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APS Training and Leadership Development

The Australian Public Service Commission offers specialised training for all APS employees.

APS Induction
APS Induction will establish a strong foundation for your career, shape your aspirations and enhance your future prospects in the APS.


APS Job applications and Interview skills - Applying for jobs up to the APS 6 level 
Learn how to prepare, structure and write your application and practice interview skills needed when applying for an APS 1–6 position.


APS Job applications and Interview skills - Applying for jobs at the Executive Level 
Learn how to structure your application and practice the skills required at interview when seeking an Executive Level position.


Getting that Selection Right
This is a comprehensive programme focusing on merit-based assessment, defining what your agency needs and wants, and applying these requirements to selection processes.


Accredited programmes: Qualifications and Skills recognition
The Australian Public Service Commission is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and can award APS employees nationally-recognised qualifications and statements of attainment.


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Experience + Career Advice - Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
The Experience + Career advice service offers job seekers and workers aged 45 years and over access to free professional career advice over the phone, anywhere in Australia by calling 13 17 64 (8.00 am to 6.00 pm, Monday to Friday).
Career Advice is a free telephone service which provides professional, informed career advice by qualified Career Advisers to assist those eligible in identifying transferrable skills, explore career options and develop a plan of action to help them achieve their employment goals.

Public Sector Management (PSM) Program:
This program is aimed at emerging and highly motivated public sector middle managers from the Commonwealth, state and local government in Australia.