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Find the programs that are right for you:

*For more information about options for delivery, please contact one of our learning consultants.

For programs located outside the ACT

The APSC is committed to providing mixed agency learning workshops in state and regional areas. There are a number of programs scheduled for delivery in Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney and Townsville.

Please follow the links below for dates of the workshops.

 

_________________________ Audience June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Ded Fees Duration
Building relationships and engagement APS-EL     20     12   $675 1 day workshop
Conflict resolution APS 3-6       6       $697 1 day workshop
Dealing with change APS-EL         12       $325 1/2 day workshop & e-learning
Engaging stakeholders APS-EL 6-7     3-4       $1325 2 day workshop
EA & SES: A partnership in performance                              SES/EAs     17     16   $325 1/2 day workshop
Working with diversity APS-EL           16   $325 1/2 day workshop & e-learning
Working in teams APS-EL                 $675 1 day workshop
_________________________ Audience June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Fees Duration
Compelling communication APS-EL         16-17     $1325 2 day workshop & e-learning
Editing and proofreading APS 4-EL 2   11   10   19   $675 1 day workshop
Effective workplace reading APS-EL       19       $675 1 day workshop
Essential writing for APS 1-4 levels APS 1-4 8   6   19   4 $675 1 day workshop
Essential writing for APS 5-6 levels APS 5-6 15 2 1 14 4 5 5 $675 1 day workshop
Essential writing for executive levels EL 7 12   12   8   $675 1 day workshop
Grammar and punctuation APS 1-6   16     15     $675 1 day workshop
How to write high impact speeches APS 4-EL 2         11     $675 1 day workshop
Influencing, negotiation and persuasion APS 3-6 12   16   18   6 $675 1 day workshop
Influencing, negotiation and persuasion for executive levels EL   26     8     $675 1 day workshop
Minute taking skills APS 1-6 12   15     19   $675 1 day workshop
Plain English APS 1-6       3   21   $675 1 day workshop
Practical tips for briefing the executive APS 6-EL2 15       26     $325 1/2 day workshop
Presentation skills APS-EL     6     5   $675 1 day workshop
Professional representational skills APS 4-EL 2         25     $675 1 day workshop
Report writing in the APS APS 5-EL 1 6 19   19 8   3 $675 1 day workshop
_________________________ Audience June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Fees Duration
APS decision-making APS-EL       7       $675 1 day workshop
Improving analytical and critical reasoning APS-EL 26-27   7-8     7-8   $1325 2 day workshop
Basic research skills TBC               TBC TBC
Communicating data to effectively brief decision makers TBC               TBC TBC
Using statistics TBC     21   25   10 $675 1 day workshop
Briefing and responding to APS decision-makers, ministers, and parliament APS 5-EL2       20   13   $675 1 day workshop
_________________________ Audience June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Fees Duration
Creative thinking at work   APS 6-EL 2           12-13   $1325 2 day workshop      
Strategic thinking APS 4-6 1 19   7   9   $675 1 day workshop
_________________________ Audience June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Fees Duration
Developing project management expertise APS 4-6 18-19     25-26   19-20   $1325 2 day workshop
Effective time management APS 3-EL 1     14     29   $675 1 day workshop
Procurement essentials and contract management APS-EL       17   2 (recall)   $975 1 day workshop & 1/2 day recall
Providing effective secretariat support EL 1-2       19       $675 1 day workshop
Structuring work APS 3-6       17-18   9 (recall)   $1625 2 day workshop & 1/2 day recall
The professional executive assistant APS 5-EL 1   9     12     $675 1 day workshop
Working effectively at the APS 5 level APS 4-5   18       13   $675 1 day workshop
Working effectively at the APS 6 level APS 5-6   19     16 14   $675 1 day workshop
Working effectively at the EL 1 level APS 6-EL 1 21   7   17 27   $675 1 day workshop
Working effectively at the EL 2 level EL 1-2 20   8     28   $675 1 day workshop
_________________________ Audience June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Fees Duration
How we work in the APS
APS ethics and values APS-EL       7       $325 1/2 day workshop
APS frameworks APS-EL         29     $675 1 day workshop & e-learning
Working with government
Appearing before parliamentary committees EL 2-SES               $675 1 day workshop
Producing a quality cabinet submission APS 5-SES 15 12 23 6 18 28 12 $675 1 day workshop
Working with the minister APS 5-EL 2         26     $325 1/2 day workshop
Policy
Policy formulation and advice: introduction APS 5-6 20-21   27-28   9-10   4-5 $1325 2 day workshop
Policy formulation and advice: advanced APS 5-6         23-24     $1325 2 day workshop
Policy implementation EL 13-14         14-15   $1325 2 day workshop
Producing new policy proposals APS 5-SES Band 1     22   17   11 $675 1 day workshop
Finance
Financial management and budgeting EL 2-SES         15     $675 1 day  workshop
Financial management: introduction APS 5-6       10       $675 1 day workshop
Financial management: advanced APS 5-6 7         2   $675 1 day workshop
Privacy                    
Privacy officer APS 5-EL2   30   19   20      
Regulation
Introduction to better practice regulation APS-EL         10-11     $1325 2 day workshop & e-learning
Regulatory practitioners and managers APS 6-EL 2           8-9   $1325 2 day workshop
Service provision
Delivering quality service APS-EL 1       30       $325 1/2 day workshop
_________________________ Audience June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Fees Duration
How to apply for a job in the Australian Public Service (APS levels) APS 1-6   27     5     $675 1 day workshop
How to apply for a job in the Australian Public Service (executive levels) APS 6-EL 5   13   4     $675 1 day workshop
Practical tips for being successful at interview (APS levels) APS 1-6 29         29   $325 1/2 day workshop
Practical tips for being successful at interview (executive levels) APS 6 - EL 2           30   $325 1/2 day workshop
Writing a winning APS job application (APS levels) APS 1-6           22   $325 1/2 day workshop
Writing a winning APS job application (executive levels) APS 6 - EL 2           23   $325 1/2 day workshop
Career Development Assessment Centre (CDAC)
Program 171 EL2 employees (individuals cannot self-nominate)

