National Certificate in Security – Level 3

This programme is a natural progression for learners who achieved the National Certificate in Security (Level 2). Learners can choose to specialise in site, event or retail security strand.

Course Features

Level

3

Duration

24 Weeks

Credits

70

Eligibility

NZ Citizen or Permanent Resident

Campus

Mangere, Kelston, Papakura

Starts

May 27th, June 24th, July 22nd, August 26th, Sep 23rd, Oct 21st, Nov 25th and Dec 9th

Fees

$3,850.00 or fees free for eligible domestic students

Course Details

This programme is a natural progression for learners who achieved the National Certificate in Security (Level 2).

Learners can choose to specialise in site, event or retail security strand. Event security represents competence in maintaining security and safety at events by controlling access of persons, vehicles, materials, and substances, and by patrolling to detect abnormal safety or security issues. Retail security represents competence in maintaining security and safety at retail outlets, minimising retail theft and customer fraud, managing access, and protecting stock and cash. Site security represents competence in maintaining security and safety at sites by controlling access of persons, vehicles, materials, and substances, and by patrolling to detect abnormal safety or security issues.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of protective security
  • Respond to emergencies and critical situations as a security officer
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the threat presented by terrorism
  • Demonstrate knowledge of security staff interaction with the legal system
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and operate electronic equipment as a security officer
  • Manage violence and personal safety as a security officer
  • Demonstrate lawful use of force in a security context
  • Manage security incidents, breaches, and suspects as a security officer

PLUS ‘ONE ELECTIVE ONLY’ from the list below

  • Maintain site security
  • Maintain event security
  • Maintain retail security
  • The National Certificate in Security (Level 2) [NZQA Ref: 0176], is a prerequisite for entry and for award of this qualification.

Academic Pathways

National Certificate in Security (Level 4) with strands in Senior Security Officer, and Team Leader.

Employment Pathways

Graduates will be able to undertake employment as security personnel in retail, event or site security contexts.

“A very good course, people should do to advance their knowledge. I feel very happy to broaden my knowledge with this programme. Very good tutor, good explanation theoretically and practically”

Accreditation

Growth. Innovation. Trust

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