CiLCA (2016) Portfolio Guidance unit 2

CiLCA (2016) Portfolio Guidance unit 2

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

This session will focus upon unit 2 of the portfolio

  • Unit 2: Law and Procedures in Local Councils
GP0C & S137

More details on the CiLCA qualification

Event date Thu 20 May 2021 9:30 am
Event Ends Thu 20 May 2021 1:30 pm
Registered 2
Available places 4
Registration closes Wed 19 May 2021 8:00 am
Notes CiLCA Candidates only
Speaker Rosalind Bolton
Location WALC Zoom Room


GP0C & S137

Please ensure you have some knowledge of the General Power of Competence and "Section 137 prior to attending this session.
GPoC is covered in the Clerks Toolkit sessions held in March and October Section 137 is covered in the Clerks Toolkit session held in March
Also see the following good practice notes

9.15 am

Zoom room will open

9.30 am - 1:30 pm

Course Details

The session will begin with a general introduction focusing 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 Unit 2: Law and Procedures in Local Councils
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.

Please send to the tutor prior to the session

an agenda and minutes for an ordinary meeting of your council, (i.e. not the Annual Meeting) a copy of your council's standing orders

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 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.