PSP40116 Certificate IV in Government

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Course description

If you are already working in the public sector or seeking an entry point into local government or the public service, the nationally recognised Certificate IV in Government is the qualification for you. You’ll learn about the values and principles of the public service in Australia, and how to apply government processes. At the same time you’ll be gaining key skills in policy implementation, workplace communication, and leadership. Enquire now for a full course outline including study units.

Nationally recognised

Average duration

24 months

Online or Distance

On-campus

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Administration and Management

Planning and coordination of people and resources.

Clerical

Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

Coordination

Changing what is done based on other people's actions.

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Border Protection Officer$1,250 weekly pay
Local Council Supervisor$1,250 weekly pay

Subjects

You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.

PSPETH001
Uphold the values and principles of public service

This unit describes the skills required to demonstrate ethical conduct required of those in public service. It includes applying ethical standards and dealing with ethical problems. This unit applies to those working in public sector roles but may be applied to anyone working in a similar organisational context.

PSPGEN023
Deliver and monitor service to clients

This unit describes the skills required to identify client needs, deliver a service, monitor through feedback and then review the service. This unit applies to those working in public sector roles but may be applied to anyone working in a similar organisational context.

PSPGEN029
Value diversity

This unit describes the skills required to value diversity in the workplace. It includes promoting the benefits of diversity and contributing to diversity outcomes. This unit applies to those working in public sector roles but may be applied to anyone working in a similar organisational context.

PSPGEN043
Apply government processes

This unit describes the skills required to apply government processes. It includes applying information relating to the machinery of government and knowledge of organisations protocols and functions. This unit applies to those working in generalist and specialist roles within the public sector.

PSPLEG002
Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector

This unit describes the skills required to encourage colleagues in the workplace to comply with legislation. It includes assisting others to comply with legislative requirements, and taking action on non-compliance. This unit applies to those working in generalist or specialist work activities where they need to identify, understand and comply with the legislative environment within which they work.

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Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the PSP40116 Certificate IV in Government such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

Australian Qualifications Framework
Nationally Recognised Training


This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

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