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Specialist Council Training

WALC 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
Digital Mapping for Parish Councils Fri 11 Feb 2022 10:00 Fri 11 Feb 2022 15:00 Online Free to Member Councils 16
Report Writing for Local Councils Tue 1 Mar 2022 10:00 Tue 1 Mar 2022 12:00 Online £40 to Members 0
Local Council Climate Action Day Wed 30 Mar 2022 9:00 Wed 30 Mar 2022 16:00 WALC Zoom Room £30 to Members 10 30
Protecting Public Rights of Way Thu 31 Mar 2022 9:30 Thu 31 Mar 2022 13:00 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Members 19 1
Report Writing for Local Councils Tue 5 Apr 2022 18:30 Tue 5 Apr 2022 20:30 Online £40 to Members 0
Responding to Planning Applications part 1 of 2 Wed 11 May 2022 14:00 Wed 11 May 2022 16:00 WALC Zoom Room £50 to Members, register on 11th May session to attend both. 0 35
Playground Inspection Training Thu 12 May 2022 9:30 Thu 12 May 2022 13:30 Whitnash Civic Centre £35 to Member Councils 2 18
Responding to Planning Applications part 2 of 2 Wed 18 May 2022 14:00 Wed 18 May 2022 16:00 WALC Zoom Room Register on 11th May session to attend 35
Allotment Tenancy Agreements and Policies Wed 29 Jun 2022 10:00 Wed 29 Jun 2022 11:30 Zoom £25 to Members 1 29

Understanding your council

'Understanding Your Council' is a series of essential training is aimed at Councillors and Clerks and will provide an overview on Parish/Town Council matters over several sessions.  It will benefit new and seasoned Councillors as an introduction, or refresher on up to date practices.  Each session is stand alone and can be attended alone or in any order.

Event Event date Event Ends Location Notes Registered Available places Register
Understanding: Council Governance Tue 8 Feb 2022 16:30 Tue 8 Feb 2022 18:00 WALC Zoom Room Members £25 1 13
Councillor Fundamentals (Induction) Wed 16 Feb 2022 18:30 Wed 16 Feb 2022 20:30 WALC Zoom Room £25 to Member Councils 6 8
Understanding: Council Meetings Mon 14 Mar 2022 18:30 Mon 14 Mar 2022 20:00 WALC Zoom Room Members £25 0 14
Understanding: Risk Management Sat 26 Mar 2022 9:30 Sat 26 Mar 2022 11:00 WALC Zoom Room Members £25 0 14

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
Year-end Accounts & Audit Tue 1 Feb 2022 10:00 Tue 1 Feb 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 0 3
Year-end Accounts & Audit Thu 3 Feb 2022 10:00 Thu 3 Feb 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 0

Event cancelled

Year-end Accounts & Audit Tue 8 Feb 2022 10:00 Tue 8 Feb 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 1 2
Internal Controls Wed 9 Feb 2022 10:00 Wed 9 Feb 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 1 0

Event full.

Year-end Accounts & Audit Thu 10 Feb 2022 10:00 Thu 10 Feb 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 1 2
Introduction to VAT for local councils Tue 15 Feb 2022 10:00 Tue 15 Feb 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 1 4
Year-end Accounts & Audit Thu 17 Feb 2022 10:00 Thu 17 Feb 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 0 3
The role of Internal Audit Wed 2 Mar 2022 12:37 Wed 2 Mar 2022 11:30 Zoom £30 to Members 0 4
Year-end Accounts & Audit Thu 3 Mar 2022 10:00 Thu 3 Mar 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 0 3
Year-end Accounts & Audit Wed 9 Mar 2022 10:00 Wed 9 Mar 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 0 3
Year-end Accounts & Audit Thu 10 Mar 2022 10:00 Thu 10 Mar 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 0 3
Year-end Accounts & Audit Thu 17 Mar 2022 10:00 Thu 17 Mar 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 0 3
Introduction to VAT for local councils Wed 23 Mar 2022 10:00 Wed 23 Mar 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 0 5
The role of Internal Audit Wed 27 Apr 2022 10:00 Wed 27 Apr 2022 11:30 Zoom £30 to Members 0 4
Introduction to VAT for local councils Wed 4 May 2022 10:00 Wed 4 May 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 0 5
Internal Controls Thu 5 May 2022 10:00 Thu 5 May 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 0 5
The role of Internal Audit Tue 10 May 2022 10:00 Tue 10 May 2022 11:30 Zoom £30 to Members 0 4
Finance for Councillors Tue 24 May 2022 10:00 Tue 24 May 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 1 4
Finance for Councillors Thu 23 Jun 2022 10:00 Thu 23 Jun 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 0 5
Finance for Councillors Mon 25 Jul 2022 10:00 Mon 25 Jul 2022 11:30 Online £30 to Member Councils 0 5

