This course is for those that registered for CiLCA in Wales prior to February 2022 and are interested in how the General Power of Competence (GPoC) will affect your council.

Date: Wednesday 7 December, 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Cost: Members £30 + VAT, Non-members £45 + VAT

Duration: 1 hour

100% Virtual: The session is led by a CiLCA trainer

Course Overview

This 60-minute webinar will cover the general powers available to your council available to your council (other than s137), the eligibility to use GPoC in Wales and provide guidance relating to learning outcome 7 of the CiLCA portfolio guide.

The webinar is led by an experienced and well-qualified CiLCA trainer who will be able answer all of your questions.

Candidates can also register separately for the standalone GPoC LO7 submission (costing £30) – Please note this is not mandatory


You should:

  • hold CiLCA prior to May 2022 or registered for CiLCA in Wales prior to February 2022
  • You hold the tailored qualification from the University of Gloucestershire (but not CiLCA)
  • You must have access to a computer/laptop in a location where you are not disturbed
  • If you do not hold any qualifications presently you are required to pass CiLCA in its entirety

CPD Points: You can claim 1 CPD point

About the Trainer

Paul Egan holds the CiLCA qualification and has been the Clerk to Llandough Community Council for 35 years. He is also the Deputy Chief Executive of One Voice Wales and has responsibility for leading on the national training programme for Councillors. In his former career, he was Director of Human Resources/Deputy Chief Officer for the South Wales Probation Service and during his long career in this field he was a member of a range of regional and national policy making groups. Prior to his early retirement he was Acting Chief Probation Officer for the South Wales area. He is currently a Trustee of a local charity and a Director of a private limited company. Since early retirement he has worked as a freelance HR Consultant and for around 2 years was the Corporation Secretary for a Cardiff based College of Further Education. He has always been an advocate of training and development and is committed to helping Clerks successfully complete the CiLCA qualification.

CiLCA Recognised Trainer

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