LGA50404 Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works)

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Course Description

The Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works) is a nationally recognised qualification for managers and supervisors who need the skills to direct multiple crews, distribute operational work out to people, and make sure the work is done to specification. Apart from gaining practical knowledge specific to local government (eg, developing a works Maintenance Schedule, and managing a Civil Works Project) you’ll also gain skills in leadership, personal productivity, and operational safety. Graduate with the confidence to setup into a higher level of leadership, or simply work and communicate more effectively with different Council departments and networks.

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.

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.


Changing what is done based on other people's actions.


Keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements.

Problem Sensitivity

Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you cannot solve the problem.


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Local Council Supervisor$1,250 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

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


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Government Funding

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