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Getting that selection right

Suitable for: APS 4 - EL 2

Duration: 1-day workshop
Venue: Centre for Leadership and Learning, Canberra
Price: $675.00 (excl. GST)
Registration: Visit APSLearn for scheduled dates and to enrol for this program
Contact: nationalcalendarteam [at] apsc.gov.au ( )

Program overview

This program helps members of selection committees conduct effective selection processes. Examine relevant legislation and principles guiding staff selection and retention. Look at the three-staged recruitment process used in the APS. Create effective selection practices that include building rapport with applicants and managing judgements and evaluations. Understand the roles of the selection panel in talking to referees, reaching a recommendation decision, writing a report and giving feedback.

Participant benefits

  • Understand the recruitment and selection processes used in the APS.
  • Learn to interview and evaluate candidates in relation to selection criteria and carry out the duties required of the selection panel.
  • Achieve quality recruitment outcomes.


  • One-day workshop.
Last reviewed: 
3 January 2019