Course Title: Apply government systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6071

Course Title: Apply government systems

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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


650T TAFE Business


Course Contact: Mark Mossuto

Course Contact Phone: 9925 1316

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the effective application of government systems to work in the public sector. It includes applying knowledge of linkages between government/other organisations and between governments, and applying knowledge of the broader political context.

If you are undertaking this course in Melbourne from semester 2, 2012 onward your class will be held in a device-equipped teaching space. Each student group will have access to a laptop. It is however recommended that you have access to a mobile computing device to allow greater flexibility in terms of where you can work on campus both in and outside class times.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPGOV601B Apply government systems


Apply knowledge of inter-governmental linkages

Apply knowledge of organisational linkages

Apply knowledge of political context

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course students will be able to put into practice, the skills and knowledge gained as applicable within the workplace according to the performance criteria as stipulated against the elements of the competency above.

Learning Activities:

All students will participate within the classroom to provide real life solutions to problems as set by clients and teaching staff that reflect real life situations as found in the workplace. This may take the form of individual assessments, group projects and presentations to teaching staff and clients.

Overview of Assessment

Overview of Assessment

A pass in each assessment will result in a grade for the student. Where a pass is achieved competency for that assessment is given. Where there are multiple assessments for a single competency the students must achieve competency (a pass) in each assessment to be deemed competent. Competency MUST be achieved in all assessments of the course for a graded result to be obtained.

Grade Mark Description
HD > = 80 High Distinction (Competency Achieved)
DI 70 - 79 Distinction (Competency Achieved)
CR 60 - 69 Credit (Competency Achieved)
PA 50 - 59 Pass (Competency Achieved)
NN < 50 Fail (Not Yet Competent)
CA Not Applicable Competency Achieved
NYC Not Applicable Not Yet Competent


The student will undertake assessment by completing a number of written portfolios along with presentations to class as evidence of competence in relation to the above mentioned required elements of the competency as required under the direction of the training package.