New Zealand Certificate in Prisoner Management

Ignite Colleges

Subject area

Justice and Law Enforcement not elsewhere classified


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Entry requirements


About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the Prisoner 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.
Graduates will support the social and cultural aspirations of Māori, Pasifika, and other communities through their interaction in the prison environment.
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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Justice and Law Enforcement at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (022) 0791579
Fax: (09) 2682550

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