LGAQ offers a range of council-specific non-accredited short courses as well as other professional development training options covering personal development, professional skills and management skills. 

Our range of courses assist participants in many ways including recognising and improving their communication skills as well as understanding personality styles which in turn, help them increase their team.  Professional development or ‘soft skills' are crucial to complementing the technical skills of your staff.  Ideally employers are encouraged to take a holistic approach to training in incorporating the development and nurturing of both skill sets (technical and professional/personal) for their employees.

Our professional development short courses include:

  • Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) 2008
  • Authorised Persons
  • Councillor Training Programs to Communicating with the Media
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Train the Trainer
  • Team Leadership
  • Workplace Diversity
  • Business Writing Skills
  • and many more

Our courses are delivered as 1, 2 or 3 day events or customised to suit your requirements.

See our full list of offerings here.

For more information, call us on 1300 542 700 or email


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