PSP40316 Certificate IV in Government Security (Fraud Control)

About this Qualification

This qualification allows for the attainment of occupational specific competencies for those working in operational roles undertaking government security related functions, with a particular focus on meeting the ethical and legislative requirements of the public service. It is suitable for individuals who need to apply a broad range of specialised knowledge and skills in specific contexts within the security environment.

The fraud control specialisation covers the skills required by those responsible for preventing and detecting fraud.

Units of Competency

Core Units

  • PSPETH002 Uphold and support the values and principles of public service
  • PSPLEG002 Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector
  • PSPSEC009 Handle sensitive information

Fraud Control Specialisation Units

  • PSPFRU001 Monitor data for indicators of fraud
  • PSPFRU002 Conduct fraud control awareness sessions
  • PSPCRT007 Compile and use official notes
  • PSPGEN034 Compose complex workplace documents
  • PSPPCY004 Support policy implementation
  • PSPREG005 Assess compliance

Elective Units

  • BSBWHS301 Maintain workplace safety
  • PSPINV001 Plan and initiate an investigation
  • PSPINV002 Conduct an investigation
  • PSPINV003 Finalise an investigation
  • PSPREG012 Gather information through interviews


Course Information

Course Code


Max time allocated: 2 years
Average completion: 8 months

Blend of self-paced online learning combined with a five-day face-to-face workshop.

Eligible candidates can commence the online component of the training at any time.

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning

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