Full List of Events

All WALC training fees are subject to VAT

Specialist Council Training

WALC 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.

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Report Writing for Local Councils Report Writing for Local Councils Wed 8 Dec 2021 18:30 Wed 8 Dec 2021 20:30 Online £40 to Members 2 1
Protecting Public Rights of Way Protecting Public Rights of Way Tue 25 Jan 2022 10:00 Tue 25 Jan 2022 13:00 WALC Zoom Room £30 to Members 2 18
Local Council Climate Action Day Local Council Climate Action Day Wed 30 Mar 2022 9:00 Wed 30 Mar 2022 16:00 WALC Zoom Room £30 to Members 0 40

Understanding your council

'Understanding Your Council' is a series of essential training is aimed at Councillors and Clerks and will provide an overview on Parish/Town Council matters over several sessions.  It will benefit new and seasoned Councillors as an introduction, or refresher on up to date practices.  Each session is stand alone and can be attended alone or in any order.

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Understanding: Employment Responsibilities Understanding: Employment Responsibilities Sat 27 Nov 2021 9:30 Sat 27 Nov 2021 11:00 WALC Zoom Room Members £25 10 6

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Understanding: Standing Orders Understanding: Standing Orders Thu 2 Dec 2021 16:30 Thu 2 Dec 2021 18:00 WALC Zoom Room Members £25.00 1 13
Understanding: Code of Conduct Understanding: Code of Conduct Thu 9 Dec 2021 19:00 Thu 9 Dec 2021 20:30 WALC Zoom Room Members £25.00 2 12
Understanding: The Planning System Understanding: The Planning System Thu 27 Jan 2022 6:30 Thu 27 Jan 2022 8:00 WALC Zoom Room £25.00 to Member Councils 0 14
Understanding: Council Governance Understanding: Council Governance Tue 8 Feb 2022 18:30 Tue 8 Feb 2022 20:00 WALC Zoom Room Members £25 0 14
Councillor Fundamentals (Induction) Councillor Fundamentals (Induction) Wed 16 Feb 2022 18:30 Wed 16 Feb 2022 20:30 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Member Councils 4 10

Finance Training

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These sessions are being run by The Parkinson Partnership LLP.  There will be Members in attendance from other Associations, WALC personnel may not be present.

If you need to book more places on a date than are showing available, please contact us, or join the waiting list and we will endeavour to fit you in (does not apply if the course says 'full')

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Budgeting for clerks and finance staff Budgeting for clerks and finance staff Tue 30 Nov 2021 10:00 Tue 30 Nov 2021 11:30 Online £30 to Members 2 2
Introduction to VAT for local councils Introduction to VAT for local councils Tue 7 Dec 2021 10:00 Tue 7 Dec 2021 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 2 3
The role of Internal Audit The role of Internal Audit Tue 14 Dec 2021 10:00 Tue 14 Dec 2021 11:30 Zoom £30 to Members 1 2
Finance for Councillors Finance for Councillors Wed 15 Dec 2021 10:00 Wed 15 Dec 2021 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 0 5
Internal Controls Internal Controls Thu 13 Jan 2022 10:00 Thu 13 Jan 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 3 2
The role of Internal Audit The role of Internal Audit Tue 18 Jan 2022 10:00 Tue 18 Jan 2022 11:30 Zoom £30 to Members 2 2
Finance for Councillors Finance for Councillors Wed 19 Jan 2022 10:00 Wed 19 Jan 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 0 5
Year-end Accounts & Audit Year-end Accounts & Audit Wed 26 Jan 2022 10:00 Wed 26 Jan 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 1 4
Introduction to VAT for local councils Introduction to VAT for local councils Thu 27 Jan 2022 10:00 Thu 27 Jan 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 0 4
Year-end Accounts & Audit Year-end Accounts & Audit Tue 1 Feb 2022 10:00 Tue 1 Feb 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 0 5
Year-end Accounts & Audit Year-end Accounts & Audit Wed 2 Feb 2022 10:00 Wed 2 Feb 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 0 5
Year-end Accounts & Audit Year-end Accounts & Audit Thu 3 Feb 2022 10:00 Thu 3 Feb 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 0 5
Year-end Accounts & Audit Year-end Accounts & Audit Tue 8 Feb 2022 10:00 Tue 8 Feb 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 0 5
Internal Controls Internal Controls Wed 9 Feb 2022 10:00 Wed 9 Feb 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 1 3
Introduction to VAT for local councils Introduction to VAT for local councils Tue 15 Feb 2022 10:00 Tue 15 Feb 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 1 4

Clerk Training

These events are open to employed Council Officers only
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CLERK TOOLKIT: Community Engagement and Planning CLERK TOOLKIT: Community Engagement and Planning Tue 7 Dec 2021 18:30 Tue 7 Dec 2021 21:00 Online £20 to WALC Members 3 2

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CLERK TOOLKIT: Review and introduction to CiLCA CLERK TOOLKIT: Review and introduction to CiLCA Thu 9 Dec 2021 9:30 Thu 9 Dec 2021 12:30 Online £20 to WALC Members 2 3

