PSP40316 Certificate IV in
Government Security

This qualification allows for the attainment of occupational specific competencies for those working in operational roles undertaking government security related functions with a particular focus on meeting the ethical and legislative requirements of the public service. It is suitable for individuals who need to apply a broad range of specialised knowledge and skills in specific contexts within the security environment.

There are two different streams when it comes to the Certificate IV in Government Security which include:
Certificate IV in Government Security (Fraud Control)
Certificate IV in Government Security (Personnel Vetting)

The certification is the same and still has code PSP40316 attached to it but your specialisation will differ which means you will complete different electives depending on which stream you choose. Whether you are already working in Government or looking to work in Government, Certificate IV in Government Security is an important skill set.

Government Security

PSP40316 Certificate IV in Government Security

Why do it with us?

Course Length

370 Hours Online.

Start date

The course is online so whenever you wish!


You will receive online and phone support from our instructors.


There are no due dates, the course is online and self paced


Yes, Recognition Of Prior Learning is included

Career Opportunities

Just like other graduates of the Academy, you will conduct investigations on behalf of Agencies, Insurers, Corporations, Government and individuals.

Insurance Investigations

Workers Compensation, Motor Vehicle Accident Compulsory Third Party, Public Liability, Stolen Motor Vehicles and Boats, Home Burglary and Arson.

Corporate Investigations

Racial discrimination, sexual harassment, theft, fraud, employee fidelity, non-competitive agreement, background checks and surveillance.

You may even get requests from Individuals, also business-related serarches and locates.

Employment may be sought in the following areas

Course Structure

There are 14 units of competency for
the Certificate IV in
Government Security qualification:
3 core units
11 elective units
(Packaging rules apply)

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PSP40316 Certificate in Government Security

$ 1,995
  • Study online
  • Self-paced
  • Nationally recognised
  • Start when you are ready !


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$ 648
.38 per month
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  • 4 payments of $648.38 each totaling $2,593.52
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