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Certificate II in Government

PSP20116

Course Overview

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Average Course Duration: 1 Year

1 Year is the average course duration entered on My Skills by 1 training provider(s).

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This course is available as an Australian Apprenticeship. The fee and duration of an Australian Apprenticeship may differ in each state or territory – view more details.
Description

This generalist qualification covers competencies that lay a foundation for a career in the public sector. The qualification has a particular focus on competencies required in a public service context, but also includes competencies that are transferable to other work contexts.

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

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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Satisfied with Training

Percentage of graduates in the Society and Culture field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate II).

Improved Work Status

Percentage of graduates in the Society and Culture field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate II).

Salary

The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Society and Culture field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate II).

Jobs

Graduates of the Society and Culture field (Certificate II) are most often employed as:

Community and Personal Service Workers

38.1%

Community and Personal Service Workers
Sales Workers

19.1%

Sales Workers
Labourers

15.2%

Labourers

Industries

Graduates of the Society and Culture field (Certificate II) are most often employed in:

Public Administration and Safety

24.4%

Public Administration and Safety
Accommodation and Food Services

20.7%

Accommodation and Food Services
Retail Trade

17.5%

Retail Trade

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

 

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JobTrainer

If you are leaving school or looking for work, you may be able to study a free or low-fee course through JobTrainer.

For information on courses and occupations that may be available in your region, please select your state or territory.

Subsidised Training

The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
Select a state or territory for more information.

VET Student Loans

Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.


Career Information

Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


Public Sector Career Pathway

Certificate II in Government is in the Society and Culture Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Public Sector.


Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



Australian Apprenticeships


Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories highlighted in blue on the map. For more information go to the Australian Apprenticeships Pathways website.

 


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