WALGA Training (RTO 51992) offers a range of Elected Member professional development courses that have been designed to provide the essential knowledge and skills to support Councillors to perform their role as defined in the Local Government Act 1995.

With a range of flexible courses to choose from, including a qualification specifically developed to meet the needs of Elected Members in Western Australia, there are a variety of ways to maintain and develop your professional capabilities.

Elected Member Training Calendar
You can download a copy of our Elected Member Training Calendar.
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Council Member Essentials (CME)

Training is targeted at newly Elected Members, returning Elected Members and/or Elected Members who wish to run for election and are yet to complete the required training.

Professional Development (Diploma Units)

Training is developed to assist and support Elected Members in their role as community leaders and community representatives.

Professional Development 

Emergency Management 


All CME courses are available via eLearning in addition to the courses below.