Tuesday 22 September 2020

Planners CPD Programme

April 2020-March 2021 Programme

East Midlands Councils (EMC), have again arranged a programme of 6 low cost CPD knowledge based seminars for both local authority and private sector planners. The programme will tackle issues of relevance to local planning authorities.

  • 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.
  • The 2020/21 seminar topics have been chosen by each of the county Chief Planning Officers (CPO) groups. These topics will change in future years to reflect the diverse nature of planning.

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.

21st May 2020 – Local Plans
This event was postponed.

2nd July 2020 – Planning & Health Part One
This event took place as a webinar.

9th July 2020 – Planning & Health Part Two
This event took place as a webinar.

8th October 2020 – Natural Assets/Natural Capital (2pm-3.30pm) Virtual

26th November 2020 – Planning for Growth
This will be a virtual seminar for approx 1.5 hours.  Timings to be confirmed shortly.

4th February 2021 – Planning Law inc Enforcement

11th March 2021 - Ecology


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 lisa.bushell@emcouncils.gov.uk.