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Certificate IV in Local Government (Planning)

National ID: LGA40708 | State ID: D349

 

Training Package Version:Release 2

This qualification reflects the role of employees in Local Government who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications including the requirement to evaluate and analyse current practices, develop new criteria and procedures for performing current practices, and provide leadership and guidance to others in the application and planning of these skills. Graduates will gain the skills and knowledge to operate effectively in the regulatory service roles within local Government, including Rangers and Parking Officers.

You will gain the following skills:

  • Conduct public educational presentations
  • Establish co-operative arrangements with other organisations
  • Manage finances within a budget
  • Follow defined OHS policies and procedures
  • Work effectively and work effectively with others in Local Government
  • Represent Council's role and value in the community
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Prepare and present Geographic Information Systems data
  • Provide assistance in carrying out building inspections
  • Analyse the natural and built environment
  • Conduct initial assessments of minor planning applications
  • Support the planning application, notification and appeals process
  • Conduct site inspections to check accuracy of plan and application documentation, and
  • Provide evidence in court.

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 Loans

This course is NOT eligible for a VET Student Loan.

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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
Study pathway
Job opportunities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a Local Government Planning Assistant.

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Local Government (Planning)

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Course Overview

Where Merredin
Moora
Northam
Duration

1-2 years pending your study pace

HowFlexible Delivery
Traineeship
WhenAvailable Semester 2, 2018
Available Semester 1, 2018
Fees and charges

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

The fees identified above for this course are (predominantly) based on full-time face-to-face delivery (or Apprenticeship/Traineeship delivery) for this course. Fees may vary depending on your choice of units and some delivery modes. You can also 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

Group C Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Conduct public educational presentationsLGACOM403BC1363
Establish cooperative arrangements with other organisationsLGACOM404BC1364
Implement and monitor the organisation's OHS policies, procedures and programs within the work group or sectionLGACOM405BC1365
Represent council's role and value in the communityLGACORE603BC1203
1 Group A
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Follow defined OHS policies and proceduresLGACORE102BC0969
Manage a local government projectLGACOMP025AC5837
Provide team leadershipLGACOMP026AC1912
Work effectively in local governmentLGACORE104BC0971
Work with others in local governmentLGACORE105BC0972
2 Group B
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Analyse the natural and built environmentLGAPLEM406BC3707
Conduct initial assessments of minor planning applicationsLGAPLEM411AD2865
Conduct site inspections to check accuracy of plan and application documentationLGAPLEM413AD2867
Draft planning permits and conditionsLGAPLEM409AD2863
Enforce legislation to achieve complianceLGAREGS303BD2869
Prepare and present geographic information systems dataLGAPLEM404AC1976
Provide assistance in carrying out building inspectionsLGAPLEM405CD2860
Provide evidence in courtLGAREGS402BD2870
Provide service and information in preparing a development applicationLGAPLEM410AD2864
Read and interpret plans and specificationsCPCCBC4012AW9249
Read and interpret titles, covenants and the local planning schemeLGAPLEM407AD2861
Support the planning application, notification and appeals processLGAPLEM412AD2866
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Course Overview

Where Merredin
Moora
Northam
Duration

1-2 years pending your study pace

HowFlexible Delivery
Traineeship
WhenAvailable Semester 2, 2018
Available Semester 1, 2018
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Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a Local Government Planning Assistant.

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Local Government (Planning)

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

The fees identified above for this course are (predominantly) based on full-time face-to-face delivery (or Apprenticeship/Traineeship delivery) for this course. Fees may vary depending on your choice of units and some delivery modes. You can also 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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Group C Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Conduct public educational presentationsLGACOM403BC1363
Establish cooperative arrangements with other organisationsLGACOM404BC1364
Implement and monitor the organisation's OHS policies, procedures and programs within the work group or sectionLGACOM405BC1365
Represent council's role and value in the communityLGACORE603BC1203
1 Group A
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Follow defined OHS policies and proceduresLGACORE102BC0969
Manage a local government projectLGACOMP025AC5837
Provide team leadershipLGACOMP026AC1912
Work effectively in local governmentLGACORE104BC0971
Work with others in local governmentLGACORE105BC0972
2 Group B
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Analyse the natural and built environmentLGAPLEM406BC3707
Conduct initial assessments of minor planning applicationsLGAPLEM411AD2865
Conduct site inspections to check accuracy of plan and application documentationLGAPLEM413AD2867
Draft planning permits and conditionsLGAPLEM409AD2863
Enforce legislation to achieve complianceLGAREGS303BD2869
Prepare and present geographic information systems dataLGAPLEM404AC1976
Provide assistance in carrying out building inspectionsLGAPLEM405CD2860
Provide evidence in courtLGAREGS402BD2870
Provide service and information in preparing a development applicationLGAPLEM410AD2864
Read and interpret plans and specificationsCPCCBC4012AW9249
Read and interpret titles, covenants and the local planning schemeLGAPLEM407AD2861
Support the planning application, notification and appeals processLGAPLEM412AD2866
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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2018 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 2018 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 2018 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.

Qualification level

1
Available Semester 2, 2018
1
Available Semester 1, 2018
Fee Type Course Fee Resource Fee Total Fee
General $2,258.75 $113.66 $2,372.41

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