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.

Recognition of Prior Learning

The skills and knowledge that you bring to your studies through previous education or employment experience may be credited towards specific units in this course, which can help to shorten your course duration. Please enquire with a course provider to find out more.


The Diploma of Local Government (LGA50712) is not available from any Tafe institutions on our database but may be available from other registered training organisations with Government Funding available in your area. See Course Providers.

Average Course Fee


Average Duration

12 months

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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


Please enquire with a course provider for a list of course subjects.

Government Funding

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