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The Society of Local Council Clerks is committed to promote the professional standing and knowledge of its members through training and qualification of its members and prospective members.

Our comprehensive training and conference programme continues to offer clerks a range of training courses, conferences, workshops and qualifications designed to improve the abilities and skills of the clerk at all levels and from any size of council. The programme also provides clerks with an excellent opportunity to discuss and share common issues.

Practitioners’ Conference
23rd & 24th February 2017, Kenilworth
Your conference is now in its 11th year and continues to be filled with topics chosen by you. Discover the new developments in your sector and practise your new skills in relevant discussions with your fellow clerks.
Return to your council with the knowledge and skills to confidently solve problems within your multi-skilled career.

Leadership in Action Conference
7th & 8th June 2017, Stratford-upon-Avon
Creating excellence in your sector. Find out how to deal with change to lead effectively and drive your community forward in 2017.

SLCC & OVW Joint Event
12th July 2017, Ewloe
Developing your knowledge in an ever changing sector.

National Conference
18th & 19th October 2017, Leicestershire
The Society's 'showcase' event and a unique opportunity to hear direct from officers from the Department of Communities and Local Government, keep technically up to date with the recent changes in legislation and regulations, network with fellow clerks and officers, and influence senior people and decision maker within the sector. This event is open to clerks, deputies, assistants, Responsible Financial Officers (RFO's) and Past Service Members only.

Regional Training Seminars (RTS)
Ensure your council is compliant in 2017 and beyond. Visit your local, one day RTS for an unrivalled learning opportunity to ensure you are promoting best practice and serving your community to the fullest.

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Courses (see the professional development section)
CPD provides in-depth training opportunities for practitioners working for, or involved with Local Councils. Local Councils deal with a multitude of activities and issues. In depth knowledge with such matters gives us confidence and self fulfillment. We must all have been in situations where we have been challenged, or where we just don’t know or even worse where we stumble on just hoping for light at the end of the tunnel. CPD is there to help and to inspire. Courses also provide practitioners with professional accreditation giving those essential points to help Institute members re-accredit each year. Please note that you do not need to be a member of the Institute to benefit from the courses.

Disclaimer: Whilst the Society tries to ensure all speakers at Society events the speaker makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information, the SLCC does not necessarily endorse, or approve, or certify all such information, nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of such information. All , all presentations represent the opinions of the speaker and do not necessarily represent the position or the opinion of SLCC or its members. Reference by the speaker to any specific commercial product, process or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, and corporation or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favouring by SLCC.

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