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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
Fast-track your public service career with this workplace-focused Diploma of Government course at AIM.
Focused on developing the essential skills, knowledge and abilities required of public servants, this course is designed to help you succeed in diverse public sector environments. Whether you're responsible for leading a team, execute dynamic management responsibilities or undertake a more self-directed role, this qualification will benefit you professionally.
Units of study cover team leadership and conflict management, compliance with legislation, planning and developing successful client services, and the value and ethos of public service. You'll develop strong leadership and management skills, and build a solid foundation of public sector knowledge.
If several members of your workplace are interested in this course, AIM may create a specialised learning plan tailored to your organisation's needs. In addition, 13 days of on-campus workshops and a self-paced study program ensure that your flexible self-directed learning is complemented by relevant, in-person discussions with experienced professionals.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following requirements:
In this government course, the units of competency you may study include:
Pre-selected elective units:
You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.
AIM (RTO 0049) prides itself on delivering holistic, comprehensive qualifications, that helps you fast-track your career whilst gaining official certification of your skills. Whether you prefer online learning or face-to-face classes, AIM offers both options.
The online virtual campus, MyAIM allows students to work through the online modules at their own pace, connect with other students and receive online learning support from AIM’s Student Support and Coaching Services teams.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Government (PSP50116) from AIM.
This qualification enables you to pursue employment in a range of different environments within the public sector. Previous graduates of this program have gone on to positions ranging from administrative to professional across a variety of areas, including in health care, social assistance, education and training, and public administration and safety.
This course may also act as a pathway to further studies, providing you with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a higher level qualification. AIM offers the Graduate Certificate in Management, Graduate Diploma in Management and the Master of Business Administration. Study is available in both online and face-to-face delivery modes.
Wondering where a career in government could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
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