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Working in local government requires a broad range of managerial, co-ordination and planning skills. The Diploma of Local Government (Corporate Services) allows you to develop management systems together with plans and policies within the local government context. Successful completion of this qualification broadens your skills and knowledge in Council’s Corporate Services requirements.
- Have a minimum of two years’ full-time employment, working within Council’s corporate services
- Hold a position that requires you to undertake tasks within Council’s corporate services processes
- Acquired a completed Performance Appraisal statement within the last twelve months, confirming your competencies within Council’s administrative office.
How is learning conducted?
The learning is a combination of ‘on and off the job’ delivery and assessment.
Learning post workshop, is supported by your Supervisor/Team Leader in the workplace.
It is important that you work with your co-workers in completing the assessments. This is encouraged to enable you to apply your new skills and use workplace examples as evidence for your assessment.
Post-course access to our Facilitators and Senior Advisors is available via both phone and email for support as required.
The course is comprised of 6 days’ mandatory attendance to cover course content and formal presentations. Course delivery will be over a period of approximately 6 months i.e. typically in 3 x 2-day blocks or 2 x 3-day blocks depending on location.
Attendance dates are confirmed in writing to you prior to commencement. On Day 1 of the course, participants will be provided with course guidelines, reference materials and assessment tips.
To achieve the full qualification, you will need to successfully complete 12 national units of competency.