Diploma of Correctional Administration - CSC50115

Vocational Training and Education Centres of South Australia (VTEC-SA)

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree

This qualification is part of the Correctional Services Training Package. It allows for the achievement of general competencies and also specialisation in Intelligence operations. The generalist qualification reflects the advanced skills that can operate across sectors and services and is designed to allow flexibility in the selection of units to promote broader organisational responsibilities.. The Intelligence stream reflects the skills required by Intelligence Officers operating in a corrections environment to interact with human sources, analyse intelligence information gathered through human sources and develop standardised intelligence products.


  • 8 units: 2 core
  • 6 elective


  • Plan to manage a contract
  • Plan and review services to offenders
  • Represent and promote the organisation
  • Facilitate continuous improvement
  • Coordinate the implementation of change
  • Coordinate offender management processes
  • Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • Manage activities to meet client requirements
  • Establish and maintain networks
  • Use group processes to address offending behaviour
  • Conduct evaluations
  • Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
  • Promote diversity
  • Manage effective workplace relationships
  • Implement and monitor security risk management plans
  • Use information to make critical decisions
  • Determine the effective use of financial resources
  • Manage a work unit
  • Use therapeutic processes in groups to address offending behaviour
  • Conduct prosecutions
  • Manage complex projects
  • Manage performance
  • Develop a workplace learning environment
  • Develop security risk management plans
  • Identify risk and apply risk management processes
  • Develop workplace policy an

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