Diploma of Government (PSP50112)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: PSP50112
Study mode: Online
Payment options: VET FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 12 months
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: Conwal Institute (RTO 31190)
Course fees: Price may vary
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

This qualification has been superseded, which means a new version of the qualification is available. Students can continue studying the qualification for 12 months after the superseded date. Conwal will be releasing a later version of the qualification before the 12 months ends, which you will be able to transition into at no extra cost.

The public sector remains one of Australia's largest employers, and the roles available are vast and varied. The Diploma of Government (PSP50112) from Conwal Institute will equip you with the knowledge and training you need to excel across a diverse array of tasks. Delivered entirely online through Upskilled, the course provides a strong foundational understanding of the communication, problem-solving and team skills required to work within any professional environment, while maintaining a focus on legislation compliance and the ethos of the public service sector. Complete this program of study with the skills to advance towards managerial-level roles with a range of government employers.


Although there are no formal prerequisites for this course, it is recommended that you are currently employed within the government sector, or have experience planning and overseeing a range of workplace initiatives.

Areas of study

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

  • PSPETHC501B - Promote the values and ethos of public service
  • BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • PSPGOV504B - Undertake research and analysis
  • PSPGOV512A - Use complex workplace communication strategies
  • PSPGOV505A - Promote diversity
  • PSPLEGN501B - Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector
  • PSPOHS501A - Monitor and maintain workplace safety
  • PSPGOV502B - Develop client services
  • PSPGOV508A - Manage conflict
  • PSPGOV511A - Provide leadership
  • PSPGOV519A - Manage performance

By completing this diploma, you'll acquire an understanding of the values and processes that operate within the public sector. The qualification ensures that graduates have the ability to analyse and problem-solve using the relevant frameworks and legislative knowledge.

With such a diverse and broad-reaching skillset under your belt, you'll be able to pursue roles including:

  • Team Leader
  • Change Manager
  • Research and Analysis Manger
  • Audit and Compliance Officer
  • Project Manager
  • Policy Development Coordinator
  • Publicity Officer
  • Diversity Facilitator

Finance options

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

Upskilled offers their recruitment service on behalf of Conwal Institute (RTO 31190) at no expense to you, as they receive remuneration from their providers.

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.
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