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NZSA Security Update – PSPLA and Workplace Investigations

Licensed to investigate? A bombshell legal decision has ruled that consultants offering workplace investigation services must be licensed as private investigators unless they hold another equivalent form of accreditation. After hearing a complaint about the way a consulting company handled an investigation into alleged workplace misconduct, the Private Security Personnel Licensing Authority, Trish McConnell, found […]
22/03/2021 10:54

NZ Security Association Newsletter – March 2021

CEO’s Report Welcome to our March 2021 newsletter and I trust that you are keeping safe and well. The news that we were going back into lockdown restrictions (Level 3 for Auckland and Level 2 for the rest of the country) necessitated a quick re-write of this commentary given my earlier draft had celebrated the […]
04/03/2021 14:31

NZSA Security Update – Guidelines update, face masks & events

Update to Security Industry Good Practice Guideline The Security Industry Good Practice Guideline was developed and launched by the NZSA last year as an industry resource providing operational and health and safety standards for all New Zealand companies operating in the guarding and security patrols sectors. With the assistance and input from a working group, […]
28/01/2021 13:57

NZSA Security Update – RFP Security Services & Medical Alarms, Emergency Response & Monitoring

The following tenders were listed on GETS yesterday: Christchurch City Council – Security Services RFx ID 23421867 closing 17 February. Comprises:   Patrols and Alarm Response Security Transport/Cash Collection Noise Control Static Guards New Zealand Defence Force – Medical Alarm, Emergency Response and Monitoring Services RFx ID 23866972 closing 24 February. From the NZSA team.
22/01/2021 12:01

NZSA Security Update – RFP Earthquake Commission – National Guarding Services

Appreciating that tenders at this time of year can be missed we would like to notify members that the Earthquake Commission is seeking proposals for National Guarding Services. Details can be found on GETS, RFX number 23853396 and with closing date 15 February. We note that NZSA Accredited Membership is a mandatory requirement for tendering. […]
20/01/2021 10:30

NZSA Newsletter – January 2021

CEO’s Report Welcome to our January 2021 newsletter. I trust that your Christmas and New Year have gone well. Recent events around the world have highlighted how fortunate we are to be able to conduct business and go about our everyday lives with some normality. Whilst the planned roll-out of the Covid vaccine is fantastic […]
19/01/2021 10:01

NZSA Security Update – RFP MOJ National Alarm Monitoring Services

Appreciating that tenders at this time of year can be missed we would like to notify members that the MOJ is seeking proposals for National Alarm Monitoring services. Details can be found on GETS, RFX number 23348728 and with closing date 15 February. From the NZSA team.
19/01/2021 09:56

NZSA security update, seasons greetings and office closedown

Happy holidays The team at the NZSA would like to take the opportunity to wish you and your staff and families a very merry Christmas and a safe and happy New Year. This has been a very difficult and challenging year however the security industry can take a lot of pride in the way that […]
21/12/2020 11:57

Security Officers included in Part 6A Employment Relations Act

The Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, Honourable Michael Wood, has announced today that Security Officers will be included within coverage of Part 6A which defines specified categories of employees and the protection provided to those employees if impacted by restructuring or the work is to be performed by another person (such as change of […]
07/12/2020 15:32

Certification

 Congratulations

 

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

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.

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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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