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Covid-19 Security Update – Licences, PPE, Training and Tax Payments

We apologise for the bombardment of emails however from feedback received it appears that the regular update of information is valued and we will continue to provide regular updates as required. Security Licence Update We have today received advice from the PSPLA regarding licence applications, see below: “My team are now going through all applications […]
27/03/2020 12:13

NZSA support for ensuring continuity of security labour resource for our members

Whilst today’s business environment is extremely challenging, we in security are one of the fortunate business sectors to be deemed an essential service and with some degree of certainty for our businesses and employees. Demands on our services will differ business to business and sector by sector however we are already seeing an unprecedented demand […]
27/03/2020 12:09

Covid-19 – Security Update re Essential Services

Essential Services update Government provided an update to the essential service definitions at 1pm. It includes the following: “Security is considered an essential service, even if security services are being provided in relation to premises for a non-essential service”.
27/03/2020 12:07

Covid-19 – Your Security Questions Answered

Earlier today we issued a guidance document confirming that Security Services are defined as an Essential Service. We appreciate that there is not a lot of supporting detail at this time and our contacts within Government advise that this is still a work in progress and they are currently working on setting up a call […]
27/03/2020 12:04

Covid-19 Update

As you will be aware the situation regarding Covid-19 is a rapidly evolving one. The NZSA has implemented a range of measures to ensure continuity in the level of service provided to our members. Our work with regulators, government, standards development, qualifications authority, media comment and providing advice and support to our members will continue […]
24/03/2020 11:37

NZSA Newsletter – March 2020

CEO’s REPORT Welcome to our March 2020 newsletter. One of the biggest challenges for any association is how we communicate with our members and the wider industry. Whilst social media currently holds focus for many, we have found that some of the “old-fashioned” communications tools such as this newsletter and our regional visit programme achieve […]
04/03/2020 13:21

NZSA newsletter – January 2020

CEO’s Report Welcome to our January 2020 newsletter. Hopefully Christmas and New Year have treated you well and the focus is now on ensuring a successful 2020! From the NZSA’s perspective we are looking forward to the coming year with considerable excitement as we introduce three new member benefit programmes (refer below), continue to expand […]
21/01/2020 08:23

NZSA Award to LSV recipient

The NZSA are proud to be a supporter of the LSV programme and present the NZSA Award at the end of each six week course. This award is the NZSA Award for demonstrating outstanding qualities for the security industry – initiative, empathy and going the extra mile. The first recipient of the NZSA Award is […]
02/12/2019 11:33

NZSA newsletter – November 2019

Welcome to our November 2019 newsletter. In our May newsletter I opened with commentary on the tragic events that occurred in Christchurch on the 15th March and referred specifically that our “she’ll be right” attitude towards security left us vulnerable to some form of attack and that it was only a matter of time before […]
12/11/2019 14:33

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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