While it's ideal to attend facilitator-led training, it can be simpler and more convenient to learn about a Local Government topic at your own leisure.

Local Government NSW Learning Solutions provides opportunities and management tools to increase your knowledge and performance. Among those tools are eLearning Modules and Webinars.

Register below for pay-for-view eLearning courses on broad range of topics. Other modules will be added as they are developed.

Register for Current eLearning Courses

To register for an eLearning course, please download the course registration form, then fax, or scan and email to learning@lgnsw.org.au.

Active Listening Skills

Improve your listening skills to become a more effective communicator. 

Duration: 25 minutes plus quizzes.

Registration Form (PDF, 116KB)

 

Alcohol & Other Drug Awareness

This online module provides an overview of AOD - what substances are relevant, what amounts (if any) are safe, what processes may be used by councils to test and measure, and what follow-up actions may be taken if use exceeds the thresholds set under council policy.

Duration:  30 minutes plus a quiz.

Alcohol & Other Drug Awareness Information Sheet (PDF, 97KB)

Registration Form (DOCX, 77KB)

 

Bullying & Harassment

This online module focuses on staff awareness and responsibilities but it addresses the role of the supervisor.

Duration:  30 minutes plus a quiz.

Bullying & Harassment Information Sheet (PDF, 95KB)

Registration Form (DOCX, 77KB)

 

Code of Conduct

This Local Government oriented program will introduce you to information and case studies on council's code of conduct, gifts and benefits issues, and using council information and resources. 

Duration: 30 minutes plus a quiz.

Code of Conduct information sheet (PDF, 97KB)

Registration Form (DOCX, 77KB)

Communicating Safety in the Office

Discuss safety procedures to identify and minimise the risk of accidents. 

Duration: 14 minutes plus quizzes.

Registration Form (PDF, 116KB)

Equal Employment Opportunity Awareness

This Local Government oriented program will introduce you to information and case studies about what Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) means, types of discrimination, what the law says, and your EEO responsibilities.

Duration:  30 minutes plus a quiz.

EEO Awareness information sheet (PDF, 94KB)

Registration Form (DOCX, 77KB)

 

Electrical Safety Essentials

Electricity is one of the leading causes of death and injury at work; a large number of fires are caused by faulty equipment and careless misuse. 

Duration: 25 minutes plus quizzes.

Registration Form (PDF, 116KB)

 

Introduction to Local Government

This course is a short sharp summary of services and functions of Local Government.

Contact LGNSW Learning Solutions on 02 9242 4004 for further information about this course.

Registration Form (DOX, 77KB)

Leading the Way - Skills for Supervisors

Improve your leadership role in establishing a safe work environment.

Duration: 26 minutes plus quizzes.

Registration Form (PDF, 117KB)

Make Emails Work

This course will equip you with the skills and strategies to write clear, concise emails and to better manage your electronic mailbox.

Duration: 5 minutes per module

Registration Form (PDF, 255KB)

Managing Change

Understand and correctly manage social, economic or technological change to move your business forward, faster. 

Duration: 25 minutes plus quizzes.

Registration Form (PDF, 116KB)

Manual Handling for Office Workers

This course covers the major manual handling components.

Registration Form (PDF, 117KB)

Office Leadership Skills

Morale low? Learn how to lead, inspire and motivate your employees. 

Duration: 26 minutes plus quizzes.

Registration Form (PDF, 116KB)

PPE Training - Health and Safety Training

Failure to wear personal protective equipment (PPE), use PPE properly, or use compatible PPE results in accidents and fatalities that cost organisations and communities millions every year.

Duration: 34 minutes plus quizzes.

Registration Form (PDF, 117KB)

Privacy

This Local Government oriented program will introduce you to what privacy means, how personal information is protected by law, consent and storing information issues, and how to manage information requests.

Duration:  30 minutes plus a quiz.

