Certificate IV Government PSP40116

Qualification Snaphot

  • Nationally Recognised: YES

  • Qualification Code: PSP40116

  • Number of units: 15

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

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  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
    PSPETH001 Uphold and support the values and principles of public service
  2. 2
    PSPGEN023 Deliver and monitor service to clients
  3. 3
    PSPGEN029 Value diversity
  4. 4
    PSPGEN043 Apply government processes
  5. 5
    PSPLEG002 Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector
  6. 6
    PSPPCY004 Support policy implementation
  7. 7
    BSBWHS301 Maintain workplace safety
  8. 8
    PSPGEN033 Use advanced workplace communication strategies
  9. 9
    PSPGEN034 Compose complex workplace documents
  10. 10
    PSPGEN038 Identify and treat risks
  11. 11
    BSBCMM401 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
8 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

  3. I am interested in a Certificate IV in Government. You mentioned it can be down online but also mentioned corporate workshops? do I have to attend a corporate workshop if I want to do it online?

    • Hi Jan,
      The course can be completed fully online and you will receive ongoing support from our training staff including face to face meetings where available – we always enjoy an excuse to go out for coffee! We will get some information out to you with the cost and our payment plan option for no extra costs. Thank you

  4. I’m interested in more information regarding rpl for Certificate IV Government PSP40116

    Thanks matt

    • Hi Matt,
      Thank you for your enquiry into our Certificate IV in Government via Recognition of Prior Learning. We have emailed you more information in regards to our process. The best place to start is to send through to info@scopetraining.com.au a brief email with either a position description, current resume attached and/or a quick paragraph on your work history in relation to your work. We will then assess your suitability – this comes at no cost and you are not obligated to go ahead. It allows both parties to be informed and start on the same page.

      Please note the big difference with our process is that our staff do all the mapping work not you. This makes this a time saving process for our students. While you will be asked to supply evidence, we will be doing the time consuming work. Looking forward to hearing from you.


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