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PSP50116

Diploma of Government

Elevate your knowledge of compliance and diversity to gain employment or progress your career in the public sector. This course will equip you with advanced skills to work in the public sector, including supervisory positions.

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NEXT START DATE 18 Jul 2022
STUDY LOCATIONS
WAYS TO STUDY Online
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$4,885
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Course overview

Develop strong leadership skills to uphold the ethical, legislative and compliance requirements of the public sector, which are critical to any role within the public sector.

According to the Australian Government's MySkills service, there is stable future growth predicted for people working as policy and planning managers. There are likely to be around 15,000 job openings in this ares over the next five years. 

During this course, designed for prospective and existing public servants, you will develop advanced leadership skills in manage performance, conflict resolution, communications and working within a policy/procedure framework. You will augment your knowledge in respect to public sector values and will learn to conduct research and analysis, and implement risk management procedures and policies. 

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work within the public service sectors in a range of positions, including supervisory positions such as the management of policy, operations, customer service, complaints, projects, risk and compliance.

What can I do?

  • Policy Manager (Public Sector)
  • Operations Manager (Public Sector)
  • Customer Service Manager (Public Sector)
  • Project Manager (Public Sector)
  • Personnel Manager (Public Sector)
  • Compliance and Risk Manager (Public Sector)
  • Administrative Services Manager (Public Sector)
  • Complaints Manager

Course outcome:

PSP50116 Diploma of Government

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 7 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • PSPETH003
    Promote the values and ethos of public service
    UNIT CODE :
    PSPETH003
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills required to promote ethical standards to assist staff in avoiding conflicts of interest and to model and foster integrity.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Promote the values and ethos of public service

  • UNIT CODE
  • PSPLEG003
    Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector
    UNIT CODE :
    PSPLEG003
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills required to promote compliance with legislation in the public sector. It includes modelling compliance with legislation.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector

  • UNIT CODE
  • PSPGEN054
    Use complex workplace communication strategies
    UNIT CODE :
    PSPGEN054
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills required to use complex workplace communication for working at middle management level with internal and external clients, colleagues and other staff. It includes preparing for complex communication, analysing and responding to opinions, presenting a convincing argument, and developing a range of communication strategies.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Use complex workplace communication strategies

  • UNIT CODE
  • PSPGEN047
    Promote diversity
    UNIT CODE :
    PSPGEN047
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills required to promote diversity within an organisation. It includes providing diversity input to strategies, policies and plans, attracting, developing and promoting a diverse workforce, and monitoring diversity outcomes.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Promote diversity

Ways to study
START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
18 Jul 2022
12 weeks per intake. Average course duration 1 year.
Part time up to 2 units per intake
  • Full fee: $4,885
29 Aug 2022
12 weeks per intake. Average course duration 1 year.
Part time up to 2 units per intake
  • Full fee: $4,885

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Diploma of Government (PSP50116)

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Diploma of Government

COURSE CODE: PSP50116
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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VET Student Loan - $10,813 cap

This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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Important Information

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Resources Required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Assessment is based around work practices.

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

Need to know

Study is structured into fixed intakes which have set durations (completion date is 12 weeks from the commencement date of each intake). Study can be commenced at the beginning of each intake. 

When studying online it is strongly recommended students follow the order of study and enrol in no more than two units per intake or the units required to complete a cluster/stage, unless otherwise advised. 

Replacement qualification
This qualification has been replaced by PSP50122 Diploma of Government as of 2 April 2022. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 1 April 2023.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Apply through QTAC

You can apply to study this course through the Queensland Tertiary Admission Centre (QTAC). You will need to submit your application on the QTAC website. It will be assessed, and if you are successful you will receive an offer directly through QTAC. You will need to accept your offer from QTAC before enrolling with TAFE Queensland.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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