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 is designed to support the development of important skills and capabilities required to effectively coordinate investigative processes, including planning and preparing for investigations, leading or supporting investigation teams, monitoring the progress of investigations, finalising and reporting on investigation and conducting briefing. 

Assessment tasks

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