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Diploma of Government Investigations



Course Code: PSP50416
Course Name: Diploma of Government Investigations
Course Duration: 12 - 18 months
Course Description: 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.
This qualification supersedes the previous Diploma of Government (Investigations) PSP51712 and the Diploma of Government (Workplace Inspections) PSP51912.

These qualifications have been deemed as NON EQUIVALENT. Many units however are equivalent and people seeking to upgrade to the new qualification should contact us.
Assessment: ACIM offer a range of assessment options including RPL, and a combination of realistic workplace tasks, projects, knowledge tests, and responses to case studies and scenarios. Please contact us for our RPL Kit if applicable. Our programs and assessments are practical and interactive in nature and will be directly relevant to your role and the investigative and compliance functions you currently undertake or are keen to pursue.
Entry Requirements: There are no entry requirements however it is acknowledged that many students will have vocational experience in a relevant role that will have provided a suitable preparation for the program. It is usually the case that personnel entering this program are identified by their employer based on their need for professional development and growth.
Qualification Requirements: 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
Notes: A range of elective options are available for clients to consider - please contact us for more information
Units of Competence:
Code Name Type
PSPETH003 Promote the values and ethos of public service Core
PSPINV002 Conduct an investigation Core
PSPLEG003 Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector Core
PSPREG021 Coordinate investigation processes Core
PSPREG026 Review and evaluate investigations Core
BSBAUD503 Lead a quality audit Elective
BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement Elective
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan Elective
BSBRSK501 Manage risk Elective
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements Elective
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace Elective
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness Elective
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients Elective
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically Elective
PSPFRU003 Communicate fraud control awareness Elective
PSPFRU004 Anticipate and detect possible fraud activity Elective
PSPGEN045 Coordinate resource allocation and usage Elective
PSPGEN050 Manage Conflict Elective
PSPGEN054 Use complex workplace communication strategies Elective
PSPMGT007 Manage Risk Elective
PSPWPI003 Investigate possible breaches of workplace legislation Elective
PUACOM007 Liaise with other organisations Elective
PUATEA003 Lead, manage and develop teams Elective

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