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

PSP50116 Diploma of Government

A Diploma of Government PSP50116 is perfect for students seeking supervisory roles in the Australian public service or local government. Students gain skills in leadership, maintaining compliance in the public sector, project management, and applying government processes. The Diploma of Go...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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10765NAT Certificate IV in Adult Tertiary Preparation

The Certificate IV in Adult Tertiary Preparation (10765NAT) delivers key academic learning skills and is a direct pathway to university and higher education enrolment — it’s also suitable for international students preparing for study in Australia. Recognised all over the Australia this course ca...

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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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CHC41015 Certificate IV in Celebrancy

Become a qualified marriage celebrant with the Certificate IV in Celebrancy (CHC41015). This nationally recognised qualification will teach you how to interview clients, then plan weddings and other ceremonies (baby namings, engagements, funerals, wedding vow renewals). Graduate with the skills ...

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CSC40115 Certificate IV in Correctional Practice

The CSC40115 - Certificate IV in Correctional Practice 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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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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PSP40116 Certificate IV in Government

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 a...

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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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CPP40707 Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management

Learn how to identify and monitor threats to an organisation’s assets and operations with the Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management (CPP40707). This nationally recognised qualification is delivered online with regular contact from your teacher via Zoom conferencing. Over 6-12 months of s...

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CPP40719 Certificate IV in Security Management

The Certificate IV in Security Management (CPP40719) is a management level qualification for security supervisors and senior officers who manage an organisation’s security operations. Over 12 months of part-time study you will learn how to assess security risks and threats then advise your organi...

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CPP41519 Certificate IV in Security Risk Analysis

The Certificate IV in Security Risk Analysis (CPP41519) qualifies you for work as a security risk analyst and consultant. Over 12 months of part-time study you will learn how to assess security and crowd control risk at events, hospitality venues, public buildings, and workplaces. Graduate knowin...

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