• Personnel Vetting
    Personnel Vetting
    AFS is running Personnel Vetting Workshops:
    Canberra (Tuesday 7 February to Friday 10 February 2017)
    Melbourne (Monday 27 March to Thursday 30 March 2017)
  • Investigation Training
    Investigation Training
    AFS is the nation's leading provider of training in investigation:
    Advanced Diploma of Government (Investigations)
    Diploma of Government Investigations
    Certificate IV in Government Investigations
    Certificate III in Investigative Services

Australian Forensic Services is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 4282) offering training courses leading to nationally recognised qualifications.  Full details of our registration and scope of delivery can be found here.

Featured Courses

This specialist qualification covers the broad range of skills required to operate without supervision where an individual is required to plan, initiate, conduct and finalise intelligence operations and also the skills required by those responsible for ensuring a focus on Government/Defence risk analysis, awareness and management ...
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The fraud control specialisation covers the skills required by those responsible for preventing and detecting fraud. 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 ...
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The personnel vetting specialisation covers the skills required for working without supervision within a personal security area. 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 ...
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This qualification is designed for officers working in operational roles undertaking government investigation related functions, with a particular focus on meeting the ethical and legislative requirements of the public service. The qualification covers the broad range of skills required to operate without supervision in a government investigations environment. Participants learn the skills and knowledge required to plan, initiate, conduct and ...
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This qualification covers the competencies required by a person responsible for the coordination and conduct of investigations. It is suitable for individuals who apply integrated technical and theoretical concepts in a broad range of contexts to undertake advanced skilled duties in a government investigations environment. Under the Australian Government Investigations Standards 2011, personnel managing investigations must hold this qualification ...
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This qualification covers the competencies required by personnel responsible for the coordination and conduct of fraud control prevention and detection. It qualifies personnel who apply integrated technical and theoretical concepts in a broad range of contexts to undertake advanced skilled duties in a government fraud control environment ...
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Testimonials

Senior Instructor David Tompsett
Senior Instructor
"Thanks for your time and patience David, I found you to be an excellent trainer, clear and concise and very approachable."
Fair Work Ombudsman
Instructor Reg Liddon
Instructor
"The training was conducted in a relaxed group environment assisting with the learning. Reg was a very good instructor."
Army Compliance and Assurance Agency
Instructor Steve Towson
Instructor
"Steve was a great instructor. He is very knowledgeable in relation to VET and answered all questions thoroughly and professionally."
Victoria Police Academy
Instructor Reg Liddon
Instructor
"Reg was great. He was always interesting and motivational, explains everything clearly and very helpful. His care was genuine and his advice was also genuine. He is genuinely caring and thoughtful. He also gave us his number, said he was always available even after the course, if we needed any help or advice."
Candidate in Security Course
Senior Instructor Tony Walsh
Senior Instructor
"Thank you very much for your encouraging words and support over the last 4 days. Your time and patience in answering our many queries was greatly appreciated.
Your encouragement has given me the confidence to know that in time the pieces will all fit together."
Personnel Vetting Candidate
Senior Instructor David Tompsett
Senior Instructor
"David is an exceptional facilitator. I experienced what is possibly the best adult learning environment that I have ever participated in. He was knowledgeable and provided clear guidance throughout the course. He has a winning blend of soft skills i.e. the ability to bring out the best in all course participants."
ADF Domestic Policing Unit
Managing Director Tom McQuillen
Managing Director
"I really loved studying with these guys. They made it easy to complete the course as they were reliable and quick to reply to any emails or queries and for a fair price too! Highly recommend them to anyone looking to complete their Certificate IV in Training and Assessment."
Participants in our courses
Instructor Steve Towson
Instructor
"I want to say a big thanks to all there at Australian Forensic Services especially to Mr Steve Towson for assisting me with my Diploma of Government Security. I am very satisfied so I will recommend AFS to all those who looking to upgrade their skills, or want to advance in their career. It's the best place to look at! I am looking forward for more advanced studies in the future with you guys."
Government Security Candidate
Managing Director Tom McQuillen
Managing Director
"AFS is a very reputable training organisation with highly experienced trainers. I have completed training with AFS on many occasions and would recommend them to all persons seeking to further their knowledge/skills. The great things about AFS is that they have real world experience, utilise a great online learning system and support their students. I will always continue to train with AFS."
Great feedback from a repeat customer
Funded Training Annie Hemmings
Funded Training
We've done a lot of training with AFS and we have a really good relationship with them. Our expectation is that they bring minimal disruption to the workplace, the trainer tends to be very flexible and unintrusive, so they meet that expectation.
Local Business
Business Manager Vince Jones
Business Manager
"Great service highly recommended. Practical and cost effective."
Course Participant