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NZSA security update – are you ready for Omicron

NZSA security update – are you ready for Omicron – latest MBIE update   Is your business ready for Omicron? Get your business prepared for Omicron in the community by reducing the risk of Covid-19 infections in your workplace and planning for potential staff shortages and supply chain issues. Get ready. Financial support to pay […]
20/01/2022 15:22

NZSA security industry newsletter – January 2022

CEO Report Happy new year and welcome to our January 2022 newsletter. I hope that those who were able to have a break had a wonderful and restful time with friends and family and for those who worked through, I trust that it was busy and successful for you. I would also like to pass […]
17/01/2022 11:10

NZSA announces new Life Member – Doug McCormick

NZSA Life Member – Doug McCormick The NZSA is thrilled to announce that the motion put forward by the NZSA Board nominating Doug McCormick as a Life Member was unanimously supported and approved by attendees at yesterday’s AGM. Doug was appointed to the NZSA Board in 2012, representing his employer Gallagher. In 2015 he was […]
08/12/2021 08:59

NZSA security update – mandated workplace vaccinations

New legislation is coming in at the end of November to mandate vaccinations for workers at businesses where customers need to show Covid-19 vaccination certificates. For other businesses, a new process will be created later this year about how to assess if work needs to be carried out by a vaccinated worker. In the meantime: […]
03/11/2021 15:33

NZSA Security Industry Newsletter – November 2021

CEO Report Welcome to our November 2021 newsletter and I trust that you are keeping safe and well. I opened my commentary in our last Newsletter with the comment “Isn’t it amazing how quickly everything can change”. After ten weeks of lock-down I imagine most of us (and particularly those living in the Auckland region) […]
02/11/2021 11:46

NZSA security update

  The government has provided the following update for business:   About the new Covid Protection Framework The new Covid Protection Framework (CPF) will support us to keep people safe and minimise the impacts Covid-19 has on businesses and our day-to-day lives. It provides guidance on how we will control any outbreaks, while allowing a […]
26/10/2021 11:14

NZSA Security update – Fraudulent use of personal/company details

We have been advised by an NZSA member that they have been the subject of fraudulent activity. The perpetrators have used the names of both the company and company owner, along with bogus gmail email addresses designed to look like the genuine ones, in an attempt to obtain credit from several different suppliers. Information provided […]
18/10/2021 08:59

NZSA HR Advisory update – vaccinations & mask exemption cards

We appreciate that business owners and managers are faced with a difficult and continually evolving situation with Covid. There is often a divergence between customer expectations and the need for compliance with Health and Safety, Privacy and Employment legislation. Success Group, providers for our HR Advisory Service, have provided guidance to some commonly asked questions […]
18/10/2021 08:48

Security industry update

NZSA – AGM – 7.30am Tuesday 2 November 2021 The AGM will be held at the New Zealand Yacht Squadron in Auckland on Tuesday 2 November. Due to the cancellation of the Facilities Integrate event we have moved venues this year. Breakfast will be provided followed by the AGM at 8.15am. A formal notification will […]
28/09/2021 10:30

2021 Security Awards Update

Due to ongoing uncertainty, we recently made the tough decision to cancel our 2021 Security Awards evening and progress with Plan B.  So, what’s Plan B we hear you ask? Drum roll please…. We’re excited to announce our 2021 Security Awards Week! Next week we’ll be announcing the winners of each award via video. Awards […]
13/09/2021 14:02

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.

 

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.

Email  us to be added to the mailing list! ALL ARE WLECOME!

Breaking News!

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.

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