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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 Event Ends Location Notes Registered Available places Register
CANCELLED - Understanding: Council Governance Tue 28 Jun 2022 18:30 Tue 28 Jun 2022 20:00 WALC Zoom Room Members £25 0 14

Event cancelled

Allotment Tenancy Agreements and Policies Wed 29 Jun 2022 10:00 Wed 29 Jun 2022 11:30 Zoom £30 to Members 29 1

Registration is now closed

Want to do a Neighbourhood Plan? Tue 5 Jul 2022 18:30 Tue 5 Jul 2022 20:30 Zoom £30 to Members 1 7
Agendas & Minutes Thu 7 Jul 2022 9:30 Thu 7 Jul 2022 11:30 WALC Zoom Room Members £30 5 25
Understanding: Employment Responsibilities Mon 11 Jul 2022 18:30 Mon 11 Jul 2022 20:00 WALC Zoom Room Members £30 0 16
Neighbourhood Planning – Practical Tips Tue 12 Jul 2022 18:30 Tue 12 Jul 2022 20:30 Zoom £30 to Members 0 8
Chairmanship Skills Tue 12 Jul 2022 18:30 Tue 12 Jul 2022 20:30 WALC Zoom Room Members £30 12 18
Cemetery and Churchyard Management Thu 15 Sep 2022 10:00 Thu 15 Sep 2022 12:00 WALC Zoom Room Members £30 7 23
Planning Nuts and Bolts Thu 13 Oct 2022 18:30 Thu 13 Oct 2022 20:30 WALC Zoom Room Members £35 0 20
Cemetery Memorial Safety & Sustainable Memorialisation Mon 17 Oct 2022 10:00 Mon 17 Oct 2022 12:00 WALC Zoom Room Members £30 9 21

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')

Event Event date Event Ends Location Notes Registered Available places Register
VAT for unregistered councils (VAT126) Thu 7 Jul 2022 10:00 Thu 7 Jul 2022 11:30 Online Members £30 2
Contracts and procurement Tue 12 Jul 2022 10:00 Tue 12 Jul 2022 11:30 Online Members £30 0
VAT for VAT registered councils Wed 20 Jul 2022 10:00 Wed 20 Jul 2022 11:30 Online Members £30 1 1

Clerk Training

toolkit 2021 smlThe 'Clerk's Toolkit' sessions are intended, to give a complete grounding in the work of a parish clerk.  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. 

If you are a new Clerk, why not start with our introduction session "The Clerk's Role"

Event Event date Event Ends Location Notes Registered Available places Register
CLERK TOOLKIT 2: The Clerk's Year Tue 5 Jul 2022 18:30 Tue 5 Jul 2022 21:00 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Members 4 1
CLERK TOOLKIT 6: Legal Powers, policies and committees Thu 14 Jul 2022 9:30 Thu 14 Jul 2022 12:30 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Members 6 2
Clerking Essentials Wed 24 Aug 2022 9:30 Wed 24 Aug 2022 12:00 WALC Zoom Room Members £30 2 8
CLERK TOOLKIT 3: from Bookkeeping to Budgets Tue 6 Sep 2022 18:30 Tue 6 Sep 2022 21:00 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Members 1 7
CLERK TOOLKIT 7: Budget Review - Precept and Audit preparation Thu 22 Sep 2022 9:30 Thu 22 Sep 2022 12:30 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Members 4 4
CLERK TOOLKIT 8: Review and introduction to CiLCA Thu 29 Sep 2022 9:30 Thu 29 Sep 2022 12:30 Online £25 to Members 0 5
CLERK TOOLKIT 4: Community Engagement and Planning Tue 11 Oct 2022 18:30 Tue 11 Oct 2022 21:00 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Members 3 2
CLERK TOOLKIT 5: Meetings Administration and Management Tue 8 Nov 2022 18:30 Tue 8 Nov 2022 21:00 Online £25 to Members 0 8
CLERK TOOLKIT 1: Core Roles in Parish Councils Thu 17 Nov 2022 9:30 Thu 17 Nov 2022 12:30 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Members 0 5
CLERK TOOLKIT 6: Legal Powers, policies and committees Tue 6 Dec 2022 18:30 Tue 6 Dec 2022 21:00 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Members 0 8
CLERK TOOLKIT 2: The Clerk's Year Thu 15 Dec 2022 9:30 Thu 15 Dec 2022 12:30 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Members 0 5
CLERK TOOLKIT 7: Budget Review - Precept and Audit preparation Tue 10 Jan 2023 18:30 Tue 10 Jan 2023 21:00 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Members 0 8
CLERK TOOLKIT 3: from Bookkeeping to Budgets Thu 19 Jan 2023 9:30 Thu 19 Jan 2023 12:30 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Members 0 8
CLERK TOOLKIT 8: Review and introduction to CiLCA Tue 7 Feb 2023 18:30 Tue 7 Feb 2023 21:00 Online £25 to Members 0 5
CLERK TOOLKIT 4: Community Engagement and Planning Thu 16 Feb 2023 9:30 Thu 16 Feb 2023 12:30 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Members 0 5
CLERK TOOLKIT 1: Core Roles in Parish Councils Tue 7 Mar 2023 18:30 Tue 7 Mar 2023 21:00 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Members 0 5
CLERK TOOLKIT 5: Meetings Administration and Management Thu 16 Mar 2023 9:30 Thu 16 Mar 2023 12:30 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Members 1 7

