Chair Skills

Chair Skills - this training session will cover:

- the role of the Chairman

- Planning and Preparation

- The Skills of a good chair

- Basic Tools and Techniques of Facilitation

- The public and the Media

- Providing Leadership in Challenging Situations

This course is suitable for current Chairs of Councils or Committees and those aspiring to take on the role of Chair

The course will be delivered by Wendy Amis of DALC

Cost £50 per member delegate. £120 per non member delegate.


Either online through Bookwhen or by emails at

Please ensure that you have the council's agreement when booking a place, and that you are also following your council's own procedures.

All booked places will be confirmed with your Clerk.

Please note that sessions will only be run if there are sufficient bookings (usually from at least six delegates). Joining instructions will be sent two weeks (or more) before the event, and your booking is made as soon as we receive it (unless you are informed otherwise). Please note our cancellation policy (below).

If you wish to cancel your booking please give at least two weeks notice to avoid your Council being charged in full. In the event of any emergency on the day please telephone the office.