CiLCA (2016) Portfolio Guidance units 1&5

CiLCA (2016) Portfolio Guidance units 1&5

This is part of a course of three sessions 
(the sessions can be completed in any order)


Event date Mon 15 Mar 2021 9:30 am
Event Ends Mon 15 Mar 2021 1:30 pm
Registered 4
Available places 2
Registration closes Sun 14 Mar 2021 8:00 am
Notes CiLCA Candidates only
Speaker Rosalind Bolton
Location WALC Zoom Room


Transparency Code

Please ensure you have some knowledge of the TRANSPARENCY CODE prior to attending this session.
The transparency code is covered in the Clerks Toolkit session held in November Also see the following relating documents on our website

9.15 am

WALC Zoom Room

will open

9.30 am - 1.30 pm

Course Details

The session will begin with a general introduction focussing on how to approach the tasks: to help new candidates, and refresh the memories of those who have already attended. Candidates will be expected to have read and absorbed the introduction (Setting the Scene) in the portfolio guide
Thereafter the sessions will concentrate on Thereafter the sessions will concentrate on

  • Unit 1: Core Roles in Local Council Administration
  • Unit 5: Community Engagement
    There will also be time to raise individual queries

The tutor will hold a general “how-to-tackle-the portfolio” section and will cover specific questions within the portfolio which are known to cause problem.

You will earn

2 CPD Points

by attending this session


Candidates registered on the WALC CiLCA training scheme attend for free

All candidates must register their place in advance to attend.
Fees to members of neighbouring associations are £30:00 per delegate Fees to non member councils £60.00 per delegate

Important note

You will not be eligible to attend the third CiLCA portfolio training session unless you have an SLCC candidate number.


Rosalind Bolton

CiLCA Recognised Trainer

Rosalind Bolton has been the tutor for the Certificate since its inception in 2005. She has been a Parish Councillor for many years and in her professional life was an “A” level teacher so has vast experience in helping candidates meet the requirements of qualifications.