Learning to Advise Training (Multi-Day)

“Trainer very knowledgeable – excellent training skills.”

Yumei Clark, Oxfordshire Chinese Community and Advice Centre

“Excellent course – found it most useful.”

Alison Lawson – Severnside Housing

Each year we run the entire programme three times. In 2020 it will be from:

  • 25 Feb to 2 April 2020
  • 2 June to 9 July 2020
  • 3 November to 10 December 2020

Book ten days or more for the Learning to Advise certificate.

Number of training days chosen
MembersVoluntary SectorAll Other Organisations
10 days£560£750+ VAT

£890+ VAT

11 days£600£810+ VAT£945+ VAT
12 days£650£865 +VAT£1000+VAT
13 days£710

Who is this course for?

This course is for front-line advisers, including those going into advice work for the first time and those already working in the field. You’ll gain an understanding of the whole sector and feel confident in giving better quality advice and making appropriate referrals. The single module option is particularly suited to advisers looking for an introduction to a particular area of social welfare law.

What does the course cover?

The course consists of modules on: advice skills, case recording, welfare benefits including Universal Credit, debt and money advice, employment law, housing and homelessness. Each module maps against the knowledge requirements of the National Occupational Standards for Legal Advice; the relevant units are shown on the modules page. The course provides you with the underpinning knowledge requirements for the Advice & Guidance vocational qualification and the Legal Advice vocational qualification at Level 3. AdviceUK CPD hours – 5 per day (50 in total if you attend 10 days)

Dates for the Spring 2020 course are:

  • 25, 26th Feb Advice Skills- The Background and The Process
  • 3rd Mar Advice Skills- Handling Difficult Client Situations
  • 4th Mar Student Advice: an overview
  • 10, 11th Mar Introduction to Housing and Homelessness
  • 17, 18th Mar Introduction to Money and Debt
  • 24, 25th Mar Introduction to Welfare Benefits
  • 31st Mar Introduction to Employment Law
  • 1st April Understanding Universal Credit
  • 2nd April Effective Case Recording

To make a booking, please complete the booking form attached below and forward to us at AdviceUK, 101E Universal House, 88-94 Wentworth Street, London E1 7SA or send it by email to training@adviceuk.org.uk 

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