Skill set details

PSPSS00040 - Government Investigations (Release 1)


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1 1 (this release) 07/Mar/2016

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Modification History




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

  • New skill set composed of existing units.


This skill set is for individuals working in a range of regulatory work environments involving gathering evidence and interviewing persons of interest. These competencies provide skills required to identify possible non-compliance and plan, initiate and report on a subsequent investigation.

Pathways Information

These units provide specialist skills to support public sector regulatory and compliance functions. Completion of this skill set provides credit towards PSP40416 Certificate IV in Government Investigations.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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

Skill Set Requirements



Plan and initiate an investigation


Conduct an investigation


Finalise an investigation

Target Group

Not applicable.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies meet the industry standard for public sector employees whose roles include conducting investigations.