Below is our current list of professional development courses and events, grouped by category.  Some are available every second year. We review this list regularly. If you have specific learning needs, please talk to us about how we can help you.

Please check the course calendar for events currently on offer. For further information on events not currently offered, please contact us on 6232 7511 or email ttc@dpac.tas.gov.au

Career and skills

  • Being bold: how women can improve their influence and opportunities in the public sector
  • Career development
  • Email Ninja® – how to get your inbox to zero everyday
  • Exceptional client service
  • Optimise your time

Communication and engagement

  • Advance your workplace communication skills
  • Developing your social media strategy
  • Exceptional client service
  • Minutes and agendas made easy
  • Preparing documents for decision makers
  • Speaking confidently to groups
  • Think on Your Feet
  • Writing clearly for government
  • Working with challenging customers and situations

Finance

  • Balance your budget
  • Introduction to finance in the Tasmanian State Service
  • Managing contracts
  • Procuring and contracting for construction
  • Procuring goods and services

Human Services

  • Accidental counsellor
  • Bridges out of poverty
  • Trauma informed practice
  • Vicarious trauma

Information technology services

  • APMG International™ Change Management Foundation
  • Cybersecurity 101
  • Email Ninja® – how to get your inbox to zero everyday

Leadership and management

  • Experienced supervisor
  • Interview skills and strategy
  • Lean thinking and practice
  • Managing people and performance
  • New supervisor
  • Supporting difficult conversations
  • The power of teams

People and culture

  • Interview skills and strategy
  • MERCER CED Job Evaluation Refresher
  • MERCER CED Job Evaluation (full course)
  • Tasmanian State Service merit-based recruitment and selection

Project management

  • Agile project management
  • Business analysis
  • PRINCE2® 2017 Foundation
  • PRINCE2® 2017 Practitioner
  • Project management essentials

Public sector

  • Crown Law seminars
  • Getting to and through Cabinet
  • Graduate certificate in business (PSMP)
  • Information Management Foundations
  • Introduction to finance in the Tasmanian State Service
  • Managing and investigating misconduct
  • Measuring government outcomes
  • Minutes and agendas made easy
  • Policy: the basics
  • Practical ethics for managers
  • Think on Your Feet
  • Working in and for government
  • Resilience and stress management

Regulation and compliance

  • Investigation skills
  • Managing and investigating misconduct
  • Preparing documents for decision makers
  • PSP40416 Certificate IV in Government Investigations (Regulatory Compliance)
  • PSP50716 Diploma of Fraud Control

WHS and wellbeing

  • De-escalation skills
  • Mental health and wellbeing – for managers
  • Mental health first aid
  • Resilience and stress management