Qualification Overview

Qualification Title National Certificate in Security Management (Supervision) (Level 5)
Qualification Type National Certificate
Level 5
Credits 60
Subject Area
  • Society and Culture » Other Society and Culture » Security Services
  • Law and Security » Security » Security Management
Strategic Purpose Statement
This certificate provides a nationally recognised qualification for those responsible for the supervision of security activities in an organisation or for the supervision of staff providing professional security services.

Award of the certificate recognises that the holder has demonstrated competence in the preparation and implementation of security plans, and in the supervision of staff working in the security area. It also recognises that the holder has demonstrated knowledge of the factors that influence the conduct and supervision of security operations.

The qualification comprises two components. Compulsory standards reflect the skills and knowledge required by all supervisors in the security industry. A range of elective standards provides flexibility within the qualification and recognises additional skills and knowledge considered by industry to be desirable but not mandatory.

Many people seeking this certificate may already be qualified as operators in the security field. They may hold the National Certificate in Security with strands in Court Security, Event Security, Mobile Patrol, Noise Control, retail Security, Secure Transport, and Site Security (Level 3) [Ref: 0227]. However, this is not a prerequisite.

People may progress from this certificate to the National Diploma in Security Management (Level 6) [Ref: 0562]. Many of the standards included in this qualification may be used to meet the requirements of the Level 6 diploma.
Employment pathways
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Entry Requirements
Candidates must be working in a supervisory position in a security context or be able to participate in work experience in a security related supervisory position. Candidates are required to hold a Certificate of Approval (COA) from the Registrar of Security Guards and Investigators. Internationals IELTS Score of 6.0 with a minimum score of 5.0 in the written band.
Developed By Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 0561
Status Discontinued
Created November 1998
Last Reviewed June 2017
Last Date For Entry December 2019
Discontinued December 2021

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