DIPLOMA OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION - ASSET MANAGEMENT FOCUS

LGA50104

AUDIENCE

Staff employed in finance, governance or engineering roles who interact with asset management issues.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Gain a better understanding of asset management practices, budget preparation and compliance and develop the ability to review asset management policies and procedures within council.

Identify key elements of asset management in council and improve their awareness of best practices and resources available.

COURSE PATHWAYS

Candidates will currently be employed in roles relating to Asset Management and/or have equivalent experience in this field.

Work in partnership with your Manager to gain formal recognition for your work, roles and responsibilities currently being undertaken.

On successful completion of your course and all assessments, you will receive a Nationally recognised qualification outlining the course completed and the units within that course.

COURSE DETAILS

COURSE FEATURES

  • Recognise effective consultation processes and methods
  • Better understand budget preparation in council and compliance
  • Review asset management policy and procedures within council
  • Assist in preparation and review of asset management plans
  • Work through asset risk assessment procedures
  • Better understand asset management practices within council

CORE UNITS

LGACORE103B Provide service to local government customers
LGACORE104B Work effectively in local government
LGACOM502B Devise and conduct community consultations

ELECTIVE UNITS

LGACOM601A Acquire and dispose of assets
LGAGOVA603B Develop a risk management strategy for council's assets
LGAGOVA605A Develop an asset management strategy for council
LGAGOVA607A Develop, implement and monitor a programmed maintenance system of council's assets
LGAGOVA613B Measure costs of providing and maintaining council assets
LGAGOVA615A Provide information on asset management programs and practices
LGAGOVA617A Report on assets in accordance with statutory and public reporting requirements
PRE-REQUISITES
  • have a minimum of two years’ full-time employment, working within the Financial, Governance or Engineering Management area or another area of a Council where your responsibilities relate to asset management, or
  • hold formal degree or diploma qualification in an asset management related field and are now working for a council, or
  • have 2 years’ experience in a similar, related position in the private or government sector.

DELIVERY

Our instructor-led diploma provides participants with interactive sessions including group discussions, case study reviews, question and answer sessions.  Our training course includes all course training materials, assessment and mentoring/assistance by your allocated trainer.

DURATION & LOCATION

Our standard structure for this course is 8 full days spread over 3 months and can be delivered in any metropolitan or regional area of Queensland.

FEES

Please contact LGAQ for course fees or a proposal for onsite/in-house training.

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