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Qualification details

LGA30304 - Certificate III in Local Government (Operational Works) (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes LGA30301 - Certificate III 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

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
LGACOMP007A - Participate in policy developmentParticipate in policy developmentElective
LGACOMP008A - Apply conflict resolution strategiesApply conflict resolution strategiesElective
LGACOMP009A - Implement effective communication techniquesImplement effective communication techniquesElective
LGACORE101B - Access learning and career development opportunitiesAccess learning and career development opportunitiesElective
LGACORE102B - Follow defined OHS policies and proceduresFollow defined OHS policies and proceduresCore
LGACORE103B - Provide service to local government customersProvide service to local government customersElective
LGACORE104B - Work effectively in local governmentWork effectively in local governmentElective
LGACORE105B - Work with others in local governmentWork with others in local governmentElective
LGAGOVA303B - Coordinate production of communication materialsCoordinate production of communication materialsElective
LGAWORK301A - Evaluate works maintenance needs and prioritiesEvaluate works maintenance needs and prioritiesElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 721200 Earthmoving Plant Operators 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7111 Mobile Construction Plant Operators 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0309 Civil Engineering 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Weed Management,Local Government Operational Works,Environmental Protection 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Outdoor Council Worker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 721200 Earthmoving Plant Operators 02/Feb/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7111 Mobile Construction Plant Operators 24/May/2005 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0309 Civil Engineering 24/May/2005 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 13/Aug/2009 
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Modification History

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LGA04 V2.2

First release in TGA.

Description

The Certificate III in Local Government (Operational Works) reflects the role of employees in Local Government who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures as well as working within known time constraints.

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

  • Engaging in discussions with others who may be internal or external to the organisation
  • Responding to queries from others
  • Using clear verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Reading and interpreting a range of information relevant to job/role including plans, drawings, specifications and plant and equipment capabilities
  • Writing to suit audience needs which may include completing documentation and maintaining records clearly, accurately and legibly
  • Sharing knowledge and information with others

Teamwork

  • Working cohesively with others
  • Liaising with relevant personnel
  • Understanding the roles of team members and referring tasks to others where appropriate

Problem solving

  • Resolving work related problems
  • Establishing contingency plans and responding to contingencies
  • Performing relevant calculations and measurements

Initiative and enterprise

  • Identifying the need to refer tasks which fall outside scope of job/role to others
  • Being proactive

Planning and organising

  • Planning and organising own work tasks
  • Time management
  • Participating in priority and goal setting
  • Gathering and organising information in order to complete set tasks
  • Organising schedules to ensure work is completed on time
  • Identifying and accessing required resources
  • Coordinating tasks and processes

Self management

  • Monitoring own work and adjusting accordingly to meet agreed standards and expectations
  • Managing own work area which includes ensuring a clean and orderly site is maintained during and after work is conducted
  • Identifying the need for additional support to enhance own performance

Learning

  • Attending relevant on and off the job training sessions
  • Taking responsibility for own learning

Technology

  • Using technology relevant to the job/role
  • Adapting to the use of new technology as appropriate

Packaging Rules

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

  • 1 core unit
  • 16 elective units

Select 16 elective units from the lists below, including:

  • 4 or more units from Group A

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

  • 4 or more elective units from Group B (Specialist Operational Works)  
  • The remaining units from elsewhere within this Training Package, or  any other endorsed Training Package or  Accredited Course

NOTE:

  • 8 of the elective units may be imported.
  • No more than 1 elective unit may be drawn from an AQF level below or above the AQF level of this qualification.

Core Units 

LGACORE102B

Follow defined OHS policies and procedures

Group A elective units 

LGACORE101B

Access learning and career development opportunities

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

LGACOMP007A

Participate in policy development

LGACOMP008A

Apply conflict resolution strategies

LGACOMP009A

Implement effective communication techniques

Group B  (Specialist Operational Works ) elective units 

LGAWORK301A

Evaluate works maintenance needs and priorities

LGAWORK302A

Oversee traffic control plan around a work site

LGAWORK303A

Prepare site for new operational works

LGAWORK304A

Construct and maintain drainage systems

LGAWORK305A

Construct and maintain concrete structures

LGAWORK306A

Construct roads and pavements

LGAWORK307A

Maintain reticulated services

LGAWORK308A

Lead a team

LGAWORK309A

Coordinate the work activities of a team

LGAWORK310A

Maintain roads and pavements

LGAWORK311A

Maintain bridges