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NZSA Security Update – face masks, annual returns & request for volunteer

Face masks available The NZSA has face masks from the Ministry of Health government stocks. These masks are Ministry of Health approved for essential services. The masks are available to order in boxes of 50. The price of one box is $50 + gst plus the cost of delivery to your premises. If you would […]
01/10/2020 14:17

Request for Member input – 2020 Minimum Wage Review

The NZSA has been invited by MBIE to make a security industry submission on this year’s minimum wage review, refer to the MBIE_letter. To ensure that we are representing our members effectively and correctly, we would welcome input from members by completing the MBIE_minimum wage questionnaire and returning to us at [email protected] by no later […]
28/09/2020 09:03

GETS Notification – MBIE RFP Security Guard and Associated Services

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) are looking for suitably qualified and experienced Security Guard and associated services throughout New Zealand. They are looking for multiple suppliers across the geographical spread and are open to suppliers collaborating together to provide services across a range of regions. The range of services include: Security Guards Mobile […]
23/09/2020 08:50

Police release crowded places strategy

Police have released a strategy to assist owners and operators increase the safety, protection and resilience of crowded places across New Zealand. Protecting Our Crowded Places from Attack: New Zealand’s Strategy sets out a consistent approach to promote the safety of crowded places. It explains what crowded places are, the risks they pose, and how […]
21/09/2020 10:56

Security employee or contractor? Getting it right

Employee vs contractor – the differences Hiring workers as either employees or contractors can be lawful provided that the correct type of working arrangement is used in each situation. Employees work for you while contractors work for themselves. You need to know whether your worker is an employee or a contractor because your responsibilities as […]
09/09/2020 10:45

NZ Security Association Newsletter – September issue

CEO’s REPORT Welcome to our September 2020 newsletter. Similar to many of my associates and colleagues, I take great pride in our industry and the people who work within it. Over the last six months I have observed the industry as a whole, including employers and employees, stand up and deliver essential services to a […]
01/09/2020 14:59

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

Certification

 

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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