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.

"Off to a Flying Start" An introduction for Councillors and Clerks

Aimed at newly elected Councillors, or those who have not previously attended training and newly appointed Clerks and Council Officers, this course will give an overview of what a Parish Council is and it's statutory duties and powers.

Registration will be required to attend and will open prior to the election date in May.

Event date Wed 5 Jun 2019 6:30 pm
Event Ends Wed 5 Jun 2019 9:00 pm
Registration Start Date Thu 4 Apr 2019
Registered 20
Available places 40
Registration closes Tue 4 Jun 2019 8:00 am
Notes Free to any member, new Councillor or Clerk who has not previously attended any training
Location Alderminster Village Hall
"Off to a Flying Start" An introduction for Councillors and Clerks

Aimed at newly elected Councillors, or those who have not previously attended training and newly appointed Clerks and Council Officers, this course will give an overview of what a Parish Council is and it's statutory duties and powers.

Registration will be required to attend and will open prior to the election date in May.

Event date Thu 6 Jun 2019 6:30 pm
Event Ends Thu 6 Jun 2019 9:00 pm
Registration Start Date Thu 4 Apr 2019
Registered 17
Available places 43
Registration closes Wed 5 Jun 2019 8:00 am
Notes Free to any member, new Councillor or Clerk who has not previously attended any training
Location Great Alne & Kinwarton Memorial Hall
Chairmanship Skills

Who should come?
The training is aimed at experienced Councillors, especially those considering becoming the Chairman/Vice Chairman of their Council or Chairman of a Council Committee.

This course will be repeated further north in the area on 5th October.

Event date Sat 8 Jun 2019 9:30 am
Event Ends Sat 8 Jun 2019 3:00 pm
Registered 5
Available places 25
Registration closes Mon 3 Jun 2019 8:00 am
Notes £46 to member councils
Location Alderminster Village Hall
"Off to a Flying Start" An introduction for Councillors and Clerks

Aimed at newly elected Councillors, or those who have not previously attended training and newly appointed Clerks and Council Officers, this course will give an overview of what a Parish Council is and it's statutory duties and powers.

Registration will be required to attend and will open prior to the election date in May.

Event date Tue 11 Jun 2019 6:30 pm
Event Ends Tue 11 Jun 2019 9:00 pm
Registration Start Date Thu 4 Apr 2019
Registered 18
Available places 42
Registration closes Mon 10 Jun 2019 8:00 am
Notes Free to any member, new Councillor or Clerk who has not previously attended any training
Location Radford Semele Community Hall
"Off to a Flying Start" An introduction for Councillors and Clerks

Aimed at newly elected Councillors, or those who have not previously attended training and newly appointed Clerks and Council Officers, this course will give an overview of what a Parish Council is and it's statutory duties and powers.

Registration will be required to attend and will open prior to the election date in May.

Event date Wed 12 Jun 2019 6:30 pm
Event Ends Wed 12 Jun 2019 9:00 pm
Registration Start Date Thu 4 Apr 2019
Registered 11
Available places 49
Registration closes Tue 11 Jun 2019 8:00 am
Notes Free to any member, new Councillor or Clerk who has not previously attended any training
Location Nether Whitacre Village Hall
"Off to a Flying Start" An introduction for Councillors and Clerks

Aimed at newly elected Councillors, or those who have not previously attended training and newly appointed Clerks and Council Officers, this course will give an overview of what a Parish Council is and it's statutory duties and powers.

Registration will be required to attend and will open prior to the election date in May.

 

Event date Thu 20 Jun 2019 6:30 pm
Event Ends Thu 20 Jun 2019 9:00 pm
Registration Start Date Thu 4 Apr 2019
Registered 23
Available places 37
Registration closes Wed 19 Jun 2019 8:00 am
Notes Free to any member, new Councillor or Clerk who has not previously attended any training
Location Wolston Leisure & Community Centre
"Off to a Flying Start" An introduction for Councillors and Clerks

Aimed at newly elected Councillors, or those who have not previously attended training and newly appointed Clerks and Council Officers, this course will give an overview of what a Parish Council is and it's statutory duties and powers.

Registration will be required to attend and will open prior to the election date in May.

