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.


We have categorised each of our training sessions to specific proffesional groups. 

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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 (IT DESKTOP)

Adobe InDesign CC –Beginner to intermediate (IT DESKTOP)

Adobe Photoshop CC – Beginner to intermediate (IT DESKTOP)

Advanced Diploma of Governance, Risk and Compliance (QUALIFACTION)

Annual Executive and Personal Assistants' Forum (FORUM)

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

Asbestos Awareness (OHS)

Authorised Officers Development Program (GENERAL)

Building Better Regions Fund Workshop (BBRFW)

Business Writing Basics (GENERAL)

Business Writing Skills (GENERAL)

Catalyst Women in Leadership Program (CWLP)

CEO Performance Management (CEOPM)

Certificate IV in Risk Management Essentials (CIV - RME)

CFS Bushfire Support Module (CBSM)

ChemAlert Search, Stock and Risk Assessment Program (CASSRAP)

Chief Executive Officers’ Forum (CEOS)

Community Development Evaluation Framework (CDEF)

Community Engagement Techniques Improving Participation for Council Officers (CETIPCO)


Confined Space Training (CST)

Conflict of Interest and Informal Gatherings Training - Please Register Your Interest (CIIGT)

Conflict of Interest Provisions Guidelines (CIP-IN)

Contract Management and Major Projects (CMMP)

Contract Management in the Local Government Sector (CMLGS)

Contract Management-Legal, Safety and Social Issues (CM-LSSi)

Council and Committee Meeting Agenda and Minute Preparation (CCMAMP)

Council and Committee Meeting Procedures and Chairing Skills (CCMPCS)

Council Customer Service Bushfire Awareness Workshop (CCSBAW)

Council Development Assessment Panel Member Fundamentals (CDAPMF)

Council Development Assessment Panels Agenda and Minute Preparation (CDAPAMP)

Council Employees Code of Conduct & Workplace Bullying (CECCWB)

Council Member Essentials Online Training Now LIVE! (CMESOTNL)

Council Members Forum (CMF)

Council Members Induction: Post Election 2014 (Mandatory Training) (CMI)

Council Section 41 Committee Member Training for Community Members (CS41CMTCM)

Customer Service - Creating Brand Advocates (CS-CBA)

Customer Service 101 (CS101)

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

Design Learning Programs (DLP)

Designing Outdoor Learning Environments for Young Children (DOLEYC)

Develop and Use Complex Spreadsheets (DUCS)

Developing and Implementing a Sound Financial Strategy (DISFS)

Developing Confidence, Stepping up and Managing up (DCSM)

Developing Cultural Competence Seminar (DCCS)

Development Act Enforcement Basics (DAEB)

Development Assessment Processes Minimising Risk (DAPMR)

Dialogue Deliberation and Public Engagement (DD-PE)

Diploma of Risk Management and Business Continuity (D - RMBC)

Directions and Guidelines from the ICAC Information Session (DGICAC)

Disability Access and Inclusion Forum - Developing a Disability Action Plan (DAIF - DDAP)

Disability Access and Inclusion Forum Living with Disability- Access and Inclusion Awareness (DAIF - LDAIA)

Disability Awareness (DA)

Disability Discrimination Act Action Plans (DDAAP)

Dog and Cat Management Act - Training Update (DCMA-TU)

Ecological Leadership Program (ELP)

Economic Evaluation Techniques / Use of Discounted Cash Flow Analysis (EETUDCFA)

Emotional Intelligence for Leaders (EIL)

Employee Entitlements (EE)

Enterprise Bargaining Negotiating and Drafting Issues (EBNDI)

Equity and Diversity (ED)

Erosion & Sediment Control Training (ESCT)

Essential Leadership Skills (ELS)

Essential Supervisors Course (ESC)

Essentials for Success (EFC)

Facilitation Skills (FS)

Financial Fundamentals for Local Government (FFLG)

Freedom of Information (FIO)

FULL DAY - Asbestos Awareness and Confined Space Awareness Workshop (AACSAW)

FULL DAY - Cultural Competence in Local Government Management (CCLGM)

FULL DAY - Disability Access and Inclusion Forum (DAIF -FD)

FULL DAY - Incident Investigation and Hazardous Chemical Awareness Workshop (IIHCAW)

FULL DAY - WHS Committee Workshop and Workplace Inspection Awareness Workshop (WCWWIAW)

FULL DAY - Workplace Bullying and Managing Aggressive Customers Awareness Workshop (WBMACAW)

Gender on the Agenda (GA)

Get with the Flow! — Enforcement under the Water Industry Act 2012 (GF-EWI)

Governance Forum (GF)

Growing a Child Friendly SA (GCFSA)

Handling Conflict Situations for Council Officers (HCSCO)

Hazardous Chemical Awareness (HCA)

Heritage Forum (HF)

Heritage Forum (HF)

How to Draft a Statutory Notice Workshop (HDSN)

How to use LGA Delegations Templates and Draft a Statutory Notice (HLDTDSUN)

How to use LGA Delegations Templates Workshop (HLGT)

Human Resources Forum (HRF)

IAP2 Foundations in Public Participation (IAP2FPP)

Improving your Decision-Making Skills - Council Staff (IDMS-CS)

Incident Investigation Awareness Workshop (IIT)

Information Security for Council Members (ISEM)

Interviewing Techniques - Mastering the Essentials (IT-ME)

