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Lantra Award Training Course

Redenhall with Harleston Town Council are offering Lantra Training to be held at the Recreation Ground, Harleston in May 2022 date TBC

Course outline.

Modules – Hand Held Hedge Trimmer

Ride On Mowers

Pedestrian Mowers

Brush Cutters/Trimmers

Leaf Blowers

As part of the Lantra assessed course the trainees are tested and on successful completion of the assessment will receive a Lantra Skills ID card and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Dec 2021 16:38 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training



Last few places left on courses next week: book your place

Memorial Safety and Administration
Tuesday, 26 October, 10am to 11.30am, delivered by our associate Trainer, Alan Fairchild, MBE, FSLCC, this course will cover:

  • burial law & management powers
  • health and safety responsibilities
  • documentation & electronic record keeping
  • licensing erection and retention of memorials
  • compliance with British... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Oct 2021 12:52 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training

New training course: Chairing in-person meetings

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Chairing in-person meetings, 7pm to 9pm on Wednesday, 22 September

Effectively chairing in-person meetings and events requires a range of skills. This practical session explores strategies and techniques to help new and experienced councillors alike to get the most from the meetings they chair, including skills to encourage everyone to participate and to manage conflict when it arises.

Bookings open... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Aug 2021 09:09 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Chairman, Chairperson, Training


Is your Council operating in accordance with current legislation and best practice? Book your place on these essential courses, FOI – 10am on 27 July and GDPR – 7pm on 28 July.

Posted: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 08:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: GDPR, training

All about the Money!

All about the Money!

One of the many Norfolk ALC membership benefits is affordable and easy access to training delivered by experienced and qualified Trainers who have extensive sector experience – so they know the theory and how it plays out in practice. One such Practitioner is Steve Parkinson, a former Town Clerk and accountant with over 30 years' experience, and specialises in Finance and VAT. Here are just three... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 14:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training

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

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 Helen Carrier

Tags: Training

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, clerk qualification, training