PSP50416 Diploma of Government Investigations

Diploma of Government Investigations

PSP50416 Diploma of Government Investigations

RPL - $1200

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This PSP50416 Diploma of Government Investigations qualification covers the competencies essential for a person responsible for coordinating and conducting investigations, with a focus on investigations in Federal, State and Local Government organisations.

This specialist qualification covers the competencies required of persons responsible for the coordination and conduct of investigations at the management level within the government. It is designed for Investigation managers in local, state or federal government with relevant investigation management/supervision and coordination duties/responsibilities.


The PSP50416 Diploma of Government Investigations qualification can provide a number of career and further study outcomes.

After completing this course you could explore some of the following careers:

  • Investigations Coordinator
  • Compliance Manager
  • Fraud Prevention Supervisor
  • Investigation Team Leader
  • Investigation Manager
  • Fraud Investigation Manager

Gain knowledge and experience in areas such as:

  • Promoting the values and ethos of public service
  • Complying with legislation in the public sector
  • Coordinating investigation processes
  • Reviewing and evaluating investigations

Already have experience in Government? Apply for RPL and gain your qualification sooner!

Packaging Rules

11 units of competency are required for this qualification:

  • 5 core units
  • 6 elective units

Choose 1 elective from Group A Work health safety.

Choose a minimum of 2 electives from Group B General elective units.

Choose the remaining electives from the list below or from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

All elective units selected from outside this qualification must reflect the occupational learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level. Seek further advice on selecting imported units of competency in the PSP Implementation Guide.

Elective units selected must not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification.

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

Group A: Work health safety

BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace

Group B: General elective units

PSPFRU003 Communicate fraud control awareness

PSPFRU004 Anticipate and detect possible fraud activity

PSPGEN045 Coordinate resource allocation and usage

PSPGEN054 Use complex workplace communication strategies

3CIR is an authorised third party of Asset College (RTO #31718) we provide the following methods of study in line with their policies:

OPTION – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
If you already have skills and experience relevant to this qualification, you may be eligible for RPL and receive your qualification with little or zero additional study. Contact us or complete an RPL Assessment Form to determine what is the right option for you. Watch our video here.

After completing this qualification, you can explore further study through the following courses:

Choose the way you pay

Whether you’re studying online or obtaining your qualification through RPL, we provide several convenient options:

  • Direct Transfer
  • Credit
  • BPay
  • PayID
  • Paypal

To learn about your payment options, contact us today.

Payment Plans

Break down the cost of your qualification through our easy payment plan options.

PAYRIGHT: Pays your qualification upfront and creates a manageable plan spread over your nominated timeframe with fortnightly or monthly payment options.

AFTERPAY: Pay your fee over 6 weeks. No interest and no fees when you pay on time. This payment method has a maximum limit amount of $2000. Please let us know if you want to pay with AfterPay, and we will send you a personal link.

Frequently asked questions

Why study Diploma of Government Investigations?

The Diploma of Government Investigations provides you with the specialist skills and knowledge to investigate fraud and corruption in the public sector. The course is designed for those working in, or seeking to enter, a career in government investigations.

What jobs can I get with a Diploma of Government Investigations?

There are many jobs that you can get with a diploma of government investigations. A few examples include law enforcement, private security, and fraud detection. With this diploma, you will have the skills and knowledge necessary to investigate crimes and protect the public. You will also be able to work in the private sector as a security professional or fraud detective.

What study options are available to me?

Two main approaches when it comes to pursuing study options. One, you can enrol to study online through our easy learning platform or opt for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Pros and cons should be weighed carefully before making your final decision because they both have their own unique benefits which may suit different people’s needs better than others.

What support is provided for me to succeed?

3CIR offers expert trainers to help guide your learning and get the most from your qualification. Those pursuing RPL can also reach out for advice on supporting documentation for your qualification.

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