Determine your teams exact upskilling requirements and we will tailor-make a program just for you! IPWEA NSW & ACT will use relevant course material such as case studies for your benefit.

What are the Benefits?

  • Tailored — We match our highly acclaimed intellectual material, with your organisation’s internal professional development needs, to ensure our training is practical and aligned to your workplace
  • Cost-effective — We will work with you to plan an efficient ‘one-stop shop’ solution for all your training needs
  • Convenient — You choose the time and location. No travel or venue hire costs required
  • Credible — Leading industry practitioners develop and facilitate our courses
  • Flexible — Choice of half-day, full-day or a series of courses, our client focused team will support your training journey

Our main priority is the health and well-being of our delegates and training staff, therefore IPWEA NSW & ACT will follow all Government Guidelines. Measures will be in place to practice good hygiene and social distancing throughout the training.

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The below courses are currently being offered as in-house training. 

Supervisors Workshop

Find Out More About The Supervisors Workshop

The purpose of the training is to provide some guidance for supervisors, works staff and young engineers in preparing, organising, managing, undertaking and completing works.  It covers methodology in all aspects of the work with reference to legislation and regulations applicable to the task.  The program also includes workshops for practical application.

Powers and Duties of a Local Government Engineer

Find Out More About The Powers & Duties of a Local Government Course

To equip participants with the knowledge and skills to operate as an effective practitioner within the local government sector.

The course is offered as a unit of the IPWEA Diploma in Local Government (Operational Works) Course. (LGA50404)

The course is aligned to the unit of competency from the Local Government Training Package - LGAGOVA410B: Monitor council procedures to ensure compliance with the relevant legislation.

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Two Day Urban Drainage Course 

Find Out More About The Two Day Urban Drainage Course

Many Council activities require an assessment of the flood risk in the urban areas.  The publication of a revised Edition of Australian Rainfall and Runoff (ARR) has resulted in many changes in recommended approaches to the estimation of design flood magnitudes.

The purpose of this workshop is to work through and apply many of the changes in the new edition of Australian Rainfall and Runoff. Both the theory and the practical will be discussed over the two days.

Manage a Local Government Project (LGACOMP025)

Find Out More About The Manage a Local Government Project (LGACOMP025) Course

This two day course is designed to introduce fundamental project management principles and techniques. The course is appropriate for those who are interested in the successful planning, implementation and evaluation of project work.  Participants are encouraged to bring along their own laptop or tablet to enhance their learning experience. 
Upon completion of this course it is expected that participants should be able to: 
•    Understand and implement the principles of project management 
•    Define what a project is 
•    Develop a comprehensive project plan 
•    Determine resource requirements 
•    Determine and manage risk 
•    Consult and communicate with project stakeholders 
•    Manage scope creep and implement contingencies 
•    Evaluate the project