Assessment centre: 24-26 September 2018

Feedback session: 27-28 September 2018

Recall day: 15 November 2018

  $12,500 3 day centre, 2.5 hour feedback and 1 recall day

** Not held at APSC

_________________________ Audience June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Fees Duration
Building and leading high performing teams APS-EL   16       1   $675 1 day workshop
Coaching and developing others Managers 18-19     24-25       $1325 2 day workshop & e-learning
Conflict resolution for managers EL         9-10     $1347 2 day workshop
EL 1 leading and managing small teams EL 1 25-27     24-26   13-15   $2820 3 day workshop
EL 1 masterclass EL 1         23-25     $2820 3 day workshop
Getting the most out of diversity APS-EL 22         20   $675 1 day workshop & e-learning
How to provide performance feedback APS 6-EL 2   6       26   $325 1/2 day workshop
Leading successful projects EL           5-6   $1325 2 day workshop
Management in action APS 5-EL 2       10-12     4-6 $1975 3 day workshop
Mentoring others APS 6-EL 2       11   2   $675 1 day workshop
Performance management APS-EL              9-10     $1325 2 day workshop & e-learning
Planning and managing change APS-EL      4-5       23-24     $1325 2 day workshop
Strategic leadership EL 1-2 28 26     11   3 $675 1 day workshop

HR, L&D specialists and selection panels

_________________________ Audience June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Fees Duration
Getting that selection right APS 4-EL 2         22     $675 1 day workshop
Harassment Contact Officer refresher APS-EL         8     $675 1 day workshop
Harassment Contact Officer: training APS-EL       19-20       $1325 2 day workshop
Program Target audience June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Fees^ Duration
Appearing before parliamentary committees EL 2 - SES               $675 1 day workshop 
EA & SES: A partnership in performance SES/EAs               $325 1 day workshop 
Producing a quality cabinet submission APS 5-SES Band 1  16             $675 1 day workshop
EL leadership programs Target audience June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Fees^ Duration
EL Women in Leadership - Program 3 EL      & 22-24 10 or 14 2-3 & 9-10 12-13 5-6 $5,000 8.5 days over 6 months
EL 1 leading and managing small teams EL 1 25-27             $2,820 3 day workshop
EL 1 masterclass EL 1               $2,820 3 day workshop
EL 2 Leadership in Practice
Program 22
EL 2 (incl. acting at this level)   5-6 7-9 14       $5,500 6 days over 3 months
EL 2 Leadership in Practice
Program 23
EL 2 (incl. acting at this level)   23-24 29-31 27       $5,500 6 days over 3 months

EL 2 Leadership in Practice
Program 24

EL 2 (incl. acting at this level)       4-5 9-11 6   $5,500 6 days over 3 months
EL 2 Leadership in Practice
Program 25
EL 2 (incl. acting at this level         25-26 21-23 TBC 2019 $5,500 6 days over 3 months
EL2 Leadership Expansion
Program 22
EL 2 (incl. acting at this level)   23-24 29-31 27       $5,500 6 days over 3 months
EL2 Leadership Expansion
Program 23
EL2 (incl. acting at this level)       4-5 9-11 6   $5,500 6 days over 3 months
SES development programs Target audience June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Fees^ Duration
SES Orientation Program
Program 40 New and transitioning SES Band 1 employees (with less than 12 months experience including acting) 12-14 27 24 21       $4,000 4.5 days spanning 4 months
Program 41   25-27 28   3 7  
Program 42       4-6 4 & 31   11
Program 43         2-4 8 12
Program 44         30-31 1 & 16 7
SES Band 1 Leadership
Program 26 SES Band 1 employees (incl. acting at this level) 7-8 10-13 2-3 & 30-31 31 W3 - W3 - 1 31 IC2 15-16   $14,000 8 days spanning 6 months
 
Program 27      
W1 - 23-26
29-30 21-22  
SES Band 2 Leadership
Program 8

SES Band 2 (incl. acting at this level)

14-15 29-31 1-3 23-24       $16,500 12 days spanning 6 months
Program 9 1 1-6 & 23-24 26-31 4-5      
SES Band 3 Leadership
Program 3

SES Band 3 (incl. acting at this level)

To register your interest, please contact the Leadership Team on 02 6202 3765 or leadership [at] apsc.gov.au.

  16-17 1     18-23   $16,500 10 days spanning 12 months

^  Fees are shown exclusive of GST.  Please see http://www.apsc.gov.au/learn-and-develop/find-and-register-for-a-program/terms-and-conditionsfor information on fees and GST.