Essential Finance for Councillors
Date - 11/09/18 - Time: 10am to 12noon - Location: Dorset Youth Association, Lubbecke Way, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1QL - Price: £40


This course has had to be cancelled.  Please see the upcoming Budgeting and Precepts course if you are interested in attending a course full of useful financial information.

Course content

The legal aspects of local government finances, spreadsheets, budgeting, the Annual Return, with ample opportunities for questions.  Courses are continually updated so new guidance may be incorporated into the training session. 


Course objectives

By the end of the session you will have an understanding of what is required to manage a parish council account and the role that parish councillors must play.

Who should attend


This course is aimed at councillors but clerks are welcome to attend.

Date and Venue


Tuesday 11th September 2018

Dorset Youth Association (DYA), Lubbecke Way, Dorchester DT1 1QL

Start time and duration


10:00am – midday.

2 hours

Registration and refreshments available from 09:45am



£40.00 to include coffee/tea on arrival, copies of PowerPoint slides, relevant hand outs.  CPD certificate (for clerks – this is worth 1.25 CPD points) or an attendance certificate (for councillors – this contributes towards the DAPTC Star Awards for Councillor Development 2018/19 certificate for your council, provided the qualifying criteria is met) is available upon request.



The course will be run by Tony Gibb who has much experience as both a clerk and a parish councillor.

How to book (please ensure bookings are made via the clerk)


Booking is easy and safe. Upon completing the booking form below, the clerk will receive an immediate automated booking confirmation, along with the delegate (the email address must be entered in the delegate address for joining instructions to be sent to).

Places available



Terms and conditions


The delegate and clerk will receive an emailed course confirmation from DAPTC, including directions to the venue and other course details approximately one week before the course date. If this is not received, please contact us as it may indicate we have not received the booking.

If we are not advised of a cancellation within two working days of the course, you will still be invoiced and the full course fee will still be payable.

Your council will be invoiced after the course; please do not forward payment in advance.


Book your place

Please come to our event.

Your Information

Name of Council / Organisation:
Clerk / Administrator:
Council / Organisation Address:
Invoice E-mail:  

Delegate Information

Delegate Name:
Delegate E-mail:  
Delegate Mobile: