PSP40316 Certificate IV in Government Security / CPP40707 Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management

Three easy steps to two certificates

Australian Forensic Services (AFS) is offering a combined Certificate IV in Government Security (PSP40316) and Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management (CPP40707). These qualifications cover the competencies required for independent and self-directed work in the public sector as a practitioner in government security and risk management. It is suitable for individuals who need to apply integrated technical and theoretical concepts in a broad range of contexts to undertake advanced skilled duties in a government security environment.

Course Structure

The course is delivered in 3 steps:

Recognition of Prior Learning

Generalist units are assessed by recognition of your knowledge and skills in the workplace.

E learning Activity

At your own pace, through the AFS Learning Management System and webinars, you will be provided with the knowledge and skills to conduct a complex Security Risk Survey, including the development, implementation and evaluation of a Security Risk Management Plan in accordance with the AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009 Risk management – Principles and guidelines.

Face to face (5 days) 

In a five-day face to face learning environment you will be given the opportunity to discuss issues with Subject Matter Experts, identify a protective security and risk management problem, analyze the problem, develop solutions and develop a Business Case in a format presentable to a Senior Executive Officer.

Pre-requisites

Participants in this program must:

  • hold a minimum baseline security clearance
  • possess a general understanding of protective security and risk management

Cost for the Program

$3500.00 per participant

Upcoming Workshops

2 Workshop(s)

Government Security / Security Risk Analysis Certificate Workshop (ACT)
$3,850.00

24/02/2020 - 26/02/2020

AFS Head Quarters

This workshop is the face-to-face component of the dual Certificate IV in Government Security and Certificate IV in Security Risk Analysis course. This course…

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Government Security / Security Risk Analysis Certificate Workshop (ACT)
$3,850.00

16/10/2020 - 20/10/2020

AFS Head Quarters

This workshop is the face-to-face component of the dual Certificate IV in Government Security and Certificate IV in Security Risk Analysis course. This course…

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PSP50316 Diploma of Government Security – Advanced Vetting

About this Qualification

This qualification is designed to develop the knowledge and skills of experienced Vetting Officers to enable them to complete complex Positive Vetting security clearances.

Participants who complete the program will receive the PSP50316 Diploma of Government Security.

Entry Requirement

Candidates will need to hold the PSP40316 Certificate IV in Government Security (Personnel vetting) or PSP40712 Certificate IV in Government (Personnel Security)

Units of Competency

Core Units

  • PSPETH003 Promote the values and ethos of public service
  • PSPLEG003 Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector
  • PSPSEC011 Assess security risks
  • PSPSEC012 Develop security risk management plans
  • PSPSEC013 Implement and monitor security risk management plans
  • PSPSEC014 Coordinate protective security

Elective Units

  • BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
  • PSPGEN054 Use complex workplace communication strategies
  • PSPGSD003 Conduct government service delivery interviews
  • PSPGEN046 Undertake research and analysis
  • PSPGEN034 Compose complex workplace documents

Delivery and Cost

The course is delivered through a blend of self-paced online learning complementing an intensive five-day workshop that includes the completion of realistic PV clearances. Course cost is $4,500.

Candidates can commence the online component of the training at any time.

Upcoming Workshops

4 Workshop(s)

Advanced Vetting Diploma Workshop (ACT)
$4,500.00

02/03/2020 - 06/03/2020

AFS Head Quarters

This workshop is the face-to-face component of the Diploma of Government Security - Personnel Vetting course. Read more...

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Advanced Vetting Diploma Workshop (ACT)
$4,500.00

04/05/2020 - 08/05/2020

AFS Head Quarters

This workshop is the face-to-face component of the Diploma of Government Security - Personnel Vetting course. Read more...

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Advanced Vetting Diploma Workshop (ACT)
$4,500.00

07/09/2020 - 11/09/2020

AFS Head Quarters

This workshop is the face-to-face component of the Diploma of Government Security - Personnel Vetting course. Read more...

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Advanced Vetting Diploma Workshop (ACT)
$4,500.00

09/11/2020 - 13/11/2020

AFS Head Quarters

This workshop is the face-to-face component of the Diploma of Government Security - Personnel Vetting course. Read more...

