Environmental Health CPD Programme (5+1)

April 2020-March 2021 Programme

East Midlands Councils, Public Health England and a Focus Group of representatives from each County area are arranging 6 low cost CPD knowledge based seminars for all local authority regulatory employees.  The 2020/21 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.

Dates and Topics

All the seminars are currently being held virtually via MS Teams due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.  A recorded copy of some of the webinars is available to those authorities who have signed up to the Environmental Health (5+1) CPD Programme.  If you would like a copy please email lisa.bushell@emcouncils.gov.uk

25th February 2021 - Health and Safety (10.00am-12noon)


10th December 2020 - Housing 

A copy of the slides can be found here

4th December 2020 - Allergens 

A copy of the slides can be found here.  

6th October 2020 - Enforcement and Regulation Conference 

A copy of the programme can be found here along with a copy of the slides here where we have had permission to share.

1st October 2020 - The Leicester Lockdown Experience 

A copy of the slides can be found here.

How do you register?

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.  

Subscribing to the programme

  • EMC Local Authority Members pay £575+VAT per year.
  • 18 seminar places per year per authority (3 places per seminar) The number of places are unlimited whilst on MS Teams.
  • A CPD certificate will be supplied at the end of each seminar.
  • Free student places for local authorities signed up - 5 per session (1 from each county area)

Cost for Non-EMC Member Organisations

£575 + VAT per organisation per year for 6 seminar places pa
£1150 + VAT per organisation per year for 12 seminar places pa
£1725 + VAT per organisation per year for 18 seminar places pa
Individuals/sole traders can pay £100 + VAT per session or sign up to all 6 sessions for £200+VAT.