NZQA National Certificate in Security – Level 2

NZQA National Certificate in Security – Level 2

This qualification provides skills training across a range of areas including communication, law, conflict management, emergency management and crowd control.
The new standards are designed to provide a strong platform from which the security industry can continue to build its professional standing.
Security personnel who complete this qualification will have demonstrated knowledge of:

  • The security industry and professional standards expected of the industry and those who work in it
  • The law as it applies to the industry
  • Health and safety requirements, and personal risk management
  • Dealing with emergencies as security personnel and be able to apply first aid skills
  • Conflict management and be able to apply communication skills and knowledge of distance, space and positioning to manage conflict
  • Operational requirements, including control of entry and exit to premises, and observation and threat identification
  • Be able to apply communication skills

There is a small elective section that allows people to choose specified standards relevant to their role.

    Level Credit
Occupational Health & Safety
497 Demonstrate Knowledge of workplace health & safety requirements 1 3
First Aid
26551 Provide first aid for life threatening conditions 2 1
26552 Demonstrate knowledge of common first aid conditions and how to respond to them 2 1
Workplace Fire & Emergency Response
3271 Suppress fire with hand extinguishers and fixed hose reels 2 1
Security Staff Services
21106 Demonstrate knowledge of law relevant to security personnel 2 4
21108 Demonstrate knowledge of personal and professional requirements of security personnel 2 2
27357 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of interpersonal communication skills in a security context 2 3
27358 Demonstrate knowledge of personal risk management in a security context 2 2
27359 Demonstrate knowledge of response to emergencies as security personnel

2 3
27360 Demonstrate knowledge of managing conflict situations in a security context

2 4
27361 Manage conflict situations in a security context

3 4
27362 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of operational communication skills in a security context

2 3
27363 Demonstrate knowledge of observation skills and threat identification in a security context

2 4
27364 Demonstrate knowledge of the security industry in the pre-employment context

2 4
27365 Demonstrate knowledge of customer service in a security context

2 2
27367 Demonstrate knowledfe of operational requirements of security personnel

2 2
27368 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of entry & exit control in a security context 2 4
  Total compulsory credits   47
       
Elective – a minimum of 3 credits from the following standards
Interpersonal communication
1304 Communicate with people from other cultures 3 2
9681 Contribute within a group/team which has an objective(s)

3 3
Security Staff Services
27366 Demonstrate knowledge of crowd control in a security context 2 3
27369 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of liason with other organisations in a security context

3 2
       
  Total credits in qualification   50