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Certificate III in Government

PSP30112
Average Course Fee: Not available
Average Duration: 28 Days

This generalist qualification covers entry-level competencies for a career in the public sector, with a particular focus on meeting the ethical and legislative requirements of public service while undertaking a diverse range of work activities which are generalist in nature. Electives should reflect the responsibilities of the individual and the job skills required for effective performance. Where a free choice of Electives is possible in the qualification packaging rules, Electives may also be drawn from other Training Packages to reflect the work context and career plans of the individual. Please note that if all Electives are chosen from a single Competency Field (listed in Table 7), a specialist qualification may result. Requirements for specialisations are listed under the relevant Competency Field.

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate III in Government

89.0%

Satisfied with the training
74.5%

Received job-related
benefits from training
General Clerk ( ANZSCO code 531111)
Expected job openings
Expected job openings are: high Low Below average Average Above average High
High
239,900 persons were employed as General Clerks in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be greater than 50,000.
Average weekly full time earnings
Average weekly full time earnings are: below average Low Below average Average Above average High
Below average
Average weekly full time earnings before tax for General Clerks in 2014 are: $1,000. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
Source: Department of Employment. For full details on General Clerks visit Job Outlook
This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC

For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

11 units of competency are required for this qualification:

  • 7 core units
  • 4 elective units
  • Choose 4 elective units from the list below and/or

  • from elsewhere within this Training Package, or another endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course.
  • Units selected should not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification.

    All elective units must be selected from an equivalent qualification level or higher, unless otherwise stated.

    ** For this qualification, a maximum of one unit from Certificate II level may be used.

    Core Units

    PSPETHC301B

    Uphold the values and principles of public service

    PSPGOV301B

    Work effectively in the organisation

    PSPGOV302B

    Contribute to workgroup activities

    PSPGOV308B

    Work effectively with diversity

    PSPGOV312A

    Use workplace communication strategies

    PSPLEGN301B

    Comply with legislation in the public sector

    PSPOHS301A

    Contribute to workplace safety

    Elective Units

    PSPCRT301B

    Audio record court proceedings

    PSPGOV303B

    Build and maintain internal networks

    PSPGOV305B

    Access and use resources and financial systems

    PSPGOV306B

    Implement change

    PSPGOV307B

    Organise workplace information

    PSPGOV309A

    Address client needs

    PSPGOV310A

    Work in and with small, regional and remote organisations

    PSPGOV311A

    Work with a coach or mentor

    PSPGOV313A

    Compose workplace documents

    PSPGOV314A

    Contribute to conflict management

    PSPGOV315A

    Give and receive workplace feedback

    PSPPROC303A

    Carry out basic procurement

    PSPSCI301A

    Assist with scientific technical support

    PSPSCI302A

    Support innovation and change through extension

    PSPSCI303A

    Undertake scientific/technological research

    BSBADM301B

    Produce texts from shorthand notes

    BSBADM303B

    Produce texts from audio transcription

    BSBITU302A

    Create electronic presentations

    BSBLED301A

    Undertake elearning

    BSBMKG402B

    Analyse consumer behaviour for specific markets

    BSBMKG408B

    Conduct market research

    BSBRKG302B

    Undertake disposal

    BSBRKG303B

    Retrieve information from records

    BSBRKG304B

    Maintain business records

    CHCCD307C

    Support community resources

    PUAWER001B

    Identify, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations

    PUAWER004B

    Respond to workplace emergencies

    PUAWER008B

    Confine small workplace emergencies

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Administrative Assistant
    Airport Security Officer
    Bench Clerk
    Border Protection Officer
    Court Officer
    Court Security Assistant
    Customs Officer
    Disability Support Assistant (Schools)
    Government Personnel Security Officer (Basic)
    Government Security Officer (Basic)
    Human Resources Support Services Officer (Public Sector)
    Immigration Officer
    Land Administration Officer
    Quarantine Inspector
    Records Officer
    School Administration Officer
    School Canteen Worker
    School Financial Administration Officer
    School Information Technology Support Officer
    School Janitor
    School Library Aide
    School Science Assistant
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Business Administration
    Business Services
    Courts
    Cultural Industries
    Education Administration
    Education Support
    Government Administration
    Government Security Management
    Government Service Delivery
    Local Government
    Local Government Administration
    Public Administration
    Public Safety and Security
    Recordkeeping



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    This RTO can offer VET Student Loans for certain approved courses. A VET Student Loan is a capped loan from the Australian Government to help you pay your tuition fees. Your initial loan debt amount (loan and loan fee, if applicable), plus indexation, must be paid back once you start earning over a certain amount. The amount for the 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.

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    Student outcomes for Certificate III in Government

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate III in Government

    91.9%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    37.2 %

    General Clerical Workers

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    68.6%
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    19.7%
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Professionals
    5.8*%
    Professionals
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $48,000

    $40,600

    $42,900


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) 95.9 84.6 85.2
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    94.5
    82.8
    11.7
     
    75.4
    25.9
    49.2
     
    77.3
    46.1
    30.9
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    4.1*
    5.5*
    19.3
     
    6.4
    9.3
    19.9
     
    5
    9.8
    13.8
    Satisfied with the training (%) 89 89.2 86.1
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 74.5 78.5 70.9
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 91 94.2 90.2
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 88.3 86.2 83.6
    Recommend the training to other (%) 93.8 93.4 90.5

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Median salary (Full-time) ($) 48,000 40 600 42 900
    Top Occupations (%):
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Professionals
     
    68.6
    19.7
    5.8*
     
    72.9
    6.4
    5.4
     
    27.4
    26
    13.1
    Top Industries (%):
    Public Administration and Safety
    Health Care and Social Assistance
     
    47.1
    35.3
     
    58.6
    8.8
     
    21
    17.1

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed after training (%) - 87.5 89.8
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 41 200 46 100
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 36.7 27
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 87.9 85.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 87.4 86.8

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed after training (%) 91.9 58.9 50.3
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 39 100 40 000
    Enrolled in further study (%) 29 33.9 31.7
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 90 86.1
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 84.2 76.9

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
    ** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
    For more information, please refer to the Statistics Explained page.

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    47.1
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    35.3
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