The Certificate III in Investigative Services is for those persons who want to extend their knowledge and experience in the field of investigative services in the context of their current employment or to improve future employment opportunities through formal Qualifications.
This Qualification is about providing the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to undertake investigative services; it is not intended to cover every facet of investigative services due to the broad nature of client requirements.).
The qualification is one of the most sought after Nationally recognised Qualifications within the security industry.
Participants receive comprehensive learning materials and trainer support. Presented using a combination of in-class and external study or external only with an immediate start.
The Certificate III in Investigative Services incorporates leadership and investigative skills with the process for the development and implementation of investigative services.
The Certificate III in Investigative Services provides learners with the knowledge and skills to provide investigative services to those clients who wish utilise their skills such as; to defend themselves in court matters through proof of evidence, organisations who wish to obtain evidence of criminal activity against or within the organisation, and Government bodies wishing to undertake a search for particular persons.
This Qualification may be suitable for experienced personnel within the security industry who may wish to advance their career by entering the private investigation field or provide investigative services as part of their job role.
This also relates to experienced investigators with Qualifications and skills obtained through other sources of employment or training; such as the Police Force. They may choose to formalise their experience by attaining this Qualification through Recognition of Prior Learning or Current Competency.
This will be suited to the following job roles:
- Workers Compensation Investigation
- General Insurance Investigation
- Motor Vehicle Accident CTP Investigation
- Public Liability Investigation
- Local, state and federal Government Investigation
- Plaintiff Investigation
- Criminal Defence Investigation
- Loss Adjusting support services
- Transport & Marine Accident
Suggested pathways for further study after completion of this qualification include:
- PSP40416 Certificate IV in Government Investigations, or
- CPP41519 Certificate in Security Risk Analysis
- Must live in and have a Western Australian residential address.
- Applicants must demonstrate good language, literacy and numeracy required at this level. A LLN assessment may be conducted at pre-enrolment to assess whether the applicant requires LLN support for this training
- Participants may choose to undertake an LLN assessment with one of our qualified assessors prior to committing to their enrolment in this qualification
- It is expected that the candidate has a strong background working in the Security Industry (minimum five (5) years).
- Basic to intermediate computer skills are also required for entry into this qualification.
- 100 points of identification
USI Number Requirements:
All students doing nationally recognised training from January 1, 2018 need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). For more details and to create a USI go to the Government USI site here.
The course will be delivered over a minimum of 14 weeks, with class attendance of 14 days, each with 8 hours of face to face delivery.
An initial 14 days of classroom attendance is required to commence the course; this is for those who are not seeking to RPL any units of competency; this is to deliver the initial course content. There is a requirement for students to undertake unsupervised learning in developing the Security and Risk Management plan and ensure that supervised hours are being met.
Nominal training hours for this Qualification equal to 283 hours, which is broken down into 112 hours of supervised instruction and 171 hours of unsupervised activities in the development of an Investigative Services Plan
We understand that you may lead a high stress and fast-paced life regardless of the industry you are currently in, so this course is delivered and completed by two methods; face to face of one day per week and a self-paced development of a final project throughout the course.
A training and assessment diary may be completed at enrolment or on completion of the face to face delivery phase to ensure that you are staying on track with your course completion. The point being, you complete your much-needed qualification regardless of current circumstance or time restraints from where ever you are in Australia. You may also be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
You will have access to our highly qualified industry experienced Trainer who can provide you with guidance to assist you with completion timeframes for each unit to suit your study goals! You also have access to the Trainer throughout your study period to answer any questions you may have or help you overcome any stumbling blocks you may encounter.
By participating in this course you challenge yourself to grow professionally. Investing in yourself and taking time to learn, practice and implement this knowledge will change your career and create more job opportunities.
The course is presented via a combination of structured tutorials, workshops, case studies, video, practical assignments and workplace application. Individual and group work activities and assessment activities are conducted throughout the course.
All trainers and assessors are recognised industry experts, holding relevant experience and training qualifications. They include security industry specialists, former serving police officers, military personnel and emergency response and medical specialists.