PSP50316 Diploma of Government Security

PSP50316 Diploma of Government Security

PSP50316 Diploma of Government Security

RPL - $1200
(25% off services discount applied)

STUDY ONLINE - $2512.50
(25% off services discount applied)


This PSP50316 Diploma of Government Security qualification covers the competencies required for independent and self-directed work in the public sector as a practitioner in government security management.

PSP50316 Diploma of Government Security is suitable for individuals who need to apply integrated technical and theoretical concepts in a broad range of contexts to undertake advanced skilled duties in a government security environment.


The PSP50316 Diploma of Government Security qualification can provide a number of career and further study outcomes.

After completing this course you could explore some of the following careers:

  • Security Advisor (Government Services)
  • Protective Services Manager
  • Security and Risk/WHS Manager

Gain knowledge and experience in areas such as:

  • Promoting the values and ethos of public service
  • Promoting compliance with legislation
  • Assessing security risks
  • Developing security risk management plans
  • Implementing security risk management plans
  • Coordinating protective security

Already have experience in Government? Apply for RPL and gain your qualification sooner!

Packaging Rules

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.

Core units

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


Elective units

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

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