Housing - Continuous Professional Development Programme 2019/20

A programme of continuous development for local authority and Housing Association professionals, designed to be low cost

East Midlands Councils is launching a programme of Continuing Professional Development, through 6 knowledge based seminars for local authorities and Housing Associations in the East Midlands. The programme will tackle issues of relevance to local authorities and Housing Associations and all the seminars will be held in Melton Mowbray.


  • The cost to local authority members of EMC will be £575+VAT per participating organisation per year.
  • For this fee, participating organisations can have 18 course places per year (3* places per seminar). 

Each seminar of the programme will recognise the completion of a minimum of 6 hours CPD.

  • The 2019/20 seminar topics have been developed in conjunction with Heads of Housing within local authorities in the East Midlands and recognises the diverse and wide ranging needs of local authorities in relation to Housing. These topics will change in future years to reflect the diverse nature of planning.
  • Additional places at events can be purchased (£50 per person where organisation already subscribes to the programme, £175 per person for organisations that do not subscribe).


  • At least 18 officers attending the 6 seminars
  • At least 90 hours of development.
  • A cost saving of over £2000.

Programme Development

Working with Housing professionals from across the East Midlands, EMC will develop a programme of events which will draw on housing expertise both inside the East Midlands and beyond.

If you are interested in being part of a steering group to develop the programme and the specific events please contact mila.pereira@emcouncils.gov.uk

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 delegates?

Approximately 6 weeks prior to each seminar, the lead officer will receive an email with the relevant programme. Please email the list of delegate names from your authority to mila.pereira@emcouncils.gov.uk

The closing date for delegate registration is approximately 1 week prior to each seminar.

* If a seminar is undersubscribed, extra places will be offered to authorities after the closing date.