Earn an ASIS International board certification, recognised worldwide as a mark of excellence in security management!
Certified Protection Professional (CPP)®
Board Certification in Security Management
Professional Certified Investigator (PCI)®
Board Certification in Investigations
Physical Security Professional (PSP)®
Board Certification in Physical Security
- Associate Protection Professional (APP)
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.
- 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.
Certification Round up Meetings
ASIS New Zealand hosts Certification Round Up meetings via Zoom on the last Thursday of each month at 12pm NZ time. The links for these meetings are circulated via email notice and listed on Facebook, Linkedin and on the Meetings page of this site.
These meetings are for study group leaders, those undertaking study, those interested in study and for those who may have questions or require further information.
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ASIS New Zealand is approved to use the ASIS International Official virtual study programme curriculum for CPP (Certified Protection Professional). This structured virtual programme will begin in August so any chapter members who are interested must enroll beforehand and commit to attend 8 one hour sessions - yes, that's right, all 8. You must also ensure you have the resources that you need to study for this certification and meet the eligibility criteria to sit the CPP exam. If you are not sure, please join us for our ASIS NZ monthly Certification Round Up meeting that takes place on the last Thursday of each month via Zoom.
This programme will begin in August so to find out more, please join us for the zoom meeting on the 29th of July at 12pm NZ time. Direct message if you would like the zoom link.