Certificate III in Investigative Services
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Duration: 22 days - Monday to Friday
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Please note: On 29th September 2019, the training course for Investigative Services was updated. The new course CPP30619 Certificate III in Investigative Services supersedes and is equivalent to the previous course CPP30607 Certificate III in Investigative Services.
LRD (Licensing and Regulation Division of the Victoria Police) will continue to accept the CPP30607 when applying for a Private Security Individual Licence with the activity of Private Investigator until advised otherwise. When the new courses above become available we will immediately update the website.
The new CPP30619 Certificate III in Investigative Services will be available in due course and we will immediately update the website. If you would like to be notified please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Security can provide a stable career, with a healthy income. The security industry is 24 hours / 7 days a week, and can allow you to travel the world protecting the public.
Certificate III in Investigative Services will prepare you as a Private Investigator for real life experiences and will provide a healthy income for those that gain employment within the Security Industry.
This course is nationally accredited qualification. The purpose of this course is to ensure that all persons involved in the field of investigations are suitably trained and qualified to perform their task in a professional manner.
The licensing regulations requires that all persons applying for a private investigator license complete the Certificate III in Investigative Services with an accredited Registered Training Organisation. There are two primary methods of investigations that are covered in the Certificate III.
Surveillance/Activity Review – involves close observation, be it overt or covert, of a person or group who are under suspicion.
Circumstance/Factual Investigation – involves making enquiries in to the facts of an incident. For example; interviewing people who are of interest to the courts or insurance companies.
Units Covered in This Course
CPPSEC3001A – Maintain workplace safety in the security industry
BSBWOR301A – Organise personal work priorities & development
CPPSEC3030A – Conduct surveillance
CPPSEC3028A – Compile investigative plan
CPPSEC3009A – Prepare and present evidence in court
CPPSEC3029A – Provide quality investigative services to clients
BSBFLM303C – Contribute to effective workplace relations
CPPSEC3012A – Store and protect information
CPPSEC3026A – Work effectively in the investigative services industry
CPPSEC3027A – Develop investigative plan
CPPSEC3031A – Organise and operate a surveillance vehicle
CPPSEC3032A – Gather information by factual investigation
CPPSEC3033A – Conduct interviews and take statements
CPPSEC3034A – Operate information gathering equipment
FNSMERC304B – Locate subjects
On completion of the qualification, the learner will be required to complete, submit and be successful in obtaining a private security individual licence to work in the security industry.