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PSP50316 Diploma of Government Security / CPP50611 Diploma of Security and Risk Management

Three easy steps to two diplomas

Australian Forensic Services (AFS) is offering a combined Diploma of Government Security (PSP50316) and Diploma of Security and Risk Management (CPP50611). These qualifications cover the competencies required for independent and self-directed work in the public sector as a practitioner in government security and risk management. It is suitable for individuals who need to apply integrated technical and theoretical concepts in a broad range of contexts to undertake advanced skilled duties in a government security environment.

Course Structure

The course is delivered in 3 steps:

Recognition of Prior Learning

Generalist units are assessed by recognition of your knowledge and skills in the workplace.

E learning Activity

At your own pace, through the AFS Learning Management System and webinars, you will be provided with the knowledge and skills to conduct a complex Security Risk Survey, including the development, implementation and evaluation of a Security Risk Management Plan in accordance with the AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009 Risk management – Principles and guidelines.

Face to face (5 days) 

In a five-day face to face learning environment you will be given the opportunity to discuss issues with Subject Matter Experts, identify a protective security and risk management problem, analyze the problem, develop solutions and develop a Business Case in a format presentable to a Senior Executive Officer.

Pre-requisites

Participants in this program must:

  • hold a minimum baseline security clearance
  • possess a general understanding of protective security and risk management

Cost for the Program

$4500.00 per participant

Upcoming Workshops

4 Workshop(s)

Government Security / Security Risk Management Diploma Workshop (ACT)
$4,850.00

16/03/2020 - 20/03/2020

AFS Head Quarters

This workshop is the face-to-face component of the dual Diploma of Government Security and Diploma of Security Risk Management course. There are…

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Government Security / Security Risk Management Diploma Workshop (ACT)
$4,850.00

15/06/2020 - 19/06/2020

AFS Head Quarters

This workshop is the face-to-face component of the dual Diploma of Government Security and Diploma of Security Risk Management course. There are minimum requirements for this…

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Government Security / Security Risk Management Diploma Workshop (ACT)
$4,850.00

21/09/2020 - 25/09/2020

AFS Head Quarters

This workshop is the face-to-face component of the dual Diploma of Government Security and Diploma of Security Risk Management course. There are minimum requirements for this…

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Government Security / Security Risk Management Diploma Workshop (ACT)
$4,850.00

07/12/2020 - 11/12/2020

AFS Head Quarters

This workshop is the face-to-face component of the dual Diploma of Government Security and Diploma of Security Risk Management course. There are minimum requirements for this…

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PSP40316 Certificate IV in Government Security (Personnel vetting)

About this Qualification

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.

The personnel vetting specialisation covers the skills required for working without supervision within a personal security area.

Units of Competency

Core

  • PSPETH002 Uphold and support the values and principles of the public service
  • PSPLEG002 Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector
  • PSPSEC009 Handle sensitive information

Personnel Vetting Specialisation

  • PSPSEC008 Conduct personnel security assessments
  • PSPGEN033 Use advanced workplace communication strategies
  • PSPGEN038 Identify and treat risks
  • PSPGEN043 Apply government processes
  • PSPREG012 Gather information through interviews
  • PSPGEN034 Compose complex workplace documents

Electives

  • BSBWHS301 Maintain workplace safety
  • PSPREG015 Receive and validate data
  • PSPGEN027 Gather and analyse information
  • PSPGEN003 Deliver service to clients
  • PSPCRT007 Compile and use official notes

Delivery and Cost

The course is delivered through a blend of self-paced online learning complementing an intensive five-day scenario-based workshop. Course cost is $3850.

Candidates can commence the online component of the training at any time.

Upcoming Workshops

5 Workshop(s)

Personnel Vetting Certificate Workshop (ACT)
$3,850.00

30/03/2020 - 03/04/2020

AFS Head Quarters

AFS is offering the opportunity for interested individuals to attend the face-to-face component of the PSP40316 Certificate IV in Government Security…

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Personnel Vetting Certificate Workshop (ACT)
$3,850.00

22/06/2020 - 26/06/2020

AFS Head Quarters

AFS is offering the opportunity for interested individuals to attend the face-to-face component of the PSP40316 Certificate IV in Government Security…

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Personnel Vetting Certificate Workshop (ACT)
$3,850.00

03/08/2020 - 07/08/2020

AFS Head Quarters

AFS is offering the opportunity for interested individuals to attend the face-to-face component of the PSP40316 Certificate IV in Government Security…

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Personnel Vetting Certificate Workshop (ACT)
$3,850.00

12/10/2020 - 16/10/2020

AFS Head Quarters

AFS is offering the opportunity for interested individuals to attend the face-to-face component of the PSP40316 Certificate IV in Government Security…

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Personnel Vetting Certificate Workshop (ACT)
$3,850.00

30/11/2020 - 04/12/2020

AFS Head Quarters

AFS offers the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment through a blend of online and face-to-face training.  It is…

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PSP50316 Diploma of Government Security

About this Qualification

This qualification cover the competencies required for independent and self-directed work in the public sector as a practitioner in government security management. It is suitable for individuals who need to apply integrated technical and theoretical concepts in a broad range of contexts to undertake advanced skilled duties in a government security environment.

