New Zealand Certificate in Electronic Security

Manukau Institute of Technology

Subject area

Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology not elsewhere classified




3 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is for people who wish to pursue and further their career in the electronic security industry.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to develop electronic security solutions for customers, use their technical knowledge to provide site-wide leadership, supervise people working in the electronic security industry on medium to large projects, and manage stakeholder relationships.

Graduates of the optional strands will also be eligible to apply to the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) to be registered and licensed either as an Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (Endorsed), or an Electrical Installer.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

For entry all learners must meet the criteria for a Certificate of Approval as required by the Private Security Personnel and Private Investigators Act 2010 and its amendments and replacements For the minimum English language requirements refer to the requirements set out in the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules who are working towards either of the optional strands in this programme must hold a Trainee Limited Certificate (TLC) issued by the EWRB. Details of both the Supervision Procedures for trainees and the TLC are available from the EWRB website. The TLC must be uplifted within the first three months of commencing training. The first module, Workplace Safety in an Electrotechnology Environment, which is associated with unit standard 27911 Demonstrate knowledge of workplace safety in an electrotechnology or telecommunications environment, supports achievement of the TLC. This will be completed within the first three months of the programme to meet EWRB TLC requirements.

Detailed requirements

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3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$3,120 $9,359
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$5,766 $17,298
Total $8,886 $26,657

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 22 62 62
Phone: (0800) 626252
Fax: (09) 968 8701

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