Debt Advice: An Introduction

Run in partnership with The Benefits Training Co., this new one-day course provides an overview of the debt advice process and helps staff support tenants and service users with debt problems.

Public course dates
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23 Jan 2018 London £150.00 £150.00 £150.00
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Course objectives

After this course, you will:

  • Understand the process of effective debt management
  • Know which debts are priority and which are non-priority
  • Have an overview of liability for debt including the Statute of Limitations Act
  • Understand how to effectively maximise income
  • Know how to prepare a financial statement.
  • Be able to calculate pro-rata offers to creditors
  • Understand how to deal with common problems with creditors
  • Know what national resources (including face to face, telephone and online) are available to help clients deal with debt and when it is appropriate to refer to them
  • Have access to advice regarding any debt question for 12 months after the course.

Suitable for

Anyone who works with clients with debt problems..

CPD hours 5