The 'ICAC Induction for Public Officers' course will help you to understand:
- the role and functions of the South Australian Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC); and
- the obligation that all public officers have to report certain types of conduct to the Office for Public Integrity (OPI)
On completion of the course you will be able to:
- understand key terminology used in the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012 (ICAC Act) and the ICAC Directions and Guidelines
- identify who is a public officer and a public authority
- define corruption, misconduct and maladministration
- identify the types of conduct that should be reported to the OPI
- understand your reporting obligations
The course will take approximately 30 - 40 minutes to complete. You do not need to complete the course in one sitting, you may log in and out as many times as you like.
In order to receive a certificate you must complete the course and achieve a minimum grade of 80% on the final test.
All scenarios, characters and
case studies used in the course are fictitious.
The aim of the course is to equip participants with background knowledge and information required to conduct and / or oversee an internal investigation.
The course is open to public officers employed in the public sector and local government. This course is relevant for public officers involved in conducting, overseeing or acting upon the outcome of an internal investigation, including
- human resource personnel
- finance personnel
- internal auditors
- risk and governance personnel
- managers and supervisors
Others involved in the investigation process, such as decision makers, financial experts, managers etc. may also find this course useful.
This course is introductory and deals largely with theory as it relates to internal investigations.
This course will cover topics such as:
- the purpose and limitations of an internal investigation
- what can go wrong in an internal investigation and tips for avoiding common pitfalls
- some of the general legal principles which apply to internal investigations