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 (Business)

Adobe InDesign CC –Beginner to intermediate (Business)

Adobe Photoshop CC – Beginner to intermediate (Business)

Advanced Procurement for Local Government (Procurement)

Asset Management Plans (Business)

Audit Committees - General Overview (Governance)

Audit Committees: General Overview and Mock Meeting (Governance)

Authorised Officers Training (Governance)

Building Effective Relationships for Elected Members (Business)

Caretaker Policy Information Session (Governance)

CEO Forum (Forums)

Chain of Responsibility (COR) and Load Restraint (Governance)

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)

Community Engagement for Elected Members (Business)

Conduct a Building Access Audit (LGA Intiative)

Conduct a Streetscape or Activity Centre Access Audit (Business)

Conducting an Internal Review: Full Program (Governance)

Conducting an Internal Review: Part 1 (Governance)

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 Meeting Procedures and Chamber Etiquette (Governance)

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

COVID-19 Operational Workshops (Emergency)

Customer Service 101 (Business)

Cyber Security (Business)

Developing Policy that Makes a Difference (Governance)

Dispute Resolution for Elected Members (Business)

Dog Management (Governance)

EA/PA Forum (Forums)

Effective Decision Making for Elected Members (Business)

Elected Member Leadership Forum (Forums)

Emotional Intelligence 101 for Elected Members (Business)

Enhanced Public Speaking and Presenting for Elected Members (Business)

Erosion & Sediment Control Training (Works/Infra)

Essential Supervisors Course (Works/Infra)

Facilitating Debriefs Clinic (Emergency)

Freedom of Information (FOI) Update (Governance)

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

Governance Forum (Forums)

Grants and Funding - Interactive Project Workshop (Business)

Grants and Funding - Strategies & Interactive Project Workshop (Business)

Grants and Funding Strategies (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 (Emergency)

i-Responda Module (Emergency)

Legislative Tools for Managing Bushfire Risk (Governance)

Liquor Licensing (Governance)

Local Government and You (Governance)

Local Government Property Management (Governance)

Local Government Reform Implications (Governance)

Local Government Volunteer Management Forum (Forums)

Local Government Women in Leadership (Business)

Long-Term Financial & Asset Management Plans (Business)

Long-Term Financial Plans (Business)

Make a Difference - Nominate for Council (Governance)

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)

Outrage Management Basics (Business)

Outrage Management in Public Participation (Business)

Own the Room - Public Speaking and Presenting for Council Staff (Business)

Pavement Materials & Compaction (Works/Infra)

PDI Act Essentials (Governance)

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)

Procurement & Competition Law (Procurement)

Procurement Essentials for Local Government (Procurement)

Procurement Planning & Management For Local Government (Procurement)

Project Management Basics (Business)

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)

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 41: Committee Member Training for Community Members (Governance)

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

Section 7: Statements Managing Enquiries (Governance)

Sharps & Infectious Waste Handling (Works/Infra)

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 Forum (Business)

Traffic Control Delegations and Authorisations Training (Governance)

Trees and the Law (Governance)

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

Voters Roll Compilation (Governance)

Wellbeing and Resilience (Business)

Work Effectively in a Team Environment (Business)

Workplace Bullying Awareness Workshop (Business)

Writing Successful Business Cases (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