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  1. Debt Advice: An Introduction

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 26 Sep 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £150.00

    Run in partnership with The Benefits Training Co., this one-day course provides an overview of the debt advice process and helps staff support tenants and service users with debt problems. For delegates attending our public training, 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 Alexa 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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  2. Defending Mortgage Possession Proceedings

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 20 May 2019
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £170.00

    This course provides a practical understanding of court’s powers to assist mortgage borrowers in arrears. It looks at practical and legal issues that arise in defending mortgage possession proceedings in court and the court’s powers to allow borrowers to remain in their homes.

    N.B. Our Jan-June 2019 London courses will be held at Resource for London, Holloway Rd, N7 6PA (please continue to contact training@shelter.org.uk with any queries rather than the venue direct).

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  3. Disrepair and Conditions

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 13 Nov 2018, 21 May 2019
      • 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.

    N.B. Our Jan-June 2019 London courses will be held at Resource for London, Holloway Rd, N7 6PA (please continue to contact training@shelter.org.uk with any queries rather than the venue direct).

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  4. Domestic Abuse and Housing

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 4 Dec 2018, 3 Apr 2019
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £180.00

    This course explores housing problems associated with domestic abuse. Delegates will develop an understanding of the legal and housing options that are available in order to support clients and also the impact of the Homelessness Reduction Act on this area of work.

    N.B. Our Jan-June 2019 London courses will be held at Resource for London, Holloway Rd, N7 6PA (please continue to contact training@shelter.org.uk with any queries rather than the venue direct).

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  5. Emotional Labour and Reflective Practice

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 5 Nov 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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  6. European Nationals' Housing Rights

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 4 Dec 2018, 29 May 2019
      • 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.

    N.B. Our Jan-June 2019 London courses will be held at Resource for London, Holloway Rd, N7 6PA (please continue to contact training@shelter.org.uk with any queries rather than the venue direct).

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  7. Homelessness and Allocations Law: Advanced

    • Location(s): London, Manchester
    • Course Date(s): 6/7/20/21 Nov 2018, 18-19 Feb, 6-8 May 2019
      • 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.

    Note added 20 Sept: If you were hoping to book for the sold out November course please note we hope to confirm an extra date in late November for this course shortly. Please email training@shelter.org.uk and we will let you know when it is available for booking.

    N.B. Our Jan-June 2019 London courses will be held at Resource for London, Holloway Rd, N7 6PA (please continue to contact training@shelter.org.uk with any queries rather than the venue direct).

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  8. Homelessness Case Law Update

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 26 Feb 2019
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • 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.

    N.B. Our Jan-June 2019 London courses will be held at Resource for London, Holloway Rd, N7 6PA (please continue to contact training@shelter.org.uk with any queries rather than the venue direct).

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  9. Homelessness Law: Introductory

    • Location(s): London, Manchester
    • Course Date(s): 8-9 Oct, 7-8 Nov, 5-6 Dec 2018, 14-15 Mar, 2-3 Apr, 28-29 May 2019
      • 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. The course incorporates all the changes brought in by the Homelessness Reduction Act. Note: an additional London date has been scheduled for 8-9 October to meet the high demand for this course.

    N.B. Our Jan-June 2019 London courses will be held at Resource for London, Holloway Rd, N7 6PA (please continue to contact training@shelter.org.uk with any queries rather than the venue direct).

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  10. Homelessness Prevention Case Studies

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 5 Apr 2019
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £120.00

    The Homelessness Reduction Act (HRA) introduced new duties on local authorities for those who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. Following implementation of the Act from April 2018, this course covers in detail a range of case studies to identify early prevention opportunities and level of advice and support that can be offered to applicants under the duties to prevent and relieve homelessness.

    N.B. Our Jan-June 2019 London courses will be held at Resource for London, Holloway Rd, N7 6PA (please continue to contact training@shelter.org.uk with any queries rather than the venue direct).

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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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