PSP60116
Advanced Diploma of Government (Workplace inspection/ Investigations/Fraud control)

A multi-faceted high level qualification that reflects numerous skills in investigation, workplace inspection, and fraud management in the public sector.  Get one, two or three qualifications from the same skill set!

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The CLET PSP60116 Advanced Diploma of Government is available for RPL for those with experience at higher levels in the public sector.  This is usually reflected by executive positions in Government or at Senior Sergeant and above in the police, or Warrant Officers and Captains or equivalent and above in the military.  As a general qualification, the PSP60116 Advanced Diploma of Government recognises dedication and extensive experience working in the public sector.

The CLET PSP60116 Advanced Diploma of Government also presents the opportunity for three specialist areas: Investigations, Workplace Inspection and Fraud.

The CLET RPL Team can assess for the general qualification, and/or for one or more of the specialist streams.  The qualifications share core units and then the electives vary depending upon the specialisation.  You can identify with the CLET RPL Team which areas most reflect your employment experience, and which will best support your future employment.  The CLET RPL Team will then assess for the general stream as well as one or more of the specialist streams and confirm your eligibility.  You will then be able to select what outcome best suits your needs.

 

Australian Qualifications Framework
Australian Qualifications Framework
Advanced Diploma of Government (Workplace inspection/ Investigations/Fraud control)
Course Code: PSP60116
Application Completion Time: 28 Days
Delivery Mode: RPL ONLY
Awards for RPL:
Advanced Diploma or
Statement of Attainment
GAP Training: No
Units Recognised: 15
Nationally Recognised Training:
Payment Plans: Yes
RPL Review and assessment can take a minimum of 28 days to complete
Core Units

This unit describes the skills required to promote the highest standards of ethical conduct in the workplace. It includes providing ethical leadership, balancing competing public interests, and establishing processes and practices that encourage integrity.

This unit applies to those working in public sector roles but may be applied to anyone working in a similar organisational context.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously, as part of a team and with management responsibilities. They would perform sophisticated tasks in a range of familiar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to effectively apply government systems to work in the public sector. It includes applying knowledge of organisational and inter-governmental linkages and political context.

This unit applies to those working in generalist and specialist roles within the public sector.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work independently seeking advice as required, performing complex tasks in a range of familiar and unfamiliar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to establish, expand and use strategic networks. It includes identifying features of required strategic networks, identifying or establishing network links with key stakeholders and building strategic relationships.

This unit applies to those working in generalist and specialist roles within the public sector.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work independently seeking advice as required, performing complex tasks in a range of familiar and unfamiliar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to manage compliance with public sector legislative requirements. It includes assuring legislative compliance, interpreting legislation and evaluating compliance outcomes.

This unit applies to those working in the management of public sector legislation compliance.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously with supervisory responsibilities, while performing complex tasks in a range of contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to provide productive diversity management to maximise workforce effectiveness. It includes contributing to, monitoring a diversity strategy and facilitating communication with a diverse workforce.

This unit applies to those working in management roles involved in personnel management.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously with management responsibilities performing sophisticated tasks in a range of contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to interpret policy and manage policy implementation process. It includes interpreting and communicating the requirements of policy, and policy implementation.

This unit applies to those working as public sector staff required to manage policy implementation.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work independently, with staff supervision responsibilities, while performing complex tasks in familiar context.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.



Possible Electives

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply organisational leadership in change management through influencing and shaping an organisational culture that is receptive to and embraces the opportunities for change.

The unit includes influencing organisational culture, anticipating change and providing strategic leadership in change management.

It applies to people who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate the organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area, according to WHS legislative requirements. It takes a systems approach and addresses compliance with relevant legislative requirements.

This unit applies to managers working in a range of contexts who have, or are likely to have responsibility for WHS as part of their broader management role. It is relevant for people with obligations under WHS legislation, for example persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) or officers, as defined by relevant legislation.

NOTE: The terms 'occupational health and safety' (OHS) and 'work health and safety' (WHS) are equivalent and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where the Model WHS Legislation has not been implemented RTOs are advised to contextualise the unit of competency by referring to the existing State/Territory OHS legislative requirements.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to coordinate multi-agency investigations. The content includes the strategic planning and coordination of a multi-agency investigation, its budget and other resources, the identification and provision for operational security of an investigation, and the post-investigation evaluation of the outcomes of such a collaborative investigative exercise.

