Certificate IV Government PSP40116

Qualification Snaphot

  • Nationally Recognised: YES

  • Qualification Code: PSP40116

  • Number of units: 15

  • Delivery Method: Online, Corporate Workshops, Skills Recognition (RPL)


  1. 1
    Relevant qualification

    There are no pre-requisite qualifications required for this course.  However there are a number of other qualifications from industry areas such as Business, Health and Safety etc where units can be used to supplement the requirements.  If you have completed any courses at a Certificate IV or Diploma level please notify Scope Admin upon your enrolment.  Many participants of this program are tertiary qualified professionals currently or seeking to work in the public sector.   If you would like to discuss your acceptance based upon your existing qualifications please contact our friendly team. 

  2. 2
    Work Experience

    Many students enter this qualification without holding an existing qualifications. As the programs are designed based upon the work environment, experience within that environment is an acceptable point of entry.  In regards to the Certificate IV of Government, this may include but not limited to experience within a public sector environment, either this may be either as a team member, supervisor or manager etc. If you would like to discuss your acceptance based upon your existing experience please contact our friendly team. 

  1. Little to no previous experience

    200-500 hours

  2. 6 months or less experience in a public sector environment

    50-300 hours

  3. 6 Months to 2 years experience in a public sector environment

    20-100 hours

  4. 2 years plus experience in a public sector environment

    30 minutes (through RPL) to 50 hours

We provide students with the ability to complete the Certificate IV in Government over a one year period; however we find that the average time is between 3 to 6 months.  During that time there is a large variance in the amount of time each student spends working on the qualification.  Please contact our staff if you would like an estimate based upon your individual situation

  1. 1
    PSPETHC401A Uphold and support the values and principles of public service
  2. 2
    PSPGOV402B Deliver and monitor service to clients
  3. 3
    PSPGOV408A Value diversity
  4. 4
    PSPGOV422A Apply government processes
  5. 5
    PSPLEGN401A Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector
  6. 6
    PSPPOL404A Support policy implementation
  7. 7
    PSPOHS301A Contribute to workplace safety
  8. 8
    PSPGOV412A Use advanced workplace communication strategies
  9. 9
    PSPGOV413A Compose complex workplace documents
  10. 10
    PSPGOV417A Identify and treat risks
  11. 11
    BSBCMM401A Make a presentation
  12. 12
    BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace
  13. 13
    BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
  14. 14
    BSBMGT402 Implement operational plan
  15. 15
    BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness
4 Responses to Certificate IV in Government
  1. I am interested in Cert IV in government investigation – regulatory compliance course .
    please advice and send the details of Cert IV in government ( via online mode) if it is helpful in gaining understanding of government processes before applying for the compliance course.

    Thank you.

    • Thank you Manisha, the online course for the Certificate IV in Government PSP40116 can be commenced at anytime. We will email out further details in relation to current pricing and the units we offer.

      Thank you very much again,

  2. Hi there.
    I am currently working with a Melbourne council in the on street compliance branch.
    I wish to undertake the course. Are you able to provide me with more details.
    Thank you.

    • Hi Simon, our Certificate IV in Government PSP40116 is run fully online and can be commenced at any time. Students have twelve (12) months to complete their self paced studies. We will send you out further information including enrolment details via email. Thank you


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