Government & Justice

Security & Investigation

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Certificate IV in Government (Investigation)

Duration Up to 12 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodePSP41512
TAFE SA CodeTP00466
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
FacultiesLegal Studies
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Campus/Delivery SATAC
Application Study Mode Study Load
Full / Part Time
Adelaide City701326Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay Only

Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.

    Course Notes & Special Requirements

    • If there are more applicants than available places, TAFE SA will make offers based on date of application.

    How to Apply

    Award Courses

    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include Federal, State and Local Government investigation and compliance positions, managers and supervisors.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate IV in Government (Investigation) (PSP41512)
    This specialist qualification covers the competencies required by those responsible for statutory investigation under a range of legislation, regulations, mandated government and organisational policy and instructions. Topics covered include government structures and processes, organisational responsibilities and effective conduct and reporting of investigations. 10 core units plus 5 electives.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


    This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.

    To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.