National Advanced Certificate in Local Authority Administration

What is the purpose of this certificate?

This is an advanced certificate that requires the completion of a first level certificate or equivalent. This advanced certificate places greater emphasis on leadership and decision making and is intended to develop or enhance leadership capabilities.

While courses are discrete, students will be encouraged to draw from many sources. Students will be expected to engage in a more rigorous experience which will include, among other things, the expectation for independent research and critical thinking.

How long does it take?

The National Advanced Certificate in Local Authority Administration can be completed in under two years. It consists of the following three courses and your choice of three electives:

Sustainable Communities
Policy Planning and Program Evaluation
Citizen Engagement and Consultation


Human Resource Management
Local Government Accounting
Sustainable Communities
Financial Management
Freedom of Information and Privacy Foundations
Property Taxation and Assessment

This is only a suggested sequence of courses; students can begin the certificate at any of the three terms.