Diploma of Government (Investigation)

This specialist qualification covers the competencies required of persons responsible for the coordination and conduct of investigations. Electives should reflect the responsibilities of the individual and the job skills required for effective performance. Where a free choice of electives is possible in the qualification packaging rules, electives may also be drawn from other Training Packages to reflect the work context and career plans of the individual.


11 units of competency are required for this qualification:

8 core units

3 elective units

Choose 3 elective units from the list below

a maximum of 1 unit from Group A;

2 units from Group B or from elsewhere within this Training Package, or another endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course.

Units selected should not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification.

All elective units must be selected from an equivalent qualification level or higher, unless otherwise stated.

** For this qualification, a maximum of 1 unit from Certificate IV level may be used.

Core Units

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Promote the values and ethos of public service

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Coordinate resource allocation and usage

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Use complex workplace communication strategies

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Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector

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Coordinate investigation processes


Conduct investigations

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Manage investigation information processes


Review and evaluate investigations

Group A Elective List

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Monitor and maintain workplace safety

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Maintain police operational safety

Group B Electives List

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Communicate fraud control awareness

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Anticipate and detect possible fraud activity


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Entry Requirements

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Licensing Information

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Employability Skills

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