This virtual webinar-based course is suitable for those who are CiLCA qualified and want to help those undertaking their CiLCA qualification whether as a trainer or mentor.
The course will give you the tools to create and deliver engaging CiLCA training and support your students.

Cost: £50 + VAT per person (both members and non-members).

You will learn how to:

  • Deliver CiLCA training in relation to the portfolio guide
  • What is expected from a CiLCA recognised trainer
  • Activities to help students studying for CiLCA
  • Use of CiLCA templates
  • Understand the Training Needs Analysis
  • Understand Peer Reviews
  • Importance of the CiLCA Service Level Agreement


  • Must hold CiLCA (for those in England if awarded CiLCA pre-2012 must also hold GPC Section 7 in isolation) or Certificate of Higher Education in Community Governance
  • Support from your County Association
  • Attended/prepared to attend the Generic Train the Trainer course delivered by Leicestershire & Rutland Association of Local Councils.
  • or hold a Teaching or train the trainer qualification
  • Willing to shadow a CiLCA recognised trainer


Wednesday 29 March, 2:00pm – 5:00pm


Cost: £50 + VAT per person (both members and non-members).

CPD points


Joining instructions will be sent to you 3 weeks before the event (please check your spam inbox) and your invoice will be sent before the event. We advise that, on receipt of the joining instructions, you are liable for any fees incurred in order to attend the event.

About the Trainer

Sue has worked in the local council sector in a variety of roles since 1995, starting as a part-time Assistant Clerk for a medium-sized council near Southampton for six years, progressing to being appointed as full-time Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer for a further fifteen years. After passing CiLCA in 2007, Sue provided Councillor training on a self-employed basis. Graduating in 2014 with a First Class Honours degree in Community Engagement & Governance and winning the AON prize for best performance at Level Six, Sue worked as a self employed locum clerk. Sue joined the Community Governance teaching team after graduating and is a Personal and Module Tutor for Level Four students. More recently, Sue has become a CiLCA trainer and mentor, taking responsibility for the operations management of the CiLCA qualification with Pauline Whitehead in January 2022.

Sue Hobbs, Community Governance Module Tutor

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