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PSP40412 - Certificate IV in Government (Court Services) (Release 1)


ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 01/Nov/2012

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DeletedDeleted from PSP12 Public Sector Training Package06/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to PSP40404 - Certificate IV in Government (Court Services)New release of PSP40404. No changes.31/Oct/2012

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
PSPCRT301B - Audio record court proceedingsAudio record court proceedings Elective
PSPCRT401C - Carry out court orderly functionsCarry out court orderly functions Elective
PSPCRT402C - Manage witnessesManage witnesses Elective
PSPCRT403C - Handle exhibits and documents tenderedHandle exhibits and documents tendered Elective
PSPCRT407B - Undertake court listingsUndertake court listings Elective
PSPCRT408B - Provide court registry and information servicesProvide court registry and information services Elective
PSPCRT409B - Administer court fines and debt managementAdminister court fines and debt management Elective
PSPCRT410B - Provide court support to Indigenous clientsProvide court support to Indigenous clients Elective
PSPCRT411B - Audio record complex court proceedingsAudio record complex court proceedings Elective
PSPCRT412B - Record court proceedingsRecord court proceedings Elective
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SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 599211 Clerk Of Court 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6199-19 Bailiff Or Sheriff 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0901 Political Science And Policy Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Courts,Legal Administration 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Tipstaff,Senior Court Officer,Court Registrar 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 599211 Clerk Of Court 20/Feb/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6199-19 Bailiff Or Sheriff 20/Feb/2013 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0901 Political Science And Policy Studies 20/Feb/2013 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 01/Nov/2012 
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Modification History


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PSP12 V1

First release. Supersedes and equivalent to PSP40404


This specialist qualification covers the competencies required by those providing services to the court. 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, electives may also be selected from other Training Packages to reflect the work context and career plans of the individual.

Pathways Information

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Licensing/Regulatory Information

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Entry Requirements

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Employability Skills Summary

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Packaging Rules

15 units of competency are required for this qualification:

  • 7 core units
  • 8 elective units

Choose 8 elective units from the list below, using 1 unit from Group A and 7 units from Group B.

Alternatively, up to 3 electives may be selected from elsewhere within this Training Package, 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.

Core units 


Uphold and support the values and principles of public service


Deliver and monitor service to clients


Value diversity


Use advanced workplace communication strategies


Apply government processes


Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector


Support policy implementation

Group A Elective Units 


Contribute to workplace safety


Implement workplace safety procedures and programs

Group B: Elective Units 


Audio record court proceedings


Carry out court orderly functions


Manage witnesses


Handle exhibits and documents tendered


Undertake court listings


Provide court registry and information services


Administer court fines and debt management


Provide court support to Indigenous clients


Audio record complex court proceedings


Record court proceedings


Contribute to an integrated service delivery program


Administer court legislation


Administer alternative dispute-resolution proceedings


Provide support to self-represented litigants


Perform court duties


Manage jurors


Contribute to policy development

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