LGA40404

Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works)

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Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works)

Finally get that piece of paper to help you get ahead in Council…

Where can this course take you?

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

Your Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works) is recognised all over Australia.

We have past students working in Councils throughout Australia.
Many have gotten Promotions in their own Council or shifted towns and states progressing their careers.

Is this you?
You have supervisory experience in leading a team of workers or contractors in Local Government (operational works divisions) but don’t have formal qualifications or the piece of paper to go with it at this level.

Now you find yourself in need of that formal qualification if you want to land a new job or promotion within your council or other councils across the country.

Take the opportunity to get recognised for your experience as a Supervisor within Local Government.

View our Career Pathways guide to see how you can use your experience to gain qualifications and progress your career.

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Code: LGA40404

Units: 17

Length: 3-15 months. Generally, most diligent students are able to complete 1 unit a month. So will finish between 8 – 15 months. You can complete as quick as you like.

Start Dates: Flexible, year-round

RPL Available: Yes

Delivery: Online

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Code: LGA40404

Units: 17

Length: 3-15 months. Generally, most diligent students are able to complete 1 unit a month. So will finish between 8 – 15 months. You can complete as quick as you like.

Start Dates: Flexible, year-round

RPL Available: Yes

Delivery: Online

Funding Assistance: Click Here

Finally get that piece of paper to help you get ahead in Council…

Where can this course take you?

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

You have supervisory experience in leading a team of workers or contractors in Local Government (operational works divisions) but don’t have formal qualifications or the piece of paper to go with it at this level.

Now you find yourself in need of that formal qualification if you want to land a new job or promotion within your council or other councils across the country.

Take the opportunity to get recognised for your experience as a supervisor within Local Government.  Your Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works) is recognised all over Australia.

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.

View our Career Pathways guide to see how you can use your experience to gain qualifications and progress your career.

Progress Your Career to become a…

Leading Hand/ Team Leader

Lead a gang/team of under 5 workers. For those who implement systems and oversee people and contractors.

 

Supervisor

Oversees or supervise more than 5 staff.

 

Foreman, Operational Project Manager

For those who Monitor & Manage – safety, quality, environmental and risk systems, manage projects, oversee people, estimate, administer contracts…

 

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Where can this course take you?
Course Overview
Course Units
What Our Students Are Saying
Gain Two Qualifications…
Where can this course take you?
Course Overview
Units
What Our Students Are Saying
Gain Two Qualifications at the same time…

Who is this course for?

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

You might be currently in any of construction, roads, parks, asset services, water, mechanical, maintenance, sewerage, civil works, environment, engineering, waste management, recycling, safety, or electrical services- operational works divisions within Council. You usually work out of the works depot.

This Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works) is designed just for you.

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Who is this course for?

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

You might be currently in any of construction, roads, parks, asset services, water, mechanical, maintenance, sewerage, civil works, environment, engineering, waste management, recycling, safety, or electrical services- operational works divisions within Council. You usually work out of the works depot.

This Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works) is designed just for you.

Course Overview

COURSE: Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works)

CODE: LGA40404

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

UNITS: 17

DURATION: 3-15 months. Generally, most diligent students are able to complete 1 unit a month. So will finish between 8 – 15 months. You can complete as quick as you like.

DELIVERY: Online + Unlimited Phone Sessions

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Over 21, Must be currently (or recently) employed in a Local Council as a Leading Hand, Supervisor, Ganger, in an Operational Works division and have:

  • Supervisory experience in leading a team of workers or contractors and
  • Access to a Local Authority (Council) workplace where you can do practical workplace projects e.g. Run a tool box meeting, complete forms

RPL: Yes

START DATES: Flexible, Year Round

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This practical program provides skills, knowledge and support so that you make a REAL difference to:

  • Project Management – bringing Projects in On time In budget
  • Having your team work more effectively
  • Providing team leadership
  • Conducting new strategies for working effectively in Local Government
  • Implementing and monitoring OHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislation standard
  • Have your staff doing what you want them to do
  • Reducing the time you need to put out ‘emergency fires’
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Units

There are 17 units in this qualification. Your units may differ depending if you have credits, if you are completing another qualification also at the same time or if you have chosen different electives.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to monitor and obtain feedback on own work performance and access learning opportunities for professional development.

This unit applies to individuals who are required to design their own work schedules and work plans and to establish priorities for their work. They will typically hold some responsibilities for the work of others and have some autonomy in relation to their own role.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area in order to meet legislative requirements.

It applies to individuals with supervisory responsibilities for implementing and monitoring the organisation’s WHS policies, procedures and programs in a work area. These individuals have a broad knowledge of WHS policies and contribute well developed skills in creating solutions to unpredictable problems through analysis and evaluation of information from a variety of sources. They provide supervision and guidance to others and have limited responsibility for the output of others.

