A Certificate IV in Government Investigations and a certificate IV in Government Security are two nationally recognised qualifications that you can enrol in through RPL. If you want to fast-track your education and apply for a higher position in the public sector, going through RPL assessment is recommended. Depending on your knowledge, competencies and experience, you can gain credit towards your qualification and reduce the amount of study time.
Certificate IV in Government Courses are important not only because they serve as evidence of your knowledge and skills in investigations and security, but because of the advanced theoretical knowledge and competencies that you will acquire.
Here are some of the core and elective units these two Certificate IV in Government Courses will cover:
Conducting an investigation
This unit trains students to hone skills required to conduct an investigation in accordance to the commonwealth and/or jurisdictional law. It involves three essential steps:
1. Locating and recording information sources that are relevant to the investigation.
2. Collecting and managing information and exhibits.
3. Reviewing and adjusting investigation process to address inadequacies and other issues.
Conducting data analysis
Analysing and matching data from a range of sources are two important processes that people who conduct regulatory activities should know and master. In this unit, you will learn different methods of analysis, data collection and management systems, the processes of inductive/deductive reasoning, and public sector legislation.
Identifying and treating risks
Learning and applying legislation, regulations, and policies of an organisation’s risk management procedures and treatments are some of the responsibilities of leaders in the public sector. This unit focuses on the risks that are inherent in all aspects of work as well as functional activities and specific projects. It will teach you how to research and analyse risks that affects the organisation and the ways to treat and monitor risks as well as adjust risks management plan. You will also learn about Work Health and Safety, risk management principles and guidelines, and more.