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Qualification details

LGA20204 - Certificate II in Local Government (Operational Works) (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Deleted
The Deleted usage recommendation was implemented on 13 June 2017 to describe training components that have no replacement. Enrolments in training components and statements of attainment or qualifications issued before 13 June 2017 are valid. For any components marked as deleted after 13 June 2017, the applicable transition/teach-out periods apply. For specific questions regarding the enrolment, delivery or issuance of a statement of attainment/qualification, please contact your training regulator.
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
DeletedDeleted from LGA04 Local Government Training Package09/Feb/2021
Supersedes LGA20301 - Certificate II in Local Government (Operational Works)12/Aug/2009

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 11/Sep/2012
(View details for release 1) 13/Aug/2009

Units of competency

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LGACOMP008A - Apply conflict resolution strategiesApply conflict resolution strategiesElective
LGAWORK206A - Measure and calculate civil materialsMeasure and calculate civil materialsElective
LGACOMP009A - Implement effective communication techniquesImplement effective communication techniquesElective
LGAWORK208A - Perform field support duties in the construction and maintenance of water reticulation systemsPerform field support duties in the construction and maintenance of water reticulation systemsElective
LGAWORK201A - Control traffic at a work siteControl traffic at a work siteElective
LGAWORK209A - Perform field support duties in the construction and maintenance of sewerage collection systemsPerform field support duties in the construction and maintenance of sewerage collection systemsElective
LGAWORK211A - Perform field support duties in the construction and maintenance of drainage systemsPerform field support duties in the construction and maintenance of drainage systemsElective
LGAGOVA303B - Coordinate production of communication materialsCoordinate production of communication materialsElective
LGACORE103B - Provide service to local government customersProvide service to local government customersElective
LGACORE105B - Work with others in local governmentWork with others in local governmentElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 899999 Labourers Nec 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9999 Other Miscellaneous Labourers And Related Workers 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0309 Civil Engineering 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Water Administration,Local Government,Local Government Operational Works 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Roads Maintenance Officer,Outdoor Council Worker,Water Meter Reader 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 899999 Labourers Nec 02/Feb/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9999 Other Miscellaneous Labourers And Related Workers 24/May/2005 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0309 Civil Engineering 24/May/2005 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 13/Aug/2009 
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Modification History

Release 

TP version 

Comments 

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LGA04 V3

Layout adjusted.

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LGA04 V2.2

First release in TGA.

Description

The Certificate II in Local Government (Operational Works) reflects the role of employees in Local Government who undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and who take some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

Pathways Information

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • Participating in discussions with others, which may involve listening, questioning and paraphrasing to confirm understanding
  • Responding to queries from others
  • Sharing knowledge and information with others
  • Using clear verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Reading and interpreting a range of information relevant to job/role including plans, specifications, plant and equipment capabilities, manufacturer's recommendations
  • Writing to suit audience needs including completing documentation and recording information about incidents
  • Recording information clearly, accurately and legibly, in accordance council and legislative requirements
  • Clarifying the needs and expectations of others
  • Using clear signs and symbols to control traffic

Teamwork

  • Ability to work cohesively within own work group and others
  • Ability to develop effective work relationships
  • Working effectively with different ages, races, genders, religions, political persuasions
  • Identifying and liaising with relevant personnel
  • Understanding the roles of team members and referring tasks to others where appropriate
  • Work reflects an understanding of council's organisational structure and the relationships between roles within council

Problem solving

  • Measuring and calculating material quantities
  • Resolving work related problems
  • Responding to contingencies
  • Deciding appropriate action in emergencies
  • Responding to difficult customer situations using constructive problem solving techniques
  • Recognising potential conflicts and resolving them

Initiative and enterprise

  • Identifying the need to refer tasks which fall outside scope of job/role to others
  • Identifying own career pathways
  • Being proactive
  • Identifying opportunities not obvious to others
  • Considering the effect of incidents to others before determining course of action
  • Monitoring traffic volume and controlling traffic to suit changing conditions

Planning and organising

  • Planning daily work routines and own work tasks
  • Planning and preparing equipment, materials, resources, sites and surfaces
  • Planning for traffic control
  • Gathering and analysing information
  • Setting time lines and managing own time
  • Participating in priority and goal setting
  • Participating in continuous improvement processes
  • Identifying and using correct personal protective equipment according to job/role requirements and workplace procedures

Self management

  • Conducting a self assessment of own competencies against required job competencies
  • Monitoring own work and adjusting accordingly to meet agreed standards and expectations
  • Managing own work area
  • Identifying the need for additional support to enhance own performance
  • Seeking feedback on own performance
  • Taking responsibility

Learning

  • Attending relevant on and off the job training sessions
  • Taking responsibility for own learning
  • Identifying and undertaking self-directed learning opportunities which may include developing and maintaining familiarity with policies and procedures on an ongoing basis

Technology

  • Materials technology
  • Using technology relevant to the job/role such as environmental protector devices
  • Adapting to the use of new technology as appropriate

Packaging Rules

14 units of competency are required for the award of this qualification:

  • 1 core unit
  • 13 elective units

Choose 13 elective units from the lists below:

  • 4 or more units from Group A

NOTE: Unit LGACORE104B is RECOMMENDED to be included in the selection if it has not been previously undertaken

  • 4 or more units from Group B (Specialist Operational Works) elective units
  • 5 units from elsewhere within this Training Package, or  another endorsed Training Package or  Accredited Course

NOTE:

  • No more than three elective units may be imported.
  • No more than one elective unit may be drawn from an AQF level below or above the AQF level of this qualification.

Core Unit 

LGACORE101B

Access learning and career development opportunities

Group A elective units 

LGACOMP007A

Participate in policy development

LGACOMP008A

Apply conflict resolution strategies

LGACOMP009A

Implement effective communication techniques

LGACORE102B

Follow defined OHS policies and procedures

LGACORE103B

Provide service to local government customers

LGACORE104B

Work effectively in local government

LGACORE105B

Work with others in local government

LGAGOVA303B

Coordinate production of communication materials

Group B  (Specialist Operational Works ) elective units 

LGAEHRW201A

Collect waste refuse or recyclables

LGAWORK201A

Control traffic at a work site

LGAWORK204A

Plan daily work routines

LGAWORK205A

Operate and maintain equipment

LGAWORK206A

Measure and calculate civil materials

LGAWORK208A

Perform field support duties in the construction and maintenance of water reticulation systems

LGAWORK209A

Perform field support duties in the construction and maintenance of sewerage collection systems

LGAWORK210A

Perform field support duties in concrete construction

LGAWORK211A

Perform field support duties in the construction and maintenance of drainage systems

LGAWORK212A

Perform field support duties in a roadwork environment