Public Sector RPL
(Recognition of Prior Learning)

Convert your experience as a public servant into qualifications that open career doors.

In Australia, we employ over 2 million public servants across the Commonwealth, State and Local governments. Around 8% of our total population are employed in the public service.

The Commonwealth public service employs about 11% of our public servants in the country, whereas the States employ just under 79% and local governments employ just under 10%.

Employment continues to grow in the public service and as a community we are spending $166,893,800 in public servant salaries and wages.

Of course, there is so much diversity in responsibilities, roles, locations and opportunities when you choose a career of public service. You can be taking on new skills and exploring promotions, effectively building several careers in your lifetime.

Some would say that the superannuation and leave packages make staying in the public service for the whole of your working life very attractive too.

Top 3 Qualifications
for Public Sector

Instead of leaving the public service when you want a change of career, you can instead change the public service you work for or switch departments.

As a significant and competitive employment opportunity, if you are an experienced public servant it is wise to capitalise on your experience to obtain qualifications through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Top 3 Qualifications for Public Sector

More Information About Public Sector RPL Processes and Fees

Fees & Payment

RPL Process

Nationally Recognised Qualifications

Case Studies

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How RPL helped Fiona and Randall make their Public Service experience count

Fiona worked as a Sentence Planning Advisor with the Department of Corrective Services in Queensland and Randall progressed through the ranks to become a Detective Sergeant ...

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The Value of Defence Service in a Civilian World

After 13 years of service, an unexpected health crisis became the catalyst that caused Rheanna to reassess her work-life balance and convert her experience into civilian qualifications through recognition of prior learning.

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Copper to Rugby CEO: RPL for the Future

CEO, Maurie Fatnowna, discusses career transition, RPL for police, and the importance of planning for your next career move.

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