As per the Directive on Classification, training is required to ensure that classification decisions are well managed and are made in the public interest. This online self-paced course is the first step in the mandatory training and accreditation of public servants working and specializing in classification. Participants will learn about the concepts of classification and organizational design, the roles and responsibilities of the main players, the scope of classification action requests, and the impacts of classification decisions and changes to organizational structure and job descriptions.
- introducing classification
- exploring organizational design
- evaluating job descriptions
- understanding the impacts of classification decisions
All new managers and executives with classification-related responsibilities must complete this course within the first six months of assuming their new duties. Accreditation in classification is required to obtain sub-delegation in classification and to obtain authorization to make classification decisions in a department.
The Organization and Classification Learning and Accreditation Curriculum(GCpedia) requires prerequisites for each step of the accreditation process.