CiLCA Portfolio Guidance

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 Event Ends Location Notes Registered Available places Register
CiLCA Review and Networking Event Wed 20 Jul 2022 9:30 Wed 20 Jul 2022 13:00 Online £35.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 0 4
CiLCA Networking and Mentoring Session Fri 9 Sep 2022 9:30 Fri 9 Sep 2022 12:00 Online Free to WALC Members working towards CiLCA 2 4
CiLCA part Unit 3 & Unit 4 Tue 13 Sep 2022 9:30 Tue 13 Sep 2022 13:00 Online £45.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 2 2
CiLCA Introduction & Unit 1 Wed 5 Oct 2022 9:30 Wed 5 Oct 2022 13:00 Online £45.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 0 4
CiLCA Unit 5 & summary Tue 8 Nov 2022 9:30 Tue 8 Nov 2022 13:00 Online £45.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 2 2
CiLCA Units 2 & part Unit 3 Wed 7 Dec 2022 9:30 Wed 7 Dec 2022 13:00 Online £45.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 0 4
CiLCA Networking and Mentoring Session Fri 13 Jan 2023 9:30 Fri 13 Jan 2023 12:00 Online Free to WALC Members working towards CiLCA 0 6
CiLCA Review and Networking Event Tue 17 Jan 2023 9:30 Tue 17 Jan 2023 13:00 Online £45.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 1 3
CiLCA part Unit 3 & Unit 4 Wed 8 Feb 2023 9:30 Wed 8 Feb 2023 13:00 Online £45.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 0 4
CiLCA Unit 5 & summary Wed 19 Apr 2023 9:30 Wed 19 Apr 2023 13:00 Online £45.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 0 4
CiLCA Networking and Mentoring Session Fri 12 May 2023 9:30 Fri 12 May 2023 12:00 Online Free to WALC Members working towards CiLCA 0 6
CiLCA Review and Networking Event Wed 14 Jun 2023 9:30 Wed 14 Jun 2023 13:00 Online £45.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 0 4
CiLCA Networking and Mentoring Session Fri 8 Sep 2023 9:30 Fri 8 Sep 2023 12:00 Online Free to WALC Members working towards CiLCA 0 6

WALC Meetings & Events

WALC footer Monthly Clerk & Chair Meetings; WALC Area Meeting dates; Member and public meetings and event held by WALC

Event Event date Event Ends Location Notes Registered Available places Register
Stratford on Avon Area Meeting Thu 7 Jul 2022 19:00 Zoom Open to Councils in Stratford District 0
Clerks’ Operational Meeting Tue 12 Jul 2022 11:30 Zoom Open to employed Council Officers
Member Chair's Update Thu 21 Jul 2022 18:30 WALC Zoom Room Open to Member Chairmen

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.

Event Event date Event Ends Location Notes Registered Available places Register
How to Review Neighbourhood Planning Policies Wed 29 Jun 2022 12:00 Wed 29 Jun 2022 13:15 Online NALC member: £30, Non-member: £40 (plus fees) 0
Giving Local Councils More of a Say on Housing Wed 27 Jul 2022 12:00 Wed 27 Jul 2022 13:15 Online NALC member: £30, Non-member: £40 (plus fees) 0
Empowering Communities Mon 7 Nov 2022 10:00 Mon 7 Nov 2022 16:00 Online Virtual Tickets for NALC member: starts from £60 (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.

Event Event date Event Ends Location Notes Registered Available places Register
Choosing the Right Cloud for Your Council Thu 30 Jun 2022 10:00 Thu 30 Jun 2022 11:15 Online Free 0

Warwickshire

Event Event date Event Ends Location Notes Registered Available places Register
Warwickshire Cycle Plans Drop In Sessions Thu 30 Jun 2022 12:25 Thu 30 Jun 2022 17:00 Open to Warwickshire Residents
Rural affordable housing training Tue 5 Jul 2022 16:00 Tue 5 Jul 2022 17:30 Online Open to Councils in South Warwickshire 0
Warwickshire Town & Parish Council Reference Group Wed 12 Oct 2022 9:00 Online Open to all Councils in Warwickshire
Warwickshire Town & Parish Council Reference Group Tue 6 Dec 2022 15:00 Online Open to all Councils in Warwickshire
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