Advanced Diploma of Government

PSP60116 Advanced Diploma of Government is a qualification that reflects the competencies it takes to perform effectively in the public sector. 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 PSP60116 Advanced Diploma of Government 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. Our Skills Recognition Advisors can conduct a free preliminary assessment to confirm your eligibility.

Find out if you are eligible for this qualification by calling us on 1300 793 002, or apply here.

When we started Churchill Education back in 2006, it wasn’t very common to see people obtain the Advanced Diploma of Government 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 is also linked to mandatory pay increases.

What is the Advanced Diploma of Government about?

PSP60116 Advanced Diploma of Government is a qualification that reflects the skills and knowledge required to perform effectively as public service employee. This is relevant to public servants from Commonwealth, State and Local governments.

When it comes to obtaining Recognition of Prior Learning in PSP60116 Advanced Diploma of Government, the starting point is that you have competencies in public sector work which is autonomous and non-routine.

The Advanced Diploma of Government is available as a generalist qualification and also as specialisations…

The generalist qualification reflects work in small or regional organisations where your responsibilities have been diverse.

Advanced Diploma of Government (Workplace Inspections)
The workplace inspections specialisation is for those who have been responsible for the investigation and enforcement requirements in any of the following areas: workplace relations, work health and safety, workers’ compensation or injury management.

Advanced Diploma of Government (Investigations) 
The investigations specialisation is for those who have been primarily responsible for managing investigations within a public sector role.

Advanced Diploma of Government Jobs

When we begin to examine the opportunities for public service employment it makes sense that the Advanced Diploma of Government has become a more widely recognised qualification.

According to statistics published in June 2019, there were two million public servant jobs in Australia, and this is forecast to grow.

Advanced Diploma of Government jobs come with a wide variety of titles. With in excess of 2 million public servants in Australia, roles vary across many sectors. There are some common types of job titles we see when reviewing Recognition of Prior Learning applications for Advanced Diploma of Government jobs.

These are examples of Advanced Diploma of Government jobs:

  • Senior Manager (Public Sector)
  • Senior Workplace Inspector
  • Senior Injury Management Case Manager
  • Administration Manager
  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Fraud Prevention Manager
  • Policy Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Procurement and Contracting Manager
  • Injury Management Case Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Senior Inspector or Investigator

More Information About Qualification,
Fees and The Recognition of Prior Learning Process

Fees & Payment

RPL Process

Nationally Recognised Qualifications


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