Registered training

  • 31/05/2023 - Safeguarding; An introduction to safeguarding, helping Councillors to support vulnerable people they come across in the course of their work.
  • 23/05/2023 - Media Skills; An introduction to dealing with the media, the role of the Commiunications team and good practice on Social Media
  • 23/05/2023 - Council Procedure Rules and Meeting Discipline; How meetings work at the Council and its committees, including speaking, motions and voting
  • 23/05/2023 - Code of Conduct; Information about the Councillor's Code of Conduct, standards complaints and the Register of Interests.
  • 23/05/2023 - Community Leadership; Part of a Councillor's role is to provide effective community leadership. This forum provides an opportunity to discuss best practice and help councillors set priorities.
  • 23/05/2023 - General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR); An introduction to GDPR and how it affects your role as a councillor
  • 23/05/2023 - Health and Safety; An introduction to the council's health and safety policies, incliuding using screens safely and lone working.
  • 16/05/2023 - The Planning Process: Part 1; An introduction to planning in West Devon and the Councils's role in managing development throughout the Borough.
  • 16/05/2023 - The Planning Process: Part 2; A more detailed look at planning in West Devon, including conservation and listed buildings, neighbourhood plans and the Joint Local Plan
  • 12/05/2023 - IT and IT Security; An introduction to the various IT systems used by the Council, and how to keep safe while using it.
  • 09/05/2023 - New Members' Induction; An introduction to the Council and the role of a councillor
  • 09/05/2023 - Setting the Scene; An introduction to the Borough of West Devon, challenges and key focus areas.