Shelter Cymru training store

In these unprecedented times, it’s vital that as housing professionals we can continue to help people who are struggling with bad housing and homelessness. Our eLearning courses are designed to help give you and your organisation the knowledge and abilities needed to help anyone in housing need in Wales.

People and Homes Conference 2022

Come and join us at our first in-person conference in three years where we will discuss issues that affect thousands of us across the nation.

Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 training – Don’t miss out!

Our expert trainers are preparing to provide you with all you need to know about this revolutionary change in the law.

Convenient online courses

Shelter Cymru’s training courses and resources are accessible online at any time, from anywhere. So if your organisation has people working from home or in settings where social distancing is necessary, this could be an opportunity to invest in their skills and knowledge.

Renting Homes

Introducing the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016: E-learning edition

New

It has been a long wait but finally 2022 marks the year when renting in Wales will change for almost all tenants and landlords.

Understanding Universal Credit

Understanding Universal Credit – the changes, the claims and the pitfalls

Despite Covid-19, Universal Credit continues to shift the welfare benefits landscape in Wales but DWP’s flagship benefit hasn’t been immune to changes.

Debt - breaking the cycle

Debt: Breaking the cycle

Banking crises, austerity, cuts to funding and now a worldwide pandemic have taken their toll on the financial resilience of many people in Wales over the last ten years.

Preventing Homelessness – A Possession Action Toolkit

Where do you turn if the people you are helping are facing threats of eviction? What if it is urgent? What if matters have gone too far and they are about to be evicted? What if no specialist adviser is available at short notice?

Homelessness law in Wales L1

Homelessness Law in Wales – An essential introduction Level 1

We all know how important it is to have a home. But what happens when things go wrong? What help is there for people who are either homeless or at risk of homelessness? Wales’ very own housing law upended a system that saw too many people in need falling through the cracks, and placed early intervention and assistance for all at the fore.

Homelessness law in wales An introduction Level 2

Homelessness Law in Wales – An essential introduction Level 2

This course builds on the basics explored in our Homelessness Law in Wales – An essential introduction Level 1 course. Unless you already have a good understanding of homelessness law in Wales and the key terms included in the Housing (Wales) Act 2014, it would be more beneficial for you to first complete the Level 1 course which can be found here.

Young people: Housing and homelessness

Young people: Housing and homelessness

It is fair to say that the housing options of young people in Wales are limited. This training course will look at the causes and consequences of homelessness for this group and their housing options from accessing emergency accommodation to securing a tenancy.

Young people Universal Credit and work

Young people, Universal Credit and work

When recession bites and financial markets struggle, it’s often young people who are worst affected. Job opportunities dry up and the few employers who are interviewing can take their pick of experienced candidates who don’t come with the training needs of a young person, fresh out of school. For many young people, Universal Credit will be the only option until they are lucky enough to catch their first break.

Unlawful eviction toolkit

Unlawful eviction and harassment toolkit

Free

Unlawful eviction and harassment can have serious negative consequences for families and individuals. With unlawful evictions on the rise in Wales since the Covid-19 pandemic hit, this course seeks to provide you with information and practical guidance on recognising unlawful evictions and harassment and how these issues can be dealt with by tenants in the private rented sector. This course will look at what constitutes harassment and unlawful eviction and what legal remedies are available.

Unlawful eviction and harassment

Unlawful eviction and harassment advanced

Free

Unlawful evictions have been on the rise in Wales since the Covid-19 pandemic hit. The effect on individuals and families can be catastrophic. This advanced course is aimed at those directly working with individuals impacted by unlawful eviction and harassment and comprises the definition of unlawful eviction and harassment, basic security of tenure and an in-depth look at the civil and criminal legal remedies available.