The Certificate IV in Local Government (Administration) course allows you to work in administration in the local government sector. If you already have administration experience or government experience or would simply like to pursue a career in local government you are able to complete this course.

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: 
500 hours - Access for 12 months
Nationally accredited Certificate IV
Lesson Structure: 
  1. LGACORE102B     Follow defined OHS policies and procedures
  2. LGACORE104B     Work effectively in local government
  3. LGACORE105B     Work with others in local government
  4. LGACOM403B      Conduct public educational presentations
  5. LGACOM401A     Administer contracts
  6. LGACOM402A     Arrange contracts
  7. LGACOM409A     Prepare tender documentation
  8. LGADMIN420A    Contribute to policy development
  9. LGADMIN425A    Develop a communication plan
  10. BSBWRT401A     Write complex documents
  11. BSBCMM401A  Make a presentation
  12. BSBMGT403A     Implement continuous improvement
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 

Upon completion of the course you have the chance to apply for employment positions such as: 

  • Administrative officer
  • Team Leader
  • Customer Service Officer
  • Administrative assistant
  • Filing clerk
  • Receptionist
  • Rates Officer
  • Personal assistant
  • Finance clerk
  • Services staff
  • Call centre operator
  • Information officer
  • Research officer
  • Project assistant officer