PSP50416 Diploma of Government Investigations

About this Qualification

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.

Units of Competency

Core Units

  • PSPETH003 Promote the values and ethos of public service
  • PSPLEG003 Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector
  • PSPINV002 Conduct an investigation
  • PSPREG021 Coordinate investigation processes
  • PSPREG026 Review and evaluate investigations

Elective Units

  • BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • PSPFRU003 Communicate fraud control awareness
  • PSPFRU004 Anticipate and detect possible fraud activity
  • PSPGEN054 Use complex workplace communication strategies
  • PSPGEN046 Undertake research and analysis
  • PSPFRU005 Conduct fraud risk assessments

Delivery and Cost

The course is delivered through a blend of self-paced online learning complementing an intensive four-day scenario-based workshop.  Course cost is $4,500.

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

This course can be completed in combination with the PSP50716 Diploma of Fraud Control – this requires the completion of extra online study, three additional days of face-to-face training, and costs an additional $1200.

Upcoming Workshop Dates

3 Workshop(s)

Investigation Diploma Workshop (ACT)
$4,500.00

06/04/2020 - 09/04/2020

AFS Head Quarters

This workshop is the practical component of the PSP50416 Diploma of Government Investigations course. The workshop focuses on the review and management of…

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Investigation Diploma Workshop (ACT)
$4,500.00

20/07/2020 - 23/07/2020

AFS Head Quarters

This workshop is the practical component of the PSP50416 Diploma of Government Investigations course. The workshop focuses on the review and management of…

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Investigation Diploma Workshop (ACT)
$4,500.00

02/11/2020 - 05/11/2020

AFS Head Quarters

This workshop is the practical component of the PSP50416 Diploma of Government Investigations course. The workshop focuses on the review and management of…

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