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https://www.rentsmart.gov.wales/en/faqs/#16

People have until the 23 November 2016 to become trained and licensed.

What training must I do to obtain a licence?
There is different training available for landlords and agents. If a person is both a landlord and an agent who requires a licence, they can do agent training and this will be sufficient for their landlord licence as well.

People can choose to go on Rent Smart Wales run training, or they can do approved training offered by authorised trainers. The best option to complete the licensing training is by attending a training course as people can interact and learn from each other and ask questions relevant to their own experiences. However, in the New Year there will also be on-line courses available for those people who do not find attending a course convenient. View the training that is available.

The training for landlords is a one day course delivered in a relaxed environment by trainers with real experience of working in the private rented sector. Around 5,000 landlords have already completed this training under the old voluntary scheme Landlord Accreditation Wales and it has been extremely well received. People find the training informative, relevant and of real value to draw from when running their rental properties.

NO trainers/training listed yet

Approved Training by Authorised Providers

This page will list the courses and training providers suitable for licence purposes. If you do external training, as part of your licence application, you will need to provide evidence of this training, e.g. a certificate from an authorised trainer.

We are currently considering a number of applications; once they have been determined this page will be updated.

So who wants to set up a landlord training company?

What training do landlords need?

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Syllabus:

This course provides a brief overview of Part 1 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014 and the reason for the training and then quickly moves on to engagingly deliver a comprehensive range of topics that will be of value to any landlord renting out property in Wales. All our trainers have experience of property management and are expert in their presentation style. The main areas covered will include:

General Overview about Renting

Who’s who – landlord and tenant
Letting Options
Permissions to let
Insurances
Income Tax and other tax issues
Contract for Services and Contract of Service (and who is a ‘connected person’ under the Housing (Wales) Act 2014)
Council Tax
Property improvements/conversions (planning and building regulations)
Where to get advice
Record Keeping
Setting Up a Tenancy

Advertising property to let and conducting viewings
Consumer Protection Legislation
Energy Performance Certificates
Types of Tenancy and Agreements
Tenancy Deposits & Bond Guarantee Schemes
Vetting tenants;
Unlawful discrimination
Setting Rent and Rent Period
Inventories/Schedules of Condition
Housing Benefit, Local Housing Allowance and Universal Credit
Utilities
Moving in a tenant
Responsibilities and Liabilities

Terms Implied by both Common & Statutory Law
Property condition, repairs & maintenance
Housing Act 2004
Health and Safety legislation
Furniture Safety
During Tenancy

Routine Visits and Maintenance
Dealing with complaints from tenants
Right of Entry and Refusal
Emergency Procedures
Changing Terms of a Tenancy
Extending/Renewing Tenancy Agreements
Rent
Landlord - Tenant Relations
Nuisance & Anti-Social Behaviour
Ending a Tenancy

Abandonment
Termination of Tenancy by tenant
Start date: 2 Dec 2015 - 9:30 AM
End date: 2 Dec 2015 - 4:30 PM

Cost (per person): £100.00

Edited by SarahBell

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Reminds me of the approach taken when it was decided that childminders needed to be professionalised and registration and training became mandatory. About time too with regard to LLs. Many will exit rather than have all the hassle. It will be interesting to see how this works out in Wales.

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