Event date Sat 22 Jun 2019 9:30 am
Event Ends Sat 22 Jun 2019 12:00 pm
Registration Start Date Thu 4 Apr 2019
Registered 18
Available places 42
Registration closes Thu 20 Jun 2019 8:00 am
Notes Free to any member, new Councillor or Clerk who has not previously attended any training
Location Lapworth Village Hall
Understanding Council Meetings and the Law

Understanding your Parish or Town Council

This is one of a two part essential training session for new Councillors, Clerks and Council Officers

This session concentrates on Parish/Town Councils and the law and how they operate through meetings.

Event date Sat 6 Jul 2019 9:30 am
Event Ends Sat 6 Jul 2019 1:00 pm
Registration Start Date Thu 4 Apr 2019
Registered 3
Available places 47
Registration closes Sun 30 Jun 2019
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Location Nether Whitacre Village Hall
 Understanding Finance, Planning and Community

Understanding your Parish or Town Council

This is one of a two part essential training session for new Councillors, Clerks and Council Officers

This session concentrates on Finance, Planning and Community.

Event date Sat 13 Jul 2019 9:30 am
Event Ends Sat 13 Jul 2019 1:00 pm
Registration Start Date Thu 4 Apr 2019
Registered 1
Available places 49
Registration closes Sun 7 Jul 2019
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Location Lapworth Village Hall
Understanding Your Parish Council

A two part essential training session for new Councillors, Clerks and Council Officers

Morning session: Understanding Finance, Planning and Community with Kim Bedford

Afternoon session:Understanding Council Meetings and the Law with Bill Robinson

Event date Sat 17 Aug 2019 9:30 am
Event Ends Sat 17 Aug 2019 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date Thu 4 Apr 2019
Registered 1
Available places 49
Registration closes Sun 11 Aug 2019
Notes £46 to Member Councils
Location Binley Woods Village Hall
Understanding and Responding to Planning Applications

This short seminar will explore the different types of planning applications, what those applications include and how best to respond to them.  The course will be led by WALC Planning Advisor Neil Pearce of Avon Planning Services

Event date Sat 14 Sep 2019 9:30 am
Event Ends Sat 14 Sep 2019 1:30 pm
Registered 5
Available places 35
Registration closes Sun 8 Sep 2019 11:00 pm
Notes £30 to members
Location Bearley Village Hall
Understanding Your Parish Council

A two part essential training session for new Councillors, Clerks and Council Officers

Morning session: Understanding Finance, Planning and Community with Kim Bedford

Afternoon session:Understanding Council Meetings and the Law with Bill Robinson

Event date Sat 28 Sep 2019 9:30 am
Event Ends Sat 28 Sep 2019 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date Thu 4 Apr 2019
Registered 0
Available places 50
Registration closes Sun 22 Sep 2019
Notes £46 to Member Councils
Location Ettington Community Centre
Chairmanship Skills

Who should come?
The training is aimed at experienced Councillors, especially those considering becoming the Chairman/Vice Chairman of their Council or Chairman of a Council Committee.

Event date Sat 5 Oct 2019 9:30 am
Event Ends Sat 5 Oct 2019 3:00 pm
Registered 9
Available places 21
Registration closes Mon 30 Sep 2019 8:00 am
Notes £46 to member councils
Location Brandon & Wolston Village Hall
Understanding Council Meetings and the Law

Understanding your Parish or Town Council

This is one of a two part essential training session for new Councillors, Clerks and Council Officers

This session concentrates on Parish/Town Councils and the law and how they operate through meetings.

Event date Sat 19 Oct 2019 9:30 am
Event Ends Sat 19 Oct 2019 1:00 pm
Registration Start Date Thu 4 Apr 2019
Registered 0
Available places 50
Registration closes Sun 13 Oct 2019
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Location The Grange Hall (Southam)
 Understanding Finance, Planning and Community

Understanding your Parish or Town Council

This is one of a two part essential training session for new Councillors, Clerks and Council Officers

This session concentrates on Finance, Planning and Community.

 

Event date Sat 30 Nov 2019 9:30 am
Event Ends Sat 30 Nov 2019 1:00 pm
Registration Start Date Thu 4 Apr 2019
Registered 1
Available places 49
Registration closes Sun 24 Nov 2019
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Location Corley Village Hall