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Training and capacity building

Devolution means greater local control and responsibility for a community service or asset. This in turn means that local groups and bodies require additional skills or training to support them.

Cornwall Training and Capacity Building Partnership

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The Cornwall Training and Capacity Building Partnership has been established to support Cornwall Council’s ambitious Devolution Programme to enable local communities to have greater influence and responsibility and have a greater role in the delivery of local services.

As part of the Council's work to increase the capacity of groups working at a community level in Cornwall, we are keen to open up opportunities for them to access training and development opportunities.

Cornwall Training and Capacity Building Partnership Terms of Reference

The organisations listed below have expressed an interest in providing training to support the devolution programme and can offer training and capacity building courses for town and parish councillors and clerks and voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations.

Please contact the training providers for more information:

The Cornwall Association of Local Councils (CALC) also delivers training throughout the year. Details of their courses and how to book can be found on the CALC website.

In addition, there is a Cornwall Learning Partnership, which supports employers and the workforce in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly and works in partnership with:

  • Business Sectors
  • Voluntary and Community sector
  • Private training providers
  • Colleges