Housing Law Advice – Introduction

About this course

Working at your own pace, this introductory course will help you develop knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver accurate housing advice and ability to signpost and refer appropriately, whilst achieving a recognised housing qualification.

The course consists of 5 units:

  1. Housing Issues and housing options
  2. Security of Tenure
  3. Homelessness
  4. Housing Repair & Disrepair
  5. Housing Arrears, Eviction & Repossession

Your knowledge and application of these units is tested through self-assessment and the submission of one written assessment.

People who have taken this course

  • Housing Support workers
  • Social workers
  • Link workers
  • Community workers
  • Signposting volunteers
  • Concierge staff
  • Letting agency staff
  • Sheltered housing support 
  • Housing administration and support staff
  • Student accommodation staff
  • Learning Outcomes

  • Develop an understanding of causes and effects of housing issues
  • Develop an understanding of issues related to housing in order to offer advice and information
  • Develop a general, broad-based knowledge and understanding of key areas of housing issues including rights, benefits, grants, homelessness, arrears (both rent and mortgages), discrimination and the role of the local authority in relation to the application process.
  • Accreditation

    Once all assessments have been completed successfully, you can download a personalised certificate of achievement and will receive an SQA Professional Development Group award level 6.

    Course Duration

    22 hours 

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     Price (ex VAT): £310.00