Thursday 24 September 2020

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.

  • EMC Local Authority Members pay £575+VAT per year.
  • 18 seminar places per year per authority (3 places per seminar).
  • A minimum of 5 hours CPD per 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.

Dates and Topics

All the seminars are currently being held virtually due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.

23rd April 2020 - Environmental Protection
This event was postponed.

18th June 2020 - Legal/Licensing
This event was postponed.

1st October 2020 - The Leicester Lockdown Experience (10.00am-11.30am) - MS Teams
Govind Mandora and Dave Howard from Leicester City Council will be sharing their experience of the Leicester Lockdown and issuing directives under the new No3 Regs.

6th October 2020 - Enforcement and Regulation Conference (1.30pm-4.30pm) MS Teams
This event has been organised by DHSC with EMC assisting with the admin.  There will be the opportunity to hear from a range of local and national agencies about changes to enforcement policies due to COVID-19.  There will also be the opportunity to hear lessoned learnt from a number of case study presentations. Although this event is open to all authorities whether they have signed up to the programme or not, CPD certificates will be issued to subscribing authority delegates.  

12th November 2020 - Allergens (10.00am-12 noon) - MS Teams
AllergyUK will be looking at the clinic nature and repines of the body to an allergen and raising awareness and training in the catering industry. 
Please note that this date is subject to change as we are awaiting confirmation.

10th December 2020 - Housing - highly likely this will be virtual

25th February 2021 - Health and Safety


Pera Business Park
Nottingham Road
Melton Mowbray
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