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Certificate III in Government

PSP30116

Duration

1 Year full-time study or part-time equivalent.

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Adelaide, SA
Tamworth, NSW
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This qualification allows for the attainment of general competencies for those working in entry level roles in the public sector, with a particular focus on meeting the ethical and legislative requirements of the public service.

The generalist qualification covers the skills required to operate in a broad range of public service work activities that are generalist in nature.

The court services specialisation covers the skills required by those working at an operational level as a sheriff's officer, bailiff or marshal to carry out the directions of the court and ensure a secure and efficient environment in which the court can function.

The border protection specialisation covers the skills required by those working at an operational level in border protection.

The protective security specialisation covers the skills required by those working at an operational level in protective security.

The personnel vetting specialisation covers the skills required by those working at an entry level in the personnel vetting area of the public sector.

Additional qualification advice
Where a defined specialisation is completed as listed below, the resultant testamur can be titled: Certificate III in Government (field of study) e.g. Certificate III in Government (Court services).

There are no entry requirements for this qualification

Total number of units = 13

4 core units plus
9 elective units,
Choose 1 elective from Group A Work health safety.

Generalist:
  • minimum of 4 units from Groups B-H or from elsewhere within this training package
  • Choose the remaining electives from the list below or from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

    Specialisations
    Court services specialisation:
  • minimum of 2 units from Group B
  • minimum of 2 units from Group C
  • Choose the remaining electives from the list below or from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

    Border protection specialisation:
  • minimum of 5 units from Group D
  • Choose the remaining electives from the list below or from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

  • Protective security specialisation:
  • 2 units from Group E
  • minimum of 3 units from Group F
  • Choose the remaining electives from the list below or from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

    Personnel vetting specialisation:
  • 2 units from Group E
  • minimum of 3 units from Group G
  • Choose the remaining electives from the list below or from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

    All elective units selected from outside this qualification must reflect the occupational learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level. Seek further advice on selecting imported units of competency in the PSP Implementation Guide.

    Core units
    PSPETH001 Uphold the values and principles of public service
    PSPGEN015 Work effectively with diversity
    PSPGEN019 Use workplace communication strategies
    PSPLEG001 Comply with legislation in the public sector

    Elective units
    Group A: Work health safety
    BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
    BSBWHS301 Maintain workplace safety

    Group B: Court services specialisation (CRT coded)
    PSPCRT002 Perform duties to support a hearing
    PSPCRT003 Manage witnesses
    PSPCRT007 Compile and use official notes

    Group C: Court services specialisation
    CSCSAS001 Maintain security
    CSCSAS005 Contain incidents that jeopardise safety and security
    CSCSAS010 Conduct searches
    CSCTRA001 Maintain security during escort
    PUAOPE002B Operate communications systems and equipment

    Group D: Border protection specialisation
    PSPBDR001 Conduct patrols
    PSPBDR002 Use border protection technology equipment
    PSPBDR003 Deploy detector dog
    PSPBDR004 Maintain detector dog proficiency
    PSPBDR005 Calculate taxes, fees and charges
    PSPBDR006 Create and maintain profiles
    PSPBDR013 Examine and test firearms
    PSPGEN038 Identify and treat risks
    PSPREG002 Undertake routine inspections and monitoring
    PSPREG003 Apply regulatory powers
    PSPREG009 Conduct search and seizure
    PSPREG019 Take custody of and store weapons

    Group E: Protective security and personnel vetting specialisations
    PSPREG015 Receive and validate data
    PSPSEC009 Handle sensitive information

    Group F: Protective security specialisation
    PSPSEC001 Secure government assets
    PSPSEC002 Respond to government security incidents
    PSPSEC003 Conduct security awareness sessions
    PSPSEC005 Undertake government security risk analysis
    PSPSEC006 Implement security risk treatments
    PSPGEN016 Address client needs
    Group G: Personnel vetting specialisation
    PSPREG012 Gather information through interviews
    PSPSEC008 Conduct personnel security assessments
    PSPGEN014 Organise workplace information
    PSPGEN020 Compose workplace documents
    PSPGEN038 Identify and treat risks

    Group H: General elective units
    PSPGEN009 Work effectively in the organisation
    PSPGEN010 Contribute to workgroup activities
    PSPGEN011 Build and maintain internal networks
    PSPGEN012 Access and use resources and financial systems
    PSPGEN013 Implement change
    PSPGEN014 Organise workplace information
    PSPGEN016 Address client needs
    PSPGEN017 Work in and with small, regional and remote organisations
    PSPGEN018 Work with a coach or mentor
    PSPGEN020 Compose workplace documents
    PSPGEN021 Contribute to conflict management
    PSPGEN022 Give and receive workplace feedback
    PSPGEN038 Identify and treat risks
    PSPCRT001 Audio record court proceedings
    PSPLND001 Investigate tenure and land use history
    PSPLND002 Compile and check survey plans
    PSPPCM001 Carry out basic procurement
    PSPRAD003 Perform basic radiation measurements
    PSPRAD004 Consign radioactive material
    PSPRAD005 Handle and transport radioactive material
    PSPRAD006 Work safely with radiation-sealed source equipment
    PSPRAD011 Work safely with radiation-unsealed source equipment
    PSPREG002 Undertake routine inspections and monitoring
    PSPREG003 Apply regulatory powers
    PSPREG006 Produce formal record of interview
    PSPREG009 Conduct search and seizure
    PSPREG019 Take custody of and store weapons
    PSPSCI002 Assist with scientific technical support
    PSPSCI003 Support innovation and change through extension
    PSPSCI004 Undertake scientific/technological research
    PSPSEC004 Undertake information technology security audits
    PUAWER001B Identify, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations
    PUAWER004B Respond to workplace emergencies
    PUAWER008B Confine small workplace emergencies