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

Candidates should already have completed a CIV in Government Security (Fraud Control) or similar or possess previous supervisory experience or senior level employment in a fraud risk or audit 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
PSPETH003 Promote the values and ethos of public service
PSPLEG003 Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector
PSPFRU005 Conduct fraud risk assessments
PSPFRU006 Develop fraud control plans
PSPFRU007 Implement fraud control activities
PSPFRU008 Coordinate development and implementation of fraud information systems
Elective units
PSPGEN054 Use complex workplace communication strategies
PSPFRU003 Communicate fraud control awareness
PSPFRU004 Anticipate and detect possible fraud activity
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
PSPGEN046 Undertake research and analysis

The units listed here have been selected based on industry consultation. The skills and knowledge learnt in this program are what employers and government agencies are looking for in their fraud risk officers’.

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 nationally recognised qualification is available via face to face training courses or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)


Option 1 – Face to face training

Face to face training is delivered in house at your workplace. The face to face component of the Diploma of Fraud Control is delivered across five days using simulated fraud risk scenarios to support course lessons. Your assessments will be in a variety of formats such as short answer questions, case studies, and observation of practical activities.

You will receive tuition on and undertake assessments relating to conducting fraud risk assessments, developing fraud control plans, implementing fraud control activities including anticipating and detecting possible fraud activity and communicating fraud control awareness.

Post-course, participants complete the remainder of the qualification assessments, including knowledge questions and conducting fraud risk assessments in the workplace. Participants must have access to a workplace where they can conduct fraud risk assessments and detect possible fraud. There are no due dates on assessments and no exams.


Option 2 – Recognition of Prior Learning (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:

  • 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:

$2500 (face to face/blended)

$1250 (RPL)

All course fees must be paid prior to attendance at a face to face course. Fees are subject to change without notice.