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New E-learning courses

New E-learning courses

In partnership with our neighbouring county association colleagues, we can offer our members access to a broad range of general topics as e-learning courses. Whilst they are not specifically tailored to the local council sector they enable officers and local councillors to gain a good understanding on a range of topics such as data protection and health and safety. Once you have booked your place you... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Jun 2021 09:30 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: E-learning

TRAINING: Operation London Bridge

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Dates added for September and October

Delivered by Philip Peacock SLCC, clerk to Huntingdon Town Council

Operation London Bridge is the plan for what will happen in the UK following the death of a senior national figure, this guidance is based on Queen Elizabeth II, however, you can take elements of this for other senior members of the royal family.

Is your council ready for this major historic event,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 11:45 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Operation London Bridge

New Councillors - book your place on Induction training

Just a couple of places left on our July Being an Effective Councillor course running on 6 & 8 July, 10am to 12.30pm each morning. Book now.

Posted: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 12:50 by Gabbie Joyce

Tags: Induction, New Councillor, Roles And Responsibilities, Training

Lantra Basic Tree Survey & Inspection Course

Lantra accredited Basic Tree Survey and Inspection Course on 15 July in Hardingham, delivered by EasTec UK LTD. Bookings are now open.

Identifying hazardous trees is a vital part asset management for local councils. This training is designed to help you recognise and then report issues to an appropriate expert. It's a basic one-day course to give you the knowledge to be able to identify potential hazards.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 12:55 by Gabbie Joyce

Tags: Environmental, Training, Tree Management

In Search of the best new architecture in Norwich and Norfolk

The Norfolk Association of Architects, The Norwich Society and Civic Voice, the national charity for the civic movement, have launched the search for the best new architecture in the county as part of their 2021 Norwich + Norfolk Design and Craftsmanship Awards. These biennial awards celebrate outstanding buildings and places in the county. A presentation ceremony will be held this Autumn.

The awards... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 09:00 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Awards

NEW - Chairperson training course

Working in partnership with our colleagues at Suffolk ALC, we are delighted to bring you this new series of modularized training, providing lots of flexibility for new and more experienced Chair or Vice Chair who wish to brush up on some aspects of their role. Each module will be delivered via Zoom to groups of no more than twelve delegates. There are four modules, each can be booked separately. They... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Jun 2021 14:24 by Gabbie Joyce

Tags: Chairman, training

New training courses added to the calendar

New training courses added to the calendar

NEW - Improving internal council communications. Book now
Wednesday 16 June 7pm (two hours)

Effective internal communication is the cornerstone of good council operations. Yet ensuring the development and sustainability of good internal communication is often a challenge for councils of all shapes and sizes. This session explores strategies to identify gaps and challenges in internal communication,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 11:30 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Training

Final Call - Managing Good Performance webinar

Final Call - Managing Good Performance webinar

Wed 26 May 1.30 – 3pm (90 mins)

Whether your staff work from home, the office or are out and about, you want to ensure their motivation and delivery both remain strong. This session explores the theory and practice of motivating and achieving high performance from your team.

Speaker - Maria Aguilar, Director at HR Services Partnership.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 25 May 2021 10:37 by Gabbie Joyce

Tags: Employment Law, performance management, personnel management

Norfolk ALC CiLCA students achieve their qualification

Norfolk ALC CiLCA students achieve their qualification

May has been a wonderful month for Norfolk ALC students who achieved their CiLCA qualification:

Nicky Allen - Clerk to Wrenningham Parish Council

Michelle Wroth - Clerk to Docking Parish Council

Adrian Lawson - Clerk to a council in Kent, who was able to join our CiLCA course as it is delivered online.

Norfolk ALC are the only recognised CiLCA training provider in Norfolk. CiLCA is the essential qualification... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 May 2021 15:49 by Gabbie Joyce

Tags: CiLCA, training

Training feedback

Planning for Councillors delivered by Michael Rayner

One of the great things about these courses is the input from the other attendees. It covered a lot of ground and I would recommend it for any Parish Councillor interested in how the planning system in the UK works. It was also a chance to get questions answered by an expert, so useful on that count too. (May 2021)

Posted: Wed, 19 May 2021 17:00 by Gabbie Joyce

Tags: Training, planning, planning training

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