Course Title: Apply government processes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4240

Course Title: Apply government processes

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2011,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Lauren Weaver

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4622

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the application of knowledge of government processes. It includes applying information relating to Machinery of Government, and applying knowledge of organisational functions and protocols Legislation/regulations applying across the public sector, such as equal employment opportunity, equity and diversity etc, are not addressed here, as these are covered in PSPLEGN401A Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

No pre-requisite is required for this unit of competency, however this unit is part of an Industry based program, offered to trainee Court Registrars.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPGOV422A Apply government processes


1. Apply information relating to the Machinery of Government

2. Apply knowledge of organisational functions

3. Apply knowledge of protocols

Learning Outcomes

See Elements

Overview of Assessment

Assessments will incorporate a variety of methods including one or more of the following:  written test, open book exam, case studies, class presentation, group project, role play scenarios, practical demonstrations, observations, reports, quizzes, and fieldwork assignments.