Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works)

Get the qualification to help with Your next Pay Rise or Promotion

Funding for NSW employees… 70% or 74%

Excellent for my position. The workshops were very informative and had useful hands on ideas. I would recommend them. I will now increase the communication level up and down.
Glen Porter, Leading Hand, Ashburton Shire Council

Fast Facts

Certificate IV of Local Government (Operational Works)


Flexible – Year Round Start Dates – mean you can start any time – Fast Start & Quick Access to your Course.

Your assessments will need to be typed (or handwritten and scanned) and submitted into your Online Student Area.  It is a very simple process.

What we are known for – Great Support for You. Be supported, accountable and motivated by your own Completion Coach, Trainers; Office Staff. Flexible – Design your communication and training times and methods to suit you: phone, email, fax, post…Your Trainer has wide Management and Training experience and will be able to relate to you.

Yes, if you have completed the exact same unit in another qualification, you will not need to redo this unit. Provide this information along with a copy of your Statement of Results with your Enrolment Form.

Similar units to these need to be completed:

  • LGACORE104B Work Effectively in Local Government
  • LGACORE105B  Work with others in Local Government
  • LGAWORK401A  Develop Works Maintenance Schedule
  • LGAWORK402A  Prepare for Operational Works
  • LGAWORK403A  Manage Civil Plant and Resources
  • LGAWORK404A  Manage a Civil Works Project
  • LGACOM405B Implement and Monitor the Organisation’s OHS Policies, Procedures and Programs within the Work Group or Section
  • LGACOM401A  Administer Contracts
  • LGACOMP026A  Provide Team Leadership
  • LGACORE102B  Follow Defined OHS Policies and Procedures
  • BSBMGT401 Show Leadership in the Workplace
  • Implement Operational Plan BSBMGT402
  • BSBWHS401 Implement and Monitor WHS Policies, Procedures and Programs to Meet Legislative Requirements
  • BSBMGT403 Implement Continuous Improvement
  • BSBWOR404 Develop Work Priorities
  • BSBRSK401 Identify Risk and Apply Risk Management Processes
  • BSBINM401 Implement Workplace Information System

Your units may differ depending if you have credits, if you a completing another qualification also at the same time or if you have chosen different electives.

Must be currently employed in a Local Council as a Leading Hand, Supervisor, Ganger, in an Operational Works division.

About Your Qualification

Attention: Supervisors, Foreman, Gangers and Leading Hands in Local Councils and Local Authorities…

Take the opportunity to get recognised for your experience as a supervisor within Local Government.  Gain your Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works) and develop Your Career at the same time.

Use this qualification to gain new skills and recognition for the skills you already have, help towards a promotion or better job or even towards further studies…

The choice will be yours – we have past students working in Councils throughout Australia. Many have gotten Promotions in their own Councils or shifted towns and states progressing their careers.

Your Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works) is recognised all over Australia and valued by many employers throughout the world, eg. the UK often value Australian Local Government training.

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Pre-Enrolment Information

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I am definitely going to use the time management, project management and budgeting skills that I have picked up from this course in my work. I have also learnt a lot of up-to-date management strategies and knowledge. It opens your mind up to change and betters your skills in dealing with situations.
Michael Brough, Supervisor, Campbelltown City Council
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

How to Enrol in this Course – 5 Simple Steps

  1. Understand this Course and your Study and any Funding Requirements:
    1. Your Course: Ensure that you are comfortable and understand about the course that you wish to apply for and that you believe you will get benefit from completing it. Download the official Course Flyer on this webpage. Ensure you meet the course Entry Requirements listed on this page.
    2. Studying with Global Training Institute: To become familiar with all the policies and information regarding how studying occurs, your rights and obligations eg communication between us, issuing your qualification, withdrawals, refunds, complaints etc read the Student Handbook and student forms. The up-to-date versions will always be available to you in the website footer and in your Online Student Area. Download the Student Handbookclick here
    3. Funding Details and Requirements: Click the funding method of your choice to learn about the details and requirements.
  2. Apply: Click on the Enrol Now button on your course webpage and choose how you wish to pay for your course. Depending on the payment method selected, follow the instructions. You will usually be either A. taken to your Enrolment Application Form first and then arrange payment later (VSL and Funded options) or B. taken to the Order Form first (arrange payment on your credit card) and then complete your Enrolment Application Form.
  3. Course Offer: We will confirm your eligibility for study in the course, any credits you have, funding available, calculate your student fees, and if all OK, offer you a place.
  4. Accept and Enrol: To accept your study place and officially enrol in your course, arrange your student fee payment. Fees can be paid by you individually or by your Employer.
  5. Enrolment Confirmation and Get Started: We will then officially enrol you in your course, send you your Confirmation of Enrolment letter, allow you access into your Online Student Area (where you will find your Training and Assessment materials) and get you started on your course with your Trainer.

Contact us with any questions or you require any further information.

We are looking forward to working with you soon.

Payment Methods

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Gaining your new qualification is easy with the following Tuition Fee payment and funding options to help you:
1. Simple Payment Plan and claim the 100% Tax Deduction
3. Funded Program


Fee For Service

Payment Plan – Interest Free Pay via Monthly instalments on your credit card.

Tax Rebates – Individuals Your course should be 100% Tax Deductible if it relates to your work. Get up to $4,488* back. *Click here to see how much you may get refunded. Confirm your individual situation with your Tax Adviser.

To Enrol:

Click the Enrol Now button. You will be directed through the following steps.

  1. Provide your contact details,
  2. Complete Pre-Enrolment Form
  3. Complete payment page
  4. Complete Enrolment Form

Should your application not be accepted, you will receive a refund of fees paid.

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Private Loan: Borrow all or part of your tuition fees through Study Loans Australia and pay it back over 6 – 48 months.


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Limited Funded places may be available for this qualification via the following Government and Industry Programs. To find out more details, to see if we have places available and if you are eligible, click on the logo below.


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