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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.
 
  • Our 2019 Training Calendar

    We have a wide range of quality accredited and non-accredited training courses. Find out about our upcoming training programme for July – December 2019.



 

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

  • Tax And Benefits Image

    Money Advice

    Training on how to deal with Money Advice issues

  • Worried about money

    Older people

    Get training on older people issues

  • Calculator

    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

  • NI Advice Standard Training: Case Recording, Quality of Advice Audits

    11 September 2019 - 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...
  • NI Advice Standard Training: Case Recording, Quality of Advice Audits - 11th September 2019

    11 September 2019 - 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...
  • A Guide to Universal Credit (L3 Endorsed Qualification)

    12 September 2019 - 10:00

    This in depth, practical course focuses on all aspects of Universal Credit, the most profound change to Social Security since its inception, to prepare Advisers for its roll-out starting in September 2017. Key content includes: • What is Universal Credit (e.g. benefit rules, processes, applications...
  • Representing Clients at Social Security Tribunals (Level 4 Endorsed Qualification)

    17 September 2019 - 10:00

    This fully interactive, case law specific three day accredited course in Social Security Tribunal Representation will cover in detail: • “Playing to win” Understanding the importance of the initial application and assessment process and form filling when a case reaches hearing. • Understanding...
  • FREE Assessors Workshop for Quality of Advice Audits - Members Only

    18 September 2019 - 10:00

    These workshops are held by Advice NI’s Quality Assurance Co-ordinator and are an excellent method of support for Quality Assessors within member organisations, who have either achieved, or are working towards the Northern Ireland Advice Quality Standard (NIAQS). The workshops will provide a...
  • Research & Referencing Skills for Advisers

    20 September 2019 - 10:00

    This course is designed to provide advisers with the skills required to research and reference up to date information relating to social security benefits and welfare reform. It will cover both online and paper resources. This is a necessary skill required to ensure organisations meet the...