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When everyone has a home

028 9024 5640: Housing & Debt Helpline for Northern Ireland

Training Courses
Skainos Centre, Belfast
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:00 to Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 16:00
24.0hrs CPD


Our Housing Advice Training Programme is the must have foundational course for those working in housing. 

The four day course, held on Wednesdays over a 4-week period, concentrates on key themes that will enable participants to obtain an OCN housing qualification. It will equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to provide comprehensive housing advice.


The course will cover:

• Understanding housing options available for clients
• Accessing various types of accommodation
• Using homelessness legislation
• Selection scheme
• Private rented accommodation
• Sustaining accommodation and affordability

Who should attend

• Generalist advice workers
• NIHE & housing association staff
• Hostel workers
• Constituency office staff
• Other statutory agencies such as Environmental Health Departments & Social Services
• Solicitors
• Community/residents groups

Additional Information

Participants will attend training one day per week and also be required to complete some additional study hours and work based learning tasks such as case studies and research activities to build their portfolio of evidence. To assist in achieving this, participants will have the support of the lead tutor and a specialist casework adviser.

The course is accredited through the Open College Network.

Those wishing to register for the OCN Level 3 accreditation will have an additional fee of £75.00

Register for this event

The correct price for your organisation will be charged at checkout.

Voluntary / Community from£240.00
Public / Statutory from£444.00