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Qualification details

LGA50120 - Diploma of Local Government (Release 1)

Summary

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Supersedes LGA50712 - Diploma of Local GovernmentThis qulaification is superseded by and not equivalent to LGA50120. Revised qualification structure. Number of units required for completion reduced from 14 to 12. Specialisations added. 09/Feb/2021

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Current
Releases:
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1 1 (this release) 10/Feb/2021


Units of competency

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AHCLPW506 - Develop a management plan for a designated areaDevelop a management plan for a designated areaElective
LGAPRO001 - Interpret and apply property management legislationInterpret and apply property management legislationElective
LGAPRO003 - Administer and apply road legislationAdminister and apply road legislationElective
LGACOR007 - Conduct community consultationsConduct community consultationsElective
NWPGEN032 - Ensure compliance with water industry standards, guidelines and legislationEnsure compliance with water industry standards, guidelines and legislationElective
CHCMGT004 - Secure and manage fundingSecure and manage fundingElective
LGACOR009 - Manage grantsManage grantsElective
LGAPLA004 - Identify native title issues relevant to local governmentIdentify native title issues relevant to local governmentElective
PSPREG021 - Coordinate investigation processesCoordinate investigation processesElective
PSPGEN049 - Undertake negotiationsUndertake negotiationsElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 511112 Program Or Project Administrator 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Environmental Health,Property Management,Local Government Planning,Local Government Administration,Local Government Regulation 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Community Development Coordinator,Asset Planner,Environmental Health Officer (Local Government),General Manager (Local Government),Planning Officer (Local Government),Rates Officer,Administration Manager (Local Government),Customer Service Manager (Local Government),Compliance Manager (Local Government),Property Manager,Local Government Waste Manager,Building Surveying Support Officer,Recreation Services Manager,Residential Amenity Officer (Local Government),Environmental Compliance Officer (Local Government) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 511112 Program Or Project Administrator 09/Apr/2021 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 09/Apr/2021 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 10/Feb/2021 
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Modification History

Not applicable.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to work in local government.

These individuals work relatively autonomously and coordinate and supervise others. The work involves the self-directed application of knowledge and skills, and the provision of leadership and support to others.

Possible job titles include:

  • Local Laws Inspector
  • Para Planner
  • Property Officer
  • Rates Coordinator
  • Technical Officer.

The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

12 units must be completed:

  • 5 core units
  • 7 elective units, consisting of:
  • at least 4 units from the electives listed below
  • up to 3 units from any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – the units must be relevant to the work outcome.

Specialisations 

Packaging Rules for each specialisation:

  • 3 Group A electives must be selected for award of the Diploma of Local Government (Corporate Services)
  • 4 Group B electives must be selected for award of the Diploma of Local Government (Environmental Health)
  • 3 Group C electives must be selected for award of the Diploma of Local Government (Planning)
  • 4 Group D electives must be selected for award of the Diploma of Local Government (Property Management)
  • 1 Group E elective must be selected for award of the Diploma of Local Government (Rates)
  • 3 Group F electives must be selected for award of the Diploma of Local Government (Regulatory Services).

Where two specialisations are completed award of the qualification would read Diploma of Local Government (Corporate Services, Rates).

The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.

Core units 

BSBOPS505

Manage organisational customers

BSBOPS504

Manage business risk

BSBWHS521

Ensure a safe workplace for a work area

BSBXCM501

Lead communication in the workplace

LGACOR001

Work in local government

Elective units 

Group A: Corporate Services 

CHCCDE010

Develop and lead community engagement strategies to enhance participation

LGACOR007

Conduct community consultations

PSPGEN075

Build and maintain community relationships

Group B: Environmental Health  

CHCEDU008

Share health information

CPPWMT4006

Monitor waste landfill sites

CPPWMT4009

Conduct waste audits

HLTPOP020

Work with the community to identify health needs

HLTPOP023

Build capacity to promote health

HLTPOP024

Develop a disaster plan

HLTPOP033

Identify pest control strategies

MSS024018

Perform sampling and testing of water

MSS025008

Monitor and evaluate noise

NWPGEN002

Ensure compliance with water industry standards, guidelines and legislation

PMAOMIR512

Establish incident response preparedness and response systems

PSPREG013

Undertake inspections and monitoring

PUAEMR007

Develop emergency management plans

SISCAQU001

Test pool water quality

Group C: Planning 

CPPSSI5040

Source, collate and interpret spatial data

LGAPLA001

Interpret and apply development planning legislation, schemes and instruments

LGAPLA002

Perform minor development assessments

LGAPLA004

Identify native title issues relevant to local government

LGAPLA005

Protect heritage and cultural assets

Group D: Property Management 

BSBCNV511

Take instructions in relation to a conveyancing transaction

BSBCNV611

Interpret a legal document and provide advice in a conveyancing transaction

BSBCNV612

Identify and apply legal requirements for a conveyancing transaction

BSBCNV613

Prepare legal documents for a conveyancing transaction

BSBCNV512

Finalise the conveyancing transaction

BSBCNV615

Interpret search results for a conveyancing transaction

CPPDSM4028

Identify and analyse risks and opportunities in the property industry

CPPDSM4031

Arrange lease of space

CPPDSM4047

Implement and monitor procurement process

CPPDSM5027

Provide facilities and amenities for property users

LGAPLA004

Identify native title issues relevant to local government

LGAPRO001

Interpret and apply property management legislation

LGAPRO002

Administer property

LGAPRO003

Administer and apply road legislation

Group E: Rates 

LGACOR004

Review rates

Group F: Regulatory Services 

LGAREG002

Provide evidence in court

PSPREG021

Coordinate investigation processes

PSPREG026

Review and evaluate investigations

Group G: General 

AHCLPW506

Develop a management plan for a designated area

BSBLDR522

Manage people performance

BSBLDR601

Lead and manage organisational change

BSBOPS502

Manage business operational plan

BSBPEF502

Develop and use emotional intelligence

BSBPMG430

Undertake project work

BSBSTR501

Establish innovative work environments

BSBSUS511

Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

BSBTWK503

Manage meetings

CHCMGT004

Secure and manage funding

FNSORG501

Develop and manage a budget

FSKNUM026

Read, interpret and use detailed plans, drawings and diagrams for work

HLTPOP013

Contribute to the implementation of a disaster plan

HLTPOP018

Develop a plan of action to address land care issues in the community

HLTPOP019

Apply a population health framework

LGACOR005

Represent council in the community

LGACOR006

Provide public education

LGACOR008

Provide advice to council

LGACOR009

Manage grants

LGAREG003

Manage conflict situations in a regulatory environment

PSPGEN049

Undertake negotiations

PSPGEN050

Manage conflict

PSPLEG003

Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector

PSPPCM001

Carry out basic procurement

PSPPCM007

Manage contracts

PSPPCY002

Assist with specialist policy development

PUACOM008

Develop and organise public safety awareness programs

TLIP5037

Develop workplace policy and procedures

Qualification Mapping Information

LGA50712 Diploma of Local Government.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guide are available in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=0388d502-0fc3-49d9-a06e-c95893d7