Housing Advice Training Programme - Online Via Zoom

Housing Rights

Housing Rights

Cost: Voluntary / Community from£375.00 to£315.00 Public / Statutory from£519.00 to£630.00
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The course will take place in 3 hour sessions over the course of six days (8th November, 15th November, 22nd November, 29th November, 6th Decemeber and 13th December) Our Housing Advice Training Programme is the ‘must have’ course for those working in housing. The course has been amended to reflect online learning and is now held over a six week period, one day per week. This format concentrates on key themes that will enable participants to obtain an accreditation with OCN which enhances their skills and knowledge necessary to provide comprehensive housing advice.

The Housing Advice Training Programme 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 

Outcome of the course:

  • achieve level 3 OCN accreditation 

Who should attend this training course?

This course will be of interest to:

  • 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 should they attend? 

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


Participants will attend training one or two days (TBC) 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 throughout the six week course.

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

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The Skainos Centre,
239 Newtownards Rd,
United Kingdom

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