Diploma of Local Government - Planning


This qualification is part of the Local Government Training Package. It reflects the role of personnel working in local government who perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and requiring the application of significant judgement in planning and determining the selection of resources/roles/techniques for themselves and others. They are required to develop specific practices to implement management systems, plans and policies, and apply a broad range of managerial, coordination and planning skills.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


10 units; 3 core; 5 specialist; 2 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Interpret and apply authority to act; Develop community relations; Manage a local government project; Provide team leadership; Follow defined OHS policies and procedures; Work effectively in local government; Work with others in local government; Monitor council procedures to ensure compliance with relevant legislation. Specialist: Integrate land use and transport planning; Develop strategies and approaches to minimise environmental pollution; Conduct planning scheme research; Plan facilities for the users of public transport; plus more. Elective: Assess the construction of domestic scale buildings; Apply legislation to urban development and building controls; Prepare a budget; plus more.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 03041M

Related Careers:

Urban and Regional Planner,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
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TasTAFE have a range of flexible and supported learning options available around the state to ensure that education and training programs suit individual learning styles, interests and business training needs. These options include online, workplace, self-paced, distance and evening classes, as well as onsite-training for business clients and apprentices.

Provider CRICOS: 03041M

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