Diploma of Local Government (LGA50712)

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Course Description

A Diploma of Local Government LGA50712 is an administrative qualification and students who complete this study stream actually graduate with three diplomas: Diploma of Local Government; Diploma of Business; and Diploma of Business Administration. Students learn how to work effectively in local government while gaining essential skills in leadership, time management, finance and managing meetings.

The Diploma of Local Government LGA50712 is a nationally recognised training qualification and part of the official Local Government Training Package.

Average Course Fee


Average Duration

12 months

Study Mode


Number of Providers

Nationally Recognised Training

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Administration and Management

Planning and coordination of people and resources.

Complex Problem Solving

Identifying a problem and finding the best solution to solve it.

Critical Thinking

Evaluating the benefits and costs of different solutions for a problem.

Judgment and Decision Making

Evaluating the benefits and costs of different options and choosing the best one.


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Land Officer$1,250 weekly pay
Planning Officer$1,250 weekly pay
Community Development Officer$1,250 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Local Council Service Manager$1,440 weekly pay

Government Funding

Each state provides its own Government funding initiatives. Here is a list of funding initiatives that are available for this course and details about what it involves and who is eligible.

NSW Funding - Smart and Skilled

Smart and Skilled is the funding program in NSW for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Smart and Skilled provides financial assistance to help people in NSW get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers.



Course Providers

The following institutions provide this course. You can filter by their eligibility for state and loan programs:

NSW Smart and Skilled