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 Short Courses

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We deliver short half and one day courses, across the north east region, on various current topics which are designed to equip staff with the skills and knowledge to enhance their roles and contribute to the overall effectiveness of the organisation.

All our courses can be designed specifically for organisations and delivered in your own premises, which is a valuable and cost effective way of training staff and residents. We can design a bespoke course for groups of 6 or more learners - click here and complete the form to request more information about how we can help you with your training needs.

 

Upcoming Courses

 

Introduction to Management for First Time Managers – Thursday 25th October 2018, Newcastle

This one-day session introduces you to the essentials needed to be an effective first time manager, including motivating and leading your team, team development, providing effective feedback and managing performance. It is suitable for those new to supervising staff and existing supervisors wanting to brush up on their skills and knowledge.

 

Communicating with  your Customers – Thursday 17th January 2019, Sunderland

How well do you listen to your customers? This half day course covers key principles of good customer care, the impact of customer experience and expectations on your organisation, and the skills and knowledge essential for delivering excellent customer care, including verbal and non verbal communication, listening skills and assertiveness.

 

Introduction to Providing Housing Services - Thursday 7th February 2019, York

This one day course is ideal for those who are fairly new to housing, whether as an employee of a housing organisation, resident or board member. Topics covered include: the range of organisations providing housing in the UK, the characteristics of different tenures, the range of services provided and how housing is financed and regulated.

 

Tenancy Management Essentials for Frontline Staff – Thursday 7th March 2019, Newcastle

This one day course covers the essentials of tenancy management including the different tenancy types, landlord and tenant responsibilities, terminating tenancies, mutual exchanges, and dealing with abandoned properties.  Latest legislation, guidance and good practice will be incorporated into the session.

 

Full day courses are 9.30 - 4pm and cost £109 per delegate ; half day courses cost £79 per delegate.  

To book a place on any of these courses (including NHC courses) click here and complete the form.

 

What they say about us - feedback from attendees

'Good overview of tenancy mangement; I enjoyed all parts' NO, Redcar - Introduction to Tenancy Management

'Altogether an excellent course'. PS, Darlington - Introduction to Social Housing

'Trainer created an atmosphere conducive to good learning and encouraged maximum participation'. TH, Newcastle - CIH Level 3 Award in Housing

'I am really enjoying taking part in the course.  Claire is an excellent tutor and brings the content to life and makes the objectives very clear' - CM, CIH Level 3 Award in Housing

'Very informative, enjoyed group talks and discussions'. RB, Hartlepool - Introduction to Management