LGA50404

Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works)

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Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works)

Gain this qualification now while you still can.
It is highly valued by Councils for job promotions.
It will no longer exist as a specialised course from 2021

Where can this course take you?

Stand out and be ready for your next Job or Promotion in Local Government!

Our past Diploma in Local Government (Operational Works) students work in Councils throughout Australia in a Supervisory or Management position, within Operational Works Divisions.
Many have gotten Promotions in their own Councils or shifted towns and states progressing their careers, based on gaining this qualification.

If you want to stay in your current position in council, you will learn new skills that will help you make a real difference to successfully delivering council projects and effectively running teams of workers within your current council.

Take the opportunity to get recognised for your experience as a supervisor within Local Government so you can land a new job or promotion within your council or other councils across the country.

NOTE: This is your last opportunity to complete the specialist Diploma in Local Government (Operational Works) which is highly valued by Councils as it clearly shows your high level skills within operational works.
From next year this qualification will no longer exist as it will be merging into a generic Diploma in Local Government.

If you are looking to gain a specialist operational works qualification, you now have a limited window of time to enrol.

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: LGA50404

Units: 13

Length: 6-12 months (depending on experience)

Start Dates: Flexible, year-round

RPL Available: Yes

Delivery: Online

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Code: LGA50404

Units: 13

Length: 6-12 months (depending on experience)

Start Dates: Flexible, year-round

RPL Available: Yes

Delivery: Online

Funding Assistance: Click Here

Gain this qualification now while you still can.
It is highly valued by Councils for job promotions.
It will no longer exist as a specialised course from 2021

Where can this course take you?

Stand out and be ready for your next Job or Promotion in Local Government!

Our past Diploma in Local Government (Operational Works) students work in Councils throughout Australia in a Supervisory or Management position, within Operational Works Divisions.
Many have gotten Promotions in their own Councils or shifted towns and states progressing their careers, based on gaining this qualification.

If you want to stay in your current position in council, you will learn new skills that will help you make a real difference to successfully delivering council projects and effectively running teams of workers within your current council.

Take the opportunity to get recognised for your experience as a supervisor within Local Government so you can land a new job or promotion within your council or other councils across the country.

NOTE: This is your last opportunity to complete the specialist Diploma in Local Government (Operational Works) which is highly valued by Councils as it clearly shows your high level skills within operational works.
From next year this qualification will no longer exist as it will be merging into a generic Diploma in Local Government.

If you are looking to gain a specialist operational works qualification, you now have a limited window of time to enrol.

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

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Works Supervisor/Overseer/Foreman

An Administrator provides office and administrative support to either a team or individual. This role is vital for the smooth-running of a business. Duties may include fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, word processing, creating spreadsheets and presentations, and filing.

Manager - Works Division

The Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works) 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 equipment/roles/techniques for themselves and others.

Director Operational Works

As a Human Resources (HR) Officer your main role is to help manage people across a wide range of areas to ensure the wellbeing of all employees and foster effective workplace relations.

 

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Course Overview
Units
What Our Students Are Saying
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Who is this course for?

You work in one of the divisions listed below and are generally supervising more than 5 people:
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 Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works) is designed just for you.

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Who is this course for?

You work in one of the divisions listed below and are generally supervising more than 5 people:
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 Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works) is designed just for you.

Course Overview

COURSE: Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works)

CODE: LGA50404

IDEAL FOR: Local Government as: Leading Hand, Supervisor, Foreman in anoperational works area

UNITS: 13

DURATION: 3-12 months (depending on experience)

DELIVERY: Online + Unlimited Phone Sessions

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Over 21, currently (or recently) employed in Local Government as: Supervisor, Foreman, Manager, have experience in managing operational works projects in Local Authorities, have access to a council workplace where you are able to access workplace documentation

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:

  • Manage Projects – 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 13 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 create systems and process to organise information and prioritise tasks.

It applies to individuals working in managerial positions who have excellent organisational skills. The work ethic of individuals in this role has a significant impact on the work culture and patterns of behaviour of others as managers at this level are role models in their work environment.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation.

