Government & Justice


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Diploma of Government

Duration Up to 24 months Part Time
National CodePSP50112
TAFE SA CodeTP00524
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
FacultiesBusiness and Marketing
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Campus/Delivery SATAC
Application Study Mode Study Load
Full / Part Time
Adelaide City801359Apply Now Workplace PT 
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Course Admission Requirements

  • You must be working in a related industry and provide evidence of this when you enrol.

Course Notes & Special Requirements

  • TAFE SA can recognise the skills (RPL) you already have. If you are working in the industry and have skills that can be recognised, TAFE SA will provide any additional training needed to gain a qualification.
  • Students wishing to access WorkReady funding or VET Fee Help will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.

How to Apply

Award Courses

Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

Employment Outcomes

Career examples: Office manager, Team manager.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Diploma of Government (PSP50112)
This qualification covers the competencies required for independent and self-directed work in the public sector. It is suited to those working in an environment where there is a range of responsibilities which are diverse in nature rather than within a narrow specialization and/or they work in small or regionally based organisations. 5 core units plus 6 electives.

Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

Credit Transfer

Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.

Find other TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

Diploma of Government

UniversityUniversity CourseTotal Units in Uni CourseCredits GrantedGuaranteed AdmissionDetails
Flinders UniversityBachelor of Business10836YesDetails
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)10836YesDetails
Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)10836YesDetails
Bachelor of Government and Public Management10854YesDetails
Bachelor of Commerce (Sustainability)10836YesDetails


This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.

To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.