Certificate IV in Government

Duration Up to 12 months Part Time
National CodePSP40116
TAFE SA CodeTP00952
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This course reflects the role of those who work in the public sector without supervision as they need to be multi-skilled and/or work in small or regionally based organisations.


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Course Admission Requirements

  • You must be working in a related industry and provide evidence of this when you enrol.
    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
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    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    On successful completion of this course the participant will have the skills and knowledge required to work effectively at an operational level within the public service. Graduates at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, judgement and limited responsibilities.

    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

    Certificate IV in Government (PSP40116)
    When studying this course you will gain skills and knowledge in a range of government processes and policy implementation to comply with legislation. You will understand the values and principles of the public sector including valuing diversity and providing services to clients. Specialist electives are available in a range of fields that can be tailored to specific job roles or business contexts 6 core units plus 9 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.


     Fee Range (approx)
    Total TAFE SA course cost$3,204 - $4,768

    Please note that fees listed apply to the TAFE SA qualification only. Check the University website for Bachelor fees. Fees vary depending on the subjects you enrol into and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

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