Abstracts: June 21st, 2006

The BTEC Professional Award in Local Governance has been developed by Bristol City Council and is administered by Edexcel, the UK’s largest awarding body offering academic and vocational qualifications. The Award is designed to equip Councillors with a full range of effective community leadership and partnership skills, enabling them to represent their communities within a wider governance context. It is the first nationally available qualification for Councillors.The course is an 80 hour commitment, spread across a range of modules. The cost is 1000 pounds.

For further information about the qualification and where it is available, contact Linda James, Councillor Development Officer, Bristol City Council, on 0117 922 2097.