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Unit of competency details

PSPGEN043 - Apply government processes (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to PSPGOV422A - Apply government processesUnit code updated. Content and formatting updated to comply with the new standards. All PC transitioned from passive to active voice. Assessment Requirements created drawing upon specified assessment information from superseded unit. 06/Mar/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 07/Mar/2016


Training packages that include this unit

Accredited courses that have this unit in the completion mapping

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080313 Public And Health Care Administration  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080313 Public And Health Care Administration  09/Aug/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

1

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

This unit supersedes and is equivalent to PSPGOV422A Apply government processes.

  • Unit code updated
  • Content and formatting updated to comply with the new standards
  • All PC transitioned from passive to active voice

Application

This unit describes the skills required to apply government processes. It includes applying information relating to the machinery of government and knowledge of organisations protocols and functions.

This unit applies to those working in generalist and specialist roles within the public sector.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work independently performing complex tasks in a range of familiar and unfamiliar contexts.

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

Competency Field

General

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENTS

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Apply information relating to the machinery of Government 

1.1 Identify, access and apply up-to-date information relating to machinery of Government relevant to work responsibilities.

1.2 Identify ambiguity in the structure and function of the organisation or work area as a result of past, present or future changes and seek and implement advice on required work priorities and outcomes for the transition period.

1.3 Manage role ambiguity as a result of past, present or future changes.

2. Apply knowledge of organisational functions 

2.1 Access and apply up-to-date information relating to the structure and functions of the organisation.

2.2 Identify appropriate persons to ensure correct levels of authority are utilised to deal with responsibilities within the organisation.

2.3 Identify areas of work where delegations apply and confirm delegation levels within the organisation.

2.4 Obtain approvals in the workplace in accordance with organisational delegations.

3. Apply knowledge of protocols 

3.1 Identify, access and apply up-to-date information relating to government protocols.

3.2 Observe protocols in dealings with other organisations and with persons from within and outside the organisation.

3.3 Adhere to written protocols, formats and standards in writing government documents.

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills are embedded within the elements and performance criteria of this unit.

Unit Mapping Information

This unit supersedes and is equivalent to PSPGOV422A Apply government processes.

Links

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

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

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

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

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

1

These Assessment Requirements were released in PSP Public Sector Training Package release 1.0 and meet the Standards for Training Packages.

  • Assessment Requirements created drawing upon specified assessment information from superseded unit

Performance Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence must satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria. If not otherwise specified the candidate must demonstrate evidence of performance of the following on at least one occasion.

  • locating and accessing information
  • acquiring, retaining and recalling information
  • applying information and protocols
  • discarding redundant information
  • dealing with ambiguity and machinery of Government changes
  • communicating with a diverse workforce

Knowledge Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence must satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria. If not otherwise specified the depth of knowledge demonstrated must be appropriate to the job context of the candidate.

  • Westminster System
  • separation of powers
  • systems of government
  • Parliamentary structures (bicameral/unicameral)
  • role and function of Parliament
  • role and structures of Parliamentary committees
  • application of statutory requirements imposed by central agencies, including Treasury, Premiers, Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • Parliamentary procedures impacting on the organisation (including petitions, Ministerial statements, Question Time, Questions without Notice, Questions on Notice)
  • Parliamentary process and how it affects operational objectives and timeframes
  • Cabinet processes
  • Bill to Act process
  • Machinery of Government and administrative arrangements
  • range and type of legislation relating to the public sector including occupational health and safety
  • public sector code/s of ethics, code/s of conduct and statements of values

Assessment Conditions

This unit contains no specific industry-mandated assessment conditions. Guidance on suggested and recommended conditions and methods can be found in the Implementation Guide.

Assessors must satisfy the NVR/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.

Links

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

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

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