Diploma of Government (PSP50112)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: PSP50112
Study mode: Online
Payment options: VET FEE-HELP may be available
Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: Up to 24 months
Start date: Enquire for upcoming start dates
Awarded by: Conwal and Associates Pty Ltd trading as Conwal Institute (RTO 31190)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

Don't let a lack of qualifications stand in your way! Complete this online PSP50112 - Diploma of Government course to give you the skills and knowledge needed to propel into managerial or top-tier government positions. If you're seeking a long-term career in the public sector, this course is the perfect way for you to expand your credentials and diversify your career options.

The course is designed to cover a range of key competencies that'll help you bring leadership and strategic vision to your department. Learn how to reflect the values and ethos of public service through your work standards, ensure compliance to legislation, and promote a workplace that is inclusive and diverse. You'll also be trained to manage conflict, monitor performance and utilise complex workplace communication strategies.


There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however it would be ideal if students:

  • Be employed in a relevant role in the industry
  • Have access to appropriate workplace tasks and resources to complete assessments
  • Participate in a language literacy and numeracy task to ensure they are capable of succeeding in this course

Areas of study

In this government course, the subjects you will study include:

Core units:

  • PSPETHC501B - Promote the values and ethos of public service
  • PSPGOV504B - Undertake research and analysis
  • PSPGOV512A - Use complex workplace communication strategies
  • PSPGOV505A - Promote diversity
  • PSPLEGN501B - Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector

Elective units

  • BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • PSPOHS501A - Monitor and maintain workplace safety
  • PSPGOV502B - Develop client services
  • PSPGOV508A - Manage conflict
  • PSPGOV511A - Provide leadership
  • PSPGOV519A - Manage performance

See where a VET FEE-HELP loan can take you.

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited PSP50112 - Diploma of Government from Conwal and Associates (RTO 31190) trading as Conwal Institute. By successfully completing this course you will gain the skills and knowledge needed to seek work as a:

  • Strategy officer
  • Policy development officer
  • Legislative or legal assistant
  • Strategy planner
  • Research and analysis officer
  • Publicity officer

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this program, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees.

The current price of this course is $13,750.

Alternatively, payment plans are available.

You will be provided with the opportunity to withdraw without payment, if you decide that this course isn't right for you.

You may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the VET FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.
RTO 31190
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