Events

Courses

The NLA runs a one day course designed to assist both new and more experienced landlords to develop their professional skills with real value for money.

Learn about your rights and responsibilities as a Landlord. This programme offers an excellent opportunity to network with other landlords and discuss face-to-face ideas, problems and possible solutions. We provide expert trainers who are landlords themselves, with real life stores and up to date content. Our programmes offers delegates the chance to network with fellow landlords and includes a question and answer session. It is the foundation level of knowledge required for landlords to become accredited with the NLA.

Our course focuses on the main issues facing landlords, including:

  • Finding tenants
  • Setting up
  • Managing and ending a tenancy
  • Keeping records
  • Repairing obligations
  • Up to date advice

Some of the other benefits to becoming accredited include:

Setting yourself apart from rogue operators, a mark of quality as a responsible landlord, business advantages for tenants seeking good landlords, reduced Licencing and HMO discounts in some areas, preferential services with some Local Authorities, access to grants or other service with some Local Authorities, your course fees are tax deductible, choose to display your status, free advertising with other local registers

Prices:

Membership Status Cost
NLA Full Member £95
Non Member £125

 

Forthcoming NLA Foundation Courses

This course is designed for Landlords wishing to learn how to carry out safety checks themselves on the portable electrical appliances they provide for their tenants.

 

This comprehensive and practical training course includes:

· Details of legislation

· Electrical shock

· Burn and fire hazards,

· User checks

· Formal visual inspections,

· Combined inspection and testing,

· Construction of Class 1, II & III portable electrical appliances

· Fuse ratings

· Electrical plugs

· Testing computers

· ICT / IT equipment

· Power tools

· IEC cords & extension leads

· Record keeping

· Test results and labelling equipment with PASS or FAIL labels

Candidates at the end of this course will be tested to ensure that you are a “Competent Person” to carry out these vital safety checks and then on satisfactory completion, certificates will be sent out to delegates with a PASS.

Prices:

Membership Status Cost
NLA Full Member £155
Non Member £185

 

Forthcoming NLA PAT Courses

This one day course on Possession matters is designed to give landlords a detailed understanding of how to gain possession of their property. Delegates can participate in practical workshops filling in forms and notices they will need themselves.

Our course focuses on the main issues facing landlords, including:

· Introduction to possession

· What is an AST?

· Section 21 and how to complete a notice

· Possession claim forms & applications needed

· Section 8 and how to complete a notice

· Grounds for section 8 possession

· Court hearings

· What to expect

· Avoiding harassment and unlawful eviction

· Other things to consider (including death of tenant and abandonment etc,)

· Best routes to possession?

· Tools & support

Save £’s by doing it yourself! These proceedings can all be done by the landlord themselves as long as you have completed the correct paperwork and used the right procedures and we can show you how. We provide expert trainers who are landlords themselves, with real life stores and up to date content. Our programmes offers delegates the chance to network with fellow landlords and includes a question and answer session.

Prices:

Membership Status Cost
NLA Full Member £95
Non Member £125

 

Forthcoming Possession courses

This half-day course deals with deposit protection, referencing and selecting tenants, how to write inventories, what you should need to check in a tenant, how to carry out a check out on termination of a tenancy, fair wear and tear and how to deal practically with dispute resolution.

Our programmes offers delegates the chance to network with fellow landlords and includes a question and answer session. We provide expert trainers who are landlords themselves, with real life stores and up to date content.

Prices:

Membership Status Cost
NLA Full Member £55
Non Member £75

 

2 half day courses on the same day/same location:

Membership Status Cost
NLA Full Member £95
Non Member £125

 

Forthcoming Deposits, Damages and Disputes courses

Our half day course, which replaces the local housing allowance course. Do you have a tenant who has been a good payer but their circumstances change? Do you know if their benefit will decrease under the new system and will not cover their full rent? What are your fears or options? What are the best options to keep your business safe, avoid loss of income and voids?

This practical session gives you the background to welfare reform and universal credit, what you need to know as a landlord, how to deal with changes, what to be wary of and what can work for you, negotiating arrears, tools to assist and challenging decisions.

This programme offers the chance to network with fellow landlords and includes a question and answer session.

Prices:

Membership StatusCost
NLA Full Member£55
Non Member£75

 

Forthcoming Welfare Reform Course

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