Certificate in Local Government Authority

The Urban and Rural Boards of Examiners have made completion of parts or all of the Certificate in Local Government Authority program the educational requirement of certification for the administrator of a rural or an urban municipality.

  • Courses to Complete: 4 core courses
  • Credit Hours: 12 credit hours
  • Pre-Requisites: None
  • Program Duration: Part-time study

Courses are offered online (Fall and Winter) and one-week in-class intensives are available for some Spring courses.

You Will Learn

  • The fundamental concepts of society, democracy, and principles of local government administration in Saskatchewan
  • Introduction to Saskatchewan legislation relevant to municipal government processes, procedures and authority
  • Basic accounting principles
  • The history, purposes and principles of local government accounting, budgeting, audits, assessment and taxation with emphasis on Urban and Rural Municipalities and School Division accounting
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Core Courses

LG 200 Introduction to Local Government Authority
LG 202 Local Government Legislation and Statute Law
LG 204 Basic Accounting Practices
LG 206 Local Government Accounting

Spring and Summer 2017

CRN Class Name
20827 LG 200-397 Intro to Local Government Authority
21156 LG 202-030 Local Government Legislative and Statute Law

Fall 2017

CRN Class Name
32023 LG 200-397 Intro to Local Government Authority
32024 LG 202-397 Local Government Legislative and Statute Law
32025 LG 204-397 Basic Accounting Practices
32026 LG 206-397 Local Government Accounting
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