At the end of the Certificate III in Local Government course you have the chance to apply for a number of local government positions and start your career in the local government sector. Coursework includes and overview of WHS policies, methods of effective communication and the ways in which to work efficiently both in a team and autonomously.

The course is offered through Courses Direct in partnership with Online Courses Australia (RTO number: 32080).

You need to be 18 or over to complete the course.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
400 hours - Access for 12 months
Nationally accredited Certificate III
Lesson Structure: 
  1. LGACORE101B     Access learning and career  development opportunities
  2. LGACORE102B     Follow defined OHS policies and procedures
  3. LGACORE103B     Provide service to local government customers
  4. LGACORE104B     Work effectively in local government
  5. LGACORE105B     Work with others in local government
  6. LGAGOVA303B     Coordinate production of communication materials
  7. LGACOMP008A     Apply conflict resolution strategies
  8. LGACOMP009A     Implement effective  communication techniques
  9. LGAEHRH305A      Present environmental health education information
  10. BSBITU302A          Create electronic presentations
  11. BSBITU303A          Design and produce text documents
  12. BSBWOR301A      Organise personal work priorities and development
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 

Upon completion of your course you are able to apply for employment positions such as:

  • Staff liaison coordinators
  • Supplier liaison
  • Contractor recruitment
  • Recruitment specialists
  • Community relations
  • Stakeholder advisors
  • Health officers
  • Local school/Education representatives
  • Regulatory staff
  • Policy development officers
  • Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) coordinator
  • Public education officer
  • Change manager
  • Media officer
  • Safety specialist