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CiLCA Introduction

Due to current restrictions the first introductory session will take place online. Subsequent dates will be held at Green Park Activity Centre, Aston Clinton and will run from 10am to 3pm

The Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) is now in it’s 20th year and during that time it has become the professional standard in the local council sector. This year it has been updated to reflect changes in legislation and additional content has been added including reference to the General Power of Competence.

Who can take CiLCA? 

Clerks, Assistant Clerks and officers working with local councils. When a council’s chief officer attains CiLCA, the council may be eligible to apply for the Local Council Award Scheme (Quality and Quality Gold) and also able to use the General Power of Competence (GPC).

You will need a good working knowledge and understanding of the clerk’s role and work involved. We recommend that you are in post for a minimum of 12 months before applying for the CiLCA qualification.

What is involved

Over 5 sessions we will take you through the 5 units and help you gain the knowledge and the tools you need to build your CiLCA portfolio.

  • Core roles in Local Council Administration
  • Law and Procedure for Local Councils
  • Finance for Local Councils
  • Management for Local Councils
  • Community Engagement

When and where

Due to current restrictions the first introductory session will take place online. Subsequent dates will be held at Green Park Activity Centre, Aston Clinton and will run from 10am to 3pm. Lunch and refreshments will be provided, please let us know if you have any specific dietary requirements on booking.

  • 5 May – Introductory session for those interested in completing their CiLCA qualification which will look at the background, reasons for attending, size of council, role and responsibilities and to discuss your training needs assessment, which will be circulated in advance for completion. We will also look at the assessment process, effective use of resources and managing your time. It will also establish what support you can expect from BMKALC.
  • 28 June
  • 14 July
  • 14 September
  • 12 October
  • 24 November

 

Members £300 (incl. CiLCA Sessions 1 – 5)

Non-members £450 (incl. CiLCA Sessions 1 – 5)

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