PSP50116
Diploma of Government

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The CLET PSP50116 Diploma of Government is a suitable option via RPL for those with experience working in the public sector.  It is a generic qualification that demands experience working in Government with exposure to general skills and knowledge essential in that area.

If you have experience in the public sector, and are wishing to continue your employment in a different Government department, the PSP50116 Diploma of Government will demonstrate your Government experience.  It allows for the transfer of skills through a nationally recognised qualification that allows all future employers to understand your background and existing skills.

Apply for RPL with CLET today and let the RPL Team guide you through the process and present the best options for your future.

Australian Qualifications Framework
Australian Qualifications Framework
Diploma of Government
Course Code: PSP50116
Application Completion Time: 28 days
Delivery Mode: RPL ONLY
Awards for RPL:
Diploma or
Statement of Attainment
GAP Training: No
Units Recognised: 11
Nationally Recognised Training:
Payment Plans: Yes
RPL Review and assessment can take a minimum of 28 days to complete
Core Units

This unit describes the skills required to promote ethical standards to assist staff in avoiding conflicts of interest and to model and foster integrity.

This unit applies to those working in public sector roles but may be applied to anyone working in a similar organisational context.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work independently, as part of a team and with supervisory responsibilities. They would perform complex tasks in a range of familiar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to promote diversity within an organisation. It includes providing diversity input to strategies, policies and plans, attracting, developing and promoting a diverse workforce, and monitoring diversity outcomes.

This unit applies to those working in generalist and specialist roles within the public sector.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work independently performing complex tasks in a range of familiar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to use complex workplace communication for working at middle management level with internal and external clients, colleagues and other staff. It includes preparing for complex communication, analysing and responding to opinions, presenting a convincing argument, and developing a range of communication strategies.

This unit applies to those working in generalist and specialist roles within the public sector.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously with management responsibilities performing complex tasks, in a range of familiar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to promote compliance with legislation in the public sector. It includes modelling compliance with legislation.

This unit applies to those with responsibility for encouraging and assisting others to comply with public sector guidelines and procedures.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would generally work independently with supervisory responsibilities. They would perform complex tasks in a range of familiar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.



Possible Electives

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor the organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs as part of a small work team.

The unit applies to individuals who have a key role in maintaining workplace safety in an organisation. In their role they closely monitor aspects of work associated with the safe delivery of products and services, and they have a responsibility for influencing safety in the workplace.

NOTE: The terms 'occupational health and safety' (OHS) and 'work health and safety' (WHS) are equivalent and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where the Model WHS Legislation has not been implemented RTOs are advised to contextualise the unit of competency by referring to the existing State/Territory OHS legislative requirements.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to command operational forces within a compliance or law enforcement operational environment. It includes preparing and planning for the force’s role in the operation, communicating the plan to group commanders, and conducting operations and post-operation processes.

This unit applies to those working within operational forces in a compliance or law enforcement environment.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously supervising others, performing complex tasks in a range of contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to manage conflict. It includes identifying and assessing conflict situations, implementing strategies to resolve conflict and monitoring conflict situations.

This unit applies to those working in generalist and specialist roles within the public sector.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work independently performing complex tasks in a range of familiar and unfamiliar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to achieve operational results and effective working relationships through leadership, feedback and support of individuals in a workgroup that may exist in the workplace, be formed for a special purpose or project, or consist of community members, volunteers and/or interagency members. It includes facilitating commitment to objectives and required standards, contributing to the development of a cooperative, high performance workgroup, giving and receiving feedback on performance, supporting and participating in development activities, and providing leadership, direction and guidance in the workgroup.

This unit applies to those working in generalist and specialist roles within the public sector.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously with management responsibilities performing complex tasks in a range of familiar and unfamiliar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to develop and use political nous to navigate and succeed in the political environment of the public sector. It includes identifying the political terrain, evaluating the political environment, forming alliances, and bargaining and negotiating to achieve outcomes.

This unit applies to those working in public sector roles but may be applied to anyone working in a similar organisational context.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work independently, while performing complex tasks in a familiar context.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to coordinate risk management in the organisation. It includes maintaining infrastructure and processes, supporting staff to manage risk, facilitating risk recovery, and monitoring and reviewing risk management.

This unit applies to those working in generalist and specialist roles within the public sector.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work independently, with supervision responsibilities, performing complex tasks in a range of familiar and unfamiliar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills required to manage performance in accordance with the organisation’s performance management system. It includes linking individual and/or workgroup activities to organisational goals, setting performance expectations, measuring performance achievements, and renegotiate performance and development plans.

This unit applies to those working in generalist and specialist roles within the public sector.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously with supervision responsibilities, performing complex tasks in a range of familiar and unfamiliar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • All Federal, State and Local Government administration supervisor/manager positions
  • Team leaders
  • Office supervisors/managers

RPL FEES - $1400 (Full RPL Fee)

Initial RPL Review: NO FEE (Free of charge) - This is conducted when RPL Application and evidence received.

PROCEED TO AWARD: $1400 - This fee is only due after initial review is completed, candidate then requests a full RPL assessment is conducted and decides to proceed to be awarded with the qualification. If candidate does not proceed to award, no fee is payable.

STATEMENT OF ATTAINMENT - FEE adjusted accordingly. This occurs when initial review is conducted, candidate then requests a full RPL assessment and is awarded PARTIAL RPL for selected units.

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