PSP40416 - Certificate IV in
Fraud and regulatory non-compliance costs Australian taxpayers billions each year. Investigations of any allegations of fraud or non-compliance activity, and implementation of rectifications are a top priority for government agencies. If you seek to become, or currently are an investigator working in government, this course represents a highly desirable qualification. The Australian Government Investigations Standards (AGIS) require investigators meet minimum fraud control competency requirements to ensure the integrity of all government investigations conducted.
The Australian Security Academy (ASA) delivers affordable, accessible online courses specialising in the security and surveillance industry that are backed by two decades of experience, quality content, career support and advice.
The Certificate IV in Government Investigations course requires 475 hours of online study which most graduates complete in under 8 months part-time. Upskill to pursue a new career or a more senior role, or satisfy AGIS requirements within a government department.
Who should do this course?
The Certificate IV in Government Investigations course is aimed at individuals who seek a broad range of specialised knowledge and skills within the investigations and regulatory compliance environment. It provides entry-level qualifications for those working in operational roles undertaking government investigation related functions, with a particular focus on meeting the ethical and legislative requirements of the public service. Primarily designed for government officials engaged in investigating, or seeking to improve their awareness of, fraud and regulatory compliance within the government sector.
Why study with us?
This course gives students the skills to conduct legally compliant, comprehensive investigations specialising in insurance and other fraud and government regulatory compliance. It provides graduates with advanced evidence gathering and information recording techniques, while ensuring they have the skills to abide by the strict ethical standards of their profession.
PSP40416 - Certificate IV in
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There are 15 units of competency
for the Certificate IV in
6 Core units
9 Elective units
(Packaging rules apply)
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|PSPETH002||Uphold and support the values and principles of public service|
|PSPINV001||Plan and initiate an investigation|
|PSPINV002||Conduct an investigation|
|PSPINV003||Finalise an investigation|
|PSPREG003||Apply regulatory powers|
|PSPREG012||Gather information through interviews|
|Group A: Work health safety|
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others|
|BSBWHS301||Maintain workplace safety|
|Group B: Regulatory compliance specialisation|
|PSPREG004||Promote client compliance|
|PSPREG006||Produce formal record of interview|
|PSPREG008||Act on non-compliance|
|PSPREG013||Undertake inspections and monitoring|
|PSPREG015||Receive and validate data|
|PSPREG017||Undertake compliance audits|
|PSPREG018||Plan and implement recovery action|
|Group C: General elective units|
|PSPGEN023||Deliver and monitor service to clients|
|PSPGEN033||Use advanced workplace communication strategies|
|PSPGEN038||Identify and treat risks|
|PSPGEN043||Apply government processes|
|PSPCRT007||Compile and use official notes|
|PSPLEG002||Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector|
|PSPPCY004||Support policy implementation|
|PSPREG009||Conduct search and seizure|
|PSPREG010||Prepare a brief of evidence|
|PSPREG016||Conduct data analysis|
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Advanced study pathways
After completing this course you may wish to further your studies by enrolling in the following courses:
Directors, owners and senior managers of Australia’s leading government and investigation agencies choose the Australian Security Academy as their preferred training provider and are an ongoing source of referral for new and existing staff.