Diverse Councillors in a circle looking down to the camera

Suitable for new Councillors and Council Officers, this elearning module includes a range of activities to help you develop your knowledge of Parish and Town Councils.


Duration: 90 minutes
Price: Members £10 per learner
Non members £20 per learner

By the end of the course you should be able to

  • Understand the role of the local councillor
  • Identify the council's purpose
  • Appreciate how decisions are made
  • Identify the principles of public life
  • Recognise the council's legal context
  • Understand how the council manages its money

There will be a short assessment at the end of each section of the course to check your learning and understanding of the topic.

A certificate will be issued upon sucessful completion of the content and assessments.