The ADSO training programme for 2019 is currently being developed and further information will be provided shortly.

Draft Training Programme 2019

Feb/March – Standards and Ethics
June /July – Structures and Functions
September – Just a Minute
October – Company Secretary
November – Working in a Political Environment


The North West Region are running a Meetings Procedures Plus course at Wigan Council on 22nd January 2019 and delegates from other regions are welcome to book. More details


Booking Information:

To book a place on the course, please email: with the following information:

  • Name and contact details (email and telephone)
  • Job title and Local Authority
  • Date and venue of course 
  • ADSO member yes/no?
  • Additional requirements (dietary etc)
  • Purchase order number (please note that we do not accept bookings without a purchase order number)


Joining instructions will be sent to you once your booking has been confirmed.


Booking for each course will normally open 6 weeks before. If any region or Authority can secure enough delegates to run a course in another region, we would be happy to set up a bespoke or in-house course. Please contact Susan Biddle, Director of Training for more information:

The usual cost for each place on our courses are £95 + VAT (including lunch) for ADSO Members and £130+ VAT (including lunch) for non ADSO Members unless otherwise stated.

For a detailed copy of our terms and conditions click here

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