Full List of Events

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 Register
Updates on current issues with the NALC Legal Team Sat 2 Mar 2019 10:00 am Dorothea Mitchell Hall (Claverdon) £30 to member councils 51
An Introduction to VAT for Local Councils Tue 26 Mar 2019 9:30 am Burton Green Village Hall £30 to member councils 4
Understanding and Responding to Planning Applications Sat 6 Apr 2019 9:30 am Marston Green Parish Hall £30 to members 4
LOCAL ELECTIONS 2019 Thu 2 May 2019 - - -
"Off to a Flying Start" An introduction for Councillors and Clerks Wed 5 Jun 2019 6:30 pm Alderminster Village Hall Free to any member, new Councillor or Clerk who has not previously attended any training 0 Registration will open on Mon 4 Feb 2019
"Off to a Flying Start" An introduction for Councillors and Clerks Thu 6 Jun 2019 6:30 pm Free to any member, new Councillor or Clerk who has not previously attended any training 0 Registration will open on Mon 4 Feb 2019
"Off to a Flying Start" An introduction for Councillors and Clerks Tue 11 Jun 2019 6:30 pm Radford Semele Community Hall Free to any member, new Councillor or Clerk who has not previously attended any training 0 Registration will open on Mon 4 Feb 2019
"Off to a Flying Start" An introduction for Councillors and Clerks Wed 12 Jun 2019 6:30 pm Nether Whitacre Village Hall Free to any member, new Councillor or Clerk who has not previously attended any training 0 Registration will open on Mon 4 Feb 2019
"Off to a Flying Start" An introduction for Councillors and Clerks Thu 20 Jun 2019 6:30 pm Wolston Leisure & Community Centre Free to any member, new Councillor or Clerk who has not previously attended any training 0 Registration will open on Mon 4 Feb 2019
"Off to a Flying Start" An introduction for Councillors and Clerks Sat 22 Jun 2019 9:30 am Lapworth Village Hall Free to any member, new Councillor or Clerk who has not previously attended any training 0 Registration will open on Mon 4 Feb 2019
Understanding Council Meetings and the Law Sat 6 Jul 2019 9:30 am Nether Whitacre Village Hall £30 to Member Councils 0 Registration will open on Fri 3 May 2019
Understanding Finance, Planning and Community Sat 13 Jul 2019 9:30 am Lapworth Village Hall £30 to Member Councils 0 Registration will open on Fri 3 May 2019
Understanding Your Parish Council Sat 17 Aug 2019 9:30 am Binley Woods Village Hall £45 to Member Councils 0 Registration will open on Fri 3 May 2019
Understanding and Responding to Planning Applications Sat 14 Sep 2019 9:30 am Bearley Village Hall £30 to members 0
Understanding Your Parish Council Sat 28 Sep 2019 9:30 am Ettington Community Centre £45 to Member Councils 0 Registration will open on Fri 3 May 2019
Understanding Council Meetings and the Law Sat 19 Oct 2019 9:30 am The Grange Hall (Southam) £30 to Member Councils 0 Registration will open on Fri 3 May 2019
Understanding Finance, Planning and Community Sat 30 Nov 2019 9:30 am Corley Village Hall £30 to Member Councils 0 Registration will open on Fri 3 May 2019

Clerks Toolkit

Clerk Toolkit narrowThese sessions are intended, over a 12 month period, to give a complete grounding in the work of a parish clerk.  Each of the sessions are stand-alone but also build on each other and clerks can attend as many or as few as required. The sessions are open to clerks, assistant clerks and finance officers. 

When you have booked and paid for 5 toolkit sessions WALC will send you a coupon code so you can book your 6th session for free.

