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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
Responding to Planning Applications part1/2 Wed 11 May 2022 14:00 Wed 11 May 2022 16:00 WALC Zoom Room £50 to Members for both sessions 12 23
Chairmanship Skills Tue 21 Jun 2022 9:30 Tue 21 Jun 2022 11:30 WALC Zoom Room Members £30 2 28
Council Friendly Policies Mon 27 Jun 2022 18:30 Mon 27 Jun 2022 20:30 WALC Zoom Room Members £30 11 19
Understanding: Council Governance Tue 28 Jun 2022 18:30 Tue 28 Jun 2022 20:00 WALC Zoom Room Members £25 1 13
Allotment Tenancy Agreements and Policies Wed 29 Jun 2022 10:00 Wed 29 Jun 2022 11:30 Zoom £30 to Members 7 23
Agendas & Minutes Thu 7 Jul 2022 9:30 Thu 7 Jul 2022 11:30 WALC Zoom Room Members £30 2 28
Understanding: Employment Responsibilities Mon 11 Jul 2022 18:30 Mon 11 Jul 2022 20:00 WALC Zoom Room Members £25 0 16

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
Transparency for small councils <£25k Thu 19 May 2022 10:00 Thu 19 May 2022 11:30 Online Members £30 0
Finance for Councillors Tue 24 May 2022 10:00 Tue 24 May 2022 11:30 Online Members £30 1
VAT for VAT registered councils Thu 26 May 2022 10:00 Thu 26 May 2022 11:30 Online Members £30 0 2
VAT for unregistered councils (VAT126) Tue 14 Jun 2022 10:00 Tue 14 Jun 2022 11:30 Online Members £30 2
The role of Internal Audit Thu 16 Jun 2022 10:00 Thu 16 Jun 2022 11:30 Zoom £30 to Members 1
Contracts and procurement Tue 12 Jul 2022 10:00 Tue 12 Jul 2022 11:30 Online Members £30 0

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: Core Roles in Parish Councils Tue 7 Jun 2022 18:30 Tue 7 Jun 2022 21:00 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Members 3 2
Clerking Essentials Fri 10 Jun 2022 9:30 Fri 10 Jun 2022 12:00 WALC Zoom Room Members £30 4 26
CLERK TOOLKIT: Meetings Administration Thu 16 Jun 2022 9:30 Thu 16 Jun 2022 12:30 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Members 3 2
CLERK TOOLKIT: The Clerk's Year Tue 5 Jul 2022 18:30 Tue 5 Jul 2022 21:00 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Members 2 3
CLERK TOOLKIT: Legal Powers, policies and committees Thu 14 Jul 2022 9:30 Thu 14 Jul 2022 12:30 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Members 2 3
CLERK TOOLKIT: 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: Precept and Audit preparation Thu 22 Sep 2022 9:30 Thu 22 Sep 2022 12:30 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Members 2 6
CLERK TOOLKIT: Community Engagement and Planning Tue 11 Oct 2022 18:30 Tue 11 Oct 2022 21:00 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Members 2 3

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 Units 2 & part Unit 3 Tue 14 Jun 2022 9:30 Tue 14 Jun 2022 13:00 Online £45.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 3 1
CiLCA part Unit 3 & Unit 4 Tue 19 Jul 2022 9:30 Tue 19 Jul 2022 13:00 Online £45.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 2 2
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 Unit 5 & summary 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 Units 2 & part Unit 3 Wed 9 Nov 2022 9:30 Wed 9 Nov 2022 13:00 Online £45.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 0 4
CiLCA part Unit 3 & Unit 4 Wed 7 Dec 2022 9:30 Wed 7 Dec 2022 13:00 Online £45.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 0 4
CiLCA Review and Networking Event Tue 13 Dec 2022 9:30 Tue 13 Dec 2022 13:00 Online £45.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 1 3
CiLCA Unit 5 & summary Wed 11 Jan 2023 9:30 Wed 11 Jan 2023 13:00 Online £45.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 0 4

WALC Networking and Events

Event Event date Event Ends Location Notes Registered Available places Register
Member Chair's Update Thu 19 May 2022 11:30 WALC Zoom Room Open to Member Chairmen
Clerks’ Operational Meeting Tue 7 Jun 2022 11:30 Zoom Open to employed Council Officers

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
Fighting Climate Change Wed 25 May 2022 12:00 Wed 25 May 2022 13:15 Online NALC member: £30, Non-member: £40 (plus fees) 0
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

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
SLCC: Management in Action 2022 Thu 9 Jun 2022 9:00 Fri 10 Jun 2022 15:30 Day Delegate (SLCC member) – £165 + VAT per day; Day Delegate (non-SLCC member) – £205 + VAT per day 0

Warwickshire

Event Event date Event Ends Location Notes Registered Available places Register
Working Together to Reach Net Zero: A WCC event for Town & Parish Councils Fri 20 May 2022 10:00 Fri 20 May 2022 11:30 Online Free to Warwickshire Councils 0
Warwickshire Town & Parish Council Reference Group Wed 15 Jun 2022 9:00 Online Open to all Councils in Warwickshire
Warwickshire Town & Parish Council Reference Group Thu 11 Aug 2022 15:00 Online Open to all Councils in Warwickshire
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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