Certificate IV in Government Investigations (Regulatory Compliance Specialisation)

We provide a range of nationally recognised qualifications (local government specific) and council-specific non-accredited short courses as well as other professional development training options.

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Who should Attend?

This qualification is necessary for all authorised persons, investigators, auditors, health and safety officers, animal control officers, building inspectors, monitoring officers, licensing officers, vector control officers, local laws/by-laws officers, supervisors and managers.

Course objectives

Certificate IV in Government Investigations (Regulatory complaince specialisation) course takes you through the full investigative process starting with the receipt of an initial complaint through to final prosecution.

Course pathways

This course is intended to build your investigation skills for coordination and advisory roles to provide guidance and support to others in a wide range of organisations and industries.

On successful completion of your course and all assessments, you will receive a Nationally recognised qualification outlining the course completed and the units within that course.

Course details

Course features
  • Assess and act on non-compliance
  • Produce formal record of interview
  • Prepare a brief of evidence
  • Give evidence
  • Plan and initiate an investigation
  • Conduct and finalise an investigation
PSPREG003 Apply regulatory powers
PSPREG005 Assess compliance
PSPREG008 Act on non-compliance
PSPREG009 Conduct search and seizure
PSPREG006 Produce formal record of interview
PSPREG010 Prepare brief of evidence
PSPREG011 Give evidence
PSPREG004 Promote client compliance
PSPINV001 Plan and initiate an investigation
PSPINV002 Conduct an investigation
PSPINV003 Finalise an investigation
PSPREG013 Undertake inspections and monitoring
PSPREG012 Gather information through interviews
PSPETH002 Uphold and support the values and principles of public service
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • Have a minimum of 12 months' full-time employment, working within local goverment. 
  • Hold a position which requires you to undertake tasks and projects within Council's operations
  • Acquired a completed Performance Appraisal statement within the last twelve months, reflecting your competencies within Council.
Our instructor-led Certificate provides participants with interactive sessions including group discussions, case study reviews, question and answer sessions. Our training course includes all course training materials, assessment and mentoring/assistance by your allocated trainer.
Duration & location
Our standard structure for this course is 8 full days to be completed over a period of six months and can be delivered in any metropolitan or regional areas of Queensland.
Please contact Peak for course fees or a proposal for onsite/in-house training.


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Upcoming Dates:

    Block 1 of 3: 5-6 July 2022
    Virtual Classroom
    Block 2 of 3: 9-11 August 2022
    Virtual Classroom
    Block 3 of 3: 14-15 September 2022