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NZ Security Award nominations

We are thrilled to announce the receipt of a record 130 nominations this year. Judging will be conducted in July and we expect to announce the category finalists by Friday 2nd August. The full list of nominees by category can be viewed here: 2019 Award nominees
18/07/2019 09:03

Red Badge goes from Strength to Strength

In an environment of heightened risk in New Zealand, demand continues to grow for premium Security Services across all sectors. As the largest New Zealand owned and operated man-power Security Company, Red Badge is seeing increased need for its advice, experience and industry-leading security. The recent acquisition by Red Badge of Auckland-based man-power security company […]
10/04/2019 10:06

SIS Group to partner with Platform 4 Group

A leading Auckland based security provider has attracted investment from globally recognised SIS Group via its Australian subsidiary, which includes MMS Security (www.msssecurity.com.au). Platform 4 Group (P4G) has been actively looking for a strategic partnering opportunity to support its growth strategy in New Zealand.  P4G is a leading provider of event services, patrols, monitoring and […]
19/03/2019 13:56

New look Kiwi Access card to replace 18+ card from January 2019

The new Kiwi Access Card has enhanced security features, which makes it a secure and reliable form of identification (like the 18+ Card currently). The updated features of the Kiwi Access Card include the use of embossing, micro text, and also braille. To give you a full insight into all the security features and unique […]
18/12/2018 14:26

Summary of key changes to the Employment Relations Amendment Bill 2018

Below is a summary of the key changes contained in the Employment Relations Amendment Bill 2018 that was passed by Parliament last week. The most significant change that came into effect on 13th December 2018 (being the day after Royal Assent) is that businesses must now enter into bargaining for multi-employer collective agreements if asked […]
18/12/2018 14:22

Update on MSD Work Broker Pilot Programme

This ground breaking initiative commenced on the 1st October and sees the NZSA act as the national work broker for the security industry.  Effectively the NZSA works as a recruitment agent – we work with MSD to find candidates with the interest and ability to work in the security industry and then match those candidates […]
07/12/2018 10:24

Two more candidates looking for security work

We have posted two more candidates in our careers page. One through Active Plus looking for a security technician role; and an NZSA  member whose employer is doing a restructure.  He is looking to get into Investigations, Compliance and/or health and safety. Check out their details here!  
15/11/2018 10:33

NZSA Work Broker Programme

Progress in out pilot programme in association with the Ministry of Social Development is going well. To 13/11/18, we have placed 14 MSD clients into employment with our members.  Given the contract commenced 1st October, this is a very pleasing result and one which has exceeded MSD’s expectations and targets. There are a number of […]
13/11/2018 11:37

Certification

 

Earn an ASIS International board certification, recognised worldwide as a mark of excellence in security management.

and the new....

ASIS International has been offering an internationally recognised certification in the field of Security Management through its Certified Protection Professional (CPP®) for nearly 30 years. Thousands of security professionals throughout the world have embraced this scheme to achieve certification, which has risen to be a worldwide benchmark in security management. In 2002 ASIS International introduced two further certification programmes; the Professional Certified Investigator (PCI®) and the Physical Security Professional (PSP®). 

The bar has been raised in the security profession and employers, contractors, governments and even clients are now taking additional steps to ensure that they are hiring or working with the most skilled and knowledgeable individuals in the business. Professional certifications from ASIS International offer them another screening tool - one that has backing and credibility of the leading professional society in the world for those who are responsible for security.

ASIS International Certification continues to gain momentum and the number of certifications obtained worldwide every year provides an indication of their value to security practitioners.

Why Certify?​​

  • Validation of security expertise
  • Global recognition by peers and industry
  • Competitive edge in the marketplace
  • Enhanced career and earnings potential
  • Personal satisfaction and professional achievement! 

 

Current Study Groups

Certification candidates in New Zealand can sit their CPP®, PSP® or PCI® examinations at a time that suits them throughout the year. Candidates must apply online via the ASIS International website and then arrange an appointment with the Prometric testing centre in Auckland once ASIS International have approved the application. 

Study groups for these certifications have taken place every year by regular group meetings, sharing of resources, coaching from ASIS NZ mentors and participant access to our free online review programme thanks to Life member Michael Pepper. So don’t worry if you’re not in Auckland! With email and phone contact and access to the online review programme from anywhere in New Zealand you can still be part of the study group! 

If you  would like to be part of the study group regardless of your region please email [email protected] with the subject line 'Study Group' for further details.

Study groups, online study tools, resource sharing are some of the strategies we have in place to aid  participants in their goal in achieving ASIS Certifications so please contact us so we can best suit your needs.

Click here to find out more information and to download the ASIS Board Certifications Handbook.

 

 

 

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