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Qualification details

LGA50208 - Diploma of Local Government (Health and Environment) (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
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Supersedes and is equivalent to LGA50204 - Diploma of Local Government (Health and Environment) 14/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
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
LGACOM411A - Interpret and apply authority to actInterpret and apply authority to actElective
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
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 311413 Life Science Technician 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3112-15 Life Science Technical Officer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0613 Public Health 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Environmental Health 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Environmental Health Officer (Local Government),Local Government Waste Manager,Environmental Compliance Officer (Local Government) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 311413 Life Science Technician 13/Aug/2009 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3112-15 Life Science Technical Officer 13/Aug/2009 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0613 Public Health 13/Aug/2009 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 13/Aug/2009 
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Description

The Diploma of Local Government (Health and Environment) reflects the role of personnel working in local government who perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and requiring the application of significant judgement in planning and determining the selection of resources, roles and techniques for themselves and others. Personnel in this role are required to implement and frequently oversee specific practices to ensure the implementation of management systems, plans and policies. They demonstrate the application of a broad range of technical, coordination and planning 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

  • Establishing and maintaining networks
  • Conducting internal and external consultations
  • Writing to suit audience needs, including preparing submissions, writing reports and documenting audit results
  • Public presentation skills
  • Negotiating effectively

Teamwork

  • Working with people from diverse backgrounds and demographics
  • Establishing cooperative links with other organisations

Problem solving

  • Managing problems or contingencies ethically, professionally and in conjunction with relevant personnel

Initiative and enterprise

  • Developing and implementing strategies
  • Identifying opportunities not obvious to others
  • Developing entrepreneurial programs

Planning and organising

  • Establishing goals, objectives and criteria for health and environment education promotion and awareness programs and waste management programs
  • Gathering, researching and analysing relevant information, including information regarding waste samples
  • Reviewing strategies
  • Planning and monitoring performance of programs
  • Determining resource requirements to achieve budget objectives
  • Analysing qualitative and quantitative data and research
  • Implementing, monitoring and reviewing waste management practices

Self management

  • Reviewing and evaluating own performance through a variety of means, including self-reflection
  • Sourcing reliable feedback to evaluate education programs delivered

Learning

  • Contributing to the development of educational and information strategies
  • Contributing to the learning community within and outside the workplace
  • Ensuring feedback forms are available for use in future program development
  • Managing own learning

Technology

  • Using a range of office technology that supports presentations, including computers and software
  • Adapting to changes in technology

Packaging Rules

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

Choose 10 elective units from the lists below, including:

  • 3 or more units from Group A
  • a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 7 from Group B (Specialist Health and Environment)
  • up to 2 elective units from Group C (General Elective) or  from elsewhere within this Training Package, or  another endorsed Training Package or  Accredited Course 

NOTE:

  • No more than 1 elective unit may be drawn from an AQF level below or above the AQF level of this qualification.
  • No specialist, general elective or imported elective units used in the packaging of a qualification are to be included in the packaging of subsequent qualifications undertaken by the candidate.
  • Only 3 Group A units used in the packaging of a qualification for a candidate can be used in the packaging of a subsequent and higher level qualification for the candidate.
  • The inclusion of additional electives may need to be considered to meet the specific needs of a State or Territory.

Group A elective units 

LGACOM411A

Interpret and apply authority to act

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

LGAGOVA410B

Monitor council procedures to ensure compliance with relevant legislation

Group B  (Specialist Health and Environment ) elective units 

LGAEHRH502B

Implement immunisation programs

LGAEHRH506B

Monitor premises to minimise the spread of infectious diseases

LGAEHRH510A

Contribute to public health emergency management plan

LGAEHRH604B

Develop and implement environmental health education promotion and awareness strategies

LGAEHRR402A

Respond to environmental health complaints

LGAEHRR501C

Implement council's responsibilities in food safety

LGAEHRR509A

Undertake environmental and nuisance controls

LGAEHRW503B

Implement programs for disposal and containment of waste

LGAEHRW507A

Plan and coordinate a waste collection or recycling service

LGAEHRW508A

Undertake education programs to achieve reduction, reuse and recycling of waste

LGAEHRW601B

Conduct waste management audits and assess needs

LGAEHRW603B

Coordinate the implementation of council's waste management strategy

PSPGOV517A

Coordinate risk management

PUAEMR008A

Contribute to an emergency risk management process

Group C  (General 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

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