The LGA Education & Training service has an extensive and comprehensive range of training courses available to the Local Government sector in South Australia. Courses are programmed throughout the year in accordance with demand and topic relevance.


Below is a complete (alphabetical) list of all course's offered currently. Some of these courses will be scheduled for delivery over the next (up to) 12 months. If a course is scheduled for delivery, you can enrol directly from the course description below, otherwise enrolment can also be made directly from the Calendar function.


If a course is listed, but not yet scheduled, please take advantage of the Enquire Now function to register your interest and be placed on a waiting list.


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Adobe Illustrator CC – Beginner to intermediate (Technology)

Adobe InDesign CC –Beginner to intermediate (Technology)

Adobe Photoshop CC – Beginner to intermediate (Technology)

Advanced Diploma of Governance, Risk and Compliance (Qualification)

Affordable Housing Bus Tour (AHBT)

Annual Executive and Personal Assistants' Forum (Forums)

Apply Problem-Solving Techniques to an IT environment (Technology)

Asbestos Awareness (LGRS)

Audit Committees (AC-R)

Authorised Officers Development Program (Legislative)

Basic IT Requirements (IT DESKTOP)

Basic IT Requirements (IT DESKTOP)

Building Better Regions Fund Workshop (LGA Intiative)

Business Writing Skills (Business Skills)

Caretaker Policy Information Session (CPIS)

Catalyst Women in Leadership (NEW) (Personal Devel.)

CEO Performance Management (CEOPM)

Certificate IV in Risk Management Essentials (Qualification)

CFS Bushfire Support Module (LGA Intiative)

ChemAlert Search, Stock and Risk Assessment Program (Technology)

Chief Executive Officers’ Forum (Forums)

Child Safe Environments - Orientation/Refresher Module (CSE-ORM)

Commonwealth Grants and Funding (CGF)

Community Engagement Techniques Improving Participation for Council Officers (Prof Dev.)

Conduct a Building Access Audit (LGA Intiative)

Confined Space Training (LGRS)

Conflict of Interest and Informal Gatherings Training (Legislative)

Contract Management in the Local Government Sector (LGAP)

Council and Committee Meeting Agenda and Minute Preparation (Business Skills)

Council and Committee Meeting Procedures and Chairing Skills (Business Skills)

Council Customer Service Bushfire Awareness Workshop (LGA Intiative)

Council Development Assessment Panel Member Fundamentals (Prof Dev)

Council Development Assessment Panels Agenda and Minute Preparation (Business Skills)

Council Members (Mandatory Training) (Elected Members)

Council Members Forum (Forums)

Council Section 41 Committee Member Training for Community Members (Legislative)

Customer Service - Creating Brand Advocates (Cust.Service)

Customer Service 101 - InHouse (Cust.Service)

Decision-Making and Developing an Effective Culture - Senior Management (Management)

Develop and Use Complex Spreadsheets (Technology)

Developing Policy that Makes a Difference (Prof Dev.)

Development Act Enforcement Basics (Legislative)

Diploma of Local Government Administration (LGA50104) (Asset Management focus) (QUALIFACTION)

Diploma of Risk Management and Business Continuity (Qualification)

Disability Awareness (DA)

Disability Inclusion Transitioning for Councils (LGA Intiative)

Dog and Cat Management Act - Training Update (Legislative)

Economic Development: Briefing for Elected Members (LGA Intiative)

Economic Development: Training session for council staff (LGA Intiative)

Emotional Intelligence for Leaders (Personal Dev.)

Equity and Diversity (Prof Dev)

Erosion & Sediment Control Training (LGA Intiative)

Essential Leadership Skills (ELS)

Essential Supervisors Course (ESC)

Facilitating Debriefs Clinic (FDC)

Financial Fundamentals for Local Government (FFLG)

Financial Risk Management & Asset Management: Briefing for Elected Members (LGA Intiative)

Financial Risk Management & Asset Management: Training session for council staff (LGA Intiative)

Gender on the Agenda (Management)

Get with the Flow! — Enforcement under the Water Industry Act 2012 (Legislative)

Google Analytics (Prof Dev.)

Governance Forum (Forums)

Growing a Child Friendly SA (LGA Intiative)

Handling Conflict Situations for Council Officers (Cust.Service)

Hazardous Chemical Awareness (LGRS)

How to Draft a Statutory Notice Workshop (Legislative)

How to use LGA Delegations Templates Workshop (HLGT)

IAP2 Foundations in Public Participation (Prof Dev.)

