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Clerks Course

This course is designed to introduce new clerks or aspiring or deputy clerks to the role and responsibilities of the clerk.

Key subjects include:

  • Role of the Clerk, the Council and the Councillors
  • Employment matters
  • Casual vacancies
  • Complaints
  • Standing orders
  • Policies and procedures
  • Meetings
  • Powers and duties
  • Information management
  • Finance and procurement
  • Insurance and risk management
  • Planning and consultations
  • Dealing with the media

Course Fees

£100 +VAT per delegate

This course is offered as a two day course including lunch.

Training Dates

Wednesday 19 & 26 April 2017 9.30am - 3.30pm

Tuesday 4 & 11 July 2017 9.30am - 3.30pm

Wednesday 11 & 18 October 2017 9.30am - 3.30pm

Friday 23 February & 2 March 2018 9.30am - 3.30pm