NOTE: The terms ‘occupational health and safety’ (OHS) and ‘work health and safety’ (WHS) are equivalent and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where the Model WHS Legislation has not been implemented RTOs are advised to contextualise the unit of competency by referring to the existing State/Territory OHS legislative requirements.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify risks and to apply established risk management processes to a defined area of operations that are within the responsibilities and obligations of the role.

It applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of risk analysis or project management who contribute well developed skills in creating solutions to unpredictable problems through analysis and evaluation of information from a variety of sources. They may have responsibility to provide guidance or to delegate aspects of these tasks to others.

In this unit, risks applicable within own work responsibilities and area of operation, may include projects being undertaken individually or by a team, or operations within a section of the organisation.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement the operational plan by monitoring and adjusting operational performance, planning and acquiring resources and providing reports on performance as required.

It applies to individuals who plan activities to achieve the measurable, stated objectives of the team and the organisation. At this level work will normally be carried out within routine and non-routine methods and procedures which require planning, evaluation, leadership and guidance of others.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement the organisation’s continuous improvement systems and processes. It covers using systems and strategies to actively encourage the team to participate in the process, monitoring and reviewing performance, and identifying opportunities for further improvements.

It applies to managers who have an active role in implementing the continuous improvement process to achieve the organisation’s objectives. Their position is closely associated with the creation and delivery of products and services which means that they have an important role in influencing the ongoing development of the organisation.

At this level, work will normally be carried out within routine and non-routine methods and procedures, which require planning, evaluation, leadership and guidance of others.

This unit covers managing civil plant and resources.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and review the workplace information system. It involves the identification, acquisition, initial analysis and use of appropriate information which plays a significant part in the organisation’s effectiveness.

It applies to individuals whose work will normally be carried out within routine and non-routine methods and procedures which require planning and evaluation, leadership and guidance of others, and some discretion and judgement.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams and individuals by modelling high standards of conduct to reflect the organisation’s standards and values.

It applies to individuals who are making the transition from being a team member to taking responsibility for the work and performance of others and providing the first level of leadership within the organisation. These managers have a strong influence on the work culture, values and ethics of the teams they supervise.

This unit covers the administration, monitoring and transition of contracts.

This unit covers working effectively in a local government context, including accepting responsibility for own work. It requires an understanding of and support for local government priorities. The unit is appropriate for all council staff particularly those entering local government for the first time.

This unit covers general occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements in all local government functional areas. It covers the basic OHS responsibilities all staff members are expected to be able to uphold and maintain and is therefore appropriate for all council staff.

This unit covers managing a civil works project within council areas. The unit addresses all aspects of planning, implementing and monitoring a civil works project through to completion, including the documentation required to support the project.

This unit addresses the promotion of effective work relationships within local government. The importance of building relationships, fulfilling own tasks and responding to constructive feedback when working within a team setting is recognised. The unit is appropriate for all local government staff.

This unit covers providing leadership to a team within the organisation. The unit includes planning work for the team, monitoring team performance, facilitating change and providing reports. The unit is suitable for team leaders across the organisation.

This unit covers implementing and monitoring general occupational health and safety (OHS) policies, procedures and programs in all functional areas of local government. It is appropriate for staff members at the supervisory or team leader level for whom implementation of OHS is a large requirement of their role.

This unit covers developing a works maintenance schedule to meet the outcomes of a council asset management program.

This unit covers preparing a works project plan that is conveyed to relevant stakeholders.

What Our Students Are Saying

Bruce Broadley
Ashburton Shire Council

“The concepts were all useful to my position. It has given me more confidence to do my job. You learn a lot about people and how to best have them work for you. I am now more active in my approach to work procedures.”

Michael Brough

“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 strategies and knowledge. It opens your mind up to change and betters your skills in dealing with situations.”

Peter Frost

Armidale Dumarsewq Council

“Excellent. Very usable content. Trainer knows what he is talking about and is easy to approach if in doubt. I will now have better communication within my work groups.”

Tony O’Breza

Ashburton Shire Council

“In these 2 days I have learnt from every topic covered by Shane. – Excellent workshops for my position. You get to know more about your workplace and employer and fellow participants”

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Gain Two Qualifications at the same time…

To double your employment options and increase the industries you can work in (without doing double the work), most of our students complete this qualification as a dual.

Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works) + Certificate IV in Leadership & Management

Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works) + Certificate IV in Leadership & Management

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…

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If the qualification combination you are looking for is not here,
please see our full list of qualifications.

Gain Two Qualifications at the same time…

Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works) +
Certificate IV in Leadership & Management

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…

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If the qualification pairing you are looking for is not here, please see our full list of qualification combinations.

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