Wiseradviser: Individual Voluntary Arrangements: The Essential Guide

Thursday, 30 May 2019 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

This skilled level course will provide you with the ability to identify when an Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA) is appropriate. It will explain the IVA procedures and enable you to make appropriate referrals to Insolvency Practitioners. This course is a module of the Insolvency Options course accredited with OCNNI at Level 3. It is a core course for those seeking MAS accreditation at Advice Work or above
Who Should Attend: 
Wiseradviser courses are appropriate to anyone currently working with vulnerable clients facing financial difficulties.
Fees: 
All Wiseradviser courses are FREE to organisations providing FREE and impartial money and debt advice. To find out if you qualify for FREE training contact: wiseradviser@adviceni.net. However for accredited courses a £55 charge is applied for those seeking OCNNI accreditation (NB this is £80 for the insolvency course which has 4 modules). Accreditation is currently optional for accredited courses but the paperwork must be completed for MAS accreditation.
CPD Hours: 
This course is worth 3 CPD hours.
Education/Professional Framework: 
Wiseradviser training can enable participants to demonstrate that they meet the requirements of the Money Advice Service quality framework for individuals. This framework is mapped against a variety of NOS, so by achieving the relevant training advisers can demonstrate that they meet the NOS associated with that activity set (see pathway on page 21). The Advice Work activity set, for example, covers 9 NOS including ‘First Line Money and Debt Legal Advice/ Casework’ and ‘Provide and Receive Referrals on Behalf of Clients’. The courses link to a range of NOS beyond those covered by the MAS quality mark, including ‘Providing First Line Consumer Legal Advice/Casework’, ‘First line Housing Legal Advice/Casework’, ‘First Line Mental Health Legal Advice/Casework’. The Wiseradviser courses can be used as evidence towards a range of units in the Advice and Guidance and Legal Advice qualifications. This includes ‘Negotiate on Behalf of Clients (Unit 11), ‘Support Clients to Make Use of Advice and Guidance Services’ (Unit 2), and ‘Present Cases for Clients in Formal Proceedings’.
Accreditation: 
There are three levels to Wiseradviser training – Generalist Level (G) (provides basic principles of money advice), Skilled Level (S) (develops skills and knowledge of generalist money advisers), and Specialist Level (SP) (helps advisers deal with more complex cases). Most Wiseradviser courses are accredited with OCNNI at Level 3 or 4 and prepared for the Skillsmark endorsement. Accreditation is optional however, workbooks must be completed for the MAS accredited courses. See individual courses for further details. Learners must meet pre-entry requirements for skilled and specialist Wiseradviser courses. These can be found at www.wiseradviser.org
Additional Information: 
All attendees MUST book their place online at www.wiseradviser.org and NOT using the Advice NI booking form. A notification e-mail will be sent once a booking request is received. Successful applicants will receive a confirmation e-mail advising them of their course place. Should a place no longer be required it MUST be cancelled via the wiseradviser website (see cancellation policy). To book a place on a Wiseradviser course participants must be registered on the Wiseradviser website at www.wiseradviser.org Instructions on how to use this site, including how to book onto courses, are available once you are registered and logged in. If you have any difficulties registering, contact: wiseradviser@adviceni.net

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Last modified: 
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 - 3:37pm