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Overview

PSP50316 Diploma of Government Security

Available for RPL only. Online study will be available soon.

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.

Course Outcomes

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:

  • Senior Government Security Officer
  • Protective Services Manager
  • Government Security Manager
  • Public Sector Supervisor/Manager
  • Public Sector Security and Risk/WHS Manager

Entry Requirements

What do I need before I start?

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.

What will I need to provide to enrol?

  • Enrolment Form
  • USI
  • Photo Identification
  • Completion of LLN assessment
  • Copies of previous qualifications
  • Payment

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.

Core Units

  • PSPETH003 Promote the values and ethos of public service
  • PSPLEG003 Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector
  • PSPSEC011 Assess security risks
  • PSPSEC012 Develop security risk management plans
  • PSPSEC013 Implement and monitor security risk management plans
  • PSPSEC014 Coordinate protective security

Elective Units

  • BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
  • CPPSEC5008 Analyse threat environment and devise strategies to respond to active threats
  • PSPGEN047 Promote diversity
  • PSPGEN054 Use complex workplace communication strategies
  • PSPGEN058 Coordinate risk management

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.

Delivery Options

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.

Accelerated Learning

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.

Custom Enrolment

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.

Pathways

After completing this course you may wish to further your studies with:

Course Fees

Course Fees

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)

Payment Options

Online Study

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.

2. zipMoney

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.

RPL

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).

Other Information

Please read our Course Fees and Refund policy here.

Extension Request Fees

Should you require an extension on your study, an extension fee of $100 per request per month is required.

Assessment Re-Submission Fees

Should you be deemed not competent after 2 attempts at a unit of competency, an assessment re-submission fee of $100 will apply per assessment.

Re-Enrolment

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.

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