Skill set details

LGASS00007 - Elected Member (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Supersedes LGASS00002 - Elected member skill setThis skill set is superseded by and not equivalent to LGASS00007. 09/Feb/2021

Release Status:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 10/Feb/2021

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A set of skills for operating effectively as an elected member in the local government environment.

Pathways Information

Achievement of these units provides credit towards the LGA50220 Diploma of Local Government – Elected Member.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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

Skill Set Requirements

Unit code 

Unit title 


Analyse financial reports and budgets


Meet elected member responsibilities


Perform elected member functions

Target Group

This skill set is intended for Local Government elected members.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These units of competency from the LGA Local Government Training Package provide a set of skills to meet requirements for elected members in local government.