Private Rented Sector

Free Training for all Hyndburn Landlords – February to June 2016

Are you a local landlord?

Don’t miss your chance to attend a one day course to update your knowledge about the important issues which affect as a landlord.

The Council is hosting a number of one-day training courses, facilitated by the National Landlords Association, during February and March, which will focus on the main issues facing landlords, including finding tenants, setting up a tenancy, managing and ending a tenancy, keeping records, your repairing obligations and featuring up to date advice.

Come along and learn about your rights and responsibilities as a landlord. The day will also give you the chance to network with other landlords and discuss face-to-face ideas, problems and possible solutions.

When will the training sessions take place?

Friday 22 April 2016

Tuesday 17 May 2016

Thursday 2 June 2016

Where will the training sessions be held?

At Council Offices, Scaitcliffe House, Ormerod Street, Accrington, BB5 0PF.

Registration for all events will take place at 9am and the day should conclude around 4:45pm, with lunch and refreshments provided.

Who will run the training session?

The training will be facilitated by the National Landlords Association and the experienced trainer is a landlord himself, with real life stories and up to date content.

Do my properties need to be in a selective licence area for me to attend?

No, you don’t need to have properties in the selective licensing area to attend – this training is available free to all landlords with properties in the Hyndburn area.

If you are a landlord in the selective licensing area you may already have heard about this training and be aware that it is a licence condition attached to your licence that you must attend a Landlord Development Day or demonstrate that you have undertaken a minimum of 5 hours relevant training or continuous professional development during the past 12 months.

Will the training give me any formal accreditation?

The course is the foundation level of knowledge required for landlords to become accredited with the National Landlords Association.

How do I book on the training sessions, or get more information?

For any further information please contact us by calling 01254 380 166, 01254 380 619 or email us on