This course is the minimum requirement that will enable participants to apply for a Queensland Private Investigator Security Licence. Private investigators are required in both civil and criminal investigations and are employed on a contract or in-house basis by both private and government organisations. Students will gain the knowledge and skills required to carry out the investigative tasks of a Private Investigator. Employment could be gained in the following areas:
- Workers Compensation Investigation
- General Insurance Investigation
- Motor Vehicle Accident CTP Investigation
- Public Liability Investigation
- Local, state and federal Government Investigation
- Plaintiff Investigation
- Criminal Defence Investigation
- Locate missing people
Participants must have basic computer skills and access to a reliable computer with internet and email access. As some assessments require an audio/visual submission, participants must also be able to record themselves using a method where they can be seen and heard clearly.
Some assessments in this course will require students to interact with other participants, where they will perform a specific role during the assessment. These participants can be co-workers, family or friends. Please contact us if you require clarification.
Licence & Regulatory Requirements:
All Queensland Security Licences are administered by Office of Fair Trading. All participants are encouraged to read through the requirements of a Queensland Security Licence application, as there is additional requirements & fees payable to Office of Fair Trading. e.g. Must be over the age of 18, must be a fit and proper person, cannot have had any disqualifying offences under the criminal code in the last 10 years.
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CPPINV3026 Work effectively in investigative services
CPPINV3027 Develop investigation plans
CPPINV3028 Investigate and locate subjects
CPPINV3029 Provide quality investigative services to clients
CPPSEC3124 Prepare and present evidence in court
BSBESB305 Address compliance requirements for new business ventures
CPPINV3030 Conduct factual investigations
CPPINV3031 Conduct interviews and take statements to support investigations
CPPINV3032 Develop factual investigation reports
CPPINV3033 Conduct covert surveillance operations
CPPINV3034 Organise and operate surveillance vehicles
CPPINV3035 Develop surveillance investigation reports
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
PSPCRT007 Compile and use official notes
PRPREG006 Produce formal record of interview
PSPSEC009 Handle sensitive information
This course is run as a blend of online/self-paced learning and face-to-face training.
Online training + 1 day in the classroom. The online training is approximately 15-20 hours per unit (for a total of 16 units) however this greatly depends on the individual and their experience.
Online/self-paced training involves reading through the student manual and other study materials and theory, case scenario, and practical assessments. Some assessments in this course will require students to interact with other participants as part of the assessment (e.g. conducting interviews). These assessments are to be filmed and submitted for marking by the assessor. All online assessments must be completed prior to the face-to-face training.
Fees include all assessments
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): $2,500
Certificate 3 Guarantee Government Funding
$16 concessional or $48 non-concessional: If eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program. (Queensland) Please contact ATI on 07 3269 5005 for further information.
Refund, Cancellation and Transfer Policy
Please take the time to familiarise yourself with our refund and cancellation policy on page 8 & 9 of our Student Handbook.This handbook also includes more details on training and support services, as well as our terms and conditions.
Note for international students – we are not CRICOS registered, please check your visa requirements for enrolment. We cannot accept international students who are on a student visa if your visa specifies that you must study with a CRICOS provider.
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