Debt and Money Advice Training

Advice NI is the leading provider of Debt and Money Advice training in Northern Ireland delivering over 40 courses in the subject area annually.

About Our Wiseradviser Training

Advice NI develop and deliver the Wiseradviser training programme in Northern Ireland at generalist, skilled and specialist levels. Wiseradviser is part of a UK wide training programme funded by the Money Advice Trust. It is of benefit to anyone working with people facing financial difficulty. We offer a selection of over 40 Wiseradviser courses in NI via face-to-face and e-learning routes. 

Advice NI has received a National Training Award for its provision of Wiseradviser training. We are currently working towards the Skillsmark Quality Mark Accreditation for all of our Wiseradviser courses. In 2015 we achieved the Money Advice Service Quality Framework Accreditation for Individuals Accreditation for various Wiseradviser NI learning pathways. We have achieved this for Initial Contact & Support Work, Advice Work, Casework/Specialist and Court Representation Debt Activity Sets enabling individuals to meet sector standards within these.  

Wiseradviser NI MAS Accredited Learning Pathways

Almost all of our Wiseradviser courses are accredited with OCNNI from Levels 2 to 4. Therefore learners can achieve Awarding Body Accreditation and certification for various courses and/or course clusters. For further information about our Wiseradviser training including who should attend, application, accreditation and fees please see our Training Calendar, visit the Wiseradviser website or contact wiseradviser@adviceni.net.

Other Debt Advice Training

We offer off the shelf courses in the following areas of Money and Debt Advice which can be delivered on a bespoke basis:
Course Title Course Length
Identifying and Managing Tenant Debt 1 Day Course
Dealing with Vulnerable Customers 1 Day Course

Click here for further information about our bespoke training.

Money Management Training

In addition to our Debt and Money Advice training we have a range of training in the area of Money Management, including budgeting skills, income maximization, borrowing, and managing money in the home. For further information see the Money Management Training section.

Vocational Training in Money and Debt

The Legal Advice qualifications offered by Advice NI include units on ‘Providing Initial Money and Debt Legal Advice’ and ‘Providing Legal Advice and Casework in the Areas of Money and Debt’ which can be studied within the full qualifications or as standalone units. See our Vocational Qualifications section.

For further information contact training@adviceni.net

Debt and Money Advice Training

  • Wiseradviser: Skills for Effective Advocacy (FREE to Eligible Groups)

    05 December 2018 - 09:30

    Following from the Debts in the Courts skilled level course (which is a pre-requisite), this discussion based, and practical day will develop your core tactical knowledge and skills to help clients. Learn how to effectively represent your client debts in legal proceedings. The course is accredited...
  • Wiseradviser: Court Action for Enforcements of Judgements Office (FREE to Eligible Groups)

    19 December 2018 - 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...
  • Wiseradviser: Tailoring Advice Strategies and Options for Dealing with Debt (NI)

    21 January 2019 - 09:30

    This skilled level course goes through tried and tested strategies which will support you to work with clients in line with Codes of Practice and guidelines. It is accredited with OCNNI at Level 3. This is a core course for those seeking MAS accreditation at Advice Work or above.
  • Wiseradviser: Rates: Liability and Enforcement

    11 March 2019 - 09:30

    This skilled level course provides a comprehensive overview of Rates in Northern Ireland. It will enable you to advise your client on their rights and responsibilities in relation to Rates including liability, exemption, calculations, bills, help with rates and the debt recovery process. This...
  • Wiseradviser: Introduction to Providing Debt Advice

    08 April 2019 - 09:30

    This generalist level course is accredited with OCNNI at Level 3. It will help you understand the basic principles of money advice; explore the nature and extent of a debt problem and how to check your client’s liability.This course (or equivalent) is a prerequisite for attending other wiseradviser...
  • Wiseradviser: Good Practice Dealing with Debt

    20 May 2019 - 09:30

    This course is designed for advisers dealing with debt at all levels, who want to provide a high quality, effective and measurable debt advice service. It provides an opportunity to explore key factors to promote good practice in dealing with debt cases which includes; cases management, referrals...
  • Wiseradviser: Individual Voluntary Arrangements: The Essential Guide

    30 May 2019 - 09:30

    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...
  • Wiseradviser: Bankruptcy: The Essential Guide

    30 May 2019 - 13:00

    This skilled level course will provide you with a basic step by step overview of bankruptcy legislation in Northern Ireland. It will enable you to identify when a bankruptcy is appropriate. This course is a module of the Insolvency Options course accredited with OCNNI at Level 3. This is a core...
  • Wiseradviser: Effectively Challenging Utility Debt

    03 June 2019 - 09:30

    This skilled level course will enable you to advise your client on their rights and responsibilities under the relevant utilities legislation including gas, electricity and telecommunications. The course enables trainees to negotiate with Creditors using the Codes of Practice to which those...
  • Wiseradviser: DRO Intermediaries & Complex Cases

    06 June 2019 - 09:30

    This skilled level course follows on from pre-course materials available on www.wiseradviser.org. The course is only relevant to those who are training as an Intermediary with an approved Debt Relief Order Competent Authority and those who have done so. In this workshop you will review case-studies...
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