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. 

Please click here to access the Training Categories.


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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All training listed alphabetically.


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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 Skills (GENERAL)

Catalyst Women in Leadership Program (CWLP)

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 Engagement Techniques Improving Participation for Council Officers (CETIPCO)

Confined Space Training (CST)

Conflict of Interest and Informal Gatherings Training (CIIGT)

Contract Management in the Local Government Sector (CMLGS)

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 Members (Mandatory Training) (CMI)

Council Members Forum (CMF)

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

Customer Service - Creating Brand Advocates (CS-CBA)

Customer Service 101 - InHouse (CS101)

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

Develop and Use Complex Spreadsheets (DUCS)

Development Act Enforcement Basics (DAEB)

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

Disability Awareness (DA)

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

Emotional Intelligence for Leaders (EIL)

Equity and Diversity (ED)

Erosion & Sediment Control Training (ESCT)

Essential Leadership Skills (ELS)

Essential Supervisors Course (ESC)

Facilitating Debriefs Clinic (FDC)

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)

How to Draft a Statutory Notice Workshop (HDSN)

How to use LGA Delegations Templates Workshop (HLGT)

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)

Injury Management Rehabilitation and Return to Work Co-ordinator Training (IMRRWCT)

Interviewing Techniques - Mastering the Essentials (IT-ME)

Introduction to Community Engagement for Council Officers (ICECO)

i-Responda Module (IRM)

Liquor Licensing (LL)

Local Government - an Introduction (LGI)

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)

Managers & Supervisors Responsibilities (MSWR)

Managing Roads (MR)

Managing Social Media During Emergencies (MSMDE)

Managing Stress and Handling Difficult Conversations (MSHDC)

Mayors' and Chairpersons' Forum (MCRS)

Media Skills for Council Members (MSCM)

Microsoft Word: Advanced (MS - A)

Microsoft Word: Basics (MW - B)

Microsoft Word: Intermediate (MS - I)

MS Excel: Advanced (MS - A)

MS Excel: Basics (MSE-B)

MS Excel: Intermediate (MSE-I)

Native Title and Aboriginal Heritage Act (NTAHA)

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

Pavement Materials & Compaction (PMC)

Plan Reading and Levelling (PRL)

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

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)

Public Speaking Skills for Council Members (PSSCM)

Rates Administration Masterclass (RAM)

Report Writing (RW)

Road Opening and Closure Procedures (ROCP)

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

Section 7 Statements Managing Enquiries (S7SME)

Social Media 101 (SM-101)

Social Media 2.0 - Advanced (SC2-A)

Specification Writing (SW)

Springboard Women's Career Development Program (SWDP)

Successfully Transitioning From Team Member to Team Leader (STFTMTL)

Team Organisational Development (TOD)

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

Time Management: Have you got the time? (TM)

Traffic Control Delegations and Authorisations Training (TCDAT)

Trees and the Law (TL)

Understanding Mental Health Challenges (UMHC)

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

Wellbeing and Resilience (WR)

Work Effectively in a Team Environment (WETE)

Workforce Planning and Development (WPD)

Workplace Bullying Awareness Workshop (WBAW)

Writing an Effective Business Case (WEBC)