Introduction to Local Government (eLearning)


This course provides an overview to Local Government and the important role it plays. The course provides underpinning knowledge about the way Local Governments are constituted, the separation of roles between the Council and the Administration, and the responsibilities of working in a compliance environment.

This program would be an ideal inclusion to a Local Government’s induction program

Target Audience

Suitable for Officers new to Local Government.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the different levels of government and why they exist;
  • The separation of powers and duties;
  • The role of Mayors, Presidents, Councillors and Officers;
  • The impact Local Governments have on communities;
  • How decisions are made on what services to provide; and
  • Rates and money matters in Local Government.


Self-paced (approx. 2 hours online).


Enrol anytime (3 months to complete upon date of enrolment).

Course Fees

$220.00 (plus GST) - Individual eLearning
Unlimited participants via an eLearning Subscription. Contact us for a quote.