By working closely with our members, as well as experts in the field, we ensure all housing courses meet the required legislation and standards to meet your training needs.
This e-learning module provides background into the history of social housing, and looks at the roles and responsibilities of social housing providers and their tenants.
The Principles of Effective Income Management course will look at rent arrears and the importance of prevention and control. It also addresses the challenges facing social housing providers in ensuring that rent can be paid and tenancies sustained.
Care and support plans allow everyone involved in the process to focus on, and then agree, achievable outcomes for the person or people requiring care and support. Plans should be regularly reviewed, easily accessible to everyone involved with the care plan and cover a range of features relevant to a person’s specific needs.
This course gives social landlords and their tenants an overview of the new regulatory framework for social housing in Scotland.
The average reading age in the UK is estimated to be that of an educated 9 year old. Within the workplace especially, this can cause problems, as the use of the English language has become complicated and often confuses people. It is therefore important to be able to produce writing that can be read, understood and acted upon first time by its intended audience.
Providing a professional tenancy management service is an essential requirement for all Registered Providers of social housing. To manage social housing tenancies effectively, you are required to have a basic knowledge of the law and regulations. Registered Social Housing Providers will develop policies and procedures to ensure they achieve the aims of the regulatory standards and comply with the legislation surrounding social housing tenancies at all times.
The Bribery Act 2010 course has been developed from the ground up with experts to help you understand the corporate offence of failing to prevent bribery. It has been designed to create awareness of how to recognise a bribe, what should be done in the event of bribery being discovered, and how to put procedures in place that show your company has taken adequate measures to prevent bribery in the workplace.
Is your organisation spending wisely?
Decisions about value for money are a daily reality in all our lives. We are constantly choosing which items or services to buy, and judging the right balance for us between quality and cost.
These basic principles can be expanded and developed to create a refined Value for Money strategy which can help ensure your business obtains maximum benefit from the goods and services it acquires.
This course is primarily aimed at Social Housing Providers who are regulated for governance by the Social Housing Regulator.
From the 1st April 2012, the Tenant Services Authority (TSA) was disbanded and the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) became responsible for regulating social housing providers in England. The new regulator will be known as the Social Housing Regulator.
The Right to Buy scheme was introduced in 1980 and gives qualifying social housing tenants the right to buy their home. The scheme is open to secure tenants of local authorities and non-charitable Housing Associations.
The content looks at the legal background, the regulatory framework, the CIH Respect ASB charter. It will help you to understand the challenges and the measures that RP’s may need to put in place to prevent or reduce occurrence of ASB.
This online learning module has been developed in conjunction with social housing organisations.
The course explores a the legal powers and tools available to police, local authorities and landlord's to tackle anti-social behaviour.
By objectively outlining the past, current and present issues faced by Gypsies and Irish Travellers in the UK, this module aims to proactively reduce prejudice and discrimination towards this community.
On 8 March 2012 the Welfare Reform Act received Royal Assent. The Act legislates for the biggest change to the welfare system for over 60 years and poses a huge challenge for all those working in the social housing sector.
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