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  1. Housing Law and Advice: a Foundation (Part A)

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 5/6/12/13 Dec 2017, 13/14/20/21 Feb, 17/18/25/26 Apr, 19/20/26/27 Jun 2018
      • Duration: 4 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 20

    Price starts at: £620.00

    This popular, well-established four-day course provides a comprehensive introduction to the most important aspects of housing aid and advice work. Delegates gain the legal knowledge and practical skills required to determine housing status and become familiar with the principles, processes and duties inherent in the homelessness legislation.They look in detail the Homelessness Code of Guidance and consider the main principles relating to housing allocations. They will also take a brief look at the changes introduced under the Homelessness Reduction Act.

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  2. Housing Law: Update

    • Location(s): Birmingham, London, Manchester
    • Course Date(s): 22 Feb, 13 Mar, 23 May, 19 Jun 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Advanced
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £120.00

    A one-day seminar for experienced practitioners. Provides an update regarding key developments in housing law, with an emphasis on recent case law decisions and their implications for housing advice and casework.

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  3. Housing Possession Hearings: Practice and Procedure

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 26-27 Feb, 21-22 May 2018
      • Duration: 2 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 10

    Price starts at: £300.00

    This practical course gives an overview of the procedural rules governing possession claims. It will also help participants to prepare for possession hearings and to appear for landlords or tenants in court. Fully updated to include the Pre Action Protocols in force from 6 April 2015 as well as the decision of the Supreme Court in Akerman-Livingstone v Aster Communities Ltd (2015) UKSC 15.

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  4. Immigration Status and Housing Rights

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

    Price starts at: £170.00

    This course examines the links between immigration status and housing rights. Delegates will receive an update on changes in statute, case law and practice. They will have the opportunity to consider how the different types of immigration status impact on the allocation of social housing and duties to those who are homeless.

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  5. Introduction to Universal Credit

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 29 Nov 2017, 1 Feb, 25 Apr 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £150.00

    This practical course, being run in partnership with The Benefits Training Company, provides a complete introduction to and overview of Universal Credit (UC). It includes how amounts are worked out, claimed and paid in the full digital service areas as well as the areas operating the temporary gateway conditions. 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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  6. Introduction to Welfare Benefits

    • Location(s): London, Manchester
    • Course Date(s): 6 Dec 2017, 31 Jan, 13 Feb, 26 Apr 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £150.00

    This practical course provides a comprehensive introduction to the benefits and tax credits system. 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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  7. Maximising Income for Tenants

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 8 Feb 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £150.00

    This course enables housing staff to maximise income for their tenants. It considers a range of client groups including families with children, tenants with complex needs and older people. The course looks at the whole benefits system but has a particular focus on housing related payments and getting the rent paid. Please note: this course was referenced as 'Introduction to Maximising Income for Homelessness Officers' on our December 2017 - June 2018 training leaflet

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  8. Mental Health and Housing

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 29 Nov 2017, 2 May 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £120.00

    This course is delivered within the context that a disproportionate number of people experiencing mental ill-health become homeless and a disproportionate number of people who become homeless develop mental health problems. The course examines the relevant mental health, community care and housing law that can assist in preventing and relieving homelessness and developing appropriate support packages.

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  9. Mental Health Awareness

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 14 Mar 2018
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £120.00

    This course aims to increase delegates' understanding of mental health issues and conditions. It also aims to increase confidence, skills and sensitivity when working with people with mental health issues. 

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  10. Notices: Seeking Possession

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 23 Feb 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £170.00

    This course offers a detailed look at Notices in the context of requirements and rules, correct forms, and grounds for possession. Delegates will gain confidence in reviewing Notices and identify where there is scope for early prevention of homelessness.

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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
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