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Qualification details

LGA40604 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Land Management) (Release 2)

Summary

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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
LGACOM403B - Conduct public educational presentationsConduct public educational presentationsElective
LGACOM404B - Establish cooperative arrangements with other organisationsEstablish cooperative arrangements with other organisationsElective
LGACOM405B - Implement and monitor the organisation's OHS policies, procedures and programs within the work group or sectionImplement and monitor the organisation's OHS policies, procedures and programs within the work group or sectionElective
LGACOM407B - Manage finances within a budgetManage finances within a budgetElective
LGACOM501B - Develop and organise public education programsDevelop and organise public education programsElective
LGACOM502B - Devise and conduct community consultationsDevise and conduct community consultationsElective
LGACOM503B - Prepare a budgetPrepare a budgetElective
LGACOM602B - Coordinate and facilitate a change processCoordinate and facilitate a change processElective
LGACOM603B - Develop, implement and review policies and proceduresDevelop, implement and review policies and proceduresElective
LGACOMP024A - Develop community relationsDevelop community relationsElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 511112 Program Or Project Administrator 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3292 Project And Program Administrators 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Environmental Protection,Local Government Regulation,Nurseries 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Vegetation Coordinator,Land Management Officer (Local Government) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 511112 Program Or Project Administrator 02/Feb/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3292 Project And Program Administrators 24/May/2005 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 24/May/2005 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 13/Aug/2009 
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Modification History

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First release in TGA.

Description

The Certificate IV in Local Government (Land Management) reflects the role of employees in Local Government who perform a broad range of skilled applications including the requirement to evaluate and analyse current practices, develop new criteria and procedures for performing current practices and provide some leadership and guidance to others in the application and planning of the skills.

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

  • Consulting with others who may be internal or external to the organisation including state and federal agencies, members of the public,
  • Responding to queries and requests for information
  • Using clear verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Reading and interpreting a range of information relevant to job/role
  • Writing to suit audience needs including writing reports on land capabilities and notifying affected parties of proposed land developments
  • Sharing knowledge with and information to others
  • Participating in consultations with clients and stakeholders
  • Communicating the need for support
  • Negotiating effectively
  • Establishing and maintaining consultative processes
  • Developing and maintaining effective relations with the community

Teamwork

  • Working cohesively with others
  • Liaising with relevant personnel
  • Understanding the roles of team members and referring tasks to others including other agencies, where appropriate
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Establishing links with other organisations to enhance council performance
  • Engaging and working with specialist advisors

Problem solving

  • Resolving work related problems
  • Establishing contingency plans and responding to contingencies
  • Forming and testing assumptions in an effort to resolve problems
  • Implementing conflict resolution strategies
  • Anticipating and responding to potential sources of conflict
  • Determining breaches in compliance and rectifying causes

Initiative and enterprise

  • Identifying the need to refer tasks which fall outside scope of job/role to others
  • Being proactive
  • Identifying sources of information and using them effectively
  • Adjusting quickly to changing situations
  • Identifying opportunities not obvious to others
  • Developing strategies to enhance effective community relations
  • Generating a range of options when advising council
  • Implementing strategies
  • Identifying ways in which economically sustainable development practices can be incorporated into council's decision making processes
  • Developing a framework for measuring council's commitment to integrated decision making

Planning and organising

  • Participating in continuous improvement and planning processes
  • Preparing plans for land management
  • Planning and organising own work tasks
  • Developing timetables for preparation of plans
  • Developing action plans to implement strategies
  • Time management
  • Identifying and securing resources
  • Participating in priority and goal setting
  • Gathering and organising information in order to complete set tasks including undertaking data collection and analysis
  • Organising schedules to ensure work is completed on time
  • Coordinating tasks and processes
  • Analysing information and data to support work objectives
  • Reviewing policies
  • Monitoring, assessing and evaluating trends which impact on council
  • Undertaking relevant research and evaluation

Self management

  • Monitoring own work and adjusting accordingly to meet agreed standards and expectations
  • Managing own work area
  • Undertaking self-development opportunities where necessary

Learning

  • Attending relevant on and off the job training sessions
  • Taking responsibility for own learning
  • Contributing to learning in the workplace
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of policies, procedures and legislation which impact council and individual performance
  • Obtaining feedback to identify ways to improve ongoing activities

Technology

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

Packaging Rules

12 units of competency are required for the award of this qualification.

Choose 12 elective units from the lists below, including:

  • 4 or more units from Group A
  • 5 or more units from Group B (Specialist Land Management)
  • Up to 3 units from elsewhere within this Training Package, or  another endorsed Training Package or  Accredited Course 

NOTE:No more than one elective unit may be drawn from an AQF level below or above the AQF level for this qualification.

Group A elective units 

LGACOM403B

Conduct public educational presentations

LGACOM404B

Establish cooperative arrangements with other organisations

LGACOM405B

Implement and monitor the organisation's OHS policies, procedures and programs within the work group or section

LGACOM407B

Manage finances within a budget

LGACOM501B

Develop and organise public education programs

LGACOM502B

Devise and conduct community consultations

LGACOM503B

Prepare a budget

LGACOM602B

Coordinate and facilitate a change process

LGACOM603B

Develop, implement and review policies and procedures

LGACOMP024A

Develop community relations

LGACOMP025A

Manage a local government project

LGACOMP026A

Provide team leadership

LGACORE102B

Follow defined OHS policies and procedures

LGACORE104B

Work effectively in local government

LGACORE105B

Work with others in local government

LGACORE501B

Provide quality and timely advice to council

LGACORE601B

Develop, implement and review operational plans

LGACORE602B

Promote and facilitate organisational performance

LGACORE603B

Represent council's role and value in the community

LGAGOVA410B

Monitor council procedures to ensure compliance with relevant legislation

Group B  (Specialist Land Management ) elective units 

LGALAND401A

Apply the principles of ecologically sustainable development to council decisions

LGALAND402A

Prepare plans of land management for land in council care, control and management

LGALAND403A

Assess applications for the use of land in council care, control and management

LGALAND404A

Undertake research of the natural and built environment

LGALAND405A

Implement strategies to minimise environmental pollution

LGALAND406A

Respond to native title determination applications