IPAA offers the following formal qualifications that can be achieved by attending a series of workshops and completing a rigorous study program and a number of assessment tasks. The courses are aimed at those hoping to transition into more senior roles.
IPAA NSW, on behalf of NSW Public Service Commission, offers the nationally accredited Public Sector Management Program. This is a management and leadership education program for Australia’s public sector managers. It has been developed as a national joint venture across all jurisdictions to provide managers with a unique opportunity to develop skills relevant to the current public sector environment. The program is open to current and potential middle management managers in Commonwealth, State and Local Government organisations in NSW. Graduates who successfully complete the program will graduate from Flinders University, South Australia with a Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Management.
IPAA NSW, in a partnering arrangement with two major Registered Training Organisations (RTO) Major Training Services Pty Ltd (RTO ID No 90748) and Harris Bromly Pty Ltd (RTO ID No 90182) offers a range of nationally recognised Diplomas as public programs. These include:
IPAA NSW, in conjunction with NSW Procurement within the NSW Department of Finance and Services, offers the Procurement Certification Training Program (PCTP).
Diplomas and Certificates offered by Recognition (Portfolio and Desk Assessment)
IPAA NSW offers qualifications through the Recognition process conducted by Major Training Services Pty Ltd (RTO ID No 90748).
Recognition of Prior Learning is established through a variety of portfolio-based and desk assessments. If you wish to apply for recognition of your current work skills and knowledge and gain a Nationally Recognised Qualification you could be required to supply copies of workplace documents created by you. These may include project management plans, contract management plans, strategic plans, reports, briefing notes, and presentations.
Through the Recognition process IPAA NSW can assist you to acquire the following qualifications:
- Diploma of Government PSP50104
- Advanced Diploma of Government PSP60104
- Advanced Diploma of Government (Financial Management) PSP60304
- Advanced Diploma of Government (Management) PSP60504
- Diploma of Management BSB51107
- Advanced Diploma of Management BSB60407
- Diploma of Purchasing BSB51507
- Certificate IV in Project Management BSB41507 Certificate IV in Government (Procurement and Contracting) PSP42410
- Diploma of Project Management BSB51407