List of Training Courses


LGA Training delivers a comprehensive training program to the Local Government Sector in South Australia. 


All courses scheduled are designed to support the needs of our members. Courses are available via face to face delivery in metropolitan and regional council areas. LGA Training also offers online and webinar options for some courses. 


In the event that we do not have a course session scheduled, you will have the opportunity to “Express your interest here” through the button found at the bottom left of each program page. This will send your details to the LGA Training team and you will be added to the waitlist. This enables us to monitor interest in each course and once there is a demand for that particular course, you will be notified of upcoming session date/s.


LGA Training's mission is to make accessible valuable, cost effective training opportunities to the Local Government sector in South Australia.


Below is a complete (alphabetical) list of the courses our Service delivers. 


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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 Procurement for Local Government (Procurement)

Affordable Housing Bus Tour (AHBT)

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

Asbestos Awareness (LGRS)

Audit Committees - General Overview (Governance)

Audit Committees: General Overview and Mock Meeting (Governance)

Authorised Officers Training (Governance)

Basic IT Requirements (IT DESKTOP)

Building Effective Relationships for Elected Members (Business)

BUSHFIRE: Information for Customer Service Staff (LGA Intiative)

Caretaker Policy Information Session (CPIS)

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

CEO's Forum (Forums)

Certificate IV in Risk Management Essentials (Qualification)

CFS Bushfire Support Module (LGA Intiative)

Chain of Responsibility (COR) and Load Restraint (Works/Infra)

ChemAlert ‘Risk Assessment’ training (Business)

ChemAlert ‘Search’ training (Business)

ChemAlert ‘Stock’ training (Business)

ChemAlert Search, Stock and Risk Assessment Program (Business)

Child Safe Environments - Orientation/Refresher Module (Business)

Child Safe Environments - Responding to Children Module (Business)

Code of Conduct (Governance)

Commonwealth Grants and Funding (CGF)

Community Engagement Charter - Information Session (LGA)

Community Engagement for Elected Members (Business)

Conduct a Building Access Audit (LGA Intiative)

Confined Space Training (LGRS)

Conflict of Interest (Governance)

Contract Law (Governance)

Contract Law and Workshop (Governance)

Contract Management in the Local Government Sector (Procurement)

Council and Committee Meeting Agenda and Minute Preparation (Governance)

Council Assessment Panel (Governance)

Council Customer Service Bushfire Awareness Workshop (LGA Intiative)

Council Development Assessment Panel Member Fundamentals (Prof Dev)

Council Meeting Procedures and Chamber Etiquette (Governance)

Council Members (Mandatory Training) (Elected Members)

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

Council, Committee and CAP Meeting Procedures and Minute Preparation (Governance)

Customer Service - Creating Brand Advocates (Cust.Service)

Customer Service 101 (Business)

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

Developing Policy that Makes a Difference (Governance)

Development Act Enforcement Basics (Legislative)

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

Disability Inclusion Transitioning for Councils (LGA Intiative)

Dispute Resolution for Elected Members (Business)

Dog Management (Governance)

Effective Business Writing Skills (Business)

Effective Decision Making for Elected Members (Business)

Elected Member Leadership Forum (Governance)

Emergency Management (Elected Members)

Emotional Intelligence 101 for Elected Members (Business)

Enhanced Public Speaking and Presenting for Elected Members (Business)

Equity and Diversity (Prof Dev)

Erosion & Sediment Control Training (Works/Infra)

Essential Supervisors Course (Works/Infra)

Facilitating Debriefs Clinic (FDC)

Freedom of Information (Governance)

GDS40: Understanding Applications and Implications for Councils (Face 2 Face) (Business)

Governance Forum (Forums)

Grants Funding Training (Business)

Handling Conflict Situations for Council Officers (Business)

How to Draft a Statutory Notice Workshop (Governance)

How to use LGA Delegations Templates Workshop (Governance)

IAP2 Foundations in Public Participation (Business)

Improving your Decision-Making Skills - Council Staff (Business)

Introduction to Community Engagement for Council Officers (Business)

i-Responda - Bushfire - Plant (IRBFP)

i-Responda Module (IRM)

