National Certificate in Security (Communications)

Turanga Ararau

Subject area

Security Services

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Entry requirements

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This certificate provides a nationally recognised qualification for those working as operators in security communications control stations.

Award of the certificate recognises that the holder has demonstrated competence in the skills required to operate security communications systems, respond to alarms and emergency situations, interact with users of security systems, communicate with staff of security organisations and emergency services, and work as a team member in a security communications control station environment.

The qualification comprises two components. Compulsory standards reflect the skills and knowledge required by all security communications operators. A range of elective standards provide flexibility within the qualification and recognise additional skills and knowledge considered by industry to be desirable but not mandatory.

This qualification may lead to the National Certificate in Security Management (Supervision) (Level 5) [Ref: 0561].

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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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Gore District Council Tertiary Education Scholarships

Provided by:

Gore District Council - Fund Administrator




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Eric Tate Scholarship

Provided by:

Central Hawkes Bay District Council - Trust Secretary




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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (06) 868 1081
Fax: (06) 868 1061

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