Housing Law Advice – Advocacy & Representation

About this course

Working at your own pace, this course will develop and enhance your knowledge and understanding of housing issues and related legislation to support you when working with people to achieve positive housing outcomes.

The course consists of 6 units:

  1. Housing Issues
  2. Security of Tenure
  3. Homelessness
  4. Housing Repair & Disrepair
  5. Finance
  6. Representation at Hearings

Your knowledge and application of the units is tested through self-assessment and two written assessments.

People who have taken this course

  • Solicitors
  • Specialist housing advisors
  • Lay Representatives
  • Mediators
  • Learning Outcomes

  • Provide detailed housing advice to service users
  • Examine influences on the provision of housing
  • Explore your own knowledge and how to apply it in the context of representing a client
  • Explain the principal categories of intervention and possible course of action
  • Explain the legal requirements underpinning the hearing
  • Prepare & Implement a case plan
  • Review & Evaluate a case plan
  • Accreditation

    Once all assessments have been completed, you can download a personalised certificate of achievement and will receive SQA Professional Development Group award level 7 and unit award level 8.

    Course Duration

    30 hours 

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     Price (ex VAT): £950.00