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PSP50116 - Diploma of Government (Online)

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PSP50116 - Diploma of Government (Online)

For enrolment information, please contact the IPAA NSW Learning Team on 02 8066 1900 or email [email protected].

Professional & Associate Members $6,490
Affiliate Members $6,490
Non Members $6,490

Pre-Training Requirements

Entry is open to all applicants with a suitable level of workplace responsibility allowing sufficient opportunity to demonstrate competency through completion of tasks related to their job role.

Course Overview

This course covers the competencies required for independent and self-directed work in the public sector. It is particularly suited to those working in an environment where there is a range of responsibilities which are diverse in nature rather than within a narrow specialisation and/or they work in small or regionally-based organisations. The course consists of 11 units and the learning and employability skills include communication, teamwork, problem-solving, initiative, research and analysis, technology, planning and organising, and self-management.

Learning Outcomes

  • Communication and leadership capabilities.
  • Developing, monitoring and evaluating policy implementation.
  • Understanding the Westminster system of government.
  • Government budgetary and resource allocation.
  • Promoting and modelling of compliance with legislation and related public sector guidelines and procedures, as well as encouraging and assisting others to comply.
  • Promoting ethical standards, assisting staff to avoid conflicts of interest and modelling and fostering integrity of conduct.
  • Contributing to workplace safety arrangements.
  • Undertaking effective research and applying project management skills to relevant workplace tasks and initiatives.
  • Planning and conducting negotiations and finalising an outcome.
  • Understanding diversity input for strategies, policies and plans and monitoring diversity outcomes.


Students must complete 11 units of competency:

  • PSPGEN101 Use complex workplace communication strategies
  • BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • BSBPMG430 Undertake project work
  • BSBWHS311 Assist with maintaining workplace safety
  • PSPGEN099 Undertake negotiations
  • PSPLEG007 Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector
  • PSPGEN106 Conduct Research and analysis
  • PSPETH008 Promote the values and ethos of public service
  • PSPGEN118 Provide leadership
  • BSBWRT411 Write complex documents
  • PSPGEN115 Uphold and support inclusive work practices

Study Workload

The estimated time to complete the course is 6-7 hours per week over a 18 month study period comprising on-the-job learning, workplace practice, self-directed study and assessment preparation.


A combination of knowledge questions, work-related tasks and evidence portfolio, or RPL.

This course is delivered in a partnering arrangement with UNE Partnerships (RTO ID No 6754).


Enquiries: For enrolment information, please contact the IPAA NSW Learning Team on 02 8066 1900 or email [email protected].


Sponsor acknowledgement
This event is presented with support from our partners.
Professional & Affiliate Members $6,490 Non Members $6,490

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