PSP40122

Certificate IV
in Government (Human Resources)

Am I Eligible?

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Are you interested in earning the PSP40122 Certificate IV in Government (Human Resources) through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)? You may be eligible to receive this qualification based on the work you’ve already done. And, you could do it without having to complete any additional study.

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About the Qualification

What is the Certificate IV in Government (Human Resources)?

The Certificate IV in Government (Human Resources) is a specialty version of the Certificate IV in Government available to complete by Recognition of Prior Learning. It examines a spread of skills and knowledge applicable to human resources. This Certificate IV in Government (Human Resources) is relevant to public servants in roles from Commonwealth, State and Local governments.

For a successful RPL application in Certificate IV in Government (Human Resources) your human resource experience needs to cover these practical situations:

  • Ability to communicate and implement employee relations and industrial relations policies and procedures, representing the organisation and employers effectively.
  • Coordinated recruitment and onboarding processes, developing, and implementing strategies to source candidates and to assess their suitability to available positions.
  • Supported human resources functions and processes, possessing a broad understanding of associated policy frameworks and the administrative requirements to support these functions and policies.
  • Applied project human resources management approaches, utilising establishment of human resource requirements, identifying and facilitating the learning and development needs of people and being able to aid in resolving conflict.
  • Led effective workplace relationships, utilising leadership skills to promote team cohesion.
  • Implemented systems and processes that supported the personal and professional development of self and others.

After a review was completed in 2022 of all Australia’s Public Sector Package qualifications, the latest and current version of this qualification can be recognised by the code PSP40122.

The earlier qualification was PSP40116 Certificate IV in Government, lacking any specialisation requirement. Whilst the spirit of the earlier qualification aligned with the latest version, there have been some changes made to ensure that when you graduate with PSP40122 Certificate IV in Government (Human Resources), you are acknowledged for possessing the range of skills and knowledge that modern workplaces demand for human resources.

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WHAT DOES IT COMPRISE OF

Qualification Information

There are no entry requirements for the Certificate IV in Government (Human Resources).
A total of 15 units of competency must be completed in the Certificate IV in Government (Human Resources). The units of competency required are:
4 core units; plus
11 elective units, consisting of:

  • 1 unit from Group A
  • 9 units from Group B to F,
  • 1 unit from Groups B to F,
    elsewhere in the PSP Training Package, or any other current Training Package, or accredited course.

To award the human resources specialisation, 6 Group B electives must be selected.

Core units are mandatory for every student completing the Certificate IV in Government (Human Resources). When you look at the core units you can see that these key competencies are valued in government sector functions across the country:

  • Promoting and upholding the values and principles of public service
  • Engaging with relevant stakeholders
  • Applying government processes
  • Working effectively with diversity and inclusion

Once the core units have been addressed, the 11 elective units balance specialist public sector skills and transferable skills.

For example, a specialist government sector skill can be the ability support employee and industrial relations.

For example, a transferable skill that is valued outside of the public service is your ability to compose complex workplace documentation.

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About the Qualification

Certificate IV in Government (Human Resources)

When we begin to examine the opportunities for public service employment it makes sense that the Certificate IV in Government (Human Resources) has become a more widely recognised qualification. According to statistics published in November 2021, there were just over two million public servant jobs in Australia, and this is forecast to grow.

As a significant and competitive employment opportunity, if you are an experienced public servant it is wise to capitalise on your experience to obtain the PSP40122 Certificate IV in Government (Human Resources) through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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