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Certificate IV in Government Security (Personnel Vetting)

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Overview

PSP40316 Certificate IV in Government Security (Personnel Vetting)

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Personnel Security Vetting involves a detailed assessment of individuals ensuring access to sensitive client resources is provided to highly suitable persons

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 personnel vetting specialisation covers the skills required for working without supervision within a personal security area.

Course Outcomes

One course offers many courses of action and pathways for you. This qualification is Release 1 and is the most up-to-date qualification available.

On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a Certificate IV in Government Security (Personnel Vetting) (PSP40316).

Job roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Government Security Officer
  • Government Personnel Security Officer

Entry Requirements

What do I need before I start?

There are no formal prerequisite units required for entry into this course.

You will however require intermediate English language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.

Before commencing this course, you will be required to undertake an Online LLN ASSESSMENT. Upon enquiry, you will be sent an invitation to complete.

If you are completing the course via an online or RPL delivery mode, you will need access to a computer with word processing, PDF reader capabilities and an internet connection.

Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.

What will I need to provide to enrol?

The minimum requirement to confirm your course enrolment is to provide us with a Unique Student Identifier and payment.

You will also need to complete your enrolment form and upload photo ID.

Complete Enrolment Form

Units of Competency

To complete this course you must demonstrate competency in a total of 14 units. These units have been selected to give you the most comprehensive overview of personnel vetting at a supervisory level.

Core Units

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

Elective Units

  • BSBWHS301 Maintain workplace safety
  • PSPGEN023 Deliver and monitor service to clients
  • PSPGEN032 Deal with conflict
  • PSPGEN033 Use advanced workplace communication strategies
  • PSPGEN034 Compose complex workplace documents
  • PSPGEN038 Identify and treat risks
  • PSPGEN043 Apply government processes
  • PSPSEC008 Conduct personnel security assessments
  • PSPSEC015 Communicate security awareness
  • CPPSEC4003 Assess and advise on client security needs
  • CPPSEC4005 Facilitate security operations briefing and debriefing processes

You can view the full list of units available to study within this qualification on training.gov.au.

*If you wish to change one or more of your elective units please contact us. While we endeavour to be able to provide all options, changes to elective units cannot be guaranteed. The cost for custom unit packaging is $500 per qualification for full study or $250 for RPL.

Delivery Options

Standard Online Delivery

1 unit per month for 12 months. Includes regular contact with a trainer via zoom web conferencing. Should allow 20 – 25 hours per week to study.

Accelerated Learning

For people with prior knowledge, skills or qualifications. 2 units per month for 6 months. Should allow 30 – 40 hours per week to study.

Assessment Only / RPL

For people with evidence of their extensive experience.

We aim to have all RPL assessments finalised within 12 weeks but it is usually much quicker. The actual timeframe depends on the course you are seeking RPL for, how long it takes you to supply the evidence and how long it takes us to verify your evidence.

You can complete our Free Skills Assessment right now to determine if this is the right option for you.

Custom Enrolment

If you wish to customise your course, change your elective units or study load please contact us to request an individual learning plan.

The number of hours outlined is a guide only and each individual will learn at a different pace. Students may request an extension or submit their assessments early as required to suit their individual learning needs.

Pathways

After completing this course you may wish to further your studies with:

Course Fees

Fee-for-service

Total investment: $3580

First payment: $620

For online courses, the initial fee payable comprises of an enrolment fee plus the first unit fee.

A training plan will be created for you outlining the agreed delivery time frame and a payment schedule provided outlining staged payments aligned to final assessment.

Payments can be scheduled via a payment plan or paid as you progress via agreed payment method. Please note that there are no refunds for the initial enrolment/first unit fee or agreed unit delivery per the training plan schedule.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Total investment: $2040

Before enrolling, you will be required to complete a Free Skills Assessment to determine your eligibility for an RPL pathway.

After an initial assessment, if you wish to proceed, you will complete an Enrolment Form and be issued an invoice for an initial 50% deposit of the total investment. This is non-refundable. Throughout the RPL evidence gathering process if gaps in evidence are identified and full study is required, the training plan and fees will be discussed with you.

If you are eligible for full RPL on your qualification, on completion of the evidence gathering process you will be issued with the final 50% invoice to be paid prior to issuing of your certificate.

You will have 90 days to submit all appropriate evidence for your qualification. Should you exceed 90 days an extension fee will apply.

Payment Options

  • EFTPOS
  • Credit Card (MasterCard, Visa & Amex)
  • Direct Deposit
  • PayPal (selected locations only)
  • zipMoney Payment Plans

ZipMoney Interest Free Terms

3 Months Interest Free $200 – $500
6 Months Interest Free $501+

Click here for further information on course fees, refunds and payment terms.

Extension Request Fees

Should you require an extension on your study, an extension fee of $100 per request per month is required.

Assessment Re-Submission Fees

Should you be deemed not competent after 2 attempts at a unit of competency, an assessment re-submission fee of $100 will apply per assessment.

Re-Enrolment

Should you wish to cancel your course or your enrolment is cancelled by us due to no progress and you then wish to re-enrol, a re-enrolment fee of 25% of the standard course fee will apply if requested within 3 months of initial cancellation. If re-enrolment is requested within 4 – 12 months of initial cancellation, 50% of the standard course fee will apply.