Peak Training

Identifying gaps and increasing capabilities is crucial to productivity and retention in local government.

Peak Training

Tailored training solutions for your council 

Peak Services is Queensland’s largest Registered Training Organisation (RTO: 30003)  that specialises in local government training.  Owned 100 percent by the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ), we train in excess of 3,000 local government workers per year. For more than 20 years, Peak has delivered a range of nationally recognised qualifications and non-accredited short courses to meet our customer and participant’s personal or professional objectives.

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What We Offer

Accredited Courses

You can access a wealth of accredited training through Peak Services, including local government specific courses in administration, planning, health and environment, investigations in addition to project management, leadership and management, work health and safety, and more.

Short Courses

Choose from a range of non-accredited compliance and professional development short courses for elected members and council employees. These courses are highly relevant and cover a wide range of topics including authorised persons, fraud awareness, local government worker, resolving conflict, dealing with hostile people, social media training, and more.

eLearning Courses

Our online learning management systems and eLearning training solutions give us the ability to reach more local government workers and enrich your career with knowledge and educational leadership 24/7.

Elected Member Training

Courses exclusively tailored to Elected Members of Queensland councils.

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Accredited Courses

  • Certificate IV in Environmental Management and Sustainability

    Accredited Courses
    BSB42315
    Based on consultation with industry stakeholders this Certificate IV in Environmental Management and Sustainability has been contextualised for indiv
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  • Certificate IV in Government Investigations (Regulatory Compliance Specialisation)

    Accredited Courses
    PSP40416
    Certificate IV in Government Investigations (Regulatory compliance specialisation) course takes you through the full investigative process starting w
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  • Diploma of Leadership and Management

    Accredited Courses
    BSB50420
    This nationally recognised qualification is suited to local government employees who wish to recognise, improve or increase their knowledge and skills
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  • Diploma of Local Government (Planning)

    Accredited Courses
    LGA50120
    Diploma of Local Government (Planning) reflects the role of personnel working in local government who perform tasks involving planning. You will atta
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  • Diploma of Project Management

    Accredited Courses
    BSB50820
    Peak's nationally recognised qualification reflects the roles of those with project management skills or those who need to improve their project leade
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  • Government Investigations (Skill Set)

    Accredited Courses
    PSPSS00040
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Short Courses

  • Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008

    Short Courses
    This course has been developed to respond to the Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008
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  • Armed Robbery Safety Training

    Short Courses
    Master presenter Gerald Pauschmann presents his 2-hour safety workshop on how to manage robbery related risks.
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  • Asbestos Awareness

    Short Courses
    The Asbestos Awareness training course is suitable for workers and managers who deal with asbestos or may be exposed to asbestos whilst carrying ou
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  • Asset Management Fundamentals

    Short Courses
    Suited to a variety of council officers including roles with the engineering, finance, technical officers etc.
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  • Authorised Persons

    Short Courses
    Senior staff, local laws officers, animal management officers and environmental health officers this course introduces the role of the Government A
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  • Body Worn Cameras Training

    Short Courses
    This half-day program is suited to Local Laws Officers or other employees who may need to record incidents or provide evidence of negative interac
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  • Breed ID Training

    Short Courses
    Animal management officers, pick-up officers/rangers, local laws officers and local government pound workers or those investigating incidents invol
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  • Building Local Government Leaders

    Short Courses
    This course has been developed for council officers aspiring to leadership positions.
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  • Business Writing Essentials

    Short Courses
    Local government employees wanting to refresh or develop their business writing skills.
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  • Chairing Meetings in Local Government

    Short Courses
    Any staff member who requires skills inorganising and managing Executive level or Council meetings.
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  • Change Management

    Short Courses
    This Change Management workshop will give attendees tools to implement changes more smoothly and to have those changes better accepted.
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  • Climate Resilient Leadership Workshop

    Short Courses
    BSBSUS401
    Based on consultation with industry stakeholders the Climate Resilient Leadership Workshop has beencontextualised for individuals engaged in leadershi
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  • Coaching and Mentoring

    Short Courses
    Managers, supervisors, team leadersand professionals. It will enhance your people management skills through an understanding of workplace coaching.
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  • Code of Conduct

    Short Courses
    This course has been developed forall local government staff members.
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  • Communication for Managers

    Short Courses
    All staff who want to strengthen their communication skills and enhance their ability to interact confidently with others
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eLearning Courses

