LGA50712 Diploma of Local Government

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Course Overview

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.

Accreditation

Nationally recognised training

Average duration

12 months

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.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Board Member$1,250 weekly pay
Local Government Officer$1,350 weekly pay
Local Government Project Manager$1,350 weekly pay
Planning Officer$1,250 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Senior Administrator$1,550 weekly pay
General Manager$1,550 weekly pay
Chief Executive Officer$1,900 weekly pay
Resilience Officer$1,550 weekly pay
Workplace Inspector$1,600 weekly pay

Please note that weekly pay figures are estimates only of what you could possibly earn.

Benefits of Nationally Recognised Training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

Payment Options

Course providers may offer flexible payment options for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront.

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