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Live online training

As well as our eLearning courses and in-house training you can access our training live, online. We run a range of interactive training throughout the year over Zoom meetings.

Learn valuable skills, live, online

We regularly hold half-day and full day courses with up to date expert information on Welsh housing and homelessness law.

If you work at a small or poorly funded organisation, and would like to discuss pricing options, please contact us at [email protected].

Choose from the courses below to find a date and time that suits you.

Topics and courses

Young People Housing & Homelessness – 23rd May 2024

It is fair to say that the housing options of young people in Wales are limited. Young people are generally disadvantaged over other groups due to the financial/poverty gap set by legislation and that, as a group, they include a significant amount of single households.

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Introducing the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 (Level 1) – 6th June 2024

This course is designed to highlight key changes that this revolutionary piece of legislation has brought to renters and landlords in Wales and provides the foundation for all your future learning on the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016.

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Homelessness Law In Wales – Level 2 – 20th June 2024

This course builds on the basics explored in our Level 1 Foundation in Welsh Homelessness Law.

Shelter Cymru’s Level 2 course will give you all that you need to understand homelessness duties and the rights that people have to challenge decisions about their homeless applications

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Domestic Abuse Homelessness Rights and options – 18th July 2024

This 1 day course delivered by specialist advisers at Shelter Cymru, will cover options available under housing law to both owner-occupiers and tenants, whether married, cohabiting or in a civil partnership. The training will be delivered online in an interactive and informal format, with many opportunities to put learning into practice throughout the day.

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Homelessness Law In Wales – Level 1 – 25th July 2024

Level 1 of Shelter Cymru’s Foundation in Welsh Homelessness Law guides learners through an overview of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014 and its key terms. This course presents an excellent introduction to understanding the who, what, when, where and why of the law around homelessness in Wales.

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Homelessness Law In Wales – Level 2 – 8th August 2024

This course builds on the basics explored in our Level 1 Foundation in Welsh Homelessness Law. 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.

Shelter Cymru’s Level 2 course will give you all that you need to understand homelessness duties and the rights that people have to challenge decisions about their homeless applications

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Homelessness Law In Wales – Level 3 – 15th August 2024

Using examples of real-life reviews from our Casework and established homelessness case law, this course will demonstrate the way that lessons can be learned from mistakes and improve outcomes for homeless applicants who are seeking assistance from their local authority. We will establish why the decisions in these cases were not in step with our understanding of the legislation and the vision on which it was built.

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Introducing the Renting Homes Wales Act 2016 (Level 1)

This course is designed to highlight key changes that this revolutionary piece of legislation has brought to renters and landlords in Wales and provides the foundation for all your future learning on the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016.

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Renting Homes (Wales) Act – In Brief

2022 was a momentous year for renters in Wales. When the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 came into force, very little of the old renting regimes continued to apply to people in Wales.

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Secure contracts: Supporting occupiers in the Social Rented Sector (Level 2)

The social rented sector is not immune to the changes which the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 brought in. Whilst the security of tenure for many social tenants remains broadly the same, there are some key changes which will have a significant impact.

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Standard Contracts: Supporting occupiers in the Private Rented Sector (Level 2)

Contract holders (formerly tenants) within the private rented sector are likely to feel the greatest amount of change from the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 comes into force.

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Supporting Young People into Private Rented Accommodation

With the current shortage in social housing, more and more people are relying on private sector landlords for the roofs over their heads. It’s no secret that things have changed greatly as a result of the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 and its associated legislation.

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Preventing Homelessness – Working to sustain occupation contracts (level 2)

There has been a broad move by local authorities and registered social landlords to stop evictions into homelessness. But how does this work in practice? Early intervention, support and a clear understanding of the steps which can be taken up to and including court proceedings will be essential considerations for the modern day housing practitioner.

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If you would like to book or discuss any of these courses, or any in-house training, either fill out the form below or get in touch using the telephone number below:

Telephone: 01792483072

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