Training Manager

Legal definition for licensing – Property Guard

The role of a Training Manager is to oversee and manage training to new and existing staff so that they have the necessary skills, knowledge and competencies required to perform their services safely and to expected standards.

Mandatory Training (Unit Standards 27360, 27361 and 27364) is required for this role.

Career level

Later career

Pay rate


  • Oversee the training of staff utilising industry and in-house materials and programmes
  • Assess training performance
  • Provide on-the-job training as required
  • Develop and Implement standardised training programme
  • Manage in-house or external training resources
  • Maintain records
  • Oversee the reporting of trainee performance
  • Ensure training meets business requirements
  • Maintain training budget

  • Must be 18+ years old (licence requirement)
  • Must be confident working managing staff and contractors
  • Must have a clean criminal record
  • Requirement to hold a NZ Drivers Licence
  • Must have good written and spoken English
  • Requirement to hold a Certificate of Approval to work in industry and preferably hold Unit Standard 4098 Use Standards to Assess Candidate Performance
  • Must have strong knowledge of industry training and NZQA framework

  • Roles are non-gender and age specific
  • Good supervisory skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Comfortable and confident in speaking to others
  • Good communicator and confident in providing instruction to others
  • Set high standards
  • Knowledge of adult learning techniques
  • Knowledge of NZQA framework
  • Honesty and integrity

  • Roles are generally fulltime
  • Roles may involve working shifts and/or working nights
  • Roles may require use of vehicle

  • Mandatory Training (Unit Standards 27360, 27361 and 27364)
  • NZCiS Level 3 (New Zealand Certificate in Security)
  • NZCiS Level 4 (New Zealand Certificate in Security)
  • Unit Standard 4098 Use Standards to Assess Candidate Performance

  • Low end $80k
  • Mid-level $90k to $110k
  • High end $120k +

  • Divisional/General Manager

  • Corrections
  • Police
  • Business ownership

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