CME – Module 1: Understanding Local Government

eLearning Course Overview

  • In this important foundation course, we will assist you in your transition from private citizen to Councillor.
  • You will gain valuable information and a greater understanding of your role and responsibilities, and Local Government protocols and procedures to help you fulfil your duties competently.
  • Importantly, you will gain an overview of how the Local Government Act 1995 frames the systems and processes involved in the function of Local Government.
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Target Audience

  • A necessary course for newly Elected Members.
  • Recommended for returning Elected Members to refresh and update their knowledge and understanding of their role within Local Government.
Understanding Local Government eLearning

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify how Local Government fits into the structure of Government in Australia;
  • Understand the role of Elected Members;
  • Distinguish between the strategic role of the Council and the day to day role of the Administration;
  • Understand the legislative environment of Local Governments; and
  • Raise awareness on how to participate confidently in Council and committee meetings.

Dates & Fees

  • eLearning (enrol anytime, to complete within 3 months from date of enrolment).
  • eLearning - $220.00 (plus GST)
  • Unlimited participants for 12 months via an eLearning Subscription.
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eLearning Subscription

WALGA eLearning Subscription Service

Empower Your Team with Unrestricted Learning

To ensure that our members have access to high quality, tailor-made training at all times and regardless of location, WALGA Training is proud to offer a subscription service which allows your Local Government to enrol an unlimited number of learners to undertake selected course(s) over the subscription period. 

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