Housing Law Advice – Introduction

About this course

This introductory course equips learners with the knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver accurate housing advice. Learners will develop their ability to signpost and refer clients appropriately, all while 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

Knowledge and application of things learned in these units will be measured by self-assessment and one written document.

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

    Sucessful learners can download a personalised certificate of achievement and receive an SQA Professional Development Group award level 6.

    Course Duration

    22 hours 

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     Price (ex VAT): £310.00