On Wednesday, 7 February WALGA hosted our inaugural virtual graduation event, celebrating the achievements of our recent Certificate III graduates.
 
With an opening from Hon Hannah Beazley MLA, Minister for Local Government; Youth; Minister Assisting the Minister for Training and Workforce Development, WALGA Training Services Manager Eva Godwin and Certificate III Trainer and Assessor Christine Taylor were joined by President Karen Chappel AM and CEO Nick Sloan for the official ceremony.

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The morning brought together Local Governments from across the State to formally recognise their graduate’s hard work, dedication, and commitment to developing key knowledge and skills within the Local Government sector.
 
Congratulations to all our graduates
  • Josephine Tye, City of Armadale  
  • Megan Pipe, Shire of Dalwallinu
  • Dylan Fryer, Shire of Dumbleyung
  • Sarah Harp, Shire of Esperance
  • Courtney Anderson, Shire of Kent
  • Te Rina Akuhata, Shire of Kent
  • Sheldon Cox, formerly Shire of Dowerin
  • Angel Mickle, Shire of Narrogin
  • Ashley O’Brien, Town of Port Hedland
  • Zoe Smith, Town of Port Hedland
  • Marcie Smith, Shire of Wagin
  • Pui Chi Tung, Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley
WALGA’s Nationally Recognised Certificate III in Local Government (LGA30120) can be completed by any individual who is new to Local Government and is specifically curated to reflect the real-life situations and scenarios a Local Government Officer may experience throughout their career.
 
Officers will develop the skills and knowledge to perform a variety of administration duties, utilise effective communication techniques and gain a deeper understanding of the legislative requirements necessary to better serve their organisation and the wider community.
 
The WALGA Training team are committed to supporting and caring for trainees by engaging with their supervisors throughout the Certificate III in Local Government program.
 
To learn more, visit https://walga.asn.au/training/nationally-recognised-training/lga30120-certificate-iii-in-local-government