Unit of Competency

Core Units

  • PSPETH003 Promote the values and ethos of public service
  • PSPLEG003 Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector
  • PSPSEC011 Assess security risks
  • PSPSEC012 Develop security risk management plans
  • PSPSEC013 Implement and monitor security risk management plans
  • PSPSEC014 Coordinate protective security

Elective Units

  • BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • PSPGEN054 Use complex workplace communication strategies
  • PSPGEN058 Coordinate risk management
  • PSPGEN044 Develop client services
  • PSPGEN046 Undertake research and analysis

Course Delivery

AFS delivers this qualification in combination with the CPP50619 Diploma of Security Risk Management. Course cost is $4,850 and the course is delivered with a blend of online learning and an intensive 5 day practical workshop.

Upcoming Workshops

4 Workshop(s)

Government Security / Security Risk Management Diploma Workshop (ACT)
$4,850.00

16/03/2020 - 20/03/2020

AFS Head Quarters

This workshop is the face-to-face component of the dual Diploma of Government Security and Diploma of Security Risk Management course. There are…

Read more


Government Security / Security Risk Management Diploma Workshop (ACT)
$4,850.00

15/06/2020 - 19/06/2020

AFS Head Quarters

This workshop is the face-to-face component of the dual Diploma of Government Security and Diploma of Security Risk Management course. There are minimum requirements for this…

Read more


Government Security / Security Risk Management Diploma Workshop (ACT)
$4,850.00

21/09/2020 - 25/09/2020

AFS Head Quarters

This workshop is the face-to-face component of the dual Diploma of Government Security and Diploma of Security Risk Management course. There are minimum requirements for this…

Read more


Government Security / Security Risk Management Diploma Workshop (ACT)
$4,850.00

07/12/2020 - 11/12/2020

AFS Head Quarters

This workshop is the face-to-face component of the dual Diploma of Government Security and Diploma of Security Risk Management course. There are minimum requirements for this…

Read more


PSP40316 Certificate IV in Government Security

About this Qualification

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.  This generalist qualification covers the broad range of skills required to operate without supervision in a government security environment.

Unit of Competency

Core Units

  • PSPETH002 Uphold and support the values and principles of the public service
  • PSPLEG002 Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector
  • PSPSEC009 Handle sensitive information

Elective Units

  • BSBWHS301 Maintain workplace safety
  • PSPGEN038 Identify and treat risks
  • PSPGEN043 Apply government processes
  • PSPGEN033 Use advanced workplace communication strategies
  • PSPGEN034 Compose complex workplace documents
  • PSPPCY004 Support policy implementation
  • PSPSEC005 Undertake government security risk analysis
  • PSPSEC006 Implement security risk treatments
  • PSPSEC007 Develop and advise on government security procedures
  • PSPSEC010 Provide government security briefings
  • PSPSEC015 Communicate security awareness

Course Delivery and Cost

AFS delivers this qualification in combination with the CPP40519 Certificate IV in Security Risk Analysis.

The course is delivered using a blend of online study and intensive practical workshops:

  • Phase 1: Introduction to Security and Risk Workshop (3 days face-to-face)
  • Phase 2: Online Study
  • Phase 3: Advanced Security and Risk Workshop (5 days face-to-face)

Upcoming Workshops

2 Workshop(s)

Government Security / Security Risk Analysis Certificate Workshop (ACT)
$3,850.00

24/02/2020 - 26/02/2020

AFS Head Quarters

This workshop is the face-to-face component of the dual Certificate IV in Government Security and Certificate IV in Security Risk Analysis course. This course…

Read more


Government Security / Security Risk Analysis Certificate Workshop (ACT)
$3,850.00

16/10/2020 - 20/10/2020

AFS Head Quarters

This workshop is the face-to-face component of the dual Certificate IV in Government Security and Certificate IV in Security Risk Analysis course. This course…

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