Introduction to Community Engagement for Council Officers (ICECO)

Introduction to Maladministration - Online (ITM)

Introduction to the SA Planning System (ISPS)

Investigation and Court Preparation (ICP)

i-Responda Module (IRM)

Just for Men (JFM)

Leadership - Getting Started (LGS)

Leadership to Advance Water Sensitive Urban Design (LAWSUD)

Leading and Managing Change (LMC)

Liquor Licensing (LL)

Local Government - an Introduction (LGI)

Local Government Grants Commission - Supplementary Return Training (LGGCSRT)

Local Government Purchasing and Procurement - Advanced (LGPP-A)

Local Government Purchasing and Procurement - An Introduction (LGPP-IA)

Local Government Tendering Requirements (LGTR)

Manage Change – Introducing Change Successfully (MC - ICS)

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

Manager as Coach (MC)

Managers & Supervisors Responsibilities (MSWR)

Managing Aggressive Customers Awareness Workshop (MACAW)

Managing and Working with Volunteers Program - Program Managers (MWVP - PM)

Managing and Working with Volunteers Program - Volunteer Co-ordinators (MWVP-VC)

Managing Council Assets: Leasing and Licensing Basics (MCALLB)

Managing Cultural Competence Development - MORNING SESSION (MCCD)

Managing Roads (MR)

Managing Social Media During Emergencies (MSMDE)

Managing Stress and Handling Difficult Conversations (MSHDC)

Managing Yourself and Your Working Relationships (MYYWR)

Mandarin for Business and Travel (MBT)

Mayors' and Chairpersons' Forum (MCRS)

Media Skills for Council Members (MSCM)

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Microsoft Word: Advanced (MS - A)

Microsoft Word: Basics (MW - B)

Microsoft Word: Intermediate (MS - I)

Minute Takers Handbook – your questions answered! (MTH-YQA)

Minute Takers Handbook – your questions answered! VIDEO PRESENTATION (MTH-YQA VP)

MS Excel: Advanced (MS - A)

MS Excel: Basics (MSE-B)

MS Excel: Intermediate (MSE-I)

National Stronger Regions Fund and PIRSA Grants Workshop (NSRFPGW)

Native Title and Aboriginal Heritage Act (NTAHA)

Optimise Your Personal & Team Potential (OYPTP)

Order from Chaos – Project Management for ‘Non-Project’ Managers (OC-PMNPM)

Organisational Culture (OC)

Overcoming Procrastination, Perfectionism & Self Doubt! (OPPSD)

Pavement Materials & Compaction (PMC)

Plan Reading and Levelling (PRL)

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

Policy Writing - Advanced (PWA)

Policy Writing - Getting Started (PWGS)

Political Nous - Understanding Influence (PNUI)

Preparing and Updating Asset Management Plans (PUAMP)

Preparing and Updating Long-Term Financial Plans (PULTFP)

Pricing Of CWMS Services: Collaborative Workshop with Council Staff (CWMS)

Pricing of CWMS Services: Overview (CWMS)

Project Management (PM)

Public Health Partnerships Forum (PHPF)

Public Health Short Course (PHSC)

Public Health Short Course Refresher (PHSCR)

Public Policy Making for SA Councils (PPMSC)

Public Speaking - Own The Room (PSOTR)

Public Speaking Skills for Council Members (PSSCM)

Putting the Balance Back into Your Work and Life (PBBYWL)

Qualification Training (QT)

Quality Service Provision - Customer Service - Exceeding Expectations (QSPCSEE)

Rates Administration Masterclass (RAM)

Reading Your Team (RYT)

Records Management Classification Scheme and Disposal Schedule Training (RMCSDST)

Records Management Fundamentals (RMF)

Recycle Right Training Tour (RRTT)

Regional Public Health Implementation Forum (RPHIF)

Report Writing (RW)

Road Opening and Closure Procedures (ROCP)

Salary Packaging in Local Government - an Information Seminar (SPLG-AS)

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

Section 7 Statements Managing Enquiries (S7SME)

Securing the Digital Highway (SDH)

Social Media 101 (SM-101)

Social Media 2.0 - Advanced (SC2-A)

Specification Writing (SW)

Springboard Women's Career Development Program (SWDP)

Springboard Women's Development Program - Revisited (SWDPR)

Statewide.Online Training Session (SOTS)

Successfully Transitioning From Team Member to Team Leader (STFTMTL)

Taking Minutes for Business Meetings (TMBM)

Team Organisational Development (TOD)

The Kaizen Way (TKW)

The Professional and Effective Executive Assistant (TPEEA)

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

Time Management (TM)

Time Management (TM)

Traffic Control Delegations and Authorisations Training (TCDAT)

Training Needs Analysis (TNA)

Treasury Management (TM)

Trees and the Law (TL)

Understanding Local Government Financial Information (SFSTGGDM)

Understanding Mental Health Challenges (UMHC)

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

VendorPanel Management Tool (VPMT)

Victims of Crime (VC)

Volunteer Management - Leading without a Title (VM-LWAT)

Voters Roll Compilation (VRC)

Waste and Resource Recovery Model Contract and Tendering Toolkit and Contract Management (WRRMCTTCM)

Wellbeing and Resilience (WR)

WHS Committee Workshop (WCW)

WHS Managing Contractors Awareness Workshop (WMCAW)

Work Effectively in a Team Environment (WETE)

Work Health and Safety and Risk Management (WHSRM)