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NZSA Covid-19 Security Update – access to face masks

Last night the NZ Government announced that the greater Auckland area will move to Alert Level 3 for three days, commencing at midday today, and the rest of the country will move to Alert Level 2. The guidelines provided by the government include maintaining physical distancing, hand washing, regular cleaning programmes and wearing of PPE, […]
12/08/2020 12:04

Advanced Security acquires South Island Security Integrator

Advanced Security Group continues its growth both organically and through acquisitions, the business announcing it has acquired South Island electronic security integrator, VIP Security. This latest acquisition takes the offices in New Zealand to 16 and affirms Advanced Security as a leading corporate and government electronic security integrator across New Zealand. The acquisition grows the […]
11/08/2020 09:34

2020 NZ Security Awards – congratulations!

We are thrilled to announce the winners for the 2020 New Zealand Security Awards and we’d like to pass on our congratulations to all the finalists and winners. We hope you enjoyed the Awards live stream. If you’d like to see it again, or if you didn’t see it the first time round, then you […]
10/08/2020 08:34

Reminder – 2020 NZ Security Awards – 5pm today!

The 2020 New Zealand Security Awards will be livestreamed from 5pm today. We have MC Te Radar presenting the Awards from 5pm to 6pm followed by a 30 minute set by DJ Lo Key. On the night you will have a chance to send in text messages of support and congratulations that we will put […]
07/08/2020 09:49

Important message from NZSA and PSPLA

Since the lockdown period, the PSPLA has processed approximately 3,800 applications for Temporary (Blue) Certificates of Approval, however the conversion rate to the full (Green) Certificate of Approval remains relatively low. Whilst some of the applicants may have left the industry, it appears that a number of security providers have taken advantage of the three […]
06/08/2020 12:34

2020 NZ Security Awards – 5pm Friday

The 2020 New Zealand Security Awards will be livestreamed from 5pm on Friday 7 August. We have MC Te Radar presenting the Awards from 5pm to 6pm followed by a 30 minute set by DJ Low Key. On the night you will have a chance to send in text messages of support and congratulations that […]
05/08/2020 09:32

Apprenticeship Boost Initiative Programme

Details on the Apprenticeship Boost Initiative Progamme have finally been announced. This programme will be of benefit to members who employ eligible apprentices. Eligible apprentices are defined as: a. Enrolled in a New Zealand Apprenticeship with a Transitional TITO; or b. Is enrolled in a TEC-recognised Managed Apprenticeship; and c. Has not had their enrolment […]
04/08/2020 17:03

NZSA launches new member benefit – Business Continuity Planner

NZSA launches a new member benefit:  Business Continuity Planner We are pleased to announce the launch of a Business Continuity Planner in conjunction with BCP Builder. There is a lot to learn from operating your business through a global pandemic. A great way to ensure the lessons learnt are recorded and remembered for future disruptions […]
30/07/2020 16:05

Security Industry Training Survey – closes soon

Survey on NZQA training within the security industry – closes 5pm Friday 31 July The Security Training and Professional Development Special Interest Group (SIG) comprises a range of security industry stakeholders and provides guidance and support to the NZSA on lifting standards and delivery of training to those employed within the New Zealand security industry. […]
27/07/2020 09:16

2020 NZ Security Awards – Finalists announced

We are thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2020 New Zealand Security Awards. Today is International Security Officers’ Day (24 July or 24/7) so it is very appropriate that we announce the finalists on the same day that we recognise the fantastic contribution and commitment of the 25,000 licensed security staff in New Zealand, […]
24/07/2020 10:03

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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