Advanced Diploma of Government (Workplace Inspection)


Are you interested in earning the PSP60122 Advanced Diploma of Government (Workplace Inspection) 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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PSP60122 Advanced Diploma of Government (Workplace Inspection) is a qualification that reflects the skills and knowledge it takes to perform effectively as a government employee. It examines a spread of skills and knowledge in operating ethically within legislative requirements and environments.

This Advanced Diploma of Government is relevant to public servants in roles from Commonwealth, State and Local governments.

RPL Application

For a successful RPL application in Advanced Diploma of Government (Workplace Inspection) your experience needs to cover these practical situations:

  • Involvement in establishing, maintaining, and evaluating an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in order to ensure a safe workplace, with ensuring compliance with relevant WHS as part of their broader management role.
  • Establishment and maintenance of effective industry partnerships in pursuit of improving work health and safety performance, legislative compliance and to educate and assist stakeholders to improve respective workplaces.
  • Involvement in researching, planning and conducting investigations of work health and safety (WHS) issues which may be complex and potentially attract a high-level of community interest.
  • Involvement in identifying, assessing and responding to emerging issues that may impact on work health and safety (WHS) performance.
  • Representation and promotion of organisation in differing settings, using a range of communication strategies to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Involvement in developing, planning, implementing and reviewing a risk management plan in order to maximise results and minimise consequences for an organisation.
  • Participation in providing strategic direction within an organisation, including anaylsing relevant factors, developing and coordinating strategy and effective formulation and communication of strategy.

Implementation of high-level communication strategies, in order to persuade and influence opinion of internal and external clients, colleagues and other staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

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 PSP60122.

The earlier qualification was PSP60116 Advanced Diploma of Government (Workplace Inspection/ Investigations/Fraud Control). 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 BSB60122 Advanced Diploma of Government (Workplace Inspection), you are possessing the range of skills and knowledge that modern workplaces demand.

When we begin to examine the opportunities for public service employment it makes sense that the Advanced Diploma of Government (Workplace Inspection) 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 PSP60122 Advanced Diploma of Government (Workplace Inspection) through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Qualification Details

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The fees for this qualification are as follows:

Qualification through RPL: $2100

We have a range of payment options available for you including: Bank Transfer, Credit Card and Installment Payment Plans. Find out more here.

How does the RPL process work?

  1. We conduct a free qualification appraisal and give you a report
  2. You tell us the qualifications you want and provide work examples
  3. You receive nationally recognised qualifications!

Let’s step this out a bit more:

Step 1. We conduct a free qualification appraisal and give you a report.
The RPL process begins with a conversation with one of our Skills Recognition Advisors.

  • You tell us what you’re looking for and where you want to go
  • You provide a few easily accessible documents
  • You’ll be sent a report within 48 hours. This will include a breakdown of costs involved and lists the qualifications:
    • you could be eligible for right now;
    • you could be eligible for if you are able to provide some further work examples (and we’ll share with you what the gaps are and the work examples we’d need); or
    • if training would be your best option. We don’t offer the training so we’ll give you some information about how to locate a training organisation who delivers what you are looking for.

This is cost-free and obligation-free.

Step 2. You tell us the qualifications you want and provide work examples.
You can make an informed decision about which qualifications are best for you and your career. Once this is confirmed, we can complete the process.

  • We tell you exactly what work examples we need to establish your competency in the units that make up a qualification
  • You provide your work examples, then you can sit back and relax!
  • We match the work examples to the units. This is called mapping. Other providers may get you to do this yourself.

Step 3. You receive nationally recognised qualifications!
Congratulations! Your experience has been validated and translated into nationally recognised qualifications.

  • To save you time, we submit all the paperwork to the government for you. This formalises your qualifications.
  • You receive your qualifications though both email and post, within 14 days. Or, with our VIP Fast-Track Service, you can have them in just 7 days.

Are RPL qualifications nationally recognised? Yes.

Churchill Education is a registered training organisation, RTO:31430. This means that we are regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), the Australian Government regulatory body for the VET sector.

The qualifications that we offer are nationally recognised, and issued under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Accordingly, they’re exactly the same as those granted by other educational institutions such as TAFE.

View the core and elective units that this qualification can be comprised of through Recognition of Prior Learning.

Where could this qualification take you?

Ranked at the Advanced Diploma level, for this qualification you will typically be competent working in an independent, self-directed and management capacity in the public sector.

When we started Churchill Education back in 2006, it wasn’t very common to see people obtain the Advanced Diploma of Government (Workplace Inspection) through Recognition of Prior Learning. In the last 5 years, we have seen a real shift in Departments looking at these qualifications as a minimum benchmark for their teams.

In some teams, holding the Advanced Diploma of Government (Workplace Inspection) is also linked to mandatory pay increases.

There are no entry requirements for the Advanced Diploma of Government (Workplace Inspection).
A total of 15 units of competency must be completed in Advanced Diploma of Government (Workplace Inspection).

The units of competency required are:
7 core units; plus
8 elective units, consisting of:

  • 1 unit from Group A
  • 5 units from Group B to E
  • 2 units from Groups B to E

To be awarded the workplace inspection specialisation, 5 Group B electives must be selected.

Find out more here.

Core units are mandatory for every student completing Advanced Diploma of Government, regardless of specialisation. When you look at the core units you can see that these key competencies are valued in government sector functions across the country:

  • Maintaining and enhancing confidence in the public service
  • Applying relevant government systems
  • Upholding and supporting inclusive workplace practices
  • Preparing high-level written communication
  • Establishing and maintaining strategic networks
  • Managing compliance in accordance with legislation affecting the public sector
  • Managing and implanting policies

Once the core units have been addressed, the 6 elective units balance specialist public sector skills and transferable skills.

For example, a specialist government sector skill can be the ability to evaluate and report on workplace legislative compliance requirements.

For example, a transferable skill that is valued outside of the public service is your ability to coordinate resource allocation and usage.

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