Available for RPL only. Online study will be available soon.
In this course you will learn high-level government security management. This includes how to assess security risks and create plans to reduce or remove risk in the government security landscape.
You will gain an understanding of the most effective ways to coordinate protective security, analyse threats and devise strategies to respond to those threats.
This qualification covers the competencies required for independent and self-directed work in the public sector as a practitioner in government security management. It is suitable for individuals who need to apply integrated technical and theoretical concepts in a broad range of contexts to undertake advanced skilled duties in a government security environment.
One course offers many courses of action and pathways for you. This qualification is Release 1 and is the most up-to-date qualification available.
On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a Diploma of Government Security (PSP50316).
Possible job outcomes from this course include:
There are no formal prerequisite units required for entry into this course.
You will however require intermediate English language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.
Before commencing this course, you will be required to undertake an Online LLN ASSESSMENT. You can complete this higher level LLN test here now!
If you are completing the course via an online or RPL delivery mode, you will need access to a computer with word processing, PDF reader capabilities and an internet connection.
Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.
Units of Competency
To complete this course you must demonstrate competency in a total of 11 units. These units have been selected to give you the most comprehensive overview of government security at a management level.
You can view the full list of units available to study within this qualification on training.gov.au.
*If you wish to change one or more of your elective units please contact us. While we endeavour to be able to provide all options, changes to elective units cannot be guaranteed. The cost for custom unit packaging is $500 per qualification for full study or $250 for RPL.
Standard Online Delivery
1 unit per month for 12 months. Includes regular contact with a trainer. Should allow 20 – 25 hours per week to study.
For people with prior knowledge, skills or qualifications. 2 units per month for 6 months. Should allow 30 – 40 hours per week to study.
Assessment Only / RPL
For people with evidence of their extensive experience.
We aim to have all RPL assessments finalised within 12 weeks but it is usually much quicker. The actual timeframe depends on the course you are seeking RPL for, how long it takes you to supply the evidence and how long it takes us to verify your evidence.
You can complete our Free Skills Assessment right now to determine if this is the right option for you.
If you wish to customise your course, change your elective units or study load please contact us to request an individual learning plan.
The number of hours outlined is a guide only and each individual will learn at a different pace. Students may request an extension or submit their assessments early as required to suit their individual learning needs.
After completing this course you may wish to further your studies with:
This qualification is available through online study or RPL. You can also opt to complete some units by RPL and some units through online study.
Online Study – $4450 (Available soon)
RPL – $2525 (Available now)
1. Pay as you go
Pay for each unit of your course as you commence it. Please view our Course Fees brochure to see first payment required plus fee per unit for your specific qualification.
Up to 6 months interest free on zipMoney. Best for people with an existing zipMoney account.
3. Study Pay
Interest free weekly or fortnightly instalments. Best for people looking for a low-fee direct deposit payment plan option.
Individualised quotes will be discussed with our RPL Manager after submission of a free skills assessment. Please read the full outline on our RPL process here.
1. 2 split payments
Pay 50% of the course fees to begin your RPL, with 50% due on completion before your certificate is issued.
2. zipMoney or Study Pay payment plans (as outlined above).
Please read our Course Fees and Refund policy here.
Extension Request Fees
Should you require an extension on your study, the following applies:
Assessment Re-Submission Fees
Should you be deemed not competent after 2 attempts at a unit of competency, an assessment re-submission fee of $50 will apply per assessment.
Should you wish to cancel your course or your enrolment is cancelled by us due to no progress and you then wish to re-enrol, a re-enrolment fee of 25% of the standard course fee will apply if requested within 3 months of initial cancellation. If re-enrolment is requested within 4 – 12 months of initial cancellation, 50% of the standard course fee will apply.
“It was great, I can’t speak more highly of my trainer, she was so lovely. So helpful and explained things clearly and in depth to make sure I fully understand. She was also encouraging when I got questions wrong.”