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Training & Events Calendar

Making Word and PDF Documents Accessible

Making Word and PDF Documents Accessible

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 10:00

One-to-One training

10am-11am
Zoom waiting room open from 9.45am
Cost: £20 + VAT

Update your existing documents and learn how to create your own documents in Word or PDF format that meet the accessibility standards under the Public Sector Website Accessibility legislation.

"It was an excellent session and covered everything I needed to know," feedback from a North Norfolk Clerk.

Please contact Helen to book this slot or a session can be arranged at a convenient time to both parties.

Website Accessibility Training

Website Accessibility Training

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 10:00

One-to-One training

10am-11am
Cost: £25 + VAT

The new web accessibility regulations create legal obligations for public sector websites. These include having a website that is as accessible as possible as well as an accessibility statement.

This course is an individualised experience with an opportunity look at your own website.

Please contact Helen to book this slot or a session can be arranged at a convenient time to both parties.

Making Word and PDF Documents Accessible

Making Word and PDF Documents Accessible

Mon, 08 Jun 2020 10:00

One-to-One training

10am-11am
Zoom waiting room open from 9.45am
Cost: £20 + VAT

Update your existing documents and learn how to create your own documents in Word or PDF format that meet the accessibility standards under the Public Sector Website Accessibility legislation.

Please contact Helen to book this slot or a session can be arranged at a convenient time to both parties.

Engaging Your Community - NOW FULL

Engaging Your Community - NOW FULL

Wed, 10 Jun 2020 10:00

Delivery by Rachel Leggett

10am to 11.30am
Zoom waiting room open at 9.45am

Cost: £45 + VAT per delegate

This session is designed to give Town and Parish Councils ideas for engaging their community that go beyond questionnaires, public meetings and posters on noticeboards. To include:

• Who are your community? Community profiling.

• Who are the 'hard to reach'?

• Traditional ways to consult: public meetings, questionnaires done well (and badly).

• Creative, engaging, fun and new ideas for engaging and consulting your community.

• Practical good practice principles.

• Resources

Website Accessibility Training

Website Accessibility Training

Wed, 10 Jun 2020 10:00

One-to-One training

10am-11am
Cost: £25 + VAT

The new web accessibility regulations create legal obligations for public sector websites. These include having a website that is as accessible as possible as well as an accessibility statement.

This course is an individualised experience with an opportunity to look at your own website.

Please contact Helen to book this slot or a session can be arranged at a convenient time to both parties.

CiLCA Training - Session Four

CiLCA Training - Session Four

Thu, 11 Jun 2020 09:30

9.30am-12.30pm

The six sessions make up the full training course and are designed to support your portfolio submission by instalment or at the end of the course.

CiLCA is a Level 3 qualification for local council Clerks and other officers, assessed through submission of an extensive portfolio of evidence. It is also a requirement for the purposes of the Local Council Award Scheme (Quality and Quality Gold) and eligibility for the council to use the general power of competence.

This training course will take you through each of the 30 learning outcomes. It will also explain how to compile your portfolio, involve your Council, and strengthen your knowledge as a practitioner.

For this year only, eligible Clerks across Norfolk will qualify for a 50% reduction in both our tuition/ support fees of £300 and the SLCC registration fees of £350. This will brings the cost down from £650 to £325. Non-members of the Norfolk Association may still qualify for a discount, but please contact us to discuss.

12 March, 9 April, 14 May, 11 June, 9 July, 13 August

Venue:
via zoom

Engaging Your Community - COURSE FULL

Engaging Your Community - COURSE FULL

Thu, 11 Jun 2020 19:00

Delivery by Rachel Leggett

7pm
Zoom waiting room open at 6.45pm

Cost: £45 + VAT per delegate

This session is designed to give Town and Parish Councils ideas for engaging their community that go beyond questionnaires, public meetings and posters on noticeboards. To include:

• Who are your community? Community profiling.

• Who are the 'hard to reach'?

• Traditional ways to consult: public meetings, questionnaires done well (and badly).

• Creative, engaging, fun and new ideas for engaging and consulting your community.

• Practical good practice principles.

• Resources

Clerk Mentoring Programme - Mentors Update

Clerk Mentoring Programme - Mentors Update

Fri, 12 Jun 2020 10:00

10am-1pm
Open to current Clerk Mentor Volunteers

Making Word and PDF Documents Accessible

Making Word and PDF Documents Accessible

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 10:00

One-to-One training

10am-11am
Zoom waiting room open from 9.45am
Cost: £20 + VAT

Update your existing documents and learn how to create your own documents in Word or PDF format that meet the accessibility standards under the Public Sector Website Accessibility legislation.

Please contact Helen to book this slot or a session can be arranged at a convenient time to both parties.

Website Accessibility Training

Website Accessibility Training

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 10:00

One-to-One training

10am-11am
Cost: £25 + VAT

The new web accessibility regulations create legal obligations for public sector websites. These include having a website that is as accessible as possible as well as an accessibility statement.

This course is an individualised experience with an to opportunity look at your own website.

Please contact Helen to book this slot or a session can be arranged at a convenient time to both parties.

