The qualification allows for the attainment of occupational specific competencies for those working in operational roles undertaking government security-related functions, with a particular focus on meeting the ethical and legislative requirements of the public service. It is suitable for individuals who need to apply a broad range of specialised knowledge and skills in specific contexts within the security environment.
On successful completion of this course, participants will receive a PSP50316 Diploma of Government Security.
This qualification is suited to the following job roles:
Protective Services Manager
Government Security Manager
Security and Risk/WHS Manager
Police Officer/Emergency Services
You will gain knowledge and experience in areas such as:
Assess security risks
Develop security risk management plans
Coordinate protective security
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Training and assessment is delivered in partnership with Asset College (RTO #31718)
Core and elective units
11 units of competency are required for this qualification:
6 core units
5 elective units
Choose 1 elective from Group A Work health safety.
Choose a minimum of 2 electives from Group B General elective units.
Choose the remaining electives from the list below or from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.
All elective units selected from outside this qualification must reflect the occupational learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level. Seek further advice on selecting imported units of competency in the PSP Implementation Guide.
Elective units selected must not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification.
PSPETH003 Promote the values and ethos of public service
PSPLEG003 Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector
PSPSEC011 Assess security risks
PSPSEC012 Develop security risk management plans
PSPSEC013 Implement and monitor security risk management plans
PSPSEC014 Coordinate protective security
Group A: Work health safety
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
Group B: General elective units
PSPGEN044 Develop client services
PSPGEN046 Undertake research and analysis
PSPGEN047 Promote diversity
PSPGEN050 Manage conflict
PSPGEN054 Use complex workplace communication strategies
PSPGEN058 Coordinate risk management
(Packaging rules originate at the Australian Government Department of Education and Training website. https://training.gov.au/)