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 the Welfare Reform Training Programme.


 

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

  • 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...
  • Universal Credit: One Day Intensive Training for Advisers (NEW)

    19 March 2019 - 10:00

    Universal Credit has fundamentally changed the legacy means-tested benefits systems as we know it. This intensive in depth 1 day course, will identify which benefits Universal Credit replaces and which remain outside Universal Credit. It will explain the detailed rules of Universal Credit,...
  • Nutshell: Universal Credit Calculations

    21 March 2019 - 10:00

    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. This session will...
  • Wiseradviser: Understanding & Supporting Clients in Vulnerable Circumstances

    25 March 2019 - 09:30

    This interactive workshop gives you the space and opportunity to explore practical ways to advise and support vulnerable clients. The workshop will explore the following: (1) challenges you might face when advising vulnerable clients and ways to overcome these, (2) ways of building external...
  • Wiseradviser: Dealing with Rent Arrears (NEW)

    27 March 2019 - 09:30

    This course will focus on the specifics of rental arrears in Private and Social Tenancies and suggest specific strategies to negotiate with arrears in each housing tenure. It will also focus on social landlord pre court protocols and what powers they have to make direct deductions from benefit...
  • NI Advice Standard Training: Case Recording, Quality of Advice Audits - 3rd April 2019

    03 April 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...