  • Authorised Persons - eLearning Course

    eLearning Courses
    The Authorised Persons eLearning course is suited to senior staff, local laws officers, animal management officers and environmental health officer
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  • Code of Conduct - eLearning Course

    eLearning Courses
    This course has been developed forall local government staff members.
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  • Fraud Awareness - eLearning Course

    eLearning Courses
    Participants will gain an increased understanding of fraud and corruption and will become more aware of their responsibilities with regards to fraud a
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  • Local Government Worker - eLearning Course

    eLearning Courses
    The workshop examines Powers of Entry requirements for Local Government Workers/council contractors.
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  • Public Interest Disclosure for Council Officers - eLearning Course

    eLearning Courses
    Participants will gain an understanding of Public Interest Disclosure, the Act, procedures around completing a PID and the roles of all stakeholders i
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  • Public Interest Disclosure for Governance Officers - eLearning Course

    eLearning Courses
    This program provides a clear outline of Public Interest Disclosures and the procedures relating to making a PID,the PID Act 2010 and responsibilities
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  • Reporting of Corrupt Conduct - eLearning Course

    eLearning Courses
    On completion of this course, course participants will be able to identify the background and purpose of the compulsory reporting obligation under the
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  • Understanding Local Government - eLearning Course

    eLearning Courses
    Participants will gain an increased understanding of the three levels of government with a focus on Queensland local government.
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Elected Member Training

  • Elected Member Skill Set

    Elected Member Training
    LGASS00002
    Elected Member Skill Set is intended for Local Government Elected Members to provide the introductory skills required to operate effectively within th
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  • Financial Reports and Budgets

    Elected Member Training
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  • Financial Understanding for Elected Members

    Elected Member Training
    This program is designed to improve understanding of financial management and procedures as it relates to individual sections and departments in Counc
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  • Rates and Charges (EM) Workshop only

    Elected Member Training
    This program covers how rates and charges are calculated; the Acts and Regulations that apply to the decision-making process; and how to evaluate and
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Harness Safety Training

  • 4WD Training - 1Day

    Harness Safety Training
    4WD Training - 1Day
    RIIVEH201D | Operate light vehicles PMASUP236 | Operate vehicles in the field
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  • Breathing Apparatus - 1/2 Day

    Harness Safety Training
    Breathing Apparatus - 1/2 Day
    MSMWHS216 | Operate breathing apparatus
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  • Certificates

    Harness Safety Training
    Certificates
    BSB41419 - Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety – 5 Day
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  • Chain of Responsibility Level 1 + Level 2 - 1 Day

    Harness Safety Training
    Chain of Responsibility Level 1 + Level 2 - 1 Day
    TLIF0001 | Apply chain of responsibility legislation, regulations and workplace procedures TLIF0002 | Administer chain of responsibility policies and
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  • Chain of Responsibility Level 1 - 1/2 Day

    Harness Safety Training
    Chain of Responsibility Level 1 - 1/2 Day
    TLIF0001 | Apply chain of responsibility legislation, regulations and workplace procedures
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  • Combination Training - Heights and Confined Space Rescue - 3 Days

    Harness Safety Training
    Combination Training - Heights and Confined Space Rescue - 3 Days
    PUAEME001 | Provide emergency care PUAFIR210 | Prevent injury PUASAR022 | Participate in a Rescue PUASAR025 | Undertake confined space rescue RIIW
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  • Conduct Lifting Operations - 1 Day

    Harness Safety Training
    Conduct Lifting Operations - 1 Day
    RIIHAN203D | Conduct Lifting Operations
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  • Confined Space Entry - 1 Day

    Harness Safety Training
    Confined Space Entry - 1 Day
    RIIWHS202D | Enter and work in confined spaces MSMPER200 | Work in accordance with an issued permit MSMWHS217 | Gas test atmospheres
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  • Confined Space Rescue - 2 Days

    Harness Safety Training
    Confined Space Rescue - 2 Days
    PUAEME001 | Provide emergency care PUAFIR210 | Prevent injury PUASAR022 | Participate in a Rescue PUASAR025 | Undertake confined space rescue
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  • CPR - 1/2 Day

    Harness Safety Training
    CPR - 1/2 Day
    HLTAID009 | Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
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  • Dogging - 5 Days (Site Based Only)

    Harness Safety Training
    Dogging - 5 Days (Site Based Only)
    CPCCLDG3001A | Licence to Perform Dogging
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  • EWP (OVER 11m) - 3 Days

    Harness Safety Training
    EWP (OVER 11m) - 3 Days
    TLILIC0005 | Licence to operate boom type Elevating Work Platform (Boom Length 11m or more)
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  • EWP (Under 11m) - 1 Day

    Harness Safety Training
    EWP (Under 11m) - 1 Day
    RIIHAN301E | Operate and Elevated Work Platform (Under 11M)
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  • Fatigue Management Level 1 & Level 2 - 1 Day

    Harness Safety Training
    Fatigue Management Level 1 & Level 2 - 1 Day
    TLIF0005 | Apply Fatigue Management TLIF0006 | Administer the Implementation
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  • Fatigue Management Level 1 - 1/2 Day

    Harness Safety Training
    Fatigue Management Level 1 - 1/2 Day
    TLIF0005 | Apply Fatigue Management
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Our Trainers

Peak trainers are highly skilled and experienced professionals with years of practice and training experience in their field.

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