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Certificate III in Local Government

National ID: LGA30104 | State ID: C742

 

Course Details
Training Package Version :  Release 2
The Certificate III in Local Government reflects the role of employees in Local Government who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures as well as working within known time constraints.  This qualification will further develop your practical skills and knowledge to undertake a broad range of administrative, clerical and technical tasks in local government. Subjects covered include those in the Certificate II in Local Government, plus you will also be able to choose from subjects that cover such skills as assisting with enquiries regarding rates and other services, producing marketing materials, handling complaints, complying with legislation and assessing domestic building applications.  The Certificate III in Local Government reflects the role of employees in Local Government who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve the application of discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures as well as working within known time constraints.  Participants will learn how to coordinate a range of tasks and processes, to prepare materials in accordance with Council protocols that are to be used in presentations and ensure suitable locations for presentations are booked.  Participants will also learn important communication, time management and problem solving skills necessary to fulfil the role. 

You will gain the following skills:

  • Apply conflict resolution stategies
  • Implement effective communitcation techniques
  • Provide service to local government customers
  • Particpate in policy development
  • Montior areas under Council jurisdiction
  • Implement parking controls
  • Enforce legislation to achieve compliance
  • Work effectively & work effectively with others in Local Government
  • Access learning and career development opportunities, and
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices.

Additional Resources 
Learners will be required to provide additional resources for this course.  Details are provided in the Pre-Enrolment Pack.

Work Placement 
A Work Placement must be undertaken as part of this course.

VET Student Loan:  This course is NOT eligible for a VET Student Loan.

Entrance Requirements

Study pathway

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements
Study pathway
Job opportunities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to gain administrative and clerical positions within local governments or gain a traineeship in local government. You will need to be employed and registered as a trainee before you can commence traineeship training.

Further study opportunities:

Certificate IV in Local Government (Governance and Administration) Traineeship

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Overview

Fees and charges

Units

How to apply

Important information

Overview

Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Kalgoorlie
Merredin
Moora
Northam
Duration

12 months.Enrolment is open throughout the year.  The length of time to complete the course will depend on your chosen units and your study pace.

HowFlexible Delivery
Traineeship
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2017
Available Semester 2, 2017
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

Units

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Follow defined OHS policies and proceduresLGACORE102BC0969
2 Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Access learning and career development opportunitiesLGACORE101BC0968
Apply conflict resolution strategiesLGACOMP008AC1361
Coordinate production of communication materialsLGAGOVA303BC1204
Enforce legislation to achieve complianceLGAREGS303BD2869
Implement effective communication techniquesLGACOMP009AC1362
Implement parking controlsLGAREGS301AC1937
Monitor areas under council jurisdictionLGAEHRR303BC1944
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesBSBSUS201AD1021
Participate in policy developmentLGACOMP007AC1360
Provide service to local government customersLGACORE103BC0970
Work effectively in local governmentLGACORE104BC0971
Work with others in local governmentLGACORE105BC0972
How to apply
Important information
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

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Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Kalgoorlie
Merredin
Moora
Northam
Duration

12 months.Enrolment is open throughout the year.  The length of time to complete the course will depend on your chosen units and your study pace.

HowFlexible Delivery
Traineeship
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2017
Available Semester 2, 2017
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Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to gain administrative and clerical positions within local governments or gain a traineeship in local government. You will need to be employed and registered as a trainee before you can commence traineeship training.

Further study opportunities:

Certificate IV in Local Government (Governance and Administration) Traineeship

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Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

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1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Follow defined OHS policies and proceduresLGACORE102BC0969
2 Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Access learning and career development opportunitiesLGACORE101BC0968
Apply conflict resolution strategiesLGACOMP008AC1361
Coordinate production of communication materialsLGAGOVA303BC1204
Enforce legislation to achieve complianceLGAREGS303BD2869
Implement effective communication techniquesLGACOMP009AC1362
Implement parking controlsLGAREGS301AC1937
Monitor areas under council jurisdictionLGAEHRR303BC1944
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesBSBSUS201AD1021
Participate in policy developmentLGACOMP007AC1360
Provide service to local government customersLGACORE103BC0970
Work effectively in local governmentLGACORE104BC0971
Work with others in local governmentLGACORE105BC0972
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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

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If you have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification with Central Regional TAFE, you may be able to obtain credits towards a degree at Geraldton Universities Centre (GUC), Charles Sturt University, Central Queensland University and the University of Southern Queensland.

In addition to the arrangements in place with specific Universities, a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification from us will enable you to gain direct entry into related undergraduate degree courses in most Universities throughout Australia. You may also be eligible to gain credits with other Universities on a case-by-case basis.

 

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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

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