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PSP30116 Certificate III in Government (Response and Operational Services)

National ID: PSP30116 | State ID: AB75

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This exciting new course is designed to give you skills that will help equip you for training and career pathways in a broad range of public service roles, with a focus on emergency and response services.

While this Certificate III course does not provide a direct pathway into employment in the emergency or response services, the topics included in the program will help you apply for a public service role.
You'll cover essential areas such as teamwork and leadership, communication skills, public service legislation, diversity and values, physical fitness and career planning.  

You'll have access to learning support to help improve your literacy or numeracy skills and to NMT's gym facilities at our Northbridge and Joondalup campuses while you study.

Gain these skills
  • Ability to use a wide range of communication styles to suit different audiences and purposes
  • Work effectively within a team environment in an organisational structure 
  • Identify career goals and options for pathways into the various operational services
  • Improve own physical wellbeing whilst assisting to coordinate activities for others 
  • How to use ICT applications and media tools to establish social networks within the working environment
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • High level of integrity
  • Able to work in a team and communicate with others
  • Well developed English literacy skills
  • Good organisational, time-management and problem solving skills
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Flexible and able to adapt to new concepts, ideas and methods

Entrance Requirements

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
Important information

Classes will be conducted on campus over 3 - 4 days per week

Please note this course does not guarantee you employment in emergency or response services but successful completion may enhance your skill set when applying for such roles.

Job opportunities

Job titles may include:

  • Security officer
  • Border Protection officer
  • Police officer
  • Emergency services (Fire, Ambulance)
  • Defence forces
  • General public service roles
Further study

Graduates of this course may look at further study options at Diploma level.

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus


Fees and charges


Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How On campus
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Course enquiry

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Page last updated October 03, 2019