New Zealand Diploma in Security

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Security Services


Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

It is highly recommended that education organisations offering programmes leading towards this qualification build in a prerequisite requirement for the Security COA (certificate of acceptance) into their programmes.

Details of the COA can be found at:

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide individuals who have obtained the knowledge and skills required to work as a specialised security professional.
This qualification is suitable for those people who operate in the wider security environment.
Graduates will be capable of carrying out a range of high-level tasks independently and will demonstrate transferrable skills in a security environment.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Other Society and Culture at this level can earn:


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Status one year after study

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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: (0800) 327 648
Phone: (0800) 327 648
Fax: (09) 525 2591

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.


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