Qualification details

PSP30116 - Certificate III in Government (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 07/Mar/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to PSP30112 - Certificate III in GovernmentPSP unit codes updated.Imported units updated. 06/Mar/2016


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBWHS201 - Contribute to health and safety of self and othersContribute to health and safety of self and others Elective
BSBWHS301 - Maintain workplace safetyMaintain workplace safety Elective
CSCSAS001 - Maintain securityMaintain security Elective
CSCSAS005 - Contain incidents that jeopardise safety and securityContain incidents that jeopardise safety and security Elective
CSCSAS010 - Conduct searchesConduct searches Elective
CSCTRA001 - Maintain security during escortMaintain security during escort Elective
PSPBDR001 - Conduct patrolsConduct patrols Elective
PSPBDR002 - Use border protection technology equipmentUse border protection technology equipment Elective
PSPBDR003 - Deploy detector dogDeploy detector dog Elective
PSPBDR004 - Maintain detector dog proficiencyMaintain detector dog proficiency Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 531111 General Clerk 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0901 Political Science And Policy Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Public Administration,Courts,Government Administration,Government Security Management,Border Protection 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Border Protection Officer,Tipstaff,Government Personnel Security Officer (Basic),Immigration Officer,Bench Clerk,Quarantine Inspector,Court Security Assistant,Administrative Assistant,Customs Officer,Sheriff,Government Security Officer (Basic) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 531111 General Clerk 09/Aug/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0901 Political Science And Policy Studies 09/Aug/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 07/Mar/2016 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

1

This qualification was released in PSP Public Sector Training Package release 1.0 and meets the Standards for Training Packages.

This qualification supersedes and is equivalent to PSP30112 Certificate III in Government.

  • PSP unit codes updated
  • Imported units updated

Qualification Description

This qualification allows for the attainment of general competencies for those working in entry level roles in the public sector, with a particular focus on meeting the ethical and legislative requirements of the public service.

The generalist qualification covers the skills required to operate in a broad range of public service work activities that are generalist in nature.

The court services specialisation covers the skills required by those working at an operational level as a sheriff's officer, bailiff or marshal to carry out the directions of the court and ensure a secure and efficient environment in which the court can function.

The border protection specialisation covers the skills required by those working at an operational level in border protection.

The protective security specialisation covers the skills required by those working at an operational level in protective security.

The personnel vetting specialisation covers the skills required by those working at an entry level in the personnel vetting area of the public sector.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Additional qualification advice 

Where a defined specialisation is completed as listed below, the resultant testamur can be titled: Certificate III in Government (field of study) e.g. Certificate III in Government (Court services).

Packaging Rules

13 units of competency are required for this qualification:

  • 4 core units
  • 9 elective units

Choose 1 elective from Group A Work health safety.

Generalist:

  • minimum of 4 units from Groups B-H or from elsewhere within this training package

Choose the remaining electives from the list below or from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

Specialisations 

Court services specialisation:

  • minimum of 2 units from Group B
  • minimum of 2 units from Group C

Choose the remaining electives from the list below or from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

Border protection specialisation:

  • minimum of 5 units from Group D

Choose the remaining electives from the list below or from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

Protective security specialisation:

  • 2 units from Group E
  • minimum of 3 units from Group F

Choose the remaining electives from the list below or from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

Personnel vetting specialisation:

  • 2 units from Group E
  • minimum of 3 units from Group G

Choose the remaining electives from the list below or from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

All elective units selected from outside this qualification must reflect the occupational learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level. Seek further advice on selecting imported units of competency in the PSP Implementation Guide.

Elective units selected must not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification. 

Core units 

PSPETH001

Uphold the values and principles of public service

PSPGEN015

Work effectively with diversity

PSPGEN019

Use workplace communication strategies

PSPLEG001

Comply with legislation in the public sector

Elective units 

Group A: Work health safety 

BSBWHS201

Contribute to health and safety of self and others

BSBWHS301

Maintain workplace safety

Group B: Court services specialisation (CRT coded) 

PSPCRT002

Perform duties to support a hearing

PSPCRT003

Manage witnesses

PSPCRT007

Compile and use official notes

Group C: Court services specialisation 

CSCSAS001

Maintain security

CSCSAS005

Contain incidents that jeopardise safety and security

CSCSAS010

Conduct searches

CSCTRA001

Maintain security during escort

PUAOPE002B

Operate communications systems and equipment

Group D: Border protection specialisation 

PSPBDR001

Conduct patrols

PSPBDR002

Use border protection technology equipment

PSPBDR003

Deploy detector dog

PSPBDR004

Maintain detector dog proficiency

PSPBDR005

Calculate taxes, fees and charges

PSPBDR006

Create and maintain profiles

PSPBDR013

Examine and test firearms

PSPGEN038

Identify and treat risks

PSPREG002

Undertake routine inspections and monitoring

PSPREG003

Apply regulatory powers

PSPREG009

Conduct search and seizure

PSPREG019

Take custody of and store weapons

Group E: Protective security and personnel vetting specialisations 

PSPREG015

Receive and validate data

PSPSEC009

Handle sensitive information

Group F: Protective security specialisation 

PSPSEC001

Secure government assets

PSPSEC002

Respond to government security incidents

PSPSEC003

Conduct security awareness sessions

PSPSEC005

Undertake government security risk analysis

PSPSEC006

Implement security risk treatments

PSPGEN016

Address client needs

Group G: Personnel vetting specialisation 

PSPREG012

Gather information through interviews

PSPSEC008

Conduct personnel security assessments

PSPGEN014

Organise workplace information

PSPGEN020

Compose workplace documents

PSPGEN038

Identify and treat risks

Group H: General elective units 

PSPGEN009

Work effectively in the organisation

PSPGEN010

Contribute to workgroup activities

PSPGEN011

Build and maintain internal networks

PSPGEN012

Access and use resources and financial systems

PSPGEN013

Implement change

PSPGEN014

Organise workplace information

PSPGEN016

Address client needs

PSPGEN017

Work in and with small, regional and remote organisations

PSPGEN018

Work with a coach or mentor

PSPGEN020

Compose workplace documents

PSPGEN021

Contribute to conflict management

PSPGEN022

Give and receive workplace feedback

PSPGEN038

Identify and treat risks

PSPCRT001

Audio record court proceedings

PSPLND001

Investigate tenure and land use history

PSPLND002

Compile and check survey plans

PSPPCM001

Carry out basic procurement

PSPRAD003

Perform basic radiation measurements

PSPRAD004

Consign radioactive material

PSPRAD005

Handle and transport radioactive material

PSPRAD006

Work safely with radiation-sealed source equipment

PSPRAD011

Work safely with radiation-unsealed source equipment

PSPREG002

Undertake routine inspections and monitoring

PSPREG003

Apply regulatory powers

PSPREG006

Produce formal record of interview

PSPREG009

Conduct search and seizure

PSPREG019

Take custody of and store weapons

PSPSCI002

Assist with scientific technical support

PSPSCI003

Support innovation and change through extension

PSPSCI004

Undertake scientific/technological research

PSPSEC004

Undertake information technology security audits

PUAWER001B

Identify, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations

PUAWER004B

Respond to workplace emergencies

PUAWER008B

Confine small workplace emergencies

Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification supersedes and is equivalent to PSP30112 Certificate III in Government

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623

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