Wisdom is a premium provider of quality intelligence and investigations training. We have a deep and broad understanding of government intelligence and investigations in the fraud and compliance landscape drawn from our partnerships with compliance and enforcement agencies and organisation.

The Certificate IV in Intelligence Operations (DEF40217) will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to undertake and lead intelligence operations within a Defence or similar government environment.

The Certificate IV in Intelligence Operations is perfect for:

  • Defence Personnel: Individuals currently working in Defence who are aiming to enhance their intelligence operation skills and take on more advanced roles.
  • Government Employees: Professionals in various government departments who are involved in intelligence and security operations and want to formalise their expertise with a recognised qualification.
  • Law Enforcement Officers: Police officers and other law enforcement professionals looking to transition into intelligence roles or improve their existing capabilities in intelligence operations.
  • Security Professionals: Individuals working in private security firms who need to develop a deeper understanding of intelligence operations to better serve their clients.
  • Career Changers: Those with a background in related fields such as criminology, justice, or emergency management who are looking to pivot into a career in intelligence operations.
  • Aspiring Intelligence Officers: Anyone with a keen interest in intelligence work and a desire to enter the field with a solid foundation of knowledge and skills.

Course Structure

This qualification requires the completion of 14 units of competency, including 6 core units and 8 elective units

Core Units

BSBWRT401 – Write complex documents

DEFGEN007 – Conduct risk assessment in a Defence environment

DEFINT001 – Supervise intelligence operations

DEFINT002 – Plan and lead a counter-surveillance operation

PSPGEN027 – Gather and analyse information

PUACOM007B – Liaise with other organisations

Elective Units

Elective units can be chosen from a variety of specialisations, including Work Health and Safety, Protective Security, and General electives. Some examples include:

BSBWHS311 – Assist with maintaining workplace safety

DEFGEN012 – Provide technical advice

PSPSEC007 – Develop and advise on government security procedures

BSBCMM411 – Make presentations

BSBPMG420 – Apply project scope management techniques

Why Wisdom Learning?

Our experienced trainers bring real-world experience to develop intelligence capability to the standards expected by partner agencies in law enforcement and the National Intelligence Community (NIC).

  • Wisdom Learning is one of only two Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) accredited to provide this qualification.
  • We’re working with the Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers (AIPIO) to ensure that intelligence practitioners are recognised for their expertise and contributions to the field.
  • We’re collaborating with universities to provide an end-to-end training continuum, supporting professional development from foundational skills to advanced expertise.

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Take the next step in your career with the Certificate IV in Intelligence Operations. Enquire today and support your organisation in building the skills and knowledge needed to excel in intelligence operations.

Are we right for you?

Are you part of an organisation that is committed to developing its people? Would you like to partner with one of Australia’s leading training providers? Would you like to work with a training partner that understands your business and can develop capabilities to solve business problems?