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Qualification details

LGA50604 - Diploma of Local Government (Regulatory Services) (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes LGA50300 - Diploma of Local Government (Environmental Health and regulation) 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 columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
LGACOM403B - Conduct public educational presentationsConduct public educational presentations Elective
LGACOM404B - Establish cooperative arrangements with other organisationsEstablish cooperative arrangements with other organisations Elective
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 section Elective
LGACOM407B - Manage finances within a budgetManage finances within a budget Elective
LGACOM501B - Develop and organise public education programsDevelop and organise public education programs Elective
LGACOM502B - Devise and conduct community consultationsDevise and conduct community consultations Elective
LGACOM503B - Prepare a budgetPrepare a budget Elective
LGACOM602B - Coordinate and facilitate a change processCoordinate and facilitate a change process Elective
LGACOM603B - Develop, implement and review policies and proceduresDevelop, implement and review policies and procedures Elective
LGACOMP024A - Develop community relationsDevelop community relations Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 512000 Office And Practice Managers 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 329 Miscellaneous Business And Administration Associate Professionals 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Local Government Regulation 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Compliance Manager (Local Government) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 512000 Office And Practice Managers 02/Feb/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 329 Miscellaneous Business And Administration Associate Professionals 24/May/2005 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 24/May/2005 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 13/Aug/2009 
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Description

The Diploma of Local Government (Regulatory Services) 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/techniques for themselves and others. They are required to develop specific practices to ensure the implementation of management systems, plans and policies. They demonstrate the application of a broad range of managerial, 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

  • Demonstrating clear open communication and consultation with the community and stakeholders in culturally appropriate ways.
  • Managing stakeholder relationships using a range of communication techniques to assess their needs and expectations. Consultation may involve participation in and facilitation of committees and aims to promote inclusion of all groups
  • Writing to suit audience needs which may include report writing
  • Engaging in a range of high level communications which may include providing timely advice to council and staff
  • Reading and interpreting a range of information relevant to job/role which may include legislation and its impacts on council operations
  • Developing agreements with others in council to ensure consistency in interpretation and application of legislation
  • Presenting information to wide range of audiences and modifying language to suit audience needs

Teamwork

  • Achievement of effective working relationships which demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively with people from diverse backgrounds and across all sections of the organisation and the community
  • Working in a manner which is inclusive of all perspectives and which respects cultural and other differences
  • Liaising with and deferring to specialists from outside the organisation as appropriate. These may include associations, consultants and other levels of government
  • Providing team leadership, monitoring and supervising the performance of a team

Problem solving

  • Problem solving and conflict management
  • Identifying staff needs and obtaining required support

Initiative and enterprise

  • The ability to formulate a range of potential options that may act as a basis for the development of crime prevention initiatives within community groups and geographic areas
  • The ability to develop innovative responses to complex issues
  • The ability to foresee the need for and implement control measures that reduce risk
  • The ability to think and operate strategically including the ability to develop strategies which reflect business objectives and which are in line with council or departmental strategies
  • The ability to undertake business planning for a department or business unit, using strategic thinking and forward planning
  • Identifying and investigating opportunities for growth
  • Modifying existing systems and processes or introducing new processes to ensure ongoing evaluation of systems and processes
  • The ability to engage in critical and analytical thinking at a high level

Planning and organising

  • Undertaking high level planning activities including developing departmental budgets
  • Undertaking relevant research and analysis using a range of techniques, to support the development of budgets and the development of crime prevention initiatives. The ability to collect, collate, analyse and synthesise relevant statistical data, trends and patterns is required
  • Conducting analysis of crime and public safety issues in order to establish their scope and parameters
  • Establishing measurable key performance indicators and targets with relevant parties, to assist in monitoring and managing departmental performance
  • Time management which involves ensuring planned marketing activities are scheduled within appropriate time frames and that schedules for implementing change are determined and amended as necessary
  • Analysing and evaluating a range of options in terms of their contribution to council objectives
  • Planning, resourcing, managing and evaluating projects. Resource management may include identifying relevant human and financial resources required and engaging in appropriate planning and control processes to achieve required resources

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

  • Contributing to the learning community at the workplace by ensuring that relevant information on departmental activities and performance are made available for future planning and that appropriate training for staff is provided in a timely manner
  • Engaging in activities which promote own on-going learning requirements which may include maintaining current knowledge of legislation and common law
  • Undertaking formal training when required
  • Accessing appropriate forms of informal training and development including attending relevant seminars, reading appropriate newsletters and participating in committees

Technology

  • Using technology relevant to the job/role which may include the use of computers and other relevant office technology
  • Adapting to the use of new technology as appropriate

Packaging Rules

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

Choose 10 elective units from the lists below, including:

  • 4 or more¬†units from Group A
  • 4 or more units from Group B (Specialist Regulatory Services) that support community-based crime prevention
  • up to 2 units 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.

Group A elective units 

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

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

LGAGOVA410B

Monitor council procedures to ensure compliance with relevant legislation

LGACOMP024A

Develop community relations

LGACOMP025A

Manage a local government project

LGACOMP026A

Provide team leadership

Group B  (Specialist Regulatory Services ) elective units 

LGACPRV501A

Assess crime prevention needs within community groups or geographic areas

LGACPRV502A

Design a crime prevention initiative

LGACPRV503A

Manage and evaluate crime prevention initiatives

LGACPRV504A

Build the capacity of individuals, organisations and communities to support crime prevention

LGACPRV505A

Promote evidence-based approaches to support crime prevention initiatives

LGACPRV506A

Support the mainstreaming of crime prevention principles and practices