Certificate III in Investigative Services - CPP30619

Asset College

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 04208G

This is a qualification for investigators, responsible for factual investigation and inquiry work or covert surveillance operations. Investigators operate under limited supervision and use discretion and judgement to search for information about a person\u2019s character, actions or work and gather evidence that may be used in court.Occupational titles may include:inquiry agentprivate investigator.This qualification provides occupational specialisations in factual investigation and surveillance, and a pathway to further learning and work in investigations management.Investigators undertaking surveillance operations are required to operate a surveillance vehicle in compliance with road and traffic laws.Legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to investigative services in some states and territories. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.


  • Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
  • Develop investigation plans
  • Develop factual investigation reports
  • Conduct interviews and take statements to support investigations
  • Serve legal process
  • Develop surveillance investigation reports
  • Control remote pilot aircraft systems in normal flight
  • Undertake small business planning
  • Investigate and locate subjects
  • Provide quality investigative services to clients
  • Conduct covert surveillance operations
  • Organise and operate surveillance vehicles
  • Comply with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements for the micro business
  • Investigate micro business opportunities
  • Compile and use official notes
  • Work effectively in investigative services
  • Produce formal record of interview
  • Conduct factual investigations
  • Maintain work health and safety
  • Handle sensitive information
  • Manage conflict and security risks using negotiation
  • Prepare and present evidence in court

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
North Lakes International: $800 Yes
Townsville International: $800 Yes

Fee comments

Campuses: North Lakes.

RPL: $800; Online: 1500

Campuses: Townsville.

RPL: $800; Online: $1500

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