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  1. Disrepair and Conditions: Inspecting a House

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 18 Jun 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate

    Price starts at: £170.00

    This course provides an introduction to basic terminology used in housing construction, providing an insight into the places in buildings where problems can arise. The course provides information on what to look for, and how to identify and record deficiencies including disrepair and dampness in dwellings. The course also looks at the legal context of house inspection, reviews the basic legal liabilities and the way of identifying hazards in residential accommodation under the Housing Act 2004 (the Housing Health and Safety Rating System). Delegates will prepare an inspection report, putting what they have learned into practice and setting out legal assessments of conditions described.

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  2. Domestic Violence and Housing

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 12 Dec 2017, 20 Mar, 21 Jun 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £180.00

    This course explores housing problems associated with domestic violence. Delegates will develop an understanding of the legal and housing options that are available in order to support clients.

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  3. Domestic Violence Awareness

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 14 Feb 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory

    Price starts at: £100.00

    This course aims to improve individuals' ability to identify and respond to clients affected by domestic violence. It will examine the dynamics of abusive relationships and provide an overview of the rights and options available to victims and survivors. After completing this course, delegates should be able to identify the core needs of clients and to refer them on to appropriate specialist support services.

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  4. Emotional Labour and Reflective Practice

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 3 May 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £120.00

    This one-day course provides an overview of emotional labour. Emotional labour is the personal energy it takes for the purpose of addressing people’s feelings, making people comfortable, or living up to social expectations. It’s called “emotional labour” because it ends up using – and often draining – our emotional resources. Delegates working with people at risk of homelessness require high levels of social skills and emotional intelligence. This course will help them to consider the impact of emotional labour and models of reflective practice and how to put their skills into practice.

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  5. European Nationals' Housing Rights

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 28 Nov 2017, 14 Jun 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £170.00

    This course looks in detail at the housing rights of workers and others who come to the UK from Europe. Delegates will examine the legal framework that regulates the rights of such workers to access social housing and homelessness assistance under the 1996 Housing Act, examine the rights of specific groups, and consider problem areas. The content of this course is updated regularly to reflect changes to legislation and/or case-law.

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  6. Homelessness and Allocations Law: Advanced

    • Location(s): London, Manchester
    • Course Date(s): 4-5 Dec 2017, 23-24 Jan, 15-16 May, 5-6 Jun 2018
      • Duration: 2 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 10

    Price starts at: £230.00

    This course covers homelessness law and new case law developments. Participants will examine case law on allocations and the current statutory framework, and focus on the process of homelessness decision-making. It also provides a brief overview of the key changes being brought in by the Homelessness Reduction Act.

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  7. Homelessness Law: Introductory

    • Location(s): Birmingham, London, Manchester
    • Course Date(s): 29-30 Jan, 21-22 Mar, 17-18 Apr, 15-16 May, 13-14 Jun 2018
      • Duration: 2 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 10

    Price starts at: £230.00

    This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles, processes and duties inherent in the homelessness legislation. Delegates will develop a systematic approach to homelessness law, become familiar with the Homelessness Code of Guidance for local authorities and consider the main principles relating to housing allocations. It also takes a brief look at the changes being brought in under the Homelessness Reduction Act.

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  8. Homelessness Reduction Act: Update

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 19 Jan, 19 Feb 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £120.00

    The Act introduced new duties on local authorities for those who are homeless of threatened with homelessness. Following the release of the Code of Guidance, this course highlights the current and new duties to prevent and relieve homelessness. Delegates will consider how the new duties fit with the existing duties to the homeless and maps the new homelessness application ‘journey’. It identifies the review and appeal rights that arise from the new duties.

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  9. Homelessness: Update

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 1 Mar, 28 Jun 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Advanced
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £120.00

    This course provides experienced practitioners with an update on case law and other developments regarding homelessness and allocations (including the latest developments on the Homelessness Reduction Act). Delegates learn to take account of actual or impending changes in legislation or regulation; to identify current legal and policy issues affecting homeless persons and those in housing need; and to examine the impact of recent case law.

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  10. Housing Benefit and Discretionary Housing Payments

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 17 May 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £150.00

    This practical course provides an understanding of who is eligible for Housing Benefit and examines the system of Discretionary Housing Payments. It includes how amounts are worked out, claimed and paid. Being run in partnership with The Benefits Training Company the course includes access to 12 months ongoing advice and support from The Benefits Training Co. via phone and email.

    If you would like this training delivered to a group of 5 or more staff at your premises please enquire below or phone Carmen on 0344 515 1155. Please note this option does not include the 12 months advice offer. We can tailor the course content to meet the specific needs of the group.

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In-house training
Courses delivered at a time and location to suit you for groups of six or more of your staff.

Public training
Attend a public course on a date that suits you in central Bristol, Birmingham, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield and York.

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