Tuesday 19 March 2019

East Midlands 5 + 1 low cost CPD for Environmental Health

5 + 1 Programme April 2018-March 2019 for Environmental Health Officers

East Midlands Councils are now working in partnership with Public Health England to arrange 6 low cost CPD knowledge based seminars for all local authority regulatory employees.  All the seminars will be held in Melton Mowbray.

  • Each local authority, who is a member of EMC, will pay a one off cost of £575+VAT per participating organisation, per year.
  • For this fee, participating organisations can have 18 seminar places per year (3* places per seminar).
  • Each seminar of the 5 + 1 programme will recognise the completion of a minimum of 6 hours CPD.
  • Individuals can pay £100 + VAT per session or sign up to all 6 sessions for £200+VAT.
  • The 2018/19 seminar topics have been chosen by each of the county Chief Environmental Health Officers Groups. These topics will change each year to reflect the diverse nature of environmental health.
  • 5 free student places per session (1 place per county)

Cost for Non-EMC Member Authorities:

£575 + VAT per participating organisation per year - for 6 seminar places in total pa

£1150 + VAT per participating organisation per year for 12 seminar places in total pa

£1725 + VAT per participating organisation per year for 18 seminar places in total pa

The Benefits:

  • At least 18 officers attending the 6 seminars
  • At least 100 hours of development.
  • A cost saving of over £2000

2018/19 Seminar Topics


Lead CEHO Group

Environmental Protection


26th April 2018


 Animal Licensing


24th May 2018



27th Sept 2018


 Health & Safety (re-arranged session from 1st March)

Programme - 21st June 2018

21st June 2018


Public Health

 8th Nov 2018

 Public Health England


13th Dec 2018


Health & Safety

 28th Feb 2019


All the seminars will be held at Pera Business Park, Nottingham Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0PB


Map of Pera and directions

How do you register?

Approximately 6 weeks prior to each seminar, your lead officer will be sent by email the relevant programme.  Please email the list of delegate names from your authority to lisa.bushell@emcouncils.gov.uk.  

2019/20 Programme dates 

9th May 2019 - Environmental Protection

20th June 2019 - Legal/Licensing

26th Sept 2019 - Food

7th Nov 2019 - Public Health England

12th Dec 2019 - Housing

27th Feb 2019 - Health and Safety