Liquor Licensing (Governance)

Local Government - Procurement & Competition Law (Procurement)

Local Government Property Management (Governance)

Local Government Volunteer Management Forum (Business)

Local Government Women in Leadership (Business)

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

Managing Roads (Governance)

Managing Stress and Handling Difficult Conversations (Business)

Mayors Leadership Forum (Forums)

Microsoft Excel – Beginner to Intermediate (Business)

Microsoft Word - On Demand (Business)

Module 1 - Introduction to Local Government (On-line) (Governance)

Module 2 - Legal Responsibilities (Governance)

Module 2 - Legal Responsibilities (On-line) (Governance)

Module 3 – Council & Committee Meetings (On-line) (Governance)

Module 4 - Financial Management and Reporting (Governance)

Module 4 - Financial Management and Reporting (On-line) (Governance)

MS Outlook: Advanced (Business)

MS Outlook: Basics (Business)

Negotiating and Influencing Skills (Business)

Pavement Materials & Compaction (Works/Infra)

Personal Bushfire Safety (Emergency Manag)

PID Act Training (Governance)

Plan Reading and Levelling (Works/Infra)

Planning Act Essentials (Governance)

Policy and/or Procedure Workshop (in-house) (Business)

Policy Development and Strategic Thinking (Business)

Preparing and Updating Asset Management Plans (Business)

Preparing and Updating Long-Term Financial Plans (Business)

Preparing and Updating Long-Term Financial Plans & Asset Management Plans (Business)

Procurement Essentials for Local Government (Procurement)

Procurement Planning & Management For Local Government (Procurement)

Project Management for Council Staff (Business)

Public Officer Training (Governance)

Rates Administration Masterclass (Business)

Records Management Fundamentals 2 Day Program (Day 1&2) (Business)

Records Management Fundamentals- Includes implications of GDS40 (Day 2 ONLY of two day program) (Business)

Refresh 2020 Executive and Personal Assistants Forum (Council Staff)

Report Writing (Business)

Reputation and Media for Elected Members (Business)

Reputation and Media Skills for Mayors and Chairpersons (Business)

Road Opening and Closure Procedures (Governance)

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

Section 184: Sale of Land for Non-Payment of Rates (Governance)

Section 48 Notices under the Water Industry Act 2012 (Governance)

Section 7 Statements Managing Enquiries (Governance)

Senior and General Managers' Forum (SGMF)

Sharps & Infectious Waste Handling (Works/Infra)

Social Media - Module 6: Understanding Facebook Pages (Business)

Social Media - Module 1: Understanding Twitter - the basics (Business)

Social Media - Module 11: Developing engaging social media content (Business)

Social Media - Module 12: Easy content creation tools for beginners (Business)

Social Media - Module 13: Facebook Business Manager (Business)

Social Media - Module 2: Understanding Instagram - the basics (Business)

Social Media - Module 3: Advertising on social media (Business)

Social Media - Module 4: Promoting your event on social media (Business)

Social Media - Module 5: Social media health check (Business)

Social Media - Module 7: Analytics – an introduction (Business)

Social Media - Module 8: Measuring social media (Business)

Social Media - Module 9: Social media management tools – an overview (Business)

Social Media 101 (Business)

Social Media 2.0 - Advanced (Business)

Social Media Webinar (SMW)

Strategy and Risk Management (Governance)

Team Member to Team Leader (Business)

Techniques for Participation in Community Engagement (Business)

Tenders and Specifications for Local Government (Procurement)

Time Management (Business)

Tourism and Councils (Business)

Traffic Control Delegations and Authorisations Training (Governance)

Trees and the Law (Governance)

Understanding Mental Health Challenges (Business)

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

Wellbeing and Resilience (Business)

Work Effectively in a Team Environment (Business)

Workplace Bullying Awareness Workshop (Business)

Writing an Effective Business Case (Business)

Advanced Diploma of Project Management (BSB60707)

Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (BSB41513)

Diploma of Project Management (BSB51407)

Elected Member Mandatory Training (EMMT)

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Short Courses