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Certificate III in Investigative Services CPP30607


This training course is the National requirement which will enable you to apply for your Private Investigator's license through your State licensing authority. Your instructors will provide you with the information and skills to become an effective and efficient investigation professional.

Role-plays, scenarios, case studies, class discussions and real life experiences provide students with a stimulating and fun learning environment. On successful completion of the course you will receive a Certificate III in Investigative Services.

Participants on this course will gain practical skills, theoretical knowledge and learn strategies to effectively conduct investigations. Participants will also have an understanding of the practical application of civil investigation process. Workshops, syndicate discussions, scenario decision exercises, and the valuable opportunity to interact with experienced investigators from relevant Australian Government agencies & Private Investigation Firms.

Course participants will acquire an insight into legal and judicial requirements by participating in a court visit, moot court and through the practical application of knowledge and skills gained during the course.

Course Content - 12 Core Units and 3 Elective Units

  • BSBFLM303C       Contribute to effective workplace relationships
  • BSBWOR301A     Organise personal work priorities and development
  • CPPSEC3001A     Maintain workplace safety in the security industry
  • CPPSEC3009A     Prepare and present eveidence in court
  • CPPSEC3026A     Work effectively in the investigative services industry
  • CPPSEC3027A     Develop investigative plan
  • CPPSEC3028A     Compile investigative plan
  • CPPSEC3029A     Provide quality investigative services to clients
  • CPPSEC3030A     Conduct surveillance
  • CPPSEC3031A     Organise and operate a surveillance vehicle
  • CPPSEC3032A     Gather information by factual investigation
  • CPPSEC3033A     Conduct interviews and take statements
  • CPPSEC3012A     Store and protect information
  • CPPSEC3034A     Operate information gathering equipment
  • FNSMERC304B    Locate subjects

Eligibility

To be eligible for a licence, participants must:

  • be 18 years or older
  • not pose a risk to public safety
  • pass the required training course

Participants are not eligible for a licence if they have been convicted of a disqualifying offence in the past 10 years, where a conviction was recorded.  Participants must also advise the Office of Fair Trading if they have been found guilty of a disqualifying offence in the past 5 years, where a conviction was not recorded (this is known as an "unrecorded finding of guilt").  The Office of Fair Trading may ask participants for further information to assess if a participant is a suitable person to hold a licence.

A criminal history check is one of the requirements conducted by the Office of Fair Trading when applying for a Security Licence.  It is the responsibility of each participant to check their eligibility with the Office of Fair Trading prior to booking into this course.  If participants book into the course and realise they are not eligible, no refund will be applicable.

Course Delivery Method

Face-to-face five (5) day course: This course is conducted from Monday to Friday commencing at 8.30am and runs for approximately seven (7) hours each day. This program includes a variety of training & assessment methods including presentations, projects, case studies, written & oral questioning and self paced study (the self paced study includes fifteen (15) units to be completed within six (6) months of attendance of the five day course).The training is delivered by instructors with 'real life' experience in the security industry.

Face-to-face six (6) day weekend course: This course is conducted for 3 consecutive weekends on Saturday and Sunday. This program includes a variety of training & assessment methods including presentations, projects, case studies, written & oral questioning and self paced study (the self paced study includes fifteen (15) units to be completed within six (6) months of attendance of the five day course.

The cost of these courses are $1,495.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL Application fee: $895.  Gap units - any units required to be completed: $100 per unit (up to a maximum of 6 units).  Upon receipt of payment, a confirmation email will be sent with the RPL Kit attached for completion. This documentation must be completed and submitted within 2 months of booking. Once your RPL application is received, an assessor will evaluate it. The assessor will then contact you for a face-to-face meeting to discuss their findings and clarify any other issues. If you are required to complete the full course, a discount will be offered.  For more information on the RPL process, please contact our office.

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