Training

We are the leading provider of nationally accredited Advice and Guidance, Legal Advice and Independent Advocacy Qualifications in Northern Ireland.

Advice NI offers award winning accredited and non-accredited training to meet CPD and quality mark requirements in the advice and legal sectors. We are an approved Assessment Centre with City and Guilds, ProQual and Open College Network Northern Ireland. Our training is offered via face-to-face, e-learning and blended learning approaches.

Our nationally accredited courses include Awards, Certificates and Diplomas from Level 1 to Level 5 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework. All of our courses are mapped to National Occupational Standards for Legal Advisers and other relevant standards in the sector including Money Advice Standards. We have achieved accreditation with the Money Advice Service to deliver Wiseradviser money and debt training in Northern Ireland.

New Welfare Reform Training Programme

View the Course Calendar January to June 2017



 

What we can offer you

Get in touch with Advice NI for training on:

  • Street Scene

    Benefits & Welfare

    Training about dealing with benefits and Welfare

  • Benefits advice

    Bespoke Training

    Fond out how we can help with your bespoke training needs

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    Money Advice

    Training on how to deal with Money Advice issues

  • Worried about money

    Older people

    Get training on older people issues

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    Online learning

    Our online learning portal allows you to learn when you want to

  • Business Debt

    Other training

    Find out more about our range of courses

Upcoming training

  • An Overview of Welfare Reform and the Mitigations Package

    20 February 2017 - 09:30

    This half day training course provides participants with a dynamic overview of the changes initiated by welfare reform and the mitigations tabled by the Welfare Reform Mitigations Working Group (January 2016). It covers reforms to benefits for children, working age and older people, including means...
  • Level 3 Certificate In Independent Advocacy - Unit 307 - (21st & 28th Feb 2016)

    21 February 2017 - 09:30

    The Certificate in Independent Advocacy allows Independent Advocates to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment in their Independent Advocacy role. The course includes knowledge and skills based assessments and involves learners demonstrating competency in work related tasks...
  • Court Action for the Enforcement of Judgement Office

    23 February 2017 - 09:30

    This specialist level course will equip money advisers with knowledge of the debt enforcement process in Northern Ireland and the role of the adviser when assisting clients. It will outline where an intervention to negotiate, advocate and formally represent by the lay dvocate can be actioned at...
  • Negotiation & Communication Skills for Debt Advisers

    01 March 2017 - 09:30

    This skilled level course is designed to provide you with tips and tactics to enable a successful outcome to negotiating with creditors and other key persons involved with debt. This course is accredited with OCNNI at Level 4. This is a core course for those seeking MAS accreditation at Advice Work...
  • NI Advice Standard Training: Case Recording and Quality of Advice Audits - 2nd March 2017

    02 March 2017 - 10:00

    This course is to prepare managers and advisers for the Northern Ireland Advice Quality Standard. It will provide a practical guide to improve the quality of case recording and how to evidence continuous personal development. It will also cover the Advice NI recommended quality assurance activities...
  • Time Orders

    03 March 2017 - 09:30

    This specialist level course will look in detail at the powers of the court to grant Time Orders, and the arguments to support the making of such Orders. It identifies when a Time Order is appropriate. This course will soon be accredited by OCNNI at Level 4.