Councillor e-learning

Expand your political leadership skills with our free e-learning platform for councillors.

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If you're a councillor, completing modules on our free e-learning platform will deepen your knowledge of local government and help you to build the leadership skills you need to work effectively with communities. You can use the platform to:

  • create a bespoke learning programme
  • choose the modules most relevant to your individual needs and interests
  • fit your learning around all of your other commitments.

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Your free account will be created within 24 hours of your registration.

If you require help or further information about our e-learning platform, please email us at [email protected]

We offer the following e-learning modules:

  • Audit committees (an introduction)
  • Biodiversity for councils
  • Building safety
  • Children’s Services
  • Commissioning council services
  • Community engagement and leadership
  • Corporate parenting
  • Councillor Code of Conduct
  • Councillor induction
  • Economic development
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Facilitation and conflict resolution
  • Handling intimidation
  • Holding council meetings online
  • Influencing skills
  • Licensing for councillors
  • Local government finance
  • Performance management
  • Planning
  • Police and crime panels
  • Scrutiny for councillors
  • Stress management and personal resilience
  • Supporting mentally healthier communities
  • Supporting your constituents with complex issues
  • The effective ward councillor
  • The importance of speech, language and communication in the early years
  • UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


If you have any questions about our e-learning platform, please email us at [email protected]