The Australian Graduate School of Policing & Security delivers a range of short courses and programs tailored to the specific requirements and training needs of clients and partners.
These programs are designed and developed by expert industry practitioners and academics each of whom has a wealth of knowledge and experience in their fields of discipline and practice.
The programs can be designed for junior practitioners through to the most senior executive officers; from a basic training level, to operational, strategic and higher academic standards.
Programs are flexibly constructed to meet workplace schedules. Intensive classroom based programs and modularised programs comprising a blend of face to face and online learning and development sessions can be facilitated.
Courses are underpinned by rigorous educational standards and may be aligned with academic requirements in order to qualify for credit towards further academic studies at Charles Sturt.
The following presents an outline of short courses is submitted for your information.
Further discussion and development would be expected in order to ensure that the subject areas meet any client training requirements and expectations.
Drawing on our academic and industry expertise, we provide professional development courses in:
This short course introduces participants to key aspects of asset tracing and recovery processes from an investigative perspective. These include:
It approaches the various processes from a principled, complementary and holistic perspective rather than as distinct avenues of approach.
Upon completion of the course, participants would be able to:
This course is designed to develop an understanding of both the phenomenon of and the responses to terrorism financing. Course topics include the following:
On completion of the course, participants will:
This program will provide participants with an overview of the central concepts contained in ‘Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)’. Participants will become acquainted with key concepts such as radicalisation, counter-narratives, and the importance of social media in the radicalisation process.
On completion of this course participants will be able to:
This intensive course provides a bespoke response to various areas of professional requirements, in any combination of the following topics:
The new strategic and tactical approaches to the policing of crowd events designed to reduce conflict, manage crowd dynamics and avoid critical incidents.
On completion of a program, and in some combination relative to the relevant areas of study, students should be able to:
Assist in protecting the police and other organizations from negative reputational outcomes.
This short course seeks to provide police and law enforcement agencies with broad understanding of key aspects and characteristics of the cyber threat environment, and to provide participants with an enhanced understanding of the threats, actors, and possible approaches to managing this dynamic challenge.
On completion of the course, participants will be able to:
The program introduces the following areas of emergency risk management & disaster recovery and practice:
Participants would develop their understanding of key emergency risk management concepts, principles and practice, using case studies and real world events as the basis of their learning.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
This program would address a number of crucial aspects around the conduct of forensic investigations, including:
Participants will develop an awareness of what forensic science is all about, what it can and cannot do, and how it is applied to criminal investigations.
On successful completion of the program participants will have the option of completing a postcourse assessment to be eligible for credit towards undergraduate/graduate studies at Charles Sturt University.
The program aims to equip participants to -
This program of study introduces students to the investigative process and develops their understanding and skills of investigation.
The program will consider the procedures and techniques involved with managing investigative activities, particularly having regard to the relevant legal, evidential and organisational frameworks including organisational objectives.
It will introduce legal responsibilities of managers, relationships with key stakeholders, case management models, cost effectiveness and resource allocation.
Part A - Investigation Framework
Part B - Investigation Management
On successful completion of this program, participants should
Participants may undertake a post program assignment, completion of which will enable them to obtain credit towards further studies at Charles Sturt.
An intensive Investigative Interviewing course may cover the following theoretical topics:
Participants would develop interviewing skills and be in a position to maximise the opportunities to gain accurate and relevant accounts from victims, witnesses and suspects by using real case studies.
On completion of the program participants would be able to –
This course is designed to develop operational and strategic level decision making in quick time. This course will use case real world case studies and responses to major natural events and counter terrorist operations, and includes the following components:
The course includes a ‘table-top’ exercise facilitated by experienced Commanders to reinforce the participants understanding of making command decisions during a critical incident in a multi agency environment.
This short course provides an overview of the key concepts related to both terrorism and counterterrorism. Participants will be provided with analysis and insight into the main actors, motivations, capabilities, and tactics of key terrorist entities, and the primary approaches utilised to counter them.
On completion of the course, participants will be able to:
Working with our clients, we can provide training and development needs assessments and conjointly design and deliver professional development and training, in-house or on campus.
Our courses are designed and delivered by experienced practitioners and academics, with certificates of successful attainment issued by CSU. For students considering further study at CSU, completed courses can be credited towards postgraduate programs.
For further information please contact:
Graham M Sunderland, QPM, MA
Professional Development Co-ordinator at the Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security
Phone: 0424 889 465