Bespoke Training

What you must do:

  • Book Venue
  • Provide refreshments
  • Invite delegates to attend, ideally at least 15-20 - From your council & surrounding councils
  • Keep a running attendance list of those you have booked in
  • Select topics to be covered (see below)
  • Agree a date and time (to be agreed with SSALC)
  • Advise us of who is and who did attend (Name & Council)

What we will do:

  • Discuss your requirement
  • Provide trainers/presenters (subject to availability & topics selected)
  • Provide delegate packs
  • Help to advertise your event
  • Record delegates that attended

Costings for the training will be quoted on receipt of the online form shown below. If certain out-sourced presenters are required we may provide you with the contact details for them.


Example Topic List

(Up to 5 of the topics below (depending on topics chosen) can be covered in a 3 hour session)

  • Who we are
  • Communication between SSALC and members; have you been given your council ID & Password to access the member areas of our web site?
  • Localism Act Update and General Power of Competence
  • Challenges facing local councils
  • Local Council Finances and Financial Regulations
  • Councillors Allowances
  • The Clerk and the Council relationship
  • Summary of Powers of Local Councils
  • The Conduct of Town/Parish Councils
  • The Role of the Clerk
  • Local Council Meetings
  • The Code of Conduct
  • Members Allowances
  • Section 137, Power of General Competence
This is not a definitive list if you have any other topics you would like covered we would be happy to discuss them with you.


We have specialist trainers for Councillor Briefing and Awareness, Planning, Housing, Visioning, Chairmanship, HR, Social Media, plus more!



Date (please be as flexible as possible) *