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Statement of Attainment Preparing to Work in Government


In this course you will learn about preparing to work in Government. It is an introductory level course covering organisational guidelines, working with diversity and investigating career options in government.


Statement of Attainment - Preparing to Work in Government

Course No:



CIT Reid 


8 weeks, self-paced course, approx. 3 hours per week.

Cost Info:

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Likely Job Outcome:

This course will give you introductory work skills to enhance your general performance working in the Government.

Application Type:

Register Your Interest

Additional Information

You will require access to Microsoft Word or similar software package to record writing assessments, and access to the Internet.
You should have a strong interest in gaining employment in an entry level government role.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

Open Entry

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level course. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at

Subject Information

Complete 1 subject

Core: Complete 1

  • PSPGEN001   Work in a public sector environment
    • CIT Code: PSAD323
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills required to work as a trainee or new employee in the public sector. It includes accessing and using legislation, guidelines and organisational information, working with a diverse range of people and investigating career options. This unit applies to those commencing work in generalist or specialist roles across the public sector. The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to. Those undertaking this unit would work as part of a team under supervision, performing routine tasks in familiar contexts.
      Prerequisites: Nil

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More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email