The Certificate IV in Government (Investigation) course will allow you to work in a range of positions in local, state and federal governments. If you are interested in an investigative role and are currently working in a government role or have done previously, you are eligible to complete this course.

The course is offered through Courses Direct in partnership with Online Courses Australia (RTO number 32080).

 You need to be 18 or older to complete the course.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
500 hours - Access for 12 months
Nationally accredited Certificate IV
Lesson Structure: 
  1. PSPETHC401A    Uphold and support the values and principles of public service
  2. PSPGOV412A     Use advanced workplace communication strategies
  3. PSPLEGN401A   Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector
  4. PSPREG401C     Exercise regulatory powers
  5. PSPREG404C     Investigate non?compliance
  6. PSPREG407B     Produce formal record of interview
  7. PSPREG411A     Gather information through interviews
  8. PSPREG412A     Gather and manage evidence
  9. PSPREG418A     Advise on progress of investigations
  10. PSPREG419A     Finalise and report on investigations
  11. PSPOHS301A     Contribute to workplace safety
  12. PSPREG405B     Act on non-compliance
  13. PSPREG409B     Prepare a brief of evidence
  14. PSPREG410B     Give evidence
  15. PSPREG403B  Assess compliance
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 

Upon completion of this course you have the chance to apply for employment positions such as: 

  • Government investigator
  • Intelligence investigation officer
  • Formal interviewer
  • Compliance Officer
  • Local Government Officer
  • Information records management
  • Data collection and management
  • Evidence manager
  • Evidence collection officer
  • Complainant registrar
  • Workplace safety investigator
  • Workplace conduct investigator
  • Fraud control squad
  • Data analyst
  • Workplace procedures implementation