Investigation Courses Perth
Our Investigation Course Benefits
Nationally Recognised Investigation Training
Paragon Training is a registered training organisation (RTO No. 50900) with (TAC WA) Training Accreditation Council of WA. Based in Perth, Paragon’s investigation courses provide engaging learning with a great balance of theory and practical, face-to-face engagement. Paragon will prepare you well for your investment into the investigation industry and provide you with the skills and knowledge to succeed as a licensed private investigator.
Flexible Course Structure
We understand the need to obtain certification in a format that works best for you. Learning can be conducted as flexible self-study, one-on-one training with a facilitator or group learning workshops available in both full- or part-time. No matter the approach you choose, Paragon’s Trainers will guide you through the process, providing informative, engaging and practical courses.
Paragon Training provides investigation courses for beginners, as well as those currently in the industry looking to build upon their skills. Courses range from Cert III in Investigative Services (CPP30619), Cert IV in Government Investigations (PSP40416), to Diploma of Government Investigations (PSP50416). With a combination of technical and practical teaching, upon completion of the course, students will feel capable, confident and most importantly—qualified.
The Best Investigation Trainers in The Business
Delivering advanced private investigator and government investigations training up to Diploma level, Paragon is WA’s leading provider of investigation qualifications for individuals, corporate businesses and government agencies in WA.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I become a private investigator in Perth?
To become a private investigator in Perth, you will need to acquire the relevant investigations qualifications, accredited by the Western Australian Police, namely – CPP30619 Certificate III in Investigative Services. Once you have completed your qualifications, you will need to obtain a licence from the Western Australian Police.
All of our courses at Paragon are recognised & approved by the WA Police Force and can cater to experienced investigators to complete beginners. It’s important to note that Paragon’s Investigations courses require computer skills as well as excellent use of spoken and written English language in terms of syntax, punctuation and English grammar.
What do private investigators do?
Private investigators (PIs) are involved in investigative work, in a myriad of contexts. Investigations may be related, but not limited to:
- Insurance fraud:
- Locating persons & welfare investigations;
- Debt recovery;
- Covert Surveillance;
- Matrimonial Issues;
- Court Documents Service;
- Misconduct investigations; &
- Criminal investigations
Depending on the job, the role might require different investigation tasks. Courses at Paragon will prepare individuals for all aspects of investigations.
How do I get my Investigator Agent’s Licence?
As a private Investigator you may wish to become an “Enquiry Agent” for which you will require an additional licence.
Inquiry Agent Licence – Western Australia
You will need this licence to act as an inquiry agent. An inquiry agent is a person who advertises or supplies the services of investigators. An investigator is someone who conducts for remuneration investigations into the conduct of individuals or organisations. This includes surveillance activities, and investigations into missing persons.
This licence only covers the advertisement and supply of investigators. You will need a separate licence to work as an investigator. You will need to be licensed as an inquiry agent and an investigator to carry out work as a sole trader.
To be eligible for this licence you must:
- be at least 18 years old
- be a fit and proper person
- ensure there is adequate management, supervision and control of your business
- have sufficient financial resources to meet your financial obligations
- undertake a pre-licence test.
You may need to have your fingerprints and palm prints recorded.
What investigation courses do you offer?
- CPP30619 Cert III in Investigative Services
- PSP40416 Cert IV in Government Investigations
- PSP50416 Diploma of Government Investigations
How much does it cost for investigations training in Perth?
Investigations training varies in cost depending on the course you are seeking. Diplomas will generally cost more than certificates, however, offer more intensive, higher level of learning & training. Courses begin at $1,750 and can go up to $2,790.
Do you offer flexible modes of study for your investigation courses?
We understand the need to obtain certification in a format that works best for you. Learning can be conducted as flexible self-study, one-on-one training with a facilitator or group learning workshops available in both full- or part-time. No matter the approach you choose, Paragon’s Trainers guide you through the process, providing informative, engaging and practical courses.