and compliance training.


Sonya has been in the industry since 2006. She has worked with some of the big companies as Road Crew, crowd control, and firearms training. Her experience of the security industry has aspired her to be a trainer and share her knowledge. Sonya is one of the owner operators of Precision Protection Group.

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