PSP40612 Certificate IV in Government (Fraud Control)

PSP40612 Certificate IV in Government (Fraud Control)



The PSP40612 Certificate IV in Government (Fraud Control) is designed to provide individuals with the skills and knowledge to undertake fraud control activities, including prevention, detection and investigation in Federal, State and Local Government organisations. According to the Commonwealth Fraud Control Guide this qualification is the minimum level of training or qualification recommended for officials primarily engaged in fraud risk assessment and planning activities.

Successful completion of the Certificate IV in Government (Fraud Control) may lead to a range of career prospects including:

  • Fraud Investigator
  • Fraud Control Officer
  • Fraud Risk Assessor
  • Ethical Standards Investigator
  • Insurance Investigator

KPS can combine this qualification with the Certificate IV in Statutory Compliance and/or Government Investigation.

Nationally Recognised Training

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisite units required for this qualification however previous experience or lower level qualifications in fraud investigation / monitoring or employment in the public sector may be beneficial.

Units of Competency

A total of 15 units are required to achieve the award of Certificate IV in Government (Fraud Control), 10 of which are mandatory core units and 5 electives units.

Core units Nominal hours (590)
PSPETHC401A Uphold and support the values and principles of public service 40
PSPGOV402B Deliver and monitor service to clients 40
PSPGOV408A Value diversity 30
PSPGOV412A Use advanced workplace communication strategies 50
PSPGOV422A Apply government processes 30
PSPLEGN401A Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector 30
PSPPOL404A Support policy implementation 30
PSPFRAU401B Monitor data for indicators of fraud 40
PSPFRAU407B Conduct fraud control awareness sessions 50
PSPREG415A Receive and validate data 40
Elective units
PSPOHS301A Contribute to workplace safety 30
PSPREG416A Conduct data analysis 40
PSPREG404C Investigate non-compliance 50
PSPREG413A Undertake inspections and monitoring 40
PSPREG411A Gather information through interviews 50

Other electives may be selected in accordance with the packaging rules of this qualification. For information with regards to the selection of different elective units, please contact your trainer or our office.

Delivery Options

This program is currently only available via RPL.

Participants with previous fraud control experience may apply for a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessment. This alternate assessment method may reduce the amount of time required to complete this qualification and may reduce the cost. Refer to RPL for more information.


Suggested pathways for further study after completion of this qualification include:

  • PSP50612 Diploma of Government (Fraud Control)
  • PSP51712 Diploma of Government (Investigation)
  • CPP50611 Diploma of Security and Risk Management or
  • Other relevant Diploma qualifications

Course fees

Each qualification or training course offered by KPS has a specific maximum course fee that will be charged to the student. This fee is inclusive of all tuition and assessment, student support, electronic copies of reference materials and learner guides, and access to mandatory resources and equipment.

The total cost of this qualification is:

  • $1950 (face to face/blended)
  • $1650 (online distance learning)
  • $975 (RPL)

Pay as you go options available for individual enrolments only and are charged per unit (total cost divided by number of units). Face to face fees are based on South East Queensland courses, fees may vary in other delivery locations. Discounts for multiple course enrolments may apply. Fees are subject to change without notice.

I am text block. Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.