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Diploma of Local Government Administration

  • Diploma

Your career in local government has the opportunity to change your community for the better..

Key details

Degree Type
Diploma
Duration
12 months full-time
Course Code
LGA50104

About this course

Your career in local government has the opportunity to change your community for the better..

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. 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
  • Represent Council's role and value in the community.

Study locations

Northam

Career pathways

Job opportunities include:

  • Administration Officer (within local government)
  • Local Government Rates Officer
  • Project Administrator (within local government)
  • Business Administration Officer (within local government)
  • Community Relations Team Leader (within local government)
  • Electoral Officer

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