Empowering Parish and Town Councils in Northamptonshire

Does your council own and/or manage a children's play area? If yes, can you produce documentary evidence the last two years' worth of weekly inspections? Has the play area even been inspected on a weekly or fortnightly basis and the inspection reports filed with the clerk? Is the person doing the inspection adequately briefed on what to look for, and what to do if they find anything amiss? When was the last time any trees in or near the play area were inspected? Is the safety surfacing in the play area compliant with current safety standards – and how do you know? If you are reading this and answering each question fully in your head as you read then very well done! If on the other hand you are now shifting nervously in your seat then don't panic, we have just the course for you. Our Playground Management and Inspection Course is specifically designed for those who have responsibility for children's playgrounds (very often the buck stops with the Clerk). The training event starts with an introduction to playground management, duties and responsibilities and follows with a "Walk and Talk" of a playground looking at various aspects of playground inspections and maintenance issues. The course is suitable for all Clerks, or for councillors on committees to whom responsibility for play area management has been devolved. Places are limited so please book by Monday 6 March 2017 to avoid disappointment!

Who should attend

The course is suitable for Clerks, Councillors and those staff with a responsibility for playground maintenance.

Date & Time

Monday 13 March 2017

10.00am to 3.00pm


Playforce (TCL Group), Covey Farm, Pitsford Road, Chapel Brampton, Northampton NN6 8BE

Course Tutor

Dan Clifft and Oscar Sorabjee, Playforce


£29 per delegate

This cost of this course has been kept to a minimum thanks to the kind support of Playforce (TLC Group)

Last updated: Mon, 06 Mar 2017 09:29