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When everyone has a home

028 9024 5640: Housing & Debt Helpline for Northern Ireland

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 10:00 to Monday, July 19, 2021 - 13:00
18.0hrs CPD

Our Housing Advice Training Programme is the ‘must-have’ foundational course for those working in housing. The course will be held 1 day per week, over a six-week period. 

The six-day format will concentrate on key themes that will enable participants to obtain a qualification which enhances the skills and knowledge necessary to provide comprehensive housing advice. 

This 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 

Why should they attend: 

This course has been updated to ensure participants gain a strong grounding on all housing sectors.  It will also cover Welfare Reform and how this is impacting on the housing arena. 

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. Accredited through the Open College Network,  

This course is accredited by the Open College Network at level 3. Participants who wish to register for the accreditation will have an additional fee of £75.00  

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Voluntary / Community from£240.00
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