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Certificate IV in Government

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$5,930.00
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Course Outcome i Indicates expected outcome following course completion.
  • Further study: This qualification will prepare you for further study.
  • Entry-level employment: This qualification will prepare you for entry-level employment.
  • Mid-career employment: This qualification will prepare you for mid-career employment. Previous education or industry experience may be required.

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Course overview

This qualification allows for the attainment of occupational specific competencies for those working in operational roles without supervision in the public sector. Graduates at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, judgement, and limited responsibility with established parameters.

The generalist qualification is particularly suited to those working in an environment requiring multi-skilled personnel and/or small or regionally based organisations.

The human resources management specialisation covers the skills required for working within a human resources field in the public sector.

The service delivery specialisation covers the skills required for those delivering government services in a public sector environment.

The land administration specialisation covers the skills required by those working as public land administration officers.

The injury claims administration specialisation covers the skills required for those working within an injury claims administration field in the public sector.

The injury rehabilitation management specialisation covers the skills required for those working as rehabilitation practitioners within an injury management field in the public sector.

The border protection specialisation covers the skills required by operational staff working within a border protection field.

The revenue administration specialisation covers the skills required for those working in a revenue administration field in the public sector.

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


Additional qualification advice

Where a defined specialisation is completed as listed below, the resultant testamur can be titled: Certificate IV in Government (field of study) e.g. Certificate IV in Government (Injury claims administration).


How to apply

How to apply

  • Some training providers will let you enrol online while others may not. All training providers will need to see some documentation, like personal identification or school results, and all will ask you to have a Unique Student Identifier. Once you've found a training provider you like the look of, get in touch with them to see how they can help you enrol.
  • You can visit this provider’s course offering/s on provider’s website.
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How long will it take to complete this qualification?

Short Course

All short courses are currently shown as under 4 months duration, based on the Department of Education's internal data analysis. Ask your provider for more information.

Qualification

Duration information is based on 20 hours of class time per week and uses aggregated data reported to the Department by Smart and Skilled providers.

Apprenticeships and Traineeships

The duration indicates contract term which includes both formal training and full-time employment under a training contract. This is based on aggregated data reported to the Department by Smart and Skilled providers. Click here for more information about doing an apprenticeship or traineeship and ask your provider for guidance on your individual circumstances.