Event Event date Location Notes Registered Register
Clerk's Toolkit: Meetings Administration & Management Tue 12 Feb 2019 9:30 am Coleshill Town Hall £15 for member clerks 2
Clerk's Toolkit - Legal Powers, Policies & Committees Tue 12 Mar 2019 9:30 am Long Itchington Community Centre £15 for member clerks 1
Clerk's Toolkit - Interaction with Stakeholders Tue 14 May 2019 9:30 am Royal Leamington Spa Town Hall £15 for member clerks 0
Clerk's Toolkit - Planning & Neighbourhood Plans Tue 11 Jun 2019 9:30 am Studley Council Chamber £15 for member clerks 0
Clerk's Toolkit: Community Engagement Tue 9 Jul 2019 9:30 am Coleshill Town Hall £15 for member clerks 1
Clerk's Toolkit - From Bookkeeping to Budgets Tue 10 Sep 2019 9:30 am £15 for member clerks 0
Clerk's Toolkit: Understanding Core Roles in Parish Councils Tue 8 Oct 2019 9:30 am £15 for member clerks 0
Clerk's Toolkit: The Clerk's Year Tue 12 Nov 2019 9:30 am £15 for member clerks 0
Clerk's Toolkit: Audit Preparation Tue 10 Dec 2019 9:30 am WALC Offices £15 for member clerks 0

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 I a fast-changing world.

Event Event date Location Notes Registered Register
CiLCA Networking Morning Wed 6 Feb 2019 9:30 am WALC Offices Free to interested members 0
CiLCA Portfolio Guidance units 1&5 Thu 21 Mar 2019 9:30 am WALC Offices Free to training scheme subscribers 3
CiLCA Portfolio Guidance unit 2 Wed 8 May 2019 9:30 am WALC Offices Free to training scheme subscribers 0
CiLCA Portfolio Guidance units 3&4 Wed 3 Jul 2019 9:30 am WALC Offices Free to training scheme subscribers 0
CiLCA Portfolio Guidance units 1&5 Thu 19 Sep 2019 9:30 am WALC Offices Free to training scheme subscribers 0
CiLCA Portfolio Guidance unit 2 Thu 21 Nov 2019 9:30 am WALC Offices Free to training scheme subscribers 0
CiLCA Portfolio Guidance units 3&4 Wed 15 Jan 2020 9:30 am WALC Offices Free to training scheme subscribers 0

WALC

Event Event date Location Notes Registered Register
Prospective Councillor Briefing Thu 24 Jan 2019 6:30 pm Royal Leamington Spa Town Hall This event is free to members of the public 5
Registration is now closed
Prospective Councillor Briefing Mon 28 Jan 2019 6:30 pm Solihull Council House This event is free to members of the public 10
Prospective Councillor Briefing Thu 7 Feb 2019 6:30 pm The Grange Hall (Southam) This event is free to members of the public 1
Prospective Councillor Briefing Mon 11 Feb 2019 6:30 pm Elizabeth House (Stratford on Avon District Council Offices) This event is free to members of the public 5
Prospective Councillor Briefing Thu 28 Feb 2019 6:30 pm The Council House (Atherstone) This event is free to members of the public 2

WALC Area Meetings

Details of WALC Meetings in your area

Event Event date Location Notes Registered Register
Rugby Area Committee Thu 31 Jan 2019 7:00 pm Wolston Leisure & Community Centre Open to all councils from Rugby Borough 0
Solihull Area Committee Thu 18 Apr 2019 7:30 pm The Pavilion, Kingshurst Open to all councils from Solihull Area 0
LOCAL ELECTIONS 2019 Thu 2 May 2019 - - -

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 Register
Western Power Distribution Stakeholder Workshop Tue 12 Feb 2019 9:45 am Aston Villa Football Club Free open event 0
Social Inclusion Thu 21 Feb 2019 5:00 pm Elizabeth House (Stratford on Avon District Council Offices) Open to all councils from Stratford District £35 0
Planning Workshop Thu 28 Feb 2019 5:00 pm Elizabeth House (Stratford on Avon District Council Offices) Open to all councils from Stratford District £35 0
Updates on current issues with the NALC Legal Team Sat 2 Mar 2019 10:00 am Dorothea Mitchell Hall (Claverdon) £30 to member councils 51
Cemetery Management and Operation in Leicestershire Thu 4 Apr 2019 10:00 am £40 to members 0
Granting, Exercising & Transferring Rights of Burial Thu 4 Apr 2019 1:30 pm £40 to members 0
LOCAL ELECTIONS 2019 Thu 2 May 2019 - - -
Playground Inspection training in Leicestershire Mon 17 Jun 2019 9:00 am £50.00 0