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Working effectively at APS 6 level

Suitable for: APS 5 - 6

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

Program overview

This program will assist you to understand the work  level standards, capability requirements and behavioural expectations at the  APS 6 level. The program focuses on the work level expectations and capability  requirements at the APS 6 level detailed in the APS Work Level Standards (WLS) and the APS Integrated Leadership System (ILS). To clarify the  step-up in expectations, the program compares the APS 6 work levels and  capability requirements to the APS 5 level.

Participant benefits

On completion of this program  you will have:

  • A detailed understanding of what it takes to be  an APS 6 in the APS, including the required “step-ups” from APS 5
  • Familiarity with the WLS and how they help  differentiate work at APS 5 and APS 6 levels
  • A strong knowledge of ILS and its use in career  development
  • An  action plan to address some of the issues raised and to develop greater  understanding and capability to undertake the APS 6 role.


  • One-day workshop.