It applies to individuals working at a managerial level who facilitate work teams and build a positive culture within their work teams. At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures requiring the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage effective workplace relationships.

It applies to individuals in leadership or management who have a prominent role in establishing and managing processes and procedures to support workplace relationships taking into account the organisation’s values, goals and cultural diversity.

At this level work will normally be carried out within complex and diverse methods and procedures, which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies.

This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for competent workplace performance in councils of all sizes. Knowledge of the legislation and regulations within which councils must operate is essential. The unique nature of councils, as a tier of government directed by elected members and reflecting the needs of local communities, must be appropriately reflected.

This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for competent workplace performance in councils of all sizes. Knowledge of the legislation and regulations within which councils must operate is essential. The unique nature of councils, as a tier of government directed by elected members and reflecting the needs of local communities, must be appropriately reflected.

This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for competent workplace performance in councils of all sizes. Knowledge of the legislation and regulations within which councils must operate is essential. The unique nature of councils, as a tier of government directed by elected members and reflecting the needs of local communities, must be appropriately reflected.

This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for competent workplace performance in councils of all sizes. Knowledge of the legislation and regulations within which councils must operate is essential. The unique nature of councils, as a tier of government directed by elected members and reflecting the needs of local communities, must be appropriately reflected.

This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for competent workplace performance in councils of all sizes. Knowledge of the legislation and regulations within which councils must operate is essential. The unique nature of councils, as a tier of government directed by elected members and reflecting the needs of local communities, must be appropriately reflected.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects.

This unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project.

The unit does not apply to specialist project managers. For specialist project managers, the other units of competency in the project management field (BSBPMG) will be applicable.

This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for competent workplace performance in councils of all sizes. Knowledge of the legislation and regulations within which councils must operate is essential. The unique nature of councils, as a tier of government directed by elected members and reflecting the needs of local communities, must be appropriately reflected.

This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for competent workplace performance in councils of all sizes. Knowledge of the legislation and regulations within which councils must operate is essential. The unique nature of councils, as a tier of government directed by elected members and reflecting the needs of local communities, must be appropriately reflected.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in a work area to ensure a safe workplace, according to WHS legislative requirements. It takes a systems approach and addresses compliance with relevant legislative requirements.

This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for competent workplace performance in councils of all sizes. Knowledge of the legislation and regulations within which councils must operate is essential. The unique nature of councils, as a tier of government directed by elected members and reflecting the needs of local communities, must be appropriately reflected.

What Our Students Are Saying

Christopher Davis

Manager Glen Innes Severn Council

“The support team were very easy to deal with through the whole process from start to finish. The training was very helpful in teaching me new management skills to be used in the workplace.”

Kerrie Murphy

“The support team was overwhelmingly helpful! A huge thank you to Shane, Anne and their awesome team. The training program made me realise that what I was doing on a daily basis was appreciated in respect to improvement. The workshops and one on one discussions with Shane were very helpful in developing my skills. I would recommend this 110%. Trainers couldn’t help more than they had!”

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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.

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Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works) & Diploma of Leadership and Management

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Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works) & Diploma of Civil Construction Management

Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works) & Diploma of Civil Construction Management

If you have already completed your Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works) then it may only have to do an extra 6 units to complete your Diploma of Civil Construction Management – Call us to confirm based on your previous units done.

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Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works) & Diploma of Project Management

Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works) & Diploma of Project Management

Gaining 2 qualifications – Diploma of Project Management & Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works) – doubles your employment opportunities and shows future employers that you are serious about progressing Project Management career in Local Councils.

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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…

Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works) & Diploma of Leadership and Management

Gaining 2 qualifications doubles your employment opportunities and shows future employers that you are serious about your Management skills as well as your career in Local Government.

Course Flyer
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Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works) & Diploma of Civil Construction Management

If you have already completed your Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works) then it may only have to do an extra 6 units to complete your Diploma of Civil Construction Management – Call us to confirm based on your previous units done.

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Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works) & Diploma of Project Management

Gaining 2 qualifications – Diploma of Project Management & Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works) – doubles your employment opportunities and shows future employers that you are serious about progressing Project Management career in Local Councils.

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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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