Managing Local Council Meetings during Covid-19

Managing Local Council Meetings during Covid-19

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 11:00

Delivery by Alan Fairchild, MBE, FSLCC

11am to 1pm
Zoom waiting room open from 10.40am

Cost: £40 plus vat per delegate

Alan has applied the 'Covid19' factor to his ever popular Meeting Law & Good Practice course and this training session will deal with the following topics, integrating the new regulations:

  • Arranging "virtual" Local Council Meetings
  • Publicising and Minuting Meetings
  • Apologies for Absence and Declarations of Interest
  • Voting Arrangements
  • Public Questions
  • Dealing with Confidential Business
  • Delegating authority to Clerks and Chairmen

This course will be delivered via Zoom. A ID link and password will be sent along with joining instructions approximately five days before the course.

Website Accessibility Training

Website Accessibility Training

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 10:00

One-to-One training

10am-11am
Cost: £25 + VAT

The new web accessibility regulations create legal obligations for public sector websites. These include having a website that is as accessible as possible as well as an accessibility statement.

This course is an individualised experience with an to opportunity look at your own website.

Please contact Helen to book this slot or a session can be arranged at a convenient time to both parties.

An Introduction to Neighbourhood Planning

An Introduction to Neighbourhood Planning

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 10:00

Contact us to express your interest in a future course.

Delivery by Rachel Leggett (https://www.rachelleggett.co.uk/about)

10am to noon
Zoom waiting room open at 9.45am

Cost: £45 + VAT per delegate

This session is designed to give Town and Parish Councils an understanding of what is involved in the development of a Neighbourhood Plan, with a view to enabling them to get started. To include:

• What is a Neighbourhood Plan? And what is it not?

• An overview of the Neighbourhood Plan process

• How to get started with confidence

• Developing a vision and objectives, writing the plan

• What else could be involved?

• Bringing the Neighbourhood Plan into force: examination, referendum, adoption

• Resources

An Introduction to Neighbourhood Planning

An Introduction to Neighbourhood Planning

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 19:00

Contact us to express your interest in a future course.

Delivery by Rachel Leggett (https://www.rachelleggett.co.uk/about)

7pm-9pm
Zoom waiting room open at 6.45am

Cost: £45 + VAT per delegate

This session is designed to give Town and Parish Councils an understanding of what is involved in the development of a Neighbourhood Plan, with a view to enabling them to get started. To include:

• What is a Neighbourhood Plan? And what is it not?

• An overview of the Neighbourhood Plan process

• How to get started with confidence

• Developing a vision and objectives, writing the plan

• What else could be involved?

• Bringing the Neighbourhood Plan into force: examination, referendum, adoption

• Resources

Managing Local Council Meetings during Covid-19

Managing Local Council Meetings during Covid-19

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 11:00

Delivery by Alan Fairchild, MBE, FSLCC

11am to 1pm
Zoom waiting room open from 10.40am

Cost: £40 plus vat per delegate

Alan has applied the 'Covid19' factor to his ever popular Meeting Law & Good Practice course and this training session will deal with the following topics, integrating the new regulations:

  • Arranging "virtual" Local Council Meetings
  • Publicising and Minuting Meetings
  • Apologies for Absence and Declarations of Interest
  • Voting Arrangements
  • Public Questions
  • Dealing with Confidential Business
  • Delegating authority to Clerks and Chairmen

This course will be delivered via Zoom. A ID link and password will be sent along with joining instructions approximately five days before the course.

A Good Appraisal

A Good Appraisal

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 12:30

Delivery by Chris Moses, LLM Chartered FCIPD, from Personnel Advice and Solutions Ltd (our Associate HR consultant)

12.30pm to 1.30pm followed by Q&A
Zoom waiting room open from 9.45am
Cost: £25 plus vat per delegate.

This webinar will focus on how to prepare and conduct a productive appraisal, whether you are the appraiser or the appraisee.

This course is designed for Clerks, Chairman of Council/Personnel Committee.

Engaging Your Community - Now Full

Engaging Your Community - Now Full

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 10:00

COURSE NOW FULL - New dates will be published soon

Delivery by Rachel Leggett

10am to 12noon
Zoom waiting room open at 9.45am

Cost: £45 + VAT per delegate

This session is designed to give Town and Parish Councils ideas for engaging their community that go beyond questionnaires, public meetings and posters on noticeboards. To include:

• Who are your community? Community profiling.

• Who are the 'hard to reach'?

• Traditional ways to consult: public meetings, questionnaires done well (and badly).

• Creative, engaging, fun and new ideas for engaging and consulting your community.

• Practical good practice principles.

• Resources

Role of the Clerk - Induction Training (Part One)

Role of the Clerk - Induction Training (Part One)

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 10:00

10am-Noon
Zoom waiting room open from 9.45am
£80 + VAT

This new and improved detailed course covers your role, the role of the Council and the Councillors as well as powers and duties, standing orders, meetings, finance, information management, planning, elections, casual vacancies and co-option and much more.

This course is also suited to Clerks who wish to refresh specific knowledge and can be booked as individual modules - contact Gabbie for more information on this.

Part One - The Core Roles - 3 July
Part Two - Law & Procedures - 10 July
Part Three - Finance - 17 July
Part Four - Management & Community - 24 July