Qualifications and Certifications.


  • BTEC            Certificate in Close Protection (QCF) L3

  • BTEC            First Person on the Scene Intermediate L2

  • NZQA           Pre-Hospital Emergency Care

  • NZQA           First Aid Refresher

  • AQF              Diploma of Security and Risk Management

  • AQF              Diploma of Management

  • AQF              Diploma of Work Health and Safety  

  • AQF              Diploma of Project Management

  • NZQA           Certificate in Site Security

  • NZQA           Certificate in Security L2

  • SkillsNZ        Security Workplace Assessor

  • IYT                 STCW 95

  • MCA              Small Powerboat and Ribmaster

  • MCA              VHF Radio Operator

  • IMO               Company Security Officer

  • IMO               Ship Security Officer

  • IMO               Port Facility Security Officer

  • RYA                National Powerboat Certificate L2

  • OPITO           BOSIET

  • OPITO           Fast Rescue Boat Coxswain

  • BTEC             Certificate in Protective Security

  • Longmoor    Hostile Environment Course

  • Longmoor    Close Quarter Combat

  • Longmoor    CP Tactical Firearms Course

  • HSE                First Aid at Work

  • NZQA            Certificate in Adult Education & Training L5

  • NZQA            Certificate in Management L5

  • BTEC             Certificate in Education & Training L3

  • BTEC             Certificate in Delivery of Conflict Management L3

Murray Tume


Murray is a confident, ambitious, pro-active, innovative security professional who brings ten years commercial security experience to the PBA and will play an integral role in the growth of the company in New Zealand and nearby islands.

He has a proven track record in project management including managing security operations and security contracts together with a strong business acumen. He is results driven with an approach to achieving personal and company goals in addition to possessing strong prioritisation and time management skills with particular focus on meeting deadlines including experience in managing budgets and maximising profits.

He has also written security policies and standard operating procedures at regional and national level for previous security companies.  Moreover he is considered by others to be a highly experienced hands-on mentor/ trainer of counter narcotics policing, static and mobile security guarding with a wide range of recruitment, human resource and administrative skills.


Postings from May 2004 until April 2013 include the following:

  • Afghan Presidential Election, Northern Region

  • Baghdad International  Airport Iraq

  • USA embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan

  • Border Police Headquarters, Mazar-E-Sheriff, Afghanistan

  • Independent election committee, Kabul, Afghanistan

  • Project Security Manager, Kabul, Afghanistan

  • Deputy National Manager contracted to Central Asia Development Group

  • Security Operations Manager, Zabul, Afghanistan

  • Diplomatic Security Team, Kabul, Afghanistan