Bespoke In House Training


What you must do:

  • Book Venue
  • Provide refreshments
  • Invite delegates to attend, ideally at least 15-20 - From your council & surrounding councils if you wish (by agreement with SSALC)
  • 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
  • Record delegates that attended


Costings for the training will be quoted on receipt of a bespoke training enquiry.
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, General Power of 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!

To discuss your bespoke training needs or make an enquiry please contact Anna Beams, SSALC Office, Training & Events Manager via the Contact Us page