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WALC Council Training

 training strategy SMALLERWALC provides training under the 'National Improvement Strategy for Parish and Town Councils'

The National Training Strategy (NTS) represents a national commitment to training in the local council sector shared by national, regional and local stakeholder organisations. The purpose of the Strategy is to offer training to councils in order for them to make the most of their role and carry out their duties more easily.

Event Event date Location Notes Registered Available places Register
Understanding: The Planning System Mon 25 Jan 2021 4:30 pm WALC Zoom Room £25 to Member Councils 15 0

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End of Year Financial Procedures Wed 27 Jan 2021 10:00 am WALC Zoom Room £30 to Member Councils 29 1
Understanding: Purpose, People & Powers Tue 2 Feb 2021 6:30 pm WALC Zoom Room Members £25.00 16 4
Understanding: The Planning System Mon 22 Feb 2021 5:00 pm WALC Zoom Room £25.00 to Member Councils 18 2
Introduction to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Tue 23 Feb 2021 3:30 pm WALC Zoom Room £25 to Member Councils 7 18
Exclusive Rights of Burial Thu 25 Feb 2021 9:30 am WALC Zoom Room £30 to Member Councils 15 0
Understanding: Community Engagement Tue 9 Mar 2021 6:30 pm WALC Zoom Room £25 to Member Councils 3 11
Understanding: Meetings & Risk Wed 5 May 2021 3:30 pm WALC Zoom Room Members £25 0 14
Understanding: Finance & Governance Tue 11 May 2021 4:30 pm WALC Zoom Room Members £25 2 12
Responding to Planning Applications : 12 & 19 May Wed 12 May 2021 2:00 pm WALC Zoom Room £50 to Member Councils - register on 12 May session to attend both. 1 19
Understanding: Employment Responsibilities Wed 2 Jun 2021 6:00 pm WALC Zoom Room Members £25 1 20
Management of Memorials Fri 11 Jun 2021 10:00 am £50 to Member Councils 1 14
Chairmanship Skills - 21 June & 12 July 2021 Mon 21 Jun 2021 6:30 pm WALC Zoom Room £50 to Member Councils - register 21 June session to attend both. 0 14
Councillor Fundamentals Thu 24 Jun 2021 6:30 pm WALC Zoom Room £25 to Member Councils 2 12
Understanding: Purpose, People & Powers Wed 30 Jun 2021 3:30 pm WALC Zoom Room Members £25.00 0 14
Cemetery Management and Compliance Tue 20 Jul 2021 9:30 am WALC Zoom Room £30 to Member Councils 0 15
Chairmanship Skills - 28 Sept & 5 Oct 2021 Tue 28 Sep 2021 9:30 am WALC Zoom Room £50 to Member Councils - register on 28 Sept. session to attend both. 0 14
3P’s – People, Plans and Precept Sat 2 Oct 2021 9:30 am WALC Zoom Room £30 to Member Councils 0 14
Responding to Planning Applications 3 & 10 November Wed 3 Nov 2021 2:00 pm WALC Zoom Room £50 to Member Councils - register on 3 November session to attend both. 0 20
Councillor Fundamentals Wed 17 Nov 2021 6:30 pm WALC Zoom Room £25 to Member Councils 0 14

Clerk Training

Event Event date Location Notes Registered Available places Register
Clerks; The Knowledge (14th & 28th January) Thu 28 Jan 2021 6:30 pm WALC Zoom Room £40 to Member Councils (register on 14 January session to attend both. 8 0
Clerk's Toolkit Meetings Administration & Management Tue 9 Feb 2021 10:00 am WALC Zoom Room £15 for member clerks 6 4
CiLCA Networking Wed 24 Feb 2021 10:00 am WALC Zoom Room Free to WALC Members 6

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Clerk's Toolkit: Legal Powers, Policies & Committees Tue 9 Mar 2021 10:00 am WALC Zoom Room £15 for member clerks 4 6
CiLCA (2016) Portfolio Guidance units 1&5 Mon 15 Mar 2021 9:30 am WALC Zoom Room CiLCA Candidates only 4 2
Clerks; The Knowledge (13th & 27th April) Tue 13 Apr 2021 9:30 am WALC Zoom Room £40 to Member Councils (register on 13th April session to attend both. 6 6
Clerk's Toolkit: Stakeholder & Community Engagement Tue 11 May 2021 10:00 am WALC Zoom Room £15 for member clerks 1 9
CiLCA (2016) Portfolio Guidance unit 2 Thu 20 May 2021 9:30 am WALC Zoom Room CiLCA Candidates only 2 4
Clerk's Toolkit: Planning & Neighbourhood Plans Tue 8 Jun 2021 10:00 am WALC Zoom Room £15 for member clerks 2 8
CiLCA (2021) Portfolio Guidance units 3&4 Wed 7 Jul 2021 9:30 am WALC Zoom Room CiLCA Candidates only 0 6
Clerk's Toolkit: Bookkeeping Basics Tue 13 Jul 2021 10:00 am WALC Zoom Room £15 for member clerks 2 8
Clerks; The Knowledge (12th & 26th August) Thu 12 Aug 2021 9:30 am WALC Zoom Room £40 to Member Councils (register on 12th August session to attend both. 0 12
Clerk's Toolkit: From Bookkeeping to Budgets Tue 14 Sep 2021 10:00 am WALC Zoom Room £15 for member clerks 2 8
Clerk's Toolkit: Understanding Core Roles in Parish Councils Tue 12 Oct 2021 10:00 am WALC Zoom Room £15 for member clerks 0 10
Clerk's Toolkit: The Clerk's Year Tue 9 Nov 2021 10:00 am WALC Zoom Room £15 for member clerks 0 10
Clerk's Toolkit: Audit Preparation Tue 14 Dec 2021 10:00 am WALC Zoom Room £15 for member clerks 0 10
Clerk's Toolkit: Paperwork, Records & Archive Documents Tue 11 Jan 2022 10:00 am WALC Zoom Room £15 for member clerks 0 10

WALC

Event Event date Location Notes Registered Available places Register
Member Chairman's Update Thu 28 Jan 2021 11:30 am WALC Zoom Room Open to Member Chairman
Clerk's Online Catch-up Thu 11 Feb 2021 11:30 am WALC Zoom Room This space is for Member employed Council Officers only

External Events

These events are being run by outside bodies, please follow the links or registration button for more details and to contact the organisers.

Event Event date Location Notes Registered Available places Register
Minutes & Agendas Thu 22 Apr 2021 10:00 am £40 per delegate (member rate) 0
In Conversation: Biggleswade Virtual Study Tour Tue 26 Jan 2021 12:00 pm £30 for WALC Members plus fees 0

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Leaders talk: Why representation in local councils matters Tue 23 Feb 2021 12:00 pm NALC member: £30, Non-member: £40 (plus fees) 0
Leaders talk: Building back resilient communities Thu 25 Mar 2021 12:00 pm NALC member: £30, Non-member: £40 (plus fees) 0