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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Public Sector Management (Level 5)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 5
Credits 70
Subject Area
  • Management and Commerce » Business and Management » Public and Health Care Administration
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the New Zealand public sector with people who have diverse public sector technical and/or operational skills and who are, or can be, employed in middle management public sector roles.

Graduates of this qualification will benefit the public by having middle management public sector leaders with broad operational and technical experience and knowledge.

Graduates of this qualification will be capable of working with people at all levels within the public sector, which may include supervising other public sector staff and/or working independently.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Contribute in operational contexts to innovation and organisational change within the public sector.
- Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with stakeholders to facilitate organisational and interagency outcomes.
- Apply professional and ethical behaviour, according to the public sector code of conduct and all relevant legislation, in a socially and culturally appropriate manner.
- Analyse data from internal and external environments to inform problem solving and decision making in the public sector context.
- Build own and others' capability to facilitate a customer-centric environment that embraces the diversity of New Zealand.
- Manage plans to accomplish goals consistent with government direction and organisational objectives, and compliant with public sector finance procedures.
- Apply the principles and conventions of government in a political context to achieve organisational outcomes.
- Apply an understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi, to the workings of the public sector, valuing engagement with Māori.
Education pathways
This qualification may build on from:
- New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3) [Ref: 2452]
- New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Team Leadership) (Level 3) [Ref: 2453]
- New Zealand Certificate in Business (First Line Management (Level 4) [Ref: 2456]
- New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4) [Ref: 2461]
- New Zealand Certificate in Project Management (Level 4) [Ref: 2462]
- New Zealand Certificate in Public Sector Practice (Level 3) [Ref: 3635]
- New Zealand Certificate in Public Sector Service Delivery (Level 4) [Ref: 3636].

Upon completion of this qualification, graduates may progress onto:
- New Zealand Diploma in Public Sector Leadership (Level 6) [Ref: 3639]
- specialist or business qualifications
- generic public service undergraduate degree programmes.
Employment pathways
This qualification may lead to employment in a variety of operational management roles in the public sector such as such as Helpline Team Manager, Regional Practice Leader, and Service Centre Manager.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
None.
Education Organisation The Skills Organisation
Developed By Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 3638
Status Current
Created July 2017
Next Review December 2022
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