Training & Development

NACO holds training events every year with a variety of workshops and seminars on offer. 

Examples of past presentations can be found in our Help and Advice section.  In addition NACO has a partnership with training agencies which offer specialist programmes for Elected Members and Officers. 

Civic Office of the Year

The National Association of Civic Officers has promoted the Civic Office of the Year Award since 2003 and the Award has been won by a range of Councils from a very large City Council to a small Town Council with a part time Civic Officer.

Criteria for Two Day Training Event

Suggested Criteria for hosting a NACO 2 day training event normally held in March of odd numbered years and attracting around 150 delegates, preferably in the premises of a local authority.

Training Events

NACO held its first virtual Training Event and AGM on Wednesday 24 March 2021. The members of the Executive were delighted with the response to this event and are now beginning planning for future training events.

Civic Coaching Programme

NACO supports a civic coaching programme for first citizens and staff.

Training & Coaching Partners

NACO has partnerships with training agencies, which offer specialist programmes for Elected Members and Officers.