Diploma of Government (Management)

This specialist qualification covers the entry-level competencies required of specialist 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.


11 units of competency are required for this qualification:

6 core units

5 elective units

Choose 1 elective unit from Group A

Choose 4 elective units from Group B including:

1 unit from elsewhere within this Training Package, or 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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Develop client services

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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

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Manage performance

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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Coordinate resource allocation and usage

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Undertake research and analysis

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Support workplace coaching and mentoring

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Undertake negotiations

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Manage conflict

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Provide leadership

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Refine complex workplace documents

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Facilitate change

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Develop and use political nous

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Develop and use emotional intelligence

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Coordinate risk management

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Manage budgets and financial plans

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Recruit, select and induct staff

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Manage an information or knowledge management system

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Develop a workplace learning environment

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Manage people performance

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Manage operational plan

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Facilitate continuous improvement

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Manage personal work priorities and professional development


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Entry Requirements

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Licensing Information

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Employability Skills

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