Essential Knowledge

The Introduction to Local Council Administration (ILCA) is an online sector specific learning tool is designed to support all new council officers in England and Wales in their roles in the first few months of employment, as well as those aspiring to go on and complete their Level 3 CiLCA qualification.

The aim of the course is to provide an introduction to the work of a local council, the clerk and its councillors.

The online programme can be studied in your own time while you find your feet in your new role. The course is in five sections based on the Occupational Standards established by the National Training Strategy in England.

Requirement for the course is an interest in the work of local councils.

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 Entry  Requirements  None
 Learning  Self-paced, Online
 Duration  12 months


£120 + VAT
 Enrolment Online via
 CPD Points  8

Qualification Information

Meet the team

Helen Quick

Helen Quick

Head of Education & Events
Serena Martini-Caradog

Serena Martini-Caradog

Qualifications Administrator
Yvonne Colverson

Yvonne Colverson

LCC Administrator & SLCC Induction Support Officer
Sarah Jeffries PSLCC

Sarah Jeffries PSLCC

Induction Support Officer

When registering...

Important: Please ensure that, when you register for ILCA online, you login and register for yourself and not on behalf of someone else. If you have a colleague who wishes to register for ILCA please ask them to setup a user account here.