If you are an AO2-AO4 or OO2-OO6 employee, you may be eligible for support in attaining a recognised qualification.
Under the State Government Departments Certified Agreement 2009, business units are encouraged to support eligible employees to gain a nationally recognised, competency-based qualification from the Public Sector Training Package (PSP04) or other relevant training packages.
This opportunity does not apply to teachers, teacher aides or cleaners.
The right qualification may provide you with:
However, to be eligible for a pay increase, you must meet all three of the following criteria:
$20.00 per fortnight
$41.50 per fortnight
$42.80 per fortnight
$44.60 per fortnight
You will need to notify your pay office of your qualification. You could fax them a copy of your certificate with a completed Qualifications Advice form available on OnePortal. (DET employees only).
RPL relates to the knowledge and skills you have already acquired formally, through education and training programs, or informally, through life and work experience.
If you already have knowledge and skills relevant to your qualification, you may apply for recognition of prior learning against units of competency in your course.
However, there will still be a fee for those units you complete through or with RPL.
This page was last reviewed on 10 Apr 2015