Improving your Decision-Making Skills - Council Staff (Personal Dev.)

Incident Investigation Awareness Workshop (LGRS)

Information Security for Council Members (Elected Members)

Injury Management Rehabilitation and Return to Work Co-ordinator Training (LGRS)

Interviewing Techniques - Mastering the Essentials (Management)

Introduction to Community Engagement for Council Officers (Prof Dev.)

i-Responda Module (IRM)

Liquor Licensing (Legislative)

Local Government - an Introduction (LGA Intiative)

Local Government - Procurement & Competition Law (LGA Intiative)

Local Government Purchasing and Procurement - Advanced (LGAP)

Local Government Purchasing and Procurement - An Introduction (LGAP)

Local Government Tendering Requirements (LGAP)

Local Government Tourism Festival and Events Workshop (LGA Intiative)

Manage Change – Introducing Change Successfully (Prof Dev.)

Management of Council Land and Buildings: Governance Masterclass (Legislative)

Managers & Supervisors Responsibilities (Management)

Managing Roads (Legislative)

Managing Social Media During Emergencies (LGA Intiative)

Managing Stress and Handling Difficult Conversations (Personal Dev.)

Mayors' and Chairpersons' Forum (Forums)

Media Skills for Council Members (Elected Members)

Microsoft Word: Advanced (Technology)

Microsoft Word: Basics (Technology)

Microsoft Word: Intermediate (Technology)

MS Excel: Advanced (Technology)

MS Excel: Basics (Technology)

MS Excel: Intermediate (Technology)

MS Outlook: Advanced (MS - A)

MS Outlook: Basics (Prof Dev.)

Native Title and Aboriginal Heritage Act (NTAHA)

Order from Chaos – Project Management for ‘Non-Project’ Managers (Prof Dev.)

Pavement Materials & Compaction (LGA Intiative)

Plan Reading and Levelling (LGA Intiative)

Planning and Climate Risk Management: Briefing for Elected Members (LGA Intiative)

Planning and Climate Risk Management: Training session for council staff (LGA Intiative)

Planning and Partnerships Forum – new and emerging opportunities for Councils (LGA Intiative)

Preparing and Updating Asset Management Plans (PUAMP)

Preparing and Updating Long-Term Financial Plans (PULTFP)

Prescribed Officers Training - Webinar or face to face (Legislative)

Public Health and Climate Risk Management: Training session for council staff (LGA Intiative)

Public Health: Briefing for Elected MembersPublic Health and Climate Risk Management: Briefing for E (LGA Intiative)

Public Speaking Skills for Council Members (Elected Members)

Rates Administration Masterclass (Legislative)

Records Management Classification Scheme and Disposal Schedule Training (RMCSDST)

Records Management Fundamentals (RMF)

Report Writing (Business Skills)

Road Opening and Closure Procedures (Legislative)

Section 101A Development Act Strategic Planning and Development Policy Committee (S101ADASPDPC)

Section 7 Statements Managing Enquiries (Legislative)

Senior and General Managers' Forum (SGMF)

Social Media 101 (LGA Intiative)

Social Media 2.0 - Advanced (LGA Intiative)

Social Media Webinar (SMW)

Specification Writing (LGAP)

Springboard Women's Career Development Program (Personal Dev.)

Steer Your Career (NEW) formerly “SPRINGBOARD” (Personal Dev.)

Successfully Transitioning From Team Member to Team Leader (Management)

Tailored Policy and/or Procedure Workshop - IN-HOUSE (Prof Dev.)

Team Organisational Development (Management)

The Whistleblower Protection Act and Fraud & Corruption Reporting (Legislative)

Time Management: Have you got the time? (Personal Dev.)

Traffic Control Delegations and Authorisations Training (Legislative)

Trees and the Law (Legislative)

Understanding Mental Health Challenges (Prof Dev.)

Understanding your obligations under the Burial and Cremation Act 2013 and Regulations (Legislative)

Volunteer Management Forum (VM-LWAT)

Voters Roll Compilation (VRC)

Wellbeing and Resilience (Personal Dev.)

Work Effectively in a Team Environment (Personal Dev.)

Workforce Planning and Development (Management)

Workplace Bullying Awareness Workshop (LGRS)

Writing an Effective Business Case (Prof Dev.)

Advanced Diploma of Project Management (BSB60707)

Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (BSB41513)

Diploma of Project Management (BSB51407)