Qualification Overview

Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Offender Management (Level 5)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 5
Credits 60
Subject Area
  • Society and Culture » Justice and Law Enforcement » Justice and Law Enforcement not elsewhere classified
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the Offender Management sector with individuals with the skills and knowledge to be responsible for the efficient and effective operation of a particular unit or area within a New Zealand prison site.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to take responsibility for the overall management of staff and prisoners within the unit or area.

The qualification is for people who are employed as or aspire to become Principal Corrections Officers or an equivalent role in a New Zealand prison environment.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Manage and monitor the custodial management of a unit or area within a prison site including safety, security and wellbeing, and the active management of prisoners in accordance with legislation, regulations and organisational policies and procedures.
- Manage prison resources, and staff rosters to ensure the efficient operation of a unit or area within a prison.
- Develop staff understanding and capability to respond to emergencies in accordance with policies and procedures.
- Apply knowledge of the management and leadership of prison staff within a unit or area within a prison.
Education pathways
This qualification builds on the skills, knowledge and attributes of a graduate from the New Zealand Certificate in Offender Management (Level 4) [Ref: 2659].

Graduates may progress on to higher level qualifications in fields such as Compliance, Public Sector Leadership or Business and Management.
Employment pathways
Graduates will be able to work in varying prison management roles in the Offender Management Sector, private and/or public, such as a Principal Corrections Officer.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
None.
Education Organisation The Skills Organisation
Developed By Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 3877
Status Current
Created November 2018
Next Review October 2023
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