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LGA40120 Certificate IV in Local Government

National ID: LGA40120 State ID: BGO1
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Do you work in local government and need specialist administration skills to conduct internal audits and reviews of Council lessees, tenants, and service operators?

LGA40120 Certificate IV in Local Government (Regulatory Services) is the course for you! This nationally recognised qualification teaches you how to monitor areas under council jurisdiction, investigate breaches of legislation, prepare documentation and court evidence, then represent Council in legal proceedings. The course also covers community consultation, safety and general compliance.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

RTO Entrance Requirements

Learners must participate in an interview with the lecturer (face to face or phone) prior to enrolment.

Learners must complete a Student Profile and Learning Needs Questionnaire provided by the lecturer prior to enrolment. This is designed to gather background information of the learner including specific preferences and needs they may have with the purpose of addressing them in training and assessment.

The specific needs and/or additional requirements identified by the individual learner are records on the Student Needs Summary Form with specific actions for addressing them and outcomes of the actions.

It is expected that learners would have as a minimum level, Year 10 English or equivalent to enable them to cope with the literacy and numeracy requirements of the course including fluency in English.

None is specified in the qualification.

However, it should be noted that the list of administered legislation on the WA Department of Local Government, Sport & Cultural Industries will apply to the units in the qualification.

Local Laws applicable to the specific local government context of the learner will also apply.


Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate IV in Local Government.

Possible job titles include:

  • Local Laws Officer
  • Maintenance Team Leader
  • Operational Works Supervisor
  • Parking Inspector
  • Ranger
  • Rates Officer

Study options and how to apply

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Available all year round, 2023

Northam - Self Paced Onsite


Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study WHENEVER and WHEREVER suits you.  Typically, flexible, and self-paced options are part-time and open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start, enrol and study continuously. 

Once you enrol into your chosen units, you will have six (6) months from the date of your enrolment to complete your study.

Duration 6 Months
When Available all year round, 2023
Where Northam
How Self Paced Onsite


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