Link strategy, function and culture.

This specialist qualification covers the competencies required of those managing human resources within a public sector organisation.  Participants are likely to be working in management roles and have experience across a number of HR functions, including supervisory experience.

Completion of the program will provide an opportunity to further build capability, particularly at a strategic level. The program combines core units for effective public service performance with specialist units across a range of HR functions relevant to the participant and their organisation’s context.

Course Overview







Delivery Mode

Face to Face




Block J – Vowels Cresent, Bruce


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PSP60412 Advanced Diploma of Government (Human Resources)

  • Define, explain, illustrate and reason with the key human resource management concepts, with an emphasis on strategic concepts.
  • Identify the linkages between HRM functions and operations and organisational strategies, structures and culture.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in specialist HRM functions relevant to their organisational setting.
  • Demonstrate leadership capabilities for HRM functions and teams.
  • Apply knowledge and techniques to manage complex staffing situations, both within their own team and in a consultancy role.
  • Apply a range of communication techniques to convey HR information and resolve problems, with a particular emphasis on building and maintaining relationships and adapting to diverse audiences.
  • Use a range of techniques to find, organise, analyse and present HR information in a legal, professional and influential manner.
  • Demonstrate behaviours consistent with professional public service, including ethical decision making, impartiality, respect and accountability.



Quizzes, Discussion board questions, case study analysis, short answer questions, assessment interview, third-party report.

Awarded by

Canberra Institute of Technology

Units of Competency
  • PSPHR603B        Provide advisory and mediation services
  • PSPHR612A         Manage recruitment
  • PSPHR613A         Manage retention and separation
  • PSPHR614A         Manage employment relations
  • PSPHR615A         Manage human resource development strategies
  • PSPHR616A         Manage performance management system
  • PSPHR617A         Manage redeployment
  • PSPHR618A         Manage human resource information
  • PSPHR619A         Manage remuneration strategies and plans
  • PSPHR620A         Manage organisational development
  • PSPHR621A         Manage organisational design strategies
  • PSPHR702B         Formulate a strategic human resource plan
  • PSPHR703A         Provide leadership in strategic human resource management
  • PSPMNGT611A   Manage evaluations
  • PSPOHS601B      Establish and maintain a workplace safety system

To be confirmed


Participants should be currently working in a human resources role in a public sector organisation, or contracted to commence a relevant position. Participants must have the capacity for independent, self-directed work. Access to the specific work practices and appropriate level of work-based projects required to demonstrate competency in the units undertaken.

How to apply

We know that finding the right course can be a tricky decision, so you can contact us for assistance at any time during your course selection or enrolment. To speak to a member of staff please telephone or email one of our specialised training centres, or visit us at our Bruce Campus Mon to Fri 8.30am to 5pm.

1. Browse our website and find a course you’d like to enrol in.

2. Identify whether you may be eligible for our Recognition of Prior Learning Service – Recognition +

If you have completed relevant study or work experience, you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning. Our online Readiness Checklist is a great tool to help you assess your eligibility for Recognition+. Find out more at

3. Identify if you need customisation for this course

All of our Nationally Recognised Training Programs and Professional Workshops can be tailored to meet the needs of your organisation for groups of 8 or more participants.

Contact us on 6207 4441 for a quotation or to find out more.

4. Submit your application for enrolment form

Complete our online application for enrolment form.

5. Enrol

We will contact you with regards to your chosen course of study and send you the program enrolment form. Once you have been accepted to study your chosen course, you must enrol into your classes. This can be done through our training centres.

6. Obtain a USI

All students participating in Nationally Recognised Training in Australia require a Unique Student Identifier, or USI.

A USI gives you access to your online USI account which contains all of your nationally recognised training records and results. One of the main benefits of a USI is that you will have easy access to your training records and results throughout your career, which will be helpful when applying for a job or enrolling in further study.

How do I get a USI?

It’s free and easy to create one at

Want a customised program for your workplace?
To find out more call us on 02 6207 4444 or email
What do our learners say?
"The trainers were very good with excellent knowledge. They brought real life scenarios to the program and I learned a lot of valuable financial skills. I would recommend this course and CIT Solutions!"

PSP40512 Certificate IV in Government (Investigation)
Veronica, Australia Government

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