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