Private Investigation

CPP30607 Certificate III in Investigative Services

This qualification reflects the role of skilled operators who use a range of well-developed investigative skills. They use discretion and judgement and have a sound knowledge of industry operations. They work independently, under limited supervision and may provide operational advice and support to team members.

How to become a License Private Investigator !

A career as an investigator is both challenging and rewarding. To work in this industry within Australia, you must complete the CPP30607 Certificate III in Investigative Service Course and then apply through the Police department for a license to operate in your state.

How you can do the course with AIS Training!

AIS Training Services Pty Ltd is a Registered Training Organization and delivers one of the most comprehensive and nationally accredited Investigation course currently available. Our CPP30607 Certificate III in Investigative Services is recognized by every licensing  body in Australia and is the prerequisite when applying for an Investigator License. At AIS we make sure that you finish your course with a substantial amount of industry knowledge and in the quickest time possible.

Duration:  Note Victorian Licensing and Regulation Division requires 23 days face to face of training.  RPL Considerations for police officers.

Students have up to 12 months to complete the course.

You have two options to do the course with AIS Training:

Option 1 : Practical workshop Training ( class room base training with extra work required to complete the course. RPL Considerations for police officers  )

Option 2 : Distance or online Learning (with phone / skype or email support).

Practical workshop Training:

Students who are enrolled in CPP30607 Certificate III in Investigative Services will be completing their workshop in 2 parts. This will involve a total of 5 days of face-to-face practical training.

Students will be involved in:

  • Mobile and Static surveillance activity
  • Compile investigative report
  • Prepare and present evidence in court
  • Learning investigation techniques from an experienced Investigator.
  • Part 1 of face to face training will cover Clusters 1, 2 & 3 Working in the Investigative Industry, Investigative Planning as well as Conduct Surveillance and Factual Investigation delivered over 3 days.
  • Part 2 of face to face training will cover Clusters 4 & 5  Information Gathering and Documenting Evidence and locate subjects delivered over 2days.

The face-to-face training will be completed on campus between 9am and 4pm.

You will have 4 weeks between each part to work on your course notes, learning activities and assessments. AIS Training provides students with training support 5 days per week and also offer non-compulsory workshops for students who wish to attend.

Your investment$2250.00 (payment option is available)

What  you will get in your package:  Undercover key ring Surveillance Camera to help you to do your practical tasks, Learner Guide and Assessment Book.

Please contact AIS for start dates in 2018

Distance or Online Learning:

Our new Distance Learning option gives you the chance to study while you work. You can study in the comfort of your own home, in your own time and at your own pace, so you can take as little or as long as you would like. (AIS Training offers a maximum of 1 year.) AIS Training provides students with training support 5 days per week and also offer non-compulsory workshops for students who wish to attend.

Your Investment : $1400.00 (payment option is available)

What  you will get in your package:   Learner Guide and Assessment Book.

You can start your course immediately.

Units of Competency

The qualification is made up of 15 units of competency which consists of 12 core units and 3 elective units that have been chosen by AIS Training Services based on industry requirements. The units of competency in this qualification have been split into 5 clusters. Each cluster will be delivered and assessed holistically:

Cluster 1 - Working in the Investigative Industry
1 CPPSEC3001A Maintain workplace safety in the security industry Core
2 CPPSEC3026A Work effectively in the investigative services industry Core
3 CPPSEC3029A Provide quality investigative services to clients Core
4 BLBFLM303 Contribute to effective workplace relationships Core
Cluster 2 - Investigative Planning
5 CPPSEC3027A Develop investigative plan Core
6 BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development Core
Cluster 3 - Surveillance
7 CPPSEC3030A Conduct surveillance Core
8 CPPSEC3031A Organise and operate a surveillance vehicle Core
9 CPPSEC3034A Operate information gathering equipment Elective
Cluster 4 - Information Gathering
10 CPPSEC3032A Gather information by factual investigation Core
11 FNSMCA304 Locate subjects Elective
12 CPPSEC3033A Conduct interviews and take statements Core
Cluster 5 - Documenting Evidence
13 CPPSEC3028A Compile investigative report Core
14 CPPSEC3009A Prepare and present evidence in court Core
15 CPPSEC3012A Store and protect information Elective

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) & Credit Transfer (CT)

Students with prior learning and work experience can apply for RPL. Students who have completed corresponding units of competency and/or units contained within the packaging rules can apply for Credit Transfer. RPL evidence must include some of the following:

  • Work experience
  • Life experience
  • Previous study
  • Professional development programs

If you wish to apply for RPL or Credit Transfer, please notify AIS Training Services on the Enrolment form.

If you would like more information on course fees, resources and course structure, please contact AIS Training for a Course Information Pack which includes the Course Brochure, Student Handbook, Complaints and Appeals Information, RPL and CT Information and Fees and Refunds Information.