Full List of Events

If you are Member of WALC please ensure you are logged into our website, before registering for any events, to receive the Member discounted fees.  

If you do not have a login please ask your Clerk who can set one up for you.

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
Responding to Planning Applications 2nd & 9th December 2020 Wed 2 Dec 2020 2:00 pm WALC Zoom Room £50 to Member Councils - register on 2nd December session to attend both. 17 3
Understanding: Employment Responsibilities Thu 3 Dec 2020 5:00 pm WALC Zoom Room Members £25 12 2
Getting Started with Twitter Wed 16 Dec 2020 4:30 pm WALC Zoom Room £25 to Member Councils 11 3
Cemetery Management and Compliance Thu 17 Dec 2020 9:15 am WALC Zoom Room £30 to Member Councils 15 0
Understanding: Meetings & Risk Wed 13 Jan 2021 6:30 pm WALC Zoom Room Members £25 0 14
Understanding: The Planning System Mon 25 Jan 2021 4:30 pm WALC Zoom Room Members £25.00 1 13
End of Year Financial Procedures Wed 27 Jan 2021 10:00 am WALC Zoom Room £30 to Member Councils 0 14
Understanding: Purpose, People & Powers Tue 2 Feb 2021 6:30 pm WALC Zoom Room Members £25.00 1 13
Understanding: Community Engagement Tue 9 Mar 2021 6:30 pm WALC Zoom Room £25 to Member Councils 2 12
Understanding: Finance & Governance Tue 11 May 2021 4:30 pm WALC Zoom Room Members £25 1 13
Councillor Fundamentals Thu 24 Jun 2021 6:30 pm WALC Zoom Room £25 to Member Councils 0 14
3P’s – People, Plans and Precept Sat 2 Oct 2021 9:30 am WALC Zoom Room £30 to Member Councils 0 14
Councillor Fundamentals Wed 17 Nov 2021 6:30 pm WALC Zoom Room £25 to Member Councils 0 14

Clerks and Council Officers

Clerk Toolkit narrowThe 'Clerk's Toolkit' sessions are intended, to give a complete grounding in the work of a parish clerk, there are 10 sessions in total.  Each are stand-alone but also build on each other and clerks can attend as many or as few as required. Open to Clerks, Assistant Clerks and Finance Officers. When you have booked 5 toolkit sessions you will get the 6th session for free (please contact us for a coupon code prior to booking your 6th).

'The Knowledge' covers the whole of the Clerking role over two sessions and is suitable for new Clerks and anyone needing a refresher on the role and functions of the Local Council Clerk.

Event Event date Location Notes Registered Available places Register
Clerk's Toolkit: Audit Preparation Tue 8 Dec 2020 10:00 am WALC Zoom Room £15 for member clerks 6 4
Clerk's Toolkit: Paperwork, Records & Archive Documents Tue 12 Jan 2021 10:00 am WALC Zoom Room £15 for member clerks 6 4
Clerks; The Knowledge (14th & 28th January) Thu 14 Jan 2021 6:30 pm WALC Zoom Room £40 to Member Councils (register on 14 January session to attend both. 4 8
Clerk's Toolkit Meetings Administration & Management Tue 9 Feb 2021 10:00 am WALC Zoom Room £15 for member clerks 5 5
Clerk's Toolkit: Legal Powers, Policies & Committees Tue 9 Mar 2021 10:00 am WALC Zoom Room £15 for member clerks 3 7
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. 4 8
Clerk's Toolkit: Stakeholder & Community Engagement Tue 11 May 2021 10:00 am WALC Zoom Room £15 for member clerks 1 9
Clerk's Toolkit: Planning & Neighbourhood Plans Tue 8 Jun 2021 10:00 am WALC Zoom Room £15 for member clerks 2 8
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 1 9
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

CiLCA

cilcaThe Certificate in Local Council Administration

CiLCA helps you to become more aware of the law and procedures for local councils and helps you work with the planning system. CiLCA helps your council achieve standards of good practice and builds the reputation of local councils in a fast-changing world.

Event Event date Location Notes Registered Available places Register
CiLCA Portfolio Guidance units 3&4 Wed 20 Jan 2021 9:30 am WALC Zoom Room CiLCA Candidates only 3 3
CiLCA Portfolio Guidance units 1&5 Mon 15 Mar 2021 9:30 am WALC Zoom Room CiLCA Candidates only 2 4
CiLCA Portfolio Guidance unit 2 Thu 20 May 2021 9:30 am WALC Zoom Room CiLCA Candidates only 0 6
CiLCA Portfolio Guidance units 3&4 Wed 7 Jul 2021 9:30 am WALC Zoom Room CiLCA Candidates only 0 6

WALC

Event Event date Location Notes Registered Available places Register
Clerk's Online Catch-up Thu 3 Dec 2020 11:30 am WALC Zoom Room This space is for Clerks and Council Officers only
Member Chairman's Update Thu 10 Dec 2020 11:30 am WALC Zoom Room Open to Member Chairman

Warwickshire County Council

Event Event date Location Notes Registered Available places Register
Covid-19 Community Champions Course Wed 2 Dec 2020 7:00 pm Free to Warwickshire Councils

Stratford District

Event Event date Location Notes Registered Available places Register
SAP Events 2020 Tue 1 Dec 2020 2:00 pm Free

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
Leaders talk: Local Councils and the Future of Play Wed 9 Dec 2020 12:00 pm £30 for WALC Members plus fees 0
In Conversation: Biggleswade Virtual Study Tour Tue 26 Jan 2021 12:00 pm £30 for WALC Members plus fees 0
Building Back Communities Week Mon 22 Mar 2021 £30/single event or £260/full week for WALC Members + fees