Training Courses

The Centroc training Service exists to source training for Centroc member councils and other organisations in the following areas:

Professional Development:

Professional Skills Development covers all courses that assist individuals to perform their job effectively. Several training providers are available to deliver this training.

Please contact Carolyn Griffin for information & enrolments 02 6331 9246.

Examples of courses include:

  • Report Writing
  • Time Management
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Presentation and Reporting Skills
  • Erosion & Sediment Control on Council Construction & Worksites
  • Environmental Management Systems for Local Councils
  • Environmental Impact Assessment for Local Councils
  • Environmental Management for Senior Council Officers
  • The Environmental Offences Act & Penalties for Authorised Officers
  • Achieve Work/Life Balance
  • Communication Skills
  • Conflict Management for Women
  • Email Essentials
  • Government Information Public Access Act
  • Dealing with Unacceptable Employee Behaviour
  • Managing Difficult Situations Associated with Mental Illness
  • Managing Difficult People
  • Managing Staff with Stress Responses
  • Modern Business Writing & the Business Case
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Telephone Skills
  • Enabling Change
  • Managing Multiple Locations
  • Consultative Committee Training
  • Return to Work Co-ordination
  • Code of Conduct & EEO
  • Bullying & Harrasment
  • Armed Hold Up
  • Towards Better Tendering
  • Contract Management
  • Writing Effective Media Releases
  • Grant & Submission Writing
  • Project Management
  • IT Courses


WHS and Compliance Courses

WHS and Compliance training refers to all legislated training and includes those courses that require a WorkCover ticket. Several training providers are available to deliver this training. Please contact Carolyn Griffin on 02 6331 9246 for course enquiries & enrolments.

Examples of courses include:

  • Bonded Asbestos Awareness
  • Bonded Asbestos for Supervisors
  • Work Safely in the Construction Industry
  • Chainsaw Training (Level 1 & 2)
  • ChemUse Card (AQF3)
  • Confined Spaces (2 days initial)
  • Confined Spaces (3 days initial)
  • Confined Spaces (refresher)
  • Senior First Aid
  • Manual Handling
  • Elevated Work Platform
  • Explosive Power Tools
  • Safe Work Near Powerlines
  • Gravesite Safety
  • Test & Tag
  • Telstra Cable Location
  • Fire Warden Training
  • Transporting Dangerous Goods


RMS Traffic Control Courses

The Roads and Maritime Services requires all individuals working on roads to undergo training and obtain licences specific to their role. Several training providers are available to deliver this training under the changes to RMS traffic control training effective 1 July 2015. Participants can undertake this training as a new entrant or if eligible, via RPL. Please contact Carolyn Griffin on 02 6331 9246 for further information on the changes to traffic control training, course enquiries & enrolments.

The available courses are listed below:

  • Traffic Controller (formerly known as Blue Ticket)
  • Implement Traffic Control Plans (formerly known as Yellow Ticket)
  • Combined Traffic Controller + Implement Traffic Control Plans
  • Prepare Work Zone Traffic Management Plans (formerly known as the Red & Orange Tickets, now combined)