Diploma of Government (Community Capacity)

This specialist qualification covers the competencies required by those working in community engagement and capacity building on behalf of government. Electives should reflect the responsibilities of the individual and the job skills required for effective performance. Where a free choice of Electives is possible in the qualification packaging rules, Electives may also be drawn from other Training Packages to reflect the work context and career plans of the individual.


11 units of competency are required for this qualification:

7 core units

4 elective units:

Choose 1 elective unit from Group A

Choose 3 elective units from Group B

Alternatively, up to 2 units may be chosen from elsewhere within this Training Package, or from another endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course.

Units selected should not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification.

**All elective units must be selected from Certificate IV qualification level or higher.

Core Units

add topic PSPETHC501B

Promote the values and ethos of public service

add topic PSPGOV505A

Promote diversity

add topic PSPGOV512A

Use complex workplace communication strategies

add topic PSPLEGN501B

Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector

add topic PSPCOM501A

Prepare for community engagement

add topic PSPCOM502A

Develop and implement community engagement strategies

add topic PSPCOM503A

Build and maintain community relationships

Elective Group A

add topic PSPOHS301A

Contribute to workplace safety

add topic PSPOHS501A

Monitor and maintain workplace safety


add topic CHCCD505E

Develop community resources

add topic CHCCD508D

Support community action

add topic CHCCD509C

Support community leadership

add topic CHCCD514B

Implement community development strategies

add topic CHCCD615A

Develop and implement community development strategies

add topic CHCCD619B

Establish and maintain community, government and business partnerships


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Entry Requirements

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Licensing Information

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Employability Skills

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