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Landlord and Tenant training for Landlords of residential property and their Managing Agents

Module Leader:  Johanne Spittle


This informative and training session has been created to provide landlords and their managing agents with a solid understanding of the key aspects of landlord and tenant law that impact upon the management of residential property.

Module aims

This module aims to provide participants with:

  • the knowledge and understanding needed to deal with a range of issues including:
    • rent arrears recovery;
    • dealing with problem tenants;
    • ending a tenancy;
    • tenant’s belongings;
    • avoiding claims.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this module, participants will:

  • understand the key concepts relating to assured shorthold tenancies;
  • be able utilise their newly gained knowledge of landlord and tenant law to assist in the effective running of residential property;
  • understand and appreciate the risks associated with dealing with tenants and the steps that can be taken to minimise the risk of claims; and
  • understand the steps that need to be taken to effectively recover arrears and recover possession. 

Landlord and Tenant training for residential landlords and their agents:  Course Agenda

09:30 - 10:00   Coffee and Registration
10:00 - 10:05  Introduction to the day
10:05 - 10:35 Creating an assured shorthold tenancy (AST)
  • What is an AST?
  • Tenancy terms
  • Legal requirements and prescribed information
  • Deposits
  • Guarantees
10:35 - 11:15   Group exercise
11:15 - 11:30  Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:00 Ending a tenancy early using S8 of the Housing Act 1988
  • Grounds for possession;
  • drafting and serving notices   
  • The court process
12:00 – 12:45 Group Exercise
12:45 - 13:30  Lunch
13:30 - 14:00  Ending a tenancy at the end of the term
14:00 - 14:45 Group Exercise
14:45 - 15:00  Coffee Break
15:00 – 15:30 Practical tips for avoiding claims:
  • Has the tenant vacated?
  • Protection from Eviction Act 1977 and claims for damages for unlawful eviction.
  • Dealing with tenant’s belongings.
15:30 – 16:00 Questions and recap of the day

The Cost

Our standard charge is £200 plus VAT per delegate for a full day course,if it is being held at our premises or a venue close to our offices.  In addition, we do offer three for the price of two rates.

For ahalf daycourse, our fees are £125 plus VAT per delegate.

Should you require the course to be held in-house at your premises, then the fee would be £2,000 plus VAT for up to 12 attendees.  Should your premises be in London, then the fee would be £2500 plus VAT plus travel and hotel costs. 

For ahalf daycourse, our fee would be £1250 or £1500 for London plus travel costs. 

If you are interested in reserving a place, please contact Hayley MacDonald.

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Delegate testimonials

“ I just want to add that yesterday’s seminar was absolutely brilliant, the speakers, their subject knowledge and content was exceptional and it was delivered in such a way that an otherwise difficult and sometimes ‘dry’ subject came across in manageable and enjoyable format.” Kate Swinton, Sweet Squared

“This was one of  only a handful of courses that I have  ever been on where I have walked away having thought that it was time well spent, and that I had  learnt something"  Gemma Gill, Call Credit Information Group Leeds  

“Well presented with  especially useful discussions about real case studies. Excellent training day throughout“. Saoirse Cowley, Government Legal Department

“Pitched at the right level; not too detailed but sufficient to enable an overall understanding of key aspects of employment law”.  Chris Brewster, Animal Care Plc 

“Excellent presentation, clear learning outcomes and very good case studies”. Attendee Chaucer Foods Limited 

“Excellent and entertaining delivery“.  Bred Duncan, Duncan Chartered Accountants 

“Very well presented. All information detailed and very well put across”.  Mathew Chafer, Begbies Traynor  

“Excellent presenters, dynamic case studies and examples”.  Camilla Reece, Financial Force  

“Really enjoyed the day ; learned something new ! Excellent facilitators“. Sarah Kelly, HR Manager CPP 

“Very well presented and very informative”.  Shanna Pindair, Yorkshire Energy Partnership 

“Detailed , very informative, great use of case studies to illustrate examples”. Alexandra Myer, Morrisons Supermarket Plc 

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