PSP50716 Diploma of Fraud Control

PSP50716 Diploma of Fraud Control



The PSP50716 Diploma of Fraud Control is designed to provide individuals with the skills and knowledge to manage, coordinate and conduct fraud control activities and investigation in Federal, State and Local Government organisations. According to the Commonwealth Fraud Control Policy this qualification is the minimum level of training or qualification recommended for officials primarily engaged in the coordination and management of fraud control (including prevention and detection activities). Successful completion of the Diploma of Fraud Control may lead to a range of career prospects including:

  • Insurance Fraud Manager
  • Investigation Manager
  • Audit Team Leader
  • Compliance Manager
  • Fraud Prevention Supervisor
Nationally Recognised Training

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisite units required for this qualification however candidates should possess previous supervisory experience or senior level employment in an investigative area of the public sector.

Units of Competency

A total of 11 units are required to achieve the award of Diploma of Fraud Control, 6 of which are mandatory core units and 5 electives units.

Core units Nominal hours (515)
PSPETH003 Promote the values and ethos of public service 30
PSPLEG003 Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector 25
PSPFRU005 Conduct fraud risk assessments 40
PSPFRU006 Develop fraud control plans 40
PSPFRU007 Implement fraud control activities 40
PSPFRU008 Coordinate development and implementation of fraud information systems 40
Elective units
PSPGEN054 Use complex workplace communication strategies 50
PSPFRU003 Communicate fraud control awareness 40
PSPFRU004 Anticipate and detect possible fraud activity 100
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements 50
PSPGEN046 Undertake research and analysis 60

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 investigative 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.

We are currently updating our distance education material for online delivery in the near future.


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

  • PSP60116 Advanced Diploma of Government (Workplace Inspection/Investigations/Fraud Control)

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:

  • $1450 (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.