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When everyone has a home

Housing and debt helpline for Northern Ireland – 028 9024 5640

Training Courses
Derry/Londonderry - Holywell Trust
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 10:00 to Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 16:00
20.0hrs CPD

"Expanded my knowledge and awareness surrounding various housing options, housing selection scheme points & private renting"
Course attendee 

Our Housing Advice Training Programme is the ‘must have’ foundational course for those working in housing. The course will be held on Wednesdays over a four week period.

The four 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.

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

As well as attending training one day per week, you will also be required to complete some additional study hours to build your portfolio of evidence for accreditation. You will have the support of the lead tutor and a specialist casework adviser.


Accredited through the Open College Network*.

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

Tagged In

Social Tenancies, Private Tenancies, Practical tips, Homelessness, Adviser

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