Qualification Development Update

The New Zealand Security Training Association

The New Zealand Security Training Association is an independent organisation dedicated to supporting training within the security industry. Our aim is to provide a framework within which professional development flourishes enriching security training and improving learning experiences and outcomes for trainees.


Membership is open to anyone from the wider security industry including:

  • Private Training Establishments
  • Security companies
  • Trainers & assessors within the security industry
  • Organisations who provide training to the security industry

NZSTA functions

  • Share information regarding the current NZQA Targeted Review of Qualification process
  • Share information regarding security training including national and international trends
  • Provide workshops and training events run by members to support industry training
  • Provide support to security companies regarding training and training processes
  • Provide a forum for security companies to give feedback regarding training and training delivery to ensure fit for purpose training
  • Support workplace assessors with training, assessment and moderation requirements
  • Liaise with relevant Industry Training Organisations

Training Provider Members