Local Government

Local Government courses such as the A-Z of Irish Local Government and Legislative Training address key services and the principal pieces of legislation underpinning the services currently being provided by Local Authorities in Ireland.  We also offer a range of programmes for Housing Practitioners' that are part of the National Housing Training and Development Programme (NHTDP).

The 10 day modular Legislative Training Programme addresses legislation pertaining to the areas of Housing, Planning, Environment, Water and Roads & Transportation Services in Irish Local Authorities. There are two days allocated to each of the five Service areas.

Duration:
10 Days

Social Housing Fundamentals for Approved Housing Bodies is a two-day training programme for staff of Approved Housing Bodies (AHBs) who are involved in the provision of housing services. Each day will be divided into two sessions. Day One will deal with the context for the work in the housing area including an overview of the policy framework for social housing and the housing market in Ireland. Day Two will look at the regulatory environment including the legislative framework within which social housing is provided and the regulatory requirements that govern the operation of AHBs.

Commences:
Dates to be confirmed
Duration:
Two Days
Accreditation:
National Housing Training & Development Programme (NHTDP)

Social Housing Fundamentals for Local Authorities is a two-day training programme for staff of local authorities who are involved in the provision of housing services. Each day will be divided into two sessions. Day One will deal with the context for the work of Local Authorities in the housing area. Day Two will look at the regulatory environment and at the statutory basis for the work of Local Authorities - and the directions and guidance issues for the implementation of different services and operations.

Commences:
Dates to be confirmed
Duration:
Two Days
Accreditation:
National Housing Training & Development Programme (NHTDP)

This one-day course is designed to provide participants with a basic understanding of how an Irish Local Authority sources their income to fund day to day expenditure and capital expenditure. The course will also provide participants with an appreciation of how the budget process works in a Local Authority and an understanding of the Income and Expenditure Account and Balance Sheet of a Local Authority. Finally, the course will examine the role of internal and external audit in a local government context.

Commences:
Dates to be confirmed
Duration:
One Day

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