Government and Public Sector Courses

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Government and Public Sector Courses

Accredited government and public sector courses provide students with a distinct advantage when applying for roles in the public service. They teach valuable skills and knowledge for maintaining the inner workings of the public service, including leadership, compliance, project management and government processes for a leg up over the competition.

Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within Government and Public Sector Courses. Click on the occupation for information on the course you should enrol in to start your journey.

Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au

Popular Courses

There are 40 courses available for people who want a career in Government and Public Sector. These are the most popular courses.

CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction

Get a real start in the construction industry with the Certificate I in Construction (CPC10111). It’s a hands-on qualification — completed over 11 weeks at a state-of-the-art training facility — that prepares you for a trade apprenticeship. You’ll graduate job-ready and knowing how to undertake a...

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CPP10107 Certificate I in Security Operations

The CPP10107 Certificate I in Security Operations is the course you need to work as a licensed security guard at airports. This nationally recognised training course teaches you how to screen people using walk through and hand-held metal detectors, under car mirror detectors, and explosive trace ...

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PSP20112 Certificate II in Government

A Certificate II in Government PSP20112 is an entry level qualification, perfect for students seeking foundational skills for the Australian public service. Students learn the principles of public sector legislation, compliance and standard organisational procedures. They graduate work-ready. Thi...

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CPC20112 Certificate II in Construction

Thinking about a career in construction but not sure if it’s for you? The Certificate II in Construction (CPC20112) will prepare you for work as a labourer on a construction site, but it’s also a great pre-apprenticeship program. Over 6-12 months of study you will learn how to safely use standard...

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CPC20211 Certificate II in Construction Pathways

The CPC20211 Certificate II in Construction Pathways prepares you for work in the construction industry and gives you head start if you want to find a trade apprenticeship. You’ll learn how to read and interpret plans, take accurate measurements, and work safely on a building site — then choose e...

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NWP20115 Certificate II in Water Industry Operations (Treatment)

Get started in water treatment technologies with the Certificate II in Water Industry Operations (Treatment) (NWP20115). Over 6 months you will learn how to test wastewater and drinking water, take samples, operate water treatment equipment (fluoride, chlorine, hypochlorite), and monitor pump sta...

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NWP20115 Certificate II in Water Industry Operations

The certificate II in Water Industry Operations (NWP20115) will give you the skills needed to work at water treatment and distribution plants (irrigation, wastewater, drinking water). This is a nationally recognised qualification that takes 6 months to complete. You will learn how to take water s...

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NWP20115 Certificate II in Water Industry Operations (Networks)

Enrol in the Certificate II in Water Industry Operations (Networks) (NWP20115) if you're eager to get started in water treatment and distribution. You’ll graduate with a nationally recognised certificate and be qualified for work as a Water Networks Assistant. Over 6 months you will gain the ...

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CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations

Become a licensed security guard (unarmed) with the Certificate II in Security Operations (CPP20218). Over 6 months of part-time study (including 8 days of face-to-face training) you will learn how to provide security services for a range of clients while protecting yourself, patrons, and the gen...

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AVI20118 Certificate II in Transport Security Protection

The Certificate II in Transport Security Protection (AVI20118) is the minimum qualification for screening and examination officers at airports, maritime and cargo ports in Australia. Over 6 months of part-time study (including a 10 day on-campus intensive) you will learn how to undertake a physi...

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NWP30315 Certificate III in Water Industry Treatment

Get the skills you need to work at a water treatment plant (wastewater or drinking water) with the Certificate III in Water Industry Treatment (NWP30315). This is a nationally recognised qualification that delivers hands-on skills that are immediately transferrable to the workplace. The course co...

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NWP30315 Certificate III in Water Industry Treatment (Drinking Water)

Work at a commercial water treatment plant with the Certificate III in Water Industry Treatment (Drinking Water) (NWP30315. This is a nationally recognised qualification that can be completed on-campus or as an apprenticeship or traineeship. The course covers: water industry standards, guidelines...

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NWP30215 Certificate III in Water Industry Operations (Networks)

Learn to monitor and operate water treatment and irrigation networks with the Certificate III in Water Industry Operations (Networks) (NWP30215). Over 6-12 months of mixed-delivery training (classroom and online) you will learn how to disinfect network assets, investigate odours, detect leaks, a...

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PSP30116 Certificate III in Government

The PSP30116 - Certificate III in Government is a Nationally Recognised Training (NRT) qualification. Please make an enquiry to find out more about the course such as government funding options, study modes and duration....

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BSB31215 Certificate III in Library and Information Services

The Certificate III in Library and Information Services (BSB31215) equips you for a career in records management at libraries, museums, art galleries, and cultural service organisations. It’s a nationally recognised qualification and you’ll gain a range of skills in customer service, problem solv...

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CPP30411 Certificate III in Security Operations

Are you a licensed security guard and want to increase your employability and salary range? Try the CPP30411 Certificate III in Security Operations. It’s a nationally recognised qualification that focuses on conflict negotiation and dealing with security risk situations. The course also covers se...

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CPP31318 Certificate III in Security Operations

The CPP31318 Certificate III in Security Operations is for licensed security guards and crowd controllers who need specialist skills in cash-in-transit or the use of weapons and restraints. You’ll improve your leadership, conflict management and negotiation skills and choose electives that suppor...

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BSB42415 Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication

A Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication is for students seeking roles as Direct Marketing Assistants, Marketing and Communications Consultants or Marketing Coordinators. Students will learn how to profile a market, conduct relevant research, promote products and services, devise campaign...

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NWP40515 Certificate IV in Water Industry Operations (Trade waste)

Learn to treat and manage trade wastewater with the Certificate IV in Water Industry Operations (Trade waste) (NWP40515). This is a nationally recognised training course delivered on-campus over 2 years. The course covers water industry legislation and compliance, WHS, trade waste incidents, wate...

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NWP40515 Certificate IV in Water Industry Operations (Networks)

Become a supervisor at a water supply network with the Certificate IV in Water Industry Operations (Networks) (NWP40515). Over 24 months of classroom and online training you will learn how to operate, construct, and maintain water and wastewater networks. The course will also teach you about wate...

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10283NAT Certificate IV in Crime and Justice Studies

The Certificate IV in Crime and Justice Studies (10283NAT) will prepare you work with the Queensland Police and other justice-related careers where you need a strong understanding of criminal law, social justice, and regulatory powers. This course is recognised all over Australia but the focus is...

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NWP40515 Certificate IV in Water Industry Operations

Get the skills you need to work as a supervisor at water treatment plants (wastewater, irrigation, drinking water) with the Certificate IV in Water Industry Operations (Networks) (NWP40515). This nationally recognised training course allows you to follow a career path through elective specialisat...

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NWP40615 Certificate IV in Water Industry Treatment

Get qualified for one of the 10,000 water treatment job openings expected in the next 5 years with the Certificate IV in Water Industry Treatment (NWP40615). This nationally recognised training course prepares you for supervisory roles at wastewater and drinking water treatment plants in Australi...

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BSB41915 Certificate IV in Business (Governance)

A Certificate IV in Business (Governance) BSB41915 is for board and committee members needing a greater understanding of business processes and the legal ramifications of being an individual board member. Students will gain skills in overseeing financial management, budgeting, working within a c...

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LGA40404 Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works)

A Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works) LGA40404 is perfect for students seeking a career as a foreman or supervisor in local government outdoor operations. This qualification delivers the leadership skills necessary to develop a council works maintenance schedule, manage a civil...

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