• LGA50220 Diploma of Local Government - Elected Member

The LGA50220 Diploma of Local Government - Elected Member program is the highest level of qualification that an Elected Member can obtain through WALGA Training.

This qualification will give indviduals the opportunity to expand their skills and knowledge through developing a deeper understanding of legislative and regulatory requirements and how they apply to the roles and responsibilities of an Elected Member. 

The Diploma explores a wide range of topics such as financial reports and budgets, dealing with conflict, community leadership and advocacy, strategic decision making, policy development, asset management and understanding land use and local planning schemes. The training program will enable Elected Members to increase their competency in order to be a strong leader for their local community and to confidently contribute to informed decision making.

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  • LGA30120 Certificate III in Local Government

The Certificate III in Local Government program (LGA30120) is aimed at Junior Officers or exisiting workers working in an administrative or operational role at a Local Government. The program covers the skills and knowledge on how to perform a variety of administration duties, working as part of a team, using effective communication techniques and how to offer a quality service to residents or other people from both inside and outside your Local Government.

The qualification has been developed according to the requirements of the Local Government Training Package (LGA) and has been approved for delivery by the Training Accreditation Council (TAC). All learning resources have been specifically developed and contextualised for Local Governments in Western Australia. 

This program is available as a Traineeship with federal and WA Government incentive payments for the employer. Due to recent changes to the Australian Apprenticeships Incentives Program on 1 July 2022, it is recommended to contact your local Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider for the most up to date incentive payment information.

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