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.

View the training calendar for January to June.

View our Welfare Reform Programme of Training for January to June.


 

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

  • Social Security Tribunal Representation - (20th February - 6th March 2018)

    20 February 2018 - 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...
  • Universal Credit Awareness Session - 26th February 2018

    26 February 2018 - 10:00

    This FREE half day training session focuses on perhaps the most significant reform to Social Security since the inception of the Welfare State. It provides participants with an overview of which means tested benefits Universal Credit replaces, how entitlement is calculated, how it works for...
  • Wiseradviser: Court Action for Enforcement for Judgements Office - (28th February 2018)

    28 February 2018 - 10:00

    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...
  • Rates: Enforcement and Liability - (5th March 2018)

    05 March 2018 - 10:00

    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...
  • Nutshell: Using PIP Guidance and Case Law to Challenge Decisions

    08 March 2018 - 10:00

    This session will help you challenge negative PIP decisions by focusing on significant regulations, guidance and case law to incorporate into your mandatory reconsiderations, appeals and complaints to the assessment provider.
  • Nutshell: Help with Short Term Financial Need

    08 March 2018 - 13:00

    We have a selection of Welfare Reform sessions suitable for those who have already benefited from our Welfare Reform training and wish to update their knowledge in a timely and cost effective manner or for those who just need information on a specific aspect of Welfare Reform. Location: All of...