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

Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works) (LGA50404)

The Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works) is a nationally recognised qualification for managers and supervisors who need the skills to direct multiple crews, distribute operational work out to people, and make sure the work is done to specification. Apart from gaining practical knowledg...

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Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting (Public Sector) (PSP40616)

If you’re seeking a public service role in procurement and require an advanced understanding of public sector principles and values (plus the processes for planning and implementing major purchases and contracts), this is the qualification you need. By completing this course you’ll gain a working...

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Certificate IV in Government (PSP40116)

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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Diploma of Procurement and Contracting (PSP50616)

A Diploma of Procurement and Contracting PSP50616 is perfect for students seeking careers as procurement professionals in the property sector. Students learn how to manage a supply chain, plan and manage contracts, as well as manage risk and compliance. The Diploma of Procurement and Contr...

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Diploma of Local Government (LGA50712)

A Diploma of Local Government LGA50712 is an administrative qualification and students who complete this study stream actually graduate with three diplomas: Diploma of Local Government; Diploma of Business; and Diploma of Business Administration. Students learn how to work effectively in local go...

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Diploma of Government (PSP50112)

A Diploma of Government PSP50112 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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Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works) (LGA40404)

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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Certificate IV in Business (Governance) (BSB41915)

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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Certificate III in Government (PSP30112)

A Certificate III in Government PSP30112 is perfect for students seeking a career in the Australian public service. The qualification begins with the values and principles underpinning the public sector as well how to identify and comply with legislation. Student then choose from a range of elect...

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Certificate II in Government (PSP20112)

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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