CSC Immigration Detention Officer

Current CSC Immigration Detention Officer

Project Stage Anticipated Completion Date
  • 20190124_CSC_UoC_IDO
  • 20190124_CSC3999XX_Certificate III in Immigration Detention Officer
  • Project update

    28 June 2019

    Final Draft Case for Endorsement

    The draft Training Package materials have undergone independent edit and quality assurance, and can be accessed via the links below.

    To view the final draft Correctional Services Training Package materials, please click below.

    Case for Endorsement Companion Volume Implementation Guide Qualifications Skill Sets Units of Competency

    The Case for Endorsement is scheduled to be submitted to the AISC in July 2019.

    Thank you to all stakeholders who provided valuable feedback and contributed to this project.

    22 May 2019

    Drafting finalised

    The TAC has completed development work on the draft materials, which will now go through an independent edit and quality assurance review.

    The draft materials are expected to be submitted to the AISC by 31 July 2019 for their consideration and endorsement at the next available meeting. Final drafts will be made available then.

    25 January 2019

    Draft Material Available

    The TAC has finalised draft materials for this project and would like your feedback.

    To view the drafts, click below: (links to materials have now been removed)

    Qualification Units of Competency

    Please submit your feedback by close of business Monday, 18 February 2019.

    Submit your feedback

    Feedback will be collated and discussed at the next TAC meeting.

    24 October 2018

    The Corrections IRC is extending the period to register your interest in participating in this project as a subject matter expert.

    To do so, please email the following to

    • Your contact details
    • The TAC you are interested in participating in
    • Brief outline of your interest in, and skills and experience relevant to the project

    Registration closes COB Wednesday, 31 October 2018.

    For more information about this project please contact the Industry Manager.

    13 August 2018


    The Corrections IRC is forming a TAC for this project, seeking subject matter experts with relevant skills and experience in the corrections industry.

    This project will focus on developing a new qualification, Unit of Competency and Skill Set, with the aim of developing the skills of Immigration Detention Officers.

    To register your interest in becoming a TAC member, please email the following to

    • your contact details
    • the TAC you are interested in participating in
    • a brief outline of your interest in and skills and experience relevant to the project
    • a copy of your CV.

    Registration closes COB Monday, 17 September 2018.

    For more information about this project please contact the Industry Manager.


    The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) has commissioned a project to develop a new qualification in the CSC Correctional Services Training Package. The project will develop industry skills for an individual to perform the role of an Immigration Detention Officer, by addressing the skills gap between Security Operations qualifications and Correctional Practice qualifications for Authorised Officers.

    The project will include:

    • 1 new qualification
    • 1 new Unit of Competency
    • 1 new Skill Set
    View the 2018 IRC Skills Forecast

    The Corrections Industry Reference Committee (IRC) will have oversight of this project, which will be facilitated by Australian Industry Standards (AIS) in consultation with industry stakeholders. A Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) will be formed for this project.

    Regular updates will be posted on this page throughout the life of the project.

    If you have any questions about this project, or are a subject matter expert and would like to be considered for the TAC for this project, please contact the Industry Manager.

    Greg Spence
    Industry Manager


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