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Introduction to Committee Administration

An ideal programme to get you started and help you develop in the role of Committee Administrator. Aimed at inexperienced or newly appointed Committee Administrators, the next programme will be run in  February  and March 2017.

"This course was extremely useful, thorough and the teachers were excellent. The course went at a steady pace and I would recommend it to all who are new to the profession. It is also a great way to network and learn from other peoples experiences" - Heather Scowby, L B of Islington

"One of the best courses I've attended - well planned - well structured - lots of different styles/learning - Having several trainers & cllrs made it more lively/interesting bringing different experience & large knowledge base" - Angela Guest, LB Sutton

"A good stepping stone at the start of a career in Democratic Services" - Victoria Foreman, Mole Valley DC

"Thoroughly enjoyed the 4 days. Felt content was just right and well planned. The fact that it was in 2 sessions of 2 days gave time to digest information and ask practical questions" - Carolyn Turner, Rother DC


Sue Keogh, Development Consultant, SEE and a number of experienced practitioners currently working in Democratic Services.


Early 2018, dates yet to be confirmed.




2017 prices as guidance as they may increase.

£695 plus VAT (ADSO / SEE members)

£725 plus VAT (non-ADSO / non SEE 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.

*Please note that this is a four day course and you will need to be available for all the above days.


The four day programme includes presentations, discussions and practical exercises on the following topics:

  • working effectively with councillors
  • the legislative framework
  • managing meetings including agenda preparation, decision making and minute writing.
  • ethics and standards
  • understanding different types of meetings
  • the neighbourhood agenda and partnership working
  • overview and scrutiny.