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Advanced Committee Administration

This programme has everything you need to help you develop in the role of Committee Administrator. We aim to provide you with the skills and knowledge to carry out your role effectively. This is an excellent opportunity to share good practice with each other and learn from experienced practitioners.

The programme is ideal for those working in Committee Administration, including member service and democratic service officers, in local authorities. The programme is designed for those with 18 months — 5 years experience in the role.

"Excellent course. Good value for money and enjoyable" - Ellen Johns, Medway Council

"Excellent course, lots of information to take back and share with colleagues" - Laurence Deig, Tunbridge Wells BC


Mark Palmer, Development Director, SEE, and a number of experienced practitioners currently working in Democratic Services.


2016 prices  listed below are for guidance as prices may change.

£375 plus VAT (ADSO members)

£415 plus VAT (non-ADSO members)

About us

SEE is a Regional Employers' Organisation. We offer advice to local authorities across the south east, in addition to a range of training, development and consultancy opportunities tailored to your needs.


The content of this programme will include:

  • working effectively with councillors
  • the legislative framework
  • managing meetings including agenda preparation, decision making and minute writing
  • ethics and standards
  • decision making (including bias and pre–determination)
  • the neighbourhood agenda and partnership working
  • overview and scrutiny.