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Qualification details

PSP40316 - Certificate IV in Government Security (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes PSP41612 - Certificate IV in Government (Security)PSP unit codes updated.Imported units updated.Qualification packaging restructured.Personnel vetting and fraud control specialisations added. 06/Mar/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 07/Mar/2016


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
BSBWHS301 - Maintain workplace safetyMaintain workplace safetyElective
BSBWHS401 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirementsImplement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirementsElective
PSPCRT007 - Compile and use official notesCompile and use official notesElective
PSPETH002 - Uphold and support the values and principles of public serviceUphold and support the values and principles of public serviceCore
PSPFRU001 - Monitor data for indicators of fraudMonitor data for indicators of fraudElective
PSPFRU002 - Conduct fraud control awareness sessionsConduct fraud control awareness sessionsElective
PSPGEN023 - Deliver and monitor service to clientsDeliver and monitor service to clientsElective
PSPGEN026 - Provide input to change processesProvide input to change processesElective
PSPGEN027 - Gather and analyse informationGather and analyse informationElective
PSPGEN032 - Deal with conflictDeal with conflictElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 442216 Security Consultant 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0999 Other Society And Culture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Government Security Management,Fraud Control 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Government Security Officer (Advanced),Government Personnel Security Officer (Advanced),Fraud Prevention Officer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 442216 Security Consultant 09/Aug/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0999 Other Society And Culture 09/Aug/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 07/Mar/2016 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

1

This qualification was released in PSP Public Sector Training Package release 1.0 and meets the Standards for Training Packages.

This qualification supersedes and is not equivalent to PSP41612 Certificate IV in Government (Security).

  • PSP unit codes updated
  • Imported units updated
  • Qualification packaging restructured
  • Personnel vetting and fraud control specialisations added

Qualification Description

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 generalist qualification covers the broad range of skills required to operate without supervision in a government security environment.

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

The fraud control specialisation covers the skills required by those responsible for preventing and detecting fraud.

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

Additional qualification advice 

Where a defined specialisation is completed as listed below, the resultant testamur can be titled: Certificate IV in Government Security (field of study) e.g. Certificate IV in Government Security (Fraud control).

Packaging Rules

14 units of competency are required for this qualification:

  • 3 core units
  • 11 elective units

Choose 1 elective from Group A Work health safety.

Generalist:

  • minimum of 7 units from Groups B, C or D

Choose the remaining electives from the list below or from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

Specialisations 

Personnel vetting specialisation:

  • minimum of 6 units from Group B

Choose the remaining electives from the list below or from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

Fraud control specialisation:

  • minimum of 6 units from Group C

Choose the remaining electives from the list below or from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

All elective units selected from outside this qualification must reflect the occupational learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level. Seek further advice on selecting imported units of competency in the PSP Implementation Guide.

Elective units selected must not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification. 

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 

Group A: Work health safety 

BSBWHS301

Maintain workplace safety

BSBWHS401

Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

Group B: Personnel vetting specialisation 

PSPSEC008

Conduct personnel security assessments

PSPGEN032

Deal with conflict

PSPGEN033

Use advanced workplace communication strategies

PSPGEN034

Compose complex workplace documents

PSPGEN038

Identify and treat risks

PSPGEN043

Apply government processes

PSPREG012

Gather information through interviews

PSPREG016

Conduct data analysis

Group C: Fraud control specialisation 

PSPFRU001

Monitor data for indicators of fraud

PSPFRU002

Conduct fraud control awareness sessions

PSPCRT007

Compile and use official notes

PSPGEN034

Compose complex workplace documents

PSPPCY004

Support policy implementation

PSPREG005

Assess compliance

Group D: General elective units 

PSPGEN023

Deliver and monitor service to clients

PSPGEN026

Provide input to change processes

PSPGEN027

Gather and analyse information

PSPGEN033

Use advanced workplace communication strategies

PSPINV002

Conduct an investigation

PSPPCY004

Support policy implementation

PSPREG006

Produce a formal record of interview

PSPREG013

Undertake inspections and monitoring

PSPREG015

Receive and validate data

PSPREG016

Conduct data analysis

PSPSEC005

Undertake government security risk analysis

PSPSEC006

Implement security risk treatments

PSPSEC007

Develop and advise on government security procedures

PSPSEC010

Provide government security briefings

PSPSEC015

Communicate security awareness

Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification supersedes and is not equivalent to PSP41612 Certificate IV in Government (Security).

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623