Course details

National Certificate in Offender Management (Level 4)
NZQF Level 4

About the course

This certificate provides a nationally recognised qualification for those working or seeking work as a senior corrections officer engaged in providing safe, secure and humane containment of prisoners whilst working towards reducing re-offending.

The qualification builds on the National Certificate in Offender Management (Level 3) [Ref: 0678], and equips the trainee for more senior roles in the prison environment by:
. broadening the professional skills at level 3, so that the trainee has competence across a greater range of activities performed in a normal prison;
. adding word processing and report writing skills to improve administrational capability;
. adding interpersonal communication skills mostly at level 4 to prepare the trainee for increased levels of responsibility in relation to management and prisoners; and
. adding skills at level 4 and 5 relating to adult training to allow for facilitation of staff training programmes for more junior levels.

The qualification is obtained by achieving credits for all compulsory unit standards. A number of optional unit standards are available for use in some employment situations.

The qualification has been designed for training in the workplace, although the generic unit standards could be achieved off-job.

Holders of this certificate may progress to the National Certificate in Offender Management (Level 5) [Ref: 0975].

About the provider

At E-tec we specialise in equipping people for success in New Zealand’s electrotechnology and telecommunications industries. We deliver high-quality training and assessments to over 1,000 trainees each year through short courses, blended learning programmes and bespoke commercial contracts. A range of formal Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) practical assessments and examination preparation courses can also be completed at E-tec for those looking to get their qualifications recognised in New Zealand.

We are an EWRB approved training provider and the only training organisation in the country accredited by the Fibre To The Home (FTTH) Council Asia Pacific, so you can rest assured you’ll be in safe hands. With a proven track record of delivering and assessing EWRB and Chorus Competency programmes, our trainers are experts in their field. In fact, they pride themselves on providing a world-class training experience and frequently go the extra mile to help their learners to succeed.

Our state-of-the-art facilities are designed to provide real-world simulations and hands-on practice. Training can be customised to suit the context of a particular workplace or industry and we can often be flexible with timings and location to suit our customers’ needs.

E-tec’s recently refurbished campus is conveniently located in East Tamaki, less than 10 minutes from the Southern Motorway and within 15kms of Auckland Airport. It also has plenty of free parking for trainees, making the campus easily accessible.

When you study at E-tec we will strive to provide you with the most professional and enjoyable learning experience possible.

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