Advanced Diploma of Government (Financial Management)

This specialist qualification covers the competencies required of finance managers 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.


15 units of competency are required for this qualification:

8 core units

7 elective units

Choose 7 elective units from the list below

1 unit from Group A

5 units from Group B

1 unit from elsewhere within this Training Package, or or from another endorsed Training Package, or from an 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 Diploma level may be used.

Core Units

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Maintain and enhance confidence in public service

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Apply government systems

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Establish and maintain strategic networks

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Manage compliance with legislation in the public sector

add topic PSPMNGT605B

Manage diversity

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Manage workplace safety

add topic PSPPOL603A

Manage policy implementation

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Apply complex public sector financial requirements

Elective Units

Group A

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Undertake strategic financial analysis

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Develop public sector financial strategies

Group B

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Audit and report on financial systems and records

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Implement tax plans and evaluate tax compliance

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Monitor corporate governance activities

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Implement organisational improvement programs

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Conduct internal audit

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Evaluate business performance

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Evaluate organisation's financial performance

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Evaluate financial risk

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Develop and implement financial strategies

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Prepare and analyse management accounting information

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Prepare complex corporate financial reports

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Interpret and use financial statistics and tools


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Entry Requirements

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Licensing Information

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Employability Skills

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