GP502 - Government and Procurement Short Course

Getting started in government

A brief introductory course outlining the essentials of Government Fundamentals, this short course empowers the learner with the requisite confidence, skills and knowledge to understand these requirements within the workplace.


  • Course Fees
  • Duration
    Up to 6 months
  • Delivery
    Individual students (online)

A short course can be a great way to improve your skills quickly and improve your prospects when applying for a new job or promotion!

Government Fundamentals are the foundation blocks for managers, supervisors and team leaders who are required to apply their skills and knowledge to promote and apply government requirements in promoting the values and ethos of public service, public sector legislation compliance and government processes.

Learning the fundamentals of Government in this short course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to understand these government requirements.

Enrol anytime

Study at your own pace, anywhere at anytime

Expert trainers

Subject matter experts offering support during your online experience

Study Online

Access to our online community of students and trainers

Great Support

Support in balancing your work/life and study

Are you ready to study for your future?

Are you ready to further your professional development and advance your career but still have a few questions?

Submit an enquiry with one of our friendly Course Advisors today!

Enrol now

Graduate Outcomes

On successful completion of this short course, you will have the skills and knowledge to:

  • promote ethical standards
  • assist staff to avoid conflicts of interest
  • model and foster integrity or conduct
  • encourage compliance with legislative requirements
  • monitor compliance with legislative requirements
  • apply information relating to the machinery of Government
  • apply knowledge of organisational functions
  • apply knowledge of protocols.

Future Job Outcomes

  • Ethical Standards Officer
  • Compliance Officer
  • Systems Administrator.

Recommended Education

  • Year 12; OR
  • Certificate IV level qualification; OR
  • Language, literacy, and numeracy evaluation.

Recommended Work Experience

  • Currently working as a Public Sector Manager; OR
  • 3 + years of RELEVANT work experience; OR
  • 5 + years of ANY work experience.


UNE Partnerships

  • The units in this short course form part of the Diploma of Government, which students may chose to enrol in to further their career education.

Units of Competency

Students upon successful completion of these three units of competency in this short course will receive a Statement of Attainment.

PSPETH008 Promote the values and ethos of public service

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to promote ethical standards to assist staff avoid conflicts of interest and to model and foster integrity.

PSPLEG007 Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to promote compliance with legislation in the public sector.

BSBWRT411 Write complex documents

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, draft and finalise complex documents.

Kick-Start Your Future Today

We are one of Australia’s most progressive training organisations with the backing of Australia’s highest-rated online university – the University of New England. 

Our flexible courses will help you to develop the skills required by a rapidly evolving workplace.

Contact us today – our friendly course advisors are waiting to help!

Enquire Now!

    MyselfMy Employee