PSP50416 Diploma of Government Investigations

 Delivery Mode

  • Face to Face

  • RPL

  • Online




  • Workshop 1: 19 - 22 February 2019

  • Workshop 2: 19 - 22 March 2019

  • Registrations close on: 18 January 2019

  • Course cost: $3900 or $1970 (if eligible for ACT User Choice funding)

  • Venue: University of Canberra


We also offer these courses on a closed and tailored basis for your Department if there is sufficient demand. 

This qualification allows learners to build their ability to coordinate and conduct investigations by developing their problem solving and analysis techniques, and helps them expand their capacity to communicate and lead in a government investigation environment. 

Assessment tasks

ACFEC applies a risk-based approach to determine the risks of an assessment tool. Assessment tools include:

  • practical exercises

  • participation in a workplace simulated assessment activity

  • completion of a RPL kit for various units of competency

  • testing of underpinning knowledge through short answer questions, and

  • requests for learners to provide evidence of prior application of skills and pre-courses assignment (where required and requested by the client)

Units of Competency

  • PSPETH003 – Promote values and ethos of public service

  • PSPINV002 – Conduct an Investigation

  • PSPREG021 – Coordinate investigation process

  • PSPREG026 – Review and evaluate investigations

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

  • BSBWHS501 – Ensure a safe workplace

  • PSPFRU003 – Communicate fraud awareness

  • PSPFRU004 – Anticipate and detect possible fraud activity

  • PSPGEN045 – Coordinate resource allocation and usage

  • PSPGEN054 – Use complex workplace communication strategies