National Certificate in
Nationally recognised qualification to maximise career and higher level employment in the Security industry
The demand for personal and property protection services is on the rise. So too, are the employment opportunities in the security and protection services fields. Our programme is highly practical in all aspects of security operations with a focus on providing higher-level career and employment opportunities using the latest equipment and teaching methods.
The National Certificate in Security qualification is becoming the industry norm. It is now a standard requirement of security service contracts for government agencies and large companies with a nationwide presence.
These courses are delivered from the following sites:
HLC Levin Campus
In partnership with UCOL at UCOL Palmerston North Campus
In partnership with UCOL at UCOL Whanganui Campus
This course aims to provide you with comprehensive security and emergency response training designed to maximise career and higher-level employment opportunities.
The course content will include:
Security Employment Requirements
Operation of electronic security equipment
Use of walk-through and hand held metal detectors
Emergency and Critical situations response
Dealing with violence
Fire extinguisher training
Control and restraint training
Physical fitness training
Paid Work Experience
On successful completion of the course students will receive:
National Certificate in Security Level 2
National Certificate in Security Level 3 - Site Security Strand
Fire and Emergency Management Certificate
Comprehensive First Aid Certificate
Control and Restraint Certificate
Security Licence ( COA ) as issued by the Ministry of Justice
$4,100.00* plus CRC (Course related Costs of $442.40) * Costs are indicative only
18 February 2019 - 15 November 2019
Semester 1 (Level 2) 18 February 2019 - 28 June 2018
Semester 2 (Level 3) 01 July 2018 - 06 December 2018
To apply for this programme, a good command of English is required. Applicants must be 18 years or over, or reach the age criteria during the programme.
Applicants must undertake a Criminal History Check to ensure they are eligible for a Security Licence ( COA ). A criminal conviction in the last seven years, or having been to prison, would most likely prohibit entry.
Where to from here?
On successful completion of the National Certificate in Security programme graduates will be qualified to seek employment with a wide variety of possible employers including Aviation Security Service, Parliamentary Security, Court Security, Te Papa, Cruise Ship Security, the Defence Force, or with any of the local and private security organisation.