Certificate IV in Government Security

Australian Forensic Services Pty Ltd

This qualification is part of the Public Sector Training Package. It covers occupational specific competencies for those working in operational roles undertaking government security related functions, with a particular focus on meeting 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 generalist qualification covers the broad range of skills required to operate without supervision in a government security environment. Specialisation is also possible in personnel vetting and fraud control.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


14 units: 3 core; 11 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Uphold and support the values and principles of public service; Handle sensitive information; Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector. Electives: Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements; Deal with conflict; Conduct personnel security assessments; Conduct fraud control awareness sessions; Monitor data for indicators of fraud; Produce a formal record of interview; Provide government security briefings; plus more.

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Deakin No info No
Deakin No info No Full time
Deakin No info No Part time
Australian Forensic Services Pty Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation based in Canberra. It provides training in the areas of investigation, statutory compliance and fraud control, government, security and risk management, public safety and intelligence, business services, management, work health and safety, information technology, training and education. AFS provides customised training that can be delivered across Australia.

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