CiLCA Portfolio Course
This is a training course for clerks, deputy clerks and other council staff in Wales, who wish to obtain their CiLCA Level 3 qualification.
The Building your CiLCA portfolio course sessions will be webinar based and delivered over 6 webinar sessions, once a month throughout the year.
Cost: Members – £250 + VAT, Non-members – £300 + VAT
Please note that the above cost is for the CiLCA Portfolio training course only and not the CiLCA qualification.
Duration: 2 hours per session
100% Virtual: Sessions lead by a CiLCA trainer
The course comprises six 2-hour webinar sessions once a month. The aim is to help you to build your portfolio by understanding the evidence to be submitted for the CiLCA qualification. The sessions are lead by an experienced and well-qualified CiLCA trainer who will answer all your questions. The course content is as follows:
Session 1 – Unit One: Core Roles in Local Council Administration
Session 2 – Unit Two: Law and Procedures for Local Councils, includes LO7 under GPOC
Session 3 – Unit Three: Finance for Local Councils
Session 4 – Unit Four: Management for Local Councils
Session 5 – Unit Five: Community Engagement
Session 6 – Recap session: Opportunity to discuss any Learning Outcomes (LOs) you may need clarification on.
Sessions are not recorded to protect confidentiality.
Session 1 – Wednesday 13 March 2024
Session 2 – Wednesday 17 April 2024
Session 3 – Wednesday 15 May 2024
Session 4 – Wednesday 19 June 2024
Session 5 – Wednesday 17 July 2024
Session 6 – Wednesday 25 September 2024
Time: Each session will be from 10:00am – 12:00pm
Please note that the 17 April session will take place from 14:00pm – 16:00pm.
This course is similar to driving lessons; it is not the actual CiLCA qualification.
Candidates must register separately for the qualification for which the fee is £450.
- You are strongly advised to have had a minimum of 12 months working in the sector
- You should have achieved ILCA and ILCA to CiLCA or attended training for clerks run by your County Association
- You must complete a Training Needs Analysis form for your trainer
- You must have access to a computer/laptop in a location where you are not disturbed
- Attended an Introduction to CiLCA session
Attendance Requirements: It is expected that all students will attend all six sessions.
CPD Points: You can claim 10 CPD points for attending this course.
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.
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