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Table 51: Separations of ongoing employees: separation type by base classification and sex, 2015-16

Men
Separation type Classification Total
Trainee Graduate APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3
Source: APSED
* Termination resulting from the failure to complete an entry level training course Section 29(3)(e)
** Termination resulting from the failure to meet a condition of engagement imposed under subsection 22 (6) of PS Act (PS Act s29 (3)(f)) (i.e. probation, citizenship, formal qualifications, security and character clearances, health clearances)
Note: age retirements include resignations after age 55.
Resignation 23 23 3 35 163 245 321 410 380 160 21 7 3 1794
Age retirement . . 7 33 91 125 136 225 183 127 26 18 2 973
Retrenchment . . 5 20 36 69 87 163 656 346 52 25 3 1462
Physical or mental incapacity . . . 2 15 20 23 19 19 9 . . . 107
Compulsory move to non-APS agency . . . . 8 21 20 40 37 6 . . . 132
Deceased 1 . . . 4 10 8 7 8 3 . 1 . 42
Inappropriately qualified . . . . . 1 . 1 . . . . . 2
Underperformance 1 . . 4 7 8 4 4 6 1 . . . 35
Section 29(3)(e) * . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . 1
Breach of engagement condition ** 1 . . 1 4 1 3 . . . . . . 10
Misconduct 1 1 1 . 7 8 6 4 4 . . . . 32
Total men 27 24 16 96 335 508 608 873 1293 652 99 51 8 4590
Women
Separation type Classification Total
Trainee Graduate APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3
Source: APSED
* Termination resulting from the failure to complete an entry level training course Section 29(3)(e)
** Termination resulting from the failure to meet a condition of engagement imposed under subsection 22 (6) of PS Act (PS Act s29 (3)(f)) (i.e. probation, citizenship, formal qualifications, security and character clearances, health clearances)
Note: age retirements include resignations after age 55.
Resignation 26 18 18 87 334 512 375 498 305 94 24 9 1 2301
Age retirement 1 . 13 43 161 274 128 227 101 56 15 4 2 1025
Retrenchment . . 10 36 84 105 101 222 512 259 36 7 3 1375
Physical or mental incapacity . . 1 6 20 62 20 26 25 7 1 . . 168
Compulsory move to non-APS agency . . 1 4 20 44 37 30 27 4 . . . 167
Deceased . . . . 10 15 6 13 2 3 1 . . 50
Inappropriately qualified . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Underperformance . . . 3 8 21 5 2 2 . . . . 41
Section 29(3)(e) * . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Breach of engagement condition ** 1 . . 4 9 . . . . . . . . 14
Misconduct 1 . . . 8 10 3 3 2 1 . . . 28
Total women 29 18 43 183 654 1043 675 1021 976 424 77 20 6 5169
Total
Separation type Classification Total
Trainee Graduate APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3
Source: APSED
* Termination resulting from the failure to complete an entry level training course Section 29(3)(e)
** Termination resulting from the failure to meet a condition of engagement imposed under subsection 22 (6) of PS Act (PS Act s29 (3)(f)) (i.e. probation, citizenship, formal qualifications, security and character clearances, health clearances)
Note: age retirements include resignations after age 55.
Resignation 49 41 21 122 497 757 696 908 685 254 45 16 4 4095
Age retirement 1 . 20 76 252 399 264 452 284 183 41 22 4 1998
Retrenchment . . 15 56 120 174 188 385 1168 605 88 32 6 2837
Physical or mental incapacity . . 1 8 35 82 43 45 44 16 1 . . 275
Compulsory move to non-APS agency . . 1 4 28 65 57 70 64 10 . . . 299
Deceased 1 . . . 14 25 14 20 10 6 1 1 . 92
Inappropriately qualified . . . . . 1 . 1 . . . . . 2
Underperformance 1 . . 7 15 29 9 6 8 1 . . . 76
Section 29(3)(e) * . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . 1
Breach of engagement condition ** 2 . . 5 13 1 3 . . . . . . 24
Misconduct 2 1 1 . 15 18 9 7 6 1 . . . 60
Total 56 42 59 279 989 1551 1283 1894 2269 1076 176 71 14 9759