Diploma of Government (Human Resources)

This specialist qualification covers the competencies required for independent and self-directed work in human resources in the public sector. 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:

5 core units

6 elective units

Choose 1 unit from Group A

Choose a minimum of 3 elective units from Group B

Choose the remaining elective units 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 an equivalent qualification level or higher, unless otherwise stated.

** For this qualification, a maximum of 1 unit from Certificate IV level may be used.

Core Units

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Promote the values and ethos of public service

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Undertake research and analysis

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Promote diversity

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Use complex workplace communication strategies

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Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector

Elective Group A

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Contribute to workplace safety

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Monitor and maintain workplace safety

Elective Group B

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Develop client services

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Facilitate performance management processes

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Implement workforce planning and succession strategies

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Implement staffing policies

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Coordinate employment relations

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Coordinate employee support

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Coordinate career development


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Entry Requirements

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Licensing Information

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Employability Skills

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