Privacy information sheet (PDF, 95KB)

Registration Form (DOCX, 77KB)
 

Quality and Safety - Giving you the Edge

This video clearly demonstrates the benefits of a quality approach to both work and safety, from the shop floor to top management.

Duration: 22 minutes plus quizzes.

Registration Form (PDF, 116KB)

Risk Assessment for Industry

This fast paced production is designed to help organisations minimise injury in the workplace.

Duration: 16 minutes plus quizzes.

Registration Form (PDF, 116KB)

Risk Management Safety Essentials for the Office

In 2011, over 11.1 million working days were lost in Australia and New Zealand due to office accidents. Risk management is about practical steps to protect you and your co-workers from real harm.

Duration: 16 minutes plus quizzes.

Registration Form (PDF, 116KB)

Safety Awareness

'Safety Awareness' is a high-impact video that focuses on reducing the risk of incidents in the workplace.

Duration: 20 minutes plus quizzes.

Registration Form (PDF, 116KB)

Safety Leadership

Design a workplace that's healthy and safe for everyone.

Duration: 26 minutes plus quizzes.

Registration Form (PDF, 116KB)

Sexual Harassment Prevention training for Employees

It's everyone's responsibility to ensure that their workplace is free from sexual harassment. Understand your rights and responsibilities under the equal opportunity and anti-discrimination legislation.

Duration: 30 minutes plus quizzes.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Employees information sheet

Registration Form (PDF, 116KB)

Sexual Harassment Prevention training for Managers

What is sexual harassment? Learn how to prevent sexual harassment and deal with it if it occurs. This course is suitable for managers or supervisors.

Duration: 40 minutes plus quizzes.

Sexual Harasment Prevention Training for Managers information sheet

Registration Form (PDF, 116KB)

Social Media, Email & Online Etiquette

Maintain an appropriate and professional approach to new and emerging communication technologies at work.

Duration: 30 minutes plus quizzes.

Social Media, Email, and On line Etiquette information sheet

Registration Form (PDF, 116KB)

Time Management

The principles of time management we’ve been applying for the last five to 10 years can now be vastly improved using readily available technology.

Duration: 45 minutes plus quizzes.

Registration Form (PDF, 116KB)

Understanding Safety - Training for the Office

If you think office work is completely safe, think again. Every year, thousands of office workers are involved in accidents that result in long term injuries.

Duration: 21 minutes plus quizzes.

Registration Form (PDF, 116KB)

Workplace Health & Safety

The practices that protect wellbeing, indoors and out.

Contact LGNSW Learning Solutions on 02 9242 4004 for further information about this course.

Registration Form (DOCX, 77KB)

WHS Contractor Management

Understanding the managers obligations of Workplace Safety for onsite contractors.

Contact LGNSW Learning Solutions on 02 9242 4004 for further information about this course.

Registration Form (DOCX, 77KB)

WHS - Officer Obligations under the Work Health & Safety Act

This course helps council officers understand their due diligence obligations and reasonably practicable requirements.

Duration: 60 - 90 minutes plus a short multiple choice questionnaire.

Registration Form (DOCX, 81KB)

WHS - Manager Obligations under the Work Health & Safety Act

Practical guidance for managers on their obligations under the WHS Act.  

Duration: 60 - 90 Minutes plus a short  multiple choice questionnaire.

Registration Form (DOCX, 81KB)

WHS - Volunteer Obligations under the Work Health & Safety Act

What are the volunteer obligations under the WHS Act?

Duration: 30 minutes plus quizzes.

Download the course flyer (PDF, 113KB) for further information. Please contact LGNSW Learning Solutions on 02 9242 4142 for a Registration Form.

WHS - Worker Obligations under the Work Health & Safety Act

What are the worker obligations under the WHS Act?

Duration: 60 - 90 minutes plus a short multiple choice questionnaire.

Registration Form (DOCX, 75KB)

 

Write for Impact - Business Writing Essentials.

Councillors and staff will benefit from this interactive eLearning Program which aims to help you improve your emails, reports and other council correspondence.