This unit applies to those working as a police officer in a designated investigation role, in complex police operating environment where multi-agency cooperation is essential to performing a criminal investigation. The working environment would be highly sensitive to multiple risks to operations, participants and assets deployed in the investigation.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to, particularly those related to case management, work health and safety (WHS), information management, collaborative relationships, inter-agency contractual arrangements, operational security, financial and people resource management, authority delegations and communications and presentations.

Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously in the management of complex investigations, while collaborating with others in an investigation team. They would be required to possess strong decision making and problem solving skills, leadership abilities and robust communicative competence. They would perform sophisticated tasks in a range of highly sensitive contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to lead, manage and command operations within a compliance or law enforcement operational environment. It includes identifying the need for an operation, preparing and planning for the operation chief’s role in the operation, communicating the concept of the operation to operation commanders, conducting operations and contributing to post-operation processes.

This unit applies to those working within operational forces in a compliance or law enforcement environment.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously supervising others, performing complex tasks in a range of contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to provide ethical leadership and take responsibility for influencing ethical practice in the public sector. It includes embodying and modelling public service values and embedding ethical practice into the organisational culture.

This unit applies to those working in public sector roles but may be applied to anyone working in a similar organisational context.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously, with management responsibilities. They would perform sophisticated tasks in a broad range of contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to undertake strategic analysis and detection of corruption or fraudulent activities. It includes hypothesising fraud and corruption situations, initiating projects to test newly identified risk areas, analysing trends in fraud and corruption activities and investigations, recommending courses of action and providing information on recommended actions.

This unit applies to those working in a dedicated investigatory role, or one in which workplace activities require ethical actions, complying with legislation and/or exercising regulatory powers.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work independently, performing complex tasks, in a range of familiar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to develop a fraud/corruption control strategy as an integral part of the broader corporate management strategy for an organisation. It includes identifying organisational needs and obligations, benchmarking the fraud/corruption control strategy, assessing stakeholder and environmental considerations, implementing the organisation’s fraud/corruption control strategy and analysing and reviewing the effectiveness of the strategy.

This unit applies to those working in roles involving the development of strategies to control fraud and corruption within their organisation.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously, performing complex tasks in a range of familiar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to manage fraud/corruption risk assessment, where personnel conducting the risk assessment may be internal staff or consultants. It includes applying organisational philosophy regarding risk, selecting a risk assessment methodology, and establishing reporting and review mechanisms.

This unit applies to those working in management roles overseeing the fraud risk assessment and action plan.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously supervising others, performing complex tasks in a range of familiar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to promote and disseminate the organisation’s approach to fraud/corruption control internally and to external clients and the broader community. It includes disseminating the fraud/corruption control strategy, championing fraud/corruption control, and marketing fraud/corruption control both inside and outside the organisation.

This unit applies to those working in management roles involved in the promotion of fraud control awareness.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously supervising others, performing complex tasks in a range of familiar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to review the breadth of activities in fraud/corruption control in an organisation. The review cycle is determined according to organisational needs and any external reporting requirements, though this cycle could be interrupted in particular circumstances including changes in service delivery or significant increases in fraudulent activities. This includes preparing for review, assessing the ability of fraud/corruption control activities to minimise fraud and corruption, and providing advice and recommendations for action to improve effectiveness of controls.

This unit applies to those working in roles involved in fraud control activities, in particular the review of activities within their organisation.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work independently, performing complex tasks in a range of familiar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to foster leadership and innovative work practices in others. It includes providing a model of innovative practice, organising workgroups to develop innovation and leadership, organising work assignments to facilitate innovation, supporting workgroup to develop leadership and innovation, monitoring innovation and leadership development and providing feedback on innovation and leadership development.

This unit applies to those working in generalist and specialist roles within the public sector.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously consulting others as required, performing complex tasks in a range of familiar and unfamiliar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to manage resources in accordance with planned business strategies. It includes analysing resource requirements, developing resource plans, allocating resources, reviewing and reporting on resource usage.

This unit applies to those involved in the management of organisation resources.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously with management responsibilities, performing complex tasks in a familiar context.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to implement people management strategies, plans and processes within the business unit in cooperation with specialist human resources personnel. It includes undertaking human resource planning, managing the performance of individuals, managing learning and development, managing grievance procedures, counselling employees and managing employee rehabilitation.