Climate

Event Event date Event Ends Location Notes Registered Available places Register
Climate Emergency: Applying Behaviour Change Techniques Tue 22 Feb 2022 10:00 Tue 22 Feb 2022 11:45 Online choose 0
Local Council Climate Action Day Wed 30 Mar 2022 9:00 Wed 30 Mar 2022 16:00 WALC Zoom Room £30 to Members 10 30

Clerk Training

These events are open to employed Council Officers only
Event Event date Event Ends Location Notes Registered Available places Register
Clerks: The Knowledge Part 1 Wed 2 Feb 2022 9:30 Wed 2 Feb 2022 13:00 WALC Zoom Room £40 to Member Councils (register on 2nd February session to attend both.) 6 6
CLERK TOOLKIT: Legal Powers, policies and committees Tue 8 Feb 2022 18:30 Tue 8 Feb 2022 21:00 Online £20 to WALC Members 1 4
CiLCA Units 2 & part Unit 3 Wed 9 Feb 2022 9:30 Wed 9 Feb 2022 13:00 Online £35.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 2 2
Clerks: The Knowledge part 2 Wed 16 Feb 2022 9:30 Wed 16 Feb 2022 13:00 WALC Zoom Room You must register on part 1 to attend this session 6
CLERK TOOLKIT: The Clerk's Year Thu 17 Feb 2022 9:30 Thu 17 Feb 2022 12:30 Online £20 to WALC Members 1 4
CLERK TOOLKIT: Precept and Audit preparation Tue 8 Mar 2022 18:30 Tue 8 Mar 2022 21:00 Online £20 to WALC Members 2 3
CiLCA part Unit 3 & Unit 4 Wed 9 Mar 2022 9:30 Wed 9 Mar 2022 13:00 Online £35.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 0 4
CiLCA Review and Networking Event Tue 15 Mar 2022 9:30 Tue 15 Mar 2022 13:00 Online £35.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 0 4
CLERK TOOLKIT: Finance: from Bookkeeping to Budgets Thu 17 Mar 2022 9:30 Thu 17 Mar 2022 12:30 Online £20 to WALC Members 0 5
CiLCA Unit 5 & summary Wed 6 Apr 2022 9:30 Wed 6 Apr 2022 13:00 Online £35.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 0 4
CLERK TOOLKIT: Community Engagement and Planning Thu 5 May 2022 9:30 Thu 5 May 2022 12:30 Online £20 to WALC Members 1 4
CLERK TOOLKIT: Review and introduction to CiLCA Tue 10 May 2022 18:30 Tue 10 May 2022 21:00 Online £20 to WALC Members 0 5
CiLCA Introduction & Unit 1 Tue 17 May 2022 9:30 Tue 17 May 2022 13:00 Online £35.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 0 4
CLERK TOOLKIT: Core Roles & Councils’ Legal Powers Tue 7 Jun 2022 18:30 Tue 7 Jun 2022 21:00 Online £20 to WALC Members 0 5
CiLCA Units 2 & part Unit 3 Tue 14 Jun 2022 9:30 Tue 14 Jun 2022 13:00 Online £35.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 0 4
CLERK TOOLKIT: Meetings Administration Thu 16 Jun 2022 9:30 Thu 16 Jun 2022 12:30 Online £20 to WALC Members 0 5
CLERK TOOLKIT: The Clerk's Year Tue 5 Jul 2022 18:30 Tue 5 Jul 2022 21:00 Online £20 to WALC Members 0 5
CLERK TOOLKIT: Legal Powers, policies and committees Thu 14 Jul 2022 9:30 Thu 14 Jul 2022 12:30 Online £20 to WALC Members 0 5
CiLCA part Unit 3 & Unit 4 Tue 19 Jul 2022 9:30 Tue 19 Jul 2022 13:00 Online £35.00 to Members working towards CiLCA 0 4
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

WALC

Event Event date Event Ends Location Notes Registered Available places Register
Clerk's Online Catch-up Thu 3 Feb 2022 11:30 WALC Zoom Room Open to employed Council Officers
Member Chairman's Update Thu 24 Feb 2022 11:30 WALC Zoom Room Open to Member Chairman
Clerk's Online Catch-up Thu 3 Mar 2022 11:30 WALC Zoom Room Open to employed Council Officers
Member Chairman's Update Thu 24 Mar 2022 11:30 WALC Zoom Room Open to Member Chairman

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
Working Together to Make Communities Safer Wed 30 Mar 2022 12:00 Wed 30 Mar 2022 13:15 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
Digital Mapping for Parish Councils Fri 11 Feb 2022 10:00 Fri 11 Feb 2022 15:00 Online Free to Member Councils 16
Personal Safety for Councillors Wed 16 Feb 2022 18:00 Wed 16 Feb 2022 19:30 Online Free 0
Climate Emergency: Applying Behaviour Change Techniques Tue 22 Feb 2022 10:00 Tue 22 Feb 2022 11:45 Online choose 0