All our courses are offered as virtual training via zoom at the moment.  We may return to classroom based learning in the future should circumstances and demand allow.

We are now pleased to be able to offer the following on-line course via Zoom.  Click on one of the modules below for further details and to book: 

Law and Practice of Local Government

Part 1 – Wednesday 8 September 2021, 9:30 – 12:15

Part 2 – Wednesday 15 September 2021, 9:30 – 12:15

Just  a Minute

Part 1 – Tuesday 21 September 2021 –  9:30 – 12:30

Part 2 – Tuesday 28 September 2021 – 9:30 – 12:30

Introduction to Electoral Services

Part 1 – Friday 24 September 2021 – 9:30 – 12:30

Part 2 – Friday 1 October 2021, 9:30 – 12:30

Meetings Procedures

Part 1 – 29 September 2021 – 09:30 – 12:30

Part 2 – 6 October 2021 – 09:30 – 12:30

Becoming a DSO – An Introduction

Friday 8 October 2021, 9.30-12.30

Overview and Scrutiny

Part 1 – Tuesday 9 November 2021 – 9:30 – 12:30

Part 2- Tuesday 16 November 2021- 9:30 – 12:30

Just a Minute

Part 1 – Thursday 18 November 2021 – 9:30 – 12:30

Part 2 – Tuesday 23 November 2021 – 9:30 – 12:30

Ethics and Standards

Part 1 – Tuesday 30 November 2021  9:30 to 12:30

Part 2 – Wednesday 8 December 2021    9:30 to 12:30

Becoming a DSO – An Introduction

Wednesday 1 December 2021, 9.30-12.30

For a detailed copy of our terms and conditions click here

Other ADSO courses
ADSO offers a programme of courses for Democratic Service Officers, these include the below courses.  At present we do not have future dates set for these, please email Kirsty.lowe@emcouncils.gov.uk if you are interested to attend any of these in the future.  Alternatively, these could be delivered as in-house sessions (see below). 

Course outlines:
Structures and Functions 

ADSO Course outline – Structures and Functions

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The Council and its Governance Arrangements

ADSO Course outline – The Council and its Governance Arrangements

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Working in a Political Environment

ADSO Course outline – Working in a Political Environment

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Bespoke courses
If any region or Authority can secure enough delegates to run a course (usually around 15 delegates), we would be happy to set up a bespoke or in-house course. Please contact Susan Biddle, Director of Training, for more information.

ADSO Training Frequently Asked Questions

ADSO Training FAQs

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