This unit applies to those working in management roles where they are in charge of personnel.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously, supervising others, performing complex tasks in a range of familiar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to manage the promotion, delivery and review of client service within complex or changing circumstances in the public sector. It includes analysing client needs, delivering service which satisfies changing client requirements, gaining employee commitment to quality service delivery, and promoting and monitoring client service.

This unit applies to those working in management roles responsible for quality control.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously with management responsibilities, performing complex tasks in a range of familiar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to maximise results and minimise consequences for a business unit activity by managing risk. It includes establishing the risk management context, planning for risk management.

This unit applies to those managing risks.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously, performing complex task in a range of familiar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to develop a risk management culture in the organisation to maximise the strategic outcomes. It includes influencing organisational culture and providing strategic direction in risk management.

This unit applies to those working in roles involved in enterprise risk management.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work independently performing complex tasks in a range of familiar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to manage regulatory compliance, a management role with responsibility for regulatory officers who enforce and promote compliance with legislation. It includes interpreting and advising on enabling and related legislation; developing and implementing strategies to promote long term voluntary compliance and develop a culture of compliance in the community; and providing strategic advice on compliance matters.

This unit applies to those working in management roles within the public sector involved in regulatory compliance.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously, performing complex tasks in a range of familiar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to evaluate compliance outcomes, and review regulatory policies, procedures and legislation to improve compliance outcomes. It includes developing compliance measures and/or targets, evaluating the extent of compliance, reviewing procedures and guidelines to improve compliance, and contributing to new legislation or the review of existing legislation.

This unit applies to those working as a manager with responsibility for regulatory officers who enforce and promote compliance with the organisation’s enabling legislation.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously, performing complex tasks in a range of familiar and unfamiliar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to manage an organisation’s investigations program where investigations may be conducted internally, externally or referred to other law enforcement agencies. It includes articulating and authorising an investigations strategy, evaluating investigation processes and the outcomes of investigations, handling complaints, authorising investigations, changing the strategic direction of investigations, and building links at policy level with other organisations and policy makers.

This unit applies to those working in regulatory roles within the public sector involving investigations.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work independently, performing complex tasks in a range of familiar and unfamiliar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to promote and disseminate the organisation’s approach to security management to internal and external clients and the broader community.

This unit applies to those whose roles include disseminating strategy and championing security awareness both inside and outside the organisation.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to, particularly those related to managing security awareness.

Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously, frequently accessing and evaluating support from a broad range of sources. They would perform highly sophisticated tasks in a broad range of contexts with frequent specialisation in one or more contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to establish and maintain effective industry partnerships to improve workplace health and safety and/or workers compensation and/or injury management and/or workplace relations performance, to achieve legislative compliance and educate and to assist stakeholders to improve workplaces. It includes identifying industry partners, undertaking partnership activities, and monitoring and reviewing partnering activities.

This unit applies to those working to develop partnerships within industry to improve compliance with legislation.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work independently performing complex tasks in a range of familiar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to research, plan and conduct investigations of workplace health and safety and/or workers compensation and/or injury management and/or workplace relations matters which may be complex and/or have potential to attract a high level of community interest. It includes researching the scope of the investigation, determining investigation issues, planning and conducting the investigation, analysing information gathered during the investigation and compiling a report.

This unit applies to those working as workplace inspectors conducting investigations into possible breaches of a range of workplace health and safety legislation, which has the potential to attract a high level of community interest.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work independently performing complex tasks in a range of familiar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to identify, assess and respond to emerging issues that may impact on workplace health and safety and/or workers compensation and/or injury management and/or workplace relations.

This unit applies to those working as workplace inspectors investigating emerging issues in a range of workplace situations.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work independently while performing complex tasks in a range of familiar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to represent and promote the organisation in different settings by using a range of communication strategies to achieve desired outcomes.

This unit applies to those working as representatives for their organisation.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work independently while, performing complex tasks in a range of familiar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Government Inspector
  • Government Investigator
  • Government - Federal
  • Government - State
  • Government - Local

RPL FEES - $2920 (Full RPL Fee)

Initial RPL Review: NO FEE (Free of charge) - This is conducted when RPL Application and evidence received.

PROCEED TO AWARD: $2920 - This fee is only due after initial review is completed, candidate then requests a full RPL assessment is conducted and decides to proceed to be awarded with the qualification. If candidate does not proceed to award, no fee is payable.

STATEMENT OF ATTAINMENT - FEE adjusted accordingly. This occurs when initial review is conducted, candidate then requests a full RPL assessment and is awarded PARTIAL RPL for selected units.

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