Code of conduct victorian public sector


Have you ever been faced with a conflict of interest? Are you confident that you would know the appropriate response if faced with an ethical dilemma in your workplace?

This course will provide workers in the Victorian public sector with legally compliant training to ensure your organisation meets its obligations under the Code of Conduct for Victorian Public Sector Employees 2015.

The content is presented in a traditional elearning format and features written scenarios to contextualise relevant workplace legislation.

Business outcomes

By implementing this course your organisation can:

  • reduce the incidence of conduct breaches
  • better defend any claims relating to conduct breaches
  • protect its brand and reputation from damage related to breaches of conduct
  • have access to cost-effective code of conduct training for all workers.

Topics covered

This course covers the following topics:

  • Principles of conduct and employment
  • Personal and professional behaviour
  • Use and release of information
  • Doing the right thing.

Learning objectives

On completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • define public sector values and employment principles
  • define what behaviour is expected of a public sector employee
  • describe how to use and release information
  • outline what to do when faced with conflicts of interest, financial matters and outside employment
  • identify what legislation applies to the Victorian Government public sector.

Target audience

The content contained in this course is suitable for workers within the Victorian public sector.


This course should take about 30 minutes to complete.

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