Training Statement of Intent

Idridgehay, Alton and Ashleyhay Parish Council (iaa-pc) is committed to ensuring that all its members receive adequate training to carry out their duties as Parish Councillors.

Training will be supported by the suitable allocation of funds on an annual basis from the Council's budget.

The Parish Clerk and Chairperson are responsible for identifying training opportunities and bringing them to the attention of the Parish Council.

Parish Councillors should endeavour to make themselves available for training courses that are recommended by the Clerk and Chairperson.

All new members are to be supplied with "The Good Councillor's Guide".

The Parish Clerk must attend all suitable courses required to carry out the required functions of their office.  They are required to hold the Certificate of Local Council Administration (CiLCA) or The Certificate of Higher Education in Local Policy or Local Council Administration awarded by the University of Gloucestershire.

The Parish is committed to ongoing development of all its members and will endeavour to support them in their continuing development as councillors where is is deemed necessary and relevant by the Parish Clerk and Chairperson.