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CiLCA Unit 5 and summary CiLCA Unit 5 and summary Tue 14 Dec 2021 9:30 Tue 14 Dec 2021 13:00 Online £35.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 4 0

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CLERK TOOLKIT: Meetings Administration CLERK TOOLKIT: Meetings Administration Tue 11 Jan 2022 18:30 Tue 11 Jan 2022 21:00 Online £20 to WALC Members 1 4

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CiLCA Introduction and Unit 1 CiLCA Introduction and Unit 1 Wed 12 Jan 2022 9:30 Wed 12 Jan 2022 13:00 Online £35.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 1 3
CLERK TOOLKIT: Core Roles & Councils’ Legal Powers CLERK TOOLKIT: Core Roles & Councils’ Legal Powers Thu 27 Jan 2022 9:30 Thu 27 Jan 2022 12:30 Online £20 to WALC Members 0 5

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Clerks: The Knowledge Part 1 Clerks: The Knowledge Part 1 Wed 2 Feb 2022 9:30 Wed 2 Feb 2022 13:00 WALC Zoom Room £40 to Member Councils (register on 2nd February session to attend both.) 0 12
CLERK TOOLKIT: Legal Powers, policies and committees CLERK TOOLKIT: Legal Powers, policies and committees Tue 8 Feb 2022 18:30 Tue 8 Feb 2022 21:00 Online £20 to WALC Members 1 4

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CiLCA Units 2 and part Unit 3 CiLCA Units 2 and part Unit 3 Wed 9 Feb 2022 9:30 Wed 9 Feb 2022 13:00 Online £35.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 1 3
Clerks: The Knowledge part 2 Clerks: The Knowledge part 2 Wed 16 Feb 2022 9:30 Wed 16 Feb 2022 13:00 WALC Zoom Room You must register on part 1 to attend this session 12
CLERK TOOLKIT: The Clerk's Year CLERK TOOLKIT: The Clerk's Year Thu 17 Feb 2022 9:30 Thu 17 Feb 2022 12:30 Online £20 to WALC Members 1 4

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CLERK TOOLKIT: Precept and Audit preparation CLERK TOOLKIT: Precept and Audit preparation Tue 8 Mar 2022 18:30 Tue 8 Mar 2022 21:00 Online £20 to WALC Members 2 3

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CiLCA part Unit 3 and Unit 4 CiLCA part Unit 3 and Unit 4 Wed 9 Mar 2022 9:30 Wed 9 Mar 2022 13:00 Online £35.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 0 4
CLERK TOOLKIT: Finance: from Bookkeeping to Budgets CLERK TOOLKIT: Finance: from Bookkeeping to Budgets Thu 17 Mar 2022 9:30 Thu 17 Mar 2022 12:30 Online £20 to WALC Members 0 5

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CiLCA Unit 5 and summary CiLCA Unit 5 and summary Wed 6 Apr 2022 9:30 Wed 6 Apr 2022 13:00 Online £35.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 0 4
CLERK TOOLKIT: Community Engagement and Planning CLERK TOOLKIT: Community Engagement and Planning Thu 5 May 2022 9:30 Thu 5 May 2022 12:30 Online £20 to WALC Members 0 5

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CLERK TOOLKIT: Review and introduction to CiLCA CLERK TOOLKIT: Review and introduction to CiLCA Tue 10 May 2022 18:30 Tue 10 May 2022 21:00 Online £20 to WALC Members 0 5

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WALC

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Clerk's Online Catch-up Clerk's Online Catch-up Thu 9 Dec 2021 11:30 WALC Zoom Room Open to employed Council Officers
Member Chairman's Update Member Chairman's Update Thu 16 Dec 2021 11:30 WALC Zoom Room Open to Member Chairman
Clerk's Online Catch-up Clerk's Online Catch-up Thu 6 Jan 2022 11:30 WALC Zoom Room Open to employed Council Officers
Member Chairman's Update Member Chairman's Update Thu 20 Jan 2022 18:30 WALC Zoom Room Open to Member Chairman
Clerk's Online Catch-up Clerk's Online Catch-up Thu 3 Feb 2022 11:30 WALC Zoom Room Open to employed Council Officers
Member Chairman's Update Member Chairman's Update Thu 17 Feb 2022 11:30 WALC Zoom Room Open to Member Chairman
Clerk's Online Catch-up Clerk's Online Catch-up Thu 3 Mar 2022 11:30 WALC Zoom Room Open to employed Council Officers
Member Chairman's Update Member Chairman's Update Thu 17 Mar 2022 11:30 WALC Zoom Room Open to Member Chairman

NALC Events

nalc logoThe National Association of Local Councils is the only national body that represents the interests of 10,000 local (parish and town) councils in England. NALC works in partnership with County Associations to support, promote and improve local councils.

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Future Communities 2021 Future Communities 2021 Thu 2 Dec 2021 9:00 Thu 2 Dec 2021 16:30 NALC member: £50, Non-member: £175 (plus fees) 0

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.

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Clerk's Tech Forum - Free Virtual Summit Clerk's Tech Forum - Free Virtual Summit Tue 30 Nov 2021 10:00 Tue 30 Nov 2021 11:00 Zoom £0.00 0