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Governance Officer Courses

A Governance Officer ensures an organisation is meeting all compliance regulations. You might carry out checks and audits to make sure policies and procedures are being adhered to. Governance Officers may work in a particular department or perform their duties across a range of business units.

Governance Officers require excellent attention to detail and strong analytical abilities. You’ll need to be able to follow correct procedures and communicate clearly with a range of stakeholders. Governance Officers must have strong time management skills and enjoy working as part of a larger team.

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Popular Governance Officer Courses

There are 2 courses available for people who want to become a Governance Officer.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Governance Officer earn?

In Australia, a full time Governance Officer generally earns $1,250 per week ($65,000 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Governance Officer?

This industry is likely to experience strong growth in employment numbers in coming years. There are currently 31,600 people working in this field in Australia and many of them specialise as a Governance Officer. Governance Officers may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Labour Market Insights

How do I become a Governance Officer?

An Advanced Diploma of Governance, Risk and Compliance is an ideal qualification if you’re planning a career as a Governance Officer. This course will give you the skills to take on a range of risk and compliance roles. You’ll cover topics including conducting leadership reviews, developing a strategic plan, reviewing an organisation’s policy framework, conducting a compliance health check and evaluating an organisation’s ability to handle a crisis. A Diploma of Business (Compliance) may also be suitable.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within quality assurance. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.