Wales Building Your CiLCA Portfolio Course – Starting 21 September

Overview

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.

Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA)

Dates

Session 1 – Tuesday 21 September 2021

Session 2 – Tuesday 19 October 2021

Session 3 – Tuesday 16 November 2021

Session 4 – Tuesday 7 December 2021

Session 5 – Tuesday 11 January 2022

Session 6 – Tuesday 8 March 2022

Time: Each session will be from 10:00am – 12:00pm

Price

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.

Students must register for the CiLCA qualification separately and the registration fee is £410.

We recommend registering for the CiLCA qualification once you have attended at least the first session of the training course.

CPD points

Claim 10 CPD points for attending this course!

Joining instructions will be sent to you 3 weeks before the event 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.

Course content

The content of the course webinar sessions is based on CiLCA 2021 syllabus which trainers adapt to meet local needs.
Each of the webinar sessions is 2 hours in length and will cover the individual units for CiLCA in succession. The course covers the following areas of CiLCA:

  • The EMMA ePortfolio system
  • Background to each unit and learning outcome in the CiLCA Portfolio guide giving you a broad knowledge of all the aspects of the clerk’s work
  • Evidence required to build your ePortfolio for the CiLCA qualification.

You will need to complete a CiLCA training needs analysis and return it to cilca@slcc.co.uk prior to the first session.

Meet the Trainer

Gwilym Rippon 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 Institute of Local Council Management (now the SLCC Professional Development Scheme) and is a member of the Institute. Gwilym is also a member of the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC) and attended his first internal conference in Brussels in June 2014 and attended again in September 2017.

Gwilym Rippon PSLCC, Advisor for Wales & Training Support Officer
CiLCA Recognised Trainer

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