The fees for this qualification are as follows:
Qualification through RPL: $1995
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Are you interested in earning the PSP60122 Advanced Diploma of Government (Investigations) through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)? You may be eligible to receive this qualification based on the work you’ve already done. And, you could do it without having to complete any additional study.
Our Skills Recognition Advisors can conduct a free preliminary assessment to confirm your eligibility.
Find out if you are eligible for this qualification
About the Qualification
PSP60122 Advanced Diploma of Government (Investigations) is a qualification that reflects the skills and knowledge it takes to perform effectively as a government employee. It examines a spread of skills and knowledge in operating ethically within legislative requirements and environments. This Advanced Diploma of Government is relevant to public servants in roles from Commonwealth, State and Local governments.
For a successful RPL application in Advanced Diploma of Government (Investigations) your investigative experience needs to cover these practical situations:
After a review was completed in 2022 of all Australia’s Public Sector Package qualifications, the latest and current version of this qualification can be recognised by the code PSP60122.
The earlier qualification was PSP60116 Advanced Diploma of Government (Workplace Inspection/ Investigations/Fraud Control). Whilst the spirit of the earlier qualification aligned with the latest version, there have been some changes made to ensure that when you graduate with PSP60122 Advanced Diploma of Government (Investigations), you are possessing the range of skills and knowledge that modern workplaces demand.
When we begin to examine the opportunities for public service employment it makes sense that the Advanced Diploma of Government (Investigations) has become a more widely recognised qualification.
According to statistics published in November 2021, there were just over two million public servant jobs in Australia, and this is forecast to grow.
As a significant and competitive employment opportunity, if you are an experienced public servant it is wise to capitalise on your experience to obtain the PSP60122 Advanced Diploma of Government (Investigations) through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
WHAT DOES IT COMPRISE OF
There are no entry requirements for the Advanced Diploma of Government (Investigations).
A total of 15 units of competency must be completed in Advanced Diploma of Government (Investigations). The units of competency required are:
7 core units; plus
8 elective units, consisting of:
• 1 unit from Group A
• 5 units from Group B to E
• 2 units from Groups B to E
To award the Investigations specialisation, 6 Group C electives must be selected.
Core units are mandatory for every student completing Advanced Diploma of Government, regardless of specialisation. When you look at the core units you can see that these key competencies are valued in government sector functions across the country:
• Maintaining and enhancing confidence in the public service
• Applying relevant government systems
• Upholding and supporting inclusive workplace practices
• Preparing high-level written communication
• Establishing and maintaining strategic networks
• Managing compliance in accordance with legislation affecting the public sector
• Managing and implanting policies
Once the core units have been addressed, the 6 elective units balance specialist public sector skills and transferable skills.
For example, a specialist government sector skill can be the ability to evaluate and report on workplace legislative compliance requirements.
For example, a transferable skill that is valued outside of the public service is your ability to coordinate resource allocation and usage.
About the Qualification
Ranked at the Advanced Diploma level, for this qualification you will typically be competent working in an independent, self-directed and management capacity in the public sector.
When we started Churchill Education back in 2006, it wasn’t very common to see people obtain the Advanced Diploma of Government (Investigations) through Recognition of Prior Learning. In the last 5 years, we have seen a real shift in Departments looking at these qualifications as a minimum benchmark for their teams.
In some teams, holding the Advanced Diploma of Government (Investigations) is also linked to mandatory pay increases.
Transitioned from the Military into a Civilian Career
After 30 years of Military service, Ken was diagnosed with Type One Diabetes and had to be medically discharged. Ken was able to convert his service into an Advanced Diploma in Work Health and Safety, which helped him to secure civilian employment at a management level, and also achieve a better quality of life for himself and his family.View Case Study
Taming the Black Dog
Police Officer – Brendan Maccione recently achieved five Diplomas and a Certificate III through RPL. A great result for anyone, but particularly significant for Brendan who reached breaking point in a café with his young children, and had to open up about the fact he was suffering PTSD.View Case Study
How does the RPL process work?
Let's step this out a bit more:
Step 1. We conduct a free preliminary skills assessment and give you a report.
The RPL process begins with a conversation with one of our Skills Recognition Advisors.
This is cost-free and obligation-free.
Step 2. You tell us the qualifications you want and provide evidence
You can make an informed decision about which qualifications are best for you and your career. Once this is confirmed, we can complete the process.
Step 3. You receive nationally recognised qualifications!
Congratulations! Your experience has been validated and translated into nationally recognised qualifications.
Nationally Recognised Qualifications
Are RPL qualifications nationally recognised? Yes.
Churchill Education is a registered training organisation, RTO:31430. This means that we are regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), the Australian Government regulatory body for the VET sector.
The qualifications that we offer are nationally recognised, and issued under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Accordingly, they’re exactly the same as those granted by other educational institutions such as TAFE..