Diploma of Local Government Administration

We provide a range of nationally recognised qualifications (local government specific) and council-specific non-accredited short courses as well as other professional development training options.

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Who should Attend?

Local government employees who are involved in the implementation and governance of people, systems, plans and policies and who are passionate about leadership and management excellence.

Course objectives

Identify key elements of governance in council, develop awareness of managing people performance issues, better understand budget preparation in council and develop the ability to review HR policies and procedures within council.

Provide quality and timely advice to council by enhancing their managerial, coordination and planning skills.

Course pathways

This course is intended to support candidates to gain formal recognition for the work, roles and responsibilities currently being undertaken and is an articulation into related university courses.

On successful completion of your course and all assessments, you will receive a Nationally recognised qualification outlining the course completed and the units within that course.

Course details

Course features
  • Identify key elements of governance in council
  • Recognise effective consultation processes and methods
  • Better understand budget preparation in council and compliance
  • Review HR policy and procedures within council
  • Assist in preparation and review of corporate plan
Core units
LGACORE104B Work effectively in local government
LGACORE501B Provide quality and timely advice to council
LGACOM502B Devise and conduct community consultations
LGACOM503B Prepare a budget
Elective units
LGAGOVA501B Contribute to advice to council on legislation
LGADMIN525A Undertake business planning
LGADMIN526A Coordinate policy development
LGADMIN527A Manage policy development
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
  • Have a minimum of two-years full-time employment, working within the Administration Department
  • Hold a position which requires you to undertake tasks within the Council’s Executive Administration processes
  • Acquired a completed Performance Appraisal statement within the last twelve months, confirming your competencies within the Administration Department.
Our instructor-led Diploma provides participants with interactive sessions including group discussions, case study reviews, question and answer sessions. Our training course includes all course training materials, assessment and mentoring/assistance by your allocated trainer.
Duration & location
Our standard structure for this course is 6 full days to be completed over a period of six months and can be delivered in any metropolitan or regional area of Queensland.
Please contact Peak for course fees or a proposal for onsite/in-house training.

Upcoming Dates:

    20-22 October 2020