Who should attend?
The four day course follows the sections of the portfolio of evidence. If you only wish to attend a certain day, then you may do so. Delegate fees below advise a per day fee.
Day One: Roles, duties & responsibilities, employment issues, CPD and PR and communication
Day Two: The General Power of Competence, new legislation and sources of advice, agenda setting and meeting procedures, standing orders and committees and Freedom of information.
Day Three: Accounting and statutory guidance, budgeting, grant awarding policies, insurance, sources of advice on financial matters and VAT.
Day Four: The planning framework, effective observations on planning applications, partnership working, funding sources and community engagement.
‘Very beneficial course, well presented with excellent supporting documentation.’ Jeremy Parkhouse, Llanrhidian Higher Community Council
0930 - 1530*
*Exact timings will be confirmed when you receive your joining instructions.
About the trainers:
Gwilym is a Town Clerk to Bishop’s Castle Town Council, a clerk to 2 small Parish Councils in Shropshire Bettws y Crwyn and Newcastle and a clerk to a Community Council in Powys, Abermule (with) Llandyssil Community Council. Previously a Police Officer for 33 years he came into the sector by accident but now thoroughly enjoys the work. Gwilym is the only clerk that holds CiLCA England and Wales qualifications, has attended the University of Gloucestershire and has attained a Certificate of Higher Education in Community Engagement and Governance. He wears several hats of the society, those being. Trainer for Wales, Employment support Officer and Deputy Advisor for Wales. He was the Chair of Herefordshire Branch and represented Powys Branch on the NEC (National Executive Council). Gwilym also sat on the board member of the ILCM (Institute of Local Council Management) and is a member of the Institute. Gwilym is also a member of the IIMC (International Institute of Municipal Clerks) and attended his first internal conference in Brussels in June 2014 and will repeat this in September 2017
For those attending the full four day course the following fees apply:
|SLCC Members:||£300.00 + VAT|
|Non-members:||£350.00 + VAT|
If your clerk attends, subsequent bookings for the same course from members of the council may attend at the member rate.
There is not just value in your investment in attending the training course, but these are also great opportunities to network with like-minded individuals and make new contacts.
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|Date||Course Code||Venue||Directions||Members||Non Members||Register|
14th Nov 17
12th Dec 17
Chepstow Town Hall,
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