Local Government

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work effectively in Local Government.
You will learn to perform 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 some leadership and guidance to others.

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O9502P O9502P Dog and Cat Management Control Short Course Northam Campus
dog, cat, microchip, animal, animal management, ranger, canine, O9502P, local government, pound

Participants in this course will partake in work place health and safety processes involved in animal care. includes the skills designed to prepare individuals with the skills and knowledge to understand, interpret dog and cat management and apply microchip implantation procedures on cats and dogs whilst exhibiting appropriate care for animals so that stress and discomfort is minimised. 

Upon successful completion students will be issued with a Certificate of Participation

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information

LGA30104 C742 Local Government Certificate III Northam Campus
, TAFE18, Education and Community Services, S000000, Local Government, S000010, Administration, Clerical, Council, Government, Customer Service, Governance,

Enhance your skills! Further your career!

A Certificate III in Local Government is designed to further develop practical skills and knowledge to undertake a broad range of administrative, clerical and technical tasks in local government. You will gain the skills and knowledge required to assist with enquiries regarding rates and other services, produce marketing materials, handle complaints, comply with legislation and assess domestic building applications. Students 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 as well as important communication, time management and problem solving skills necessary to fulfil the role.

You will gain the following skills:

  • Apply conflict resolution strategies
  • Implement effective communication techniques
  • Provide service to local government customers
  • Participate in policy development
  • Monitor areas under Council jurisdiction
  • Implement parking controls
  • Enforce legislation to achieve compliance
  • Work effectively and work effectively with others in Local Government
  • Access learning and career development opportunities, and
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices.
Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and complete within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

LGA40708 D349 Local Government (Planning) Certificate IV Northam Campus
, TAFE18, Education and Community Services, s000000, local Government, S000010, Administration, Clerical, Council, Government, Customer Service, Governance, Legislation, Regulations, Planning, Building, Inspections

Enhance your skills! Further your career in local government!

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.
Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and complete within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

LGA40504 C756 Local Government (Regulatory Services) Certificate IV Northam Campus
, TAFE18, Education and Community Services, S000000, Local Government, S000010, Administration, Council, Government, Customer Service, Governance, Rangers, Parking Officer, Legislation, Regulations, Animal Control

Enhance your skills! Further your career in local government!

The Certificate IV in Local Government (Regulatory Services) reflects the role of employees in Local Government who perform 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 some leadership and guidance to others in the application and planning of the 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:

  • Manage a Local Government project
  • Conduct public educational presentations
  • Establish co-operative arrangements with other organisations
  • Manage finances within a budget
  • Follow defined OHS policies and procedures
  • Work effectively in Local Government
  • Work with others in Local Government
  • Represent Council's role and value in the community
  • Represent Council at legal proceedings
  • Develop community relations
  • Monitor areas under council jurisdiction
  • Operate council pound facilities
  • Provide evidence in court
  • Undertake appointed animal control duties
  • Prepare a budget
  • Provide team leadership, and
  • Follow defined OHS policy and procedures.
Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and complete within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

LGA50104 C745 Local Government Administration Diploma Northam Campus
, TAFE18, Education and Community Services, S000000, Local Government, S000010, Administration, Clerical, Council, Government, Customer Service, Governance, Leadership, Budgets, Community, Business Planning

Enhance your skills! Further your career in local government!

This qualification will provides individuals with the practical skills and knowledge to perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and requiring the application of significant judgement in planning and determining the selection of equipment, roles and techniques for themselves and others. The Diploma of Local Government Administration reflects the role of personnel working in Local Government who perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and requiring the application of significant judgement in planning and determining the selection of resources/roles/techniques for themselves and others. They are required to develop specific practices to ensure the implementation of management systems, plans and policies. They demonstrate the application of a broad range of managerial, coordination and planning skills.

While studying the Diploma of Local Government Administration, you may gain the following skills:

  • Provide team leadership
  • Undertake business planning
  • Develop a marketing strategy
  • Develop and maintain a community cultural plan
  • Implement employee performance management systems
  • Conduct public educational presentations
  • Establish co-operative arrangements with other organisations
  • Manage finances within a budget
  • Represent Council's role and value in the community, and
  • Work effectively and work effectively with others in Local Government.
Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and complete within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

O9517P O9517P Prosecutions Short Course Short Course Northam Campus
legal, prosecution, ranger, animal, law, council, local government, short course, reptile, regulatory, LGA, ROCS, compliance

This short course is designed to address the needs of a range of government officers for whom ensuring compliance with local government legislation, regulations and by-laws is central to their role. The short course allows participants to learn the skills and knowledge required to carry out prosecution procedures for a magistrate’s court.

Upon completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Participation.

Please refer to the Student Fact Pack for additional College and support information.

 

O9515P O9515P Regulatory Officer Compliance Skills (ROCS) 1 Short Course Northam Campus
Local government, ROCS, regulatory, compliance, midland, LGA, council, compliance, O9515P

This short course is designed to address the needs of a range of officers for whom ensuring compliance with local government legislation, regulations and by-laws is central to their role. The skill set is not designed to provide detailed technical and specific knowledge in, for example, building inspection, animal control, parking management or environmental health.

The skill set is intended to address the underpinning knowledge and skills in the complex areas of:

  • compliance monitoring and investigation

  • negotiation skills

  • communication skills

  • conflict resolution

  • community education

This short course meets the generic requirements for compliance management in specialised council work areas, such as environmental health and planning. Individual councils may apply different levels and types of regulatory authority to specific job roles associated with this skill set.

Upon successful completion students will be issued with a Certificate of Participation

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information

O9516P O9516P Regulatory Officer Compliance Skills (ROCS) 2 Short Course Northam Campus
Local government, ROCS, regulatory compliance, midland, LGA, council, compliance, O9516P

This short course is designed to address the needs of a range of officers for whom ensuring compliance with local government legislation, regulations and by-laws is central to their role. The skill set is not designed to provide detailed technical and specific knowledge in, for example, building inspection, animal control, parking management or environmental health.

The skill set is intended to address the underpinning knowledge and skills in the complex areas of:

  • compliance monitoring and investigation

  • negotiation skills

  • communication skills

  • conflict resolution

  • community education

This short course meets the generic requirements for compliance management in specialised council work areas, such as environmental health and planning. Individual councils may apply different levels and types of regulatory authority to specific job roles associated with this skill set.

Upon successful completion students will be issued with a Certificate of Participation

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information

 

O9507P O9507P Reptile Handling and Care Short Course Short Course Northam Campus
snake, reptile, handling, capture, care, ranger, LGA, council, local government, lizard, transportation, first aid, bite management, O9507P

This one day workshop will provide the participant with the skills and knowledge to:

  • Describe the basic behaviour of reptiles and safe handling
  • Correct methods of transporting reptiles
  • The legal requirements of capturing and handling reptiles
  • Understanding symptoms and signs of snake bite
  • Demonstrate first aid management of a person who has been bitten by a snake
  • Complete a written assessment
  • Complete a practical skills assessment, and
  • Contribute to verbal discussion during the workshop.

This course will be delivered at the Midland Sports Complex, Patterson Drive Middle Swan.

Upon completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Participation.

Please also refer to the Student Fact Pack for additional College and support information.

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