PSP41412 Certificate IV in Government (Statutory Compliance)

PSP41412 Certificate IV in Government (Statutory Compliance)



The PSP41412 Certificate IV in Government (Statutory Compliance) is designed to provide individuals with the skills and knowledge to investigate and monitor statutory compliance with legislation, regulations, and policy for Federal, State and Local Government organisations.

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

  • Government Investigator
  • Compliance Officer
  • Local Laws Officer
  • Risk Advisor
  • Ethical Standards Investigator
  • Fisheries Officer
  • Inspections Officer

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

Nationally Recognised Training

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisite units required for this qualification however previous experience or lower level qualifications in compliance roles 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 (Statutory Compliance), 8 of which are mandatory core units and 7 electives units.

Core units Nominal hours (610)
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
PSPREG401C Exercise regulatory powers 60
Elective units
PSPOHS301A Contribute to workplace safety 30
PSPREG403B Assess compliance 60
PSPREG404C Investigate non-compliance 50
PSPREG413A Undertake inspections and monitoring 40
PSPREG411A Gather information through interviews 50
PSPREG410B Give evidence 30
PSPREG412A Gather and manage evidence 40


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 compliance related 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)
  • PSP51912 Diploma of Government (Workplace Inspection)
  • 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.