Do you wish to pursue a career in border protection or national security? By undertaking the Certificate III in Government (Border Protection) course you have the chance break into the government sector in employment and have a secure and challenging career that can see you continue to learn and develop as your career progresses. The course can be completed by those in a current government role or if you have never worked in government previously.

The course is offered by Courses Direct in partnership with Online Courses Australia (RTO number 32080).

You need to be 18 or older to complete the course. 


Course Outline
Course Code: 
300 hours - Access for 12 months
Nationally accredited Certificate III
Lesson Structure: 
  1. PSPETHC301B    Uphold the values and principles of public service
  2. PSPGOV301B     Work effectively in the organisation
  3. PSPGOV302B     Contribute to workgroup activities
  4. PSPGOV308B     Work effectively with diversity
  5. PSPGOV312A     Use workplace communication strategies
  6. PSPLEGN301B   Comply with legislation in the public sector
  7. PSPOHS301A     Contribute to workplace safety
  8. PSPGOV307B Organise workplace information
  9. PSPGOV315A Give and receive workplace feedback
  10. PSPBORD401A Create and maintain profiles
  11. PSPBORD305A Calculate taxed, fees and charges
  12. (PSPBORD401A and PSPBORD305A will only be released when all other units have been completed)
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 

Upon completion of the course you have the chance to apply for employment positions such as: 

  • Frontline border security management
  • Border patrol officer
  • Border security officer
  • Border intelligence officer
  • Customer liaison strategist
  • Border protection policy development
  • Border safety strategic policy
  • Legislation officer
  • Border security training and development coach
  • Team leader
  • Safety strategist
  • Customer liaison manage