Housing Advice Training Programme

Housing Rights

Housing Rights

Cost: The correct price for your organisation will be charged at checkout. Voluntary / Community from£343.00 to£410.00 Public / Statutory from£571.00 to£695.00
Online via Zoom Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 09:30 to Thursday, April 6, 2023 - 13:00 This course will take place in 3-hour sessions over the course of six days (Thursday 2nd March, Thursday 9th March, Thursday 16th March, Thursday 23rd March, Thursday 30th March, Thursday 6th April). Our Housing Advice Training Programme is the ‘must have’ course for those working in housing.

This course will enhance participants skills and knowledge necessary to provide comprehensive housing advice. Attendees who successfully submit a portfolio of work covered throughout the course will obtain an accreditation with OCN at Level 3.


  • housing options available for clients
  • accessing various types of accommodation
  • using homelessness legislation
  • selection scheme
  • private rented accommodation
  • sustaining accommodation and affordability

Outcome of the course: 
Level 3 OCN accreditation

Who should attend this course?

  • generalist advice workers
  • NIHE & housing association staff
  • hostel workers
  • constituency office staff
  • other statutory agencies such as environmental health departments and social services
  • solicitors
  • community/residents groups
  • Why they should attend

This course provides a great grounding on all housing related issues.

In addition to attending the training sessions, participants will 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 throughout the six-week course.

This course is accredited through the Open College Network; course fee is inclusive of £75 OCN accreditation fee.

  • Housing and homelessness

Date and Time

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The Skainos Centre 241 Newtownards Road Belfast BT4 1AF
United Kingdom

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