In a watershed moment for the Australian Civil Investigation industry, the Association of Investigation and Security Professionals (AISP) and the Australian Security Academy commenced an initiative for improving professionalism through relevant study and training in the industry. The first step has been the analysis and validation processes of fifteen Nationally Recognised Qualifications relating to investigation, compliance, fraud control and WHS, from Certificate III to Advanced Diploma level.
With initial involvement from seven leading industry professionals a new paradigm has shifted into the industry through mutual trust, focused aims and beneficial outcomes for students of the Academy and members of the AISP moving forward.
Mike Evans the CEO the Academy said after yesterdays meeting in Melbourne:
“When seven licensed investigators, each with a minimum of 25 years involvement, pool together their knowledge and passion for the development of new talent and professionalism in the industry it is an event that has benefits for the industry, newcomers, current established investigation firms and their Clients. Positive news within the industry is always satisfying, particularly when it is employer and industry association solution driven!”
Stage one has been implemented and stage two will commence at the AISP meeting in August 2015.
The Australian Security Academy’s and the AISP’s dedication to the future of our industry will never waver and together they are taking steps, every day, to ensure the industry is viable, professional, progressive and remains a good career choice for all involved.
The original AISP / ASA professional development committee left to right Howard Jackson, Rob Ryan, Elizabeth Wilde, Jim Higgins, Pat Flynn and Rob Anderson.