ISSUE 42

Landlord Accreditation Scotland (LAS) Training

LAS 2015The dates for Landlord Accreditation Scotland (LAS) training courses taking place in the Lothians between November and December 2016.

 

Becoming accredited with LAS, along with regular attendance at courses and information events, provides landlords with knowledge on key issues and how to implement change when required, ensuring they have the confidence to conduct their business in a professional manner.

The range of training courses provided by LAS covers both legislation and best practice in the private rented sector.  It can be very difficult to keep track of the changes to legislation which affect our responsibilities as landlords and agents.  The courses that are available to you cover all of these responsibilities and are updated in line with ever changing legislation. 

 

Courses held locally November - December 2016 

 

Core Standard Level 1

Tenancy Agreements and Notices

 

29 November 2016

John Muir House

Haddington

 

1.00pm – 4.00pm

This course looks at what information should be included in a short assured tenancy agreement or lease document to ensure that the landlord is providing a relevant document for the tenant whilst protecting their interests as a private landlord.  The course also provides guidance on preparing and serving notice documents.

 

Core Standard Training Level 1

Tenancy Management in partnership with Letting Protection Service Scotland

 

1 December 2016

Braid Hills Hotel

Edinburgh

 

1.30pm - 4.30pm

This course looks at a number of topics from starting a tenancy to communication with tenants throughout a tenancy.

The course is suitable for landlords and letting agents regardless of the number of properties managed and length of time in the industry and covers:

  • communication with tenants
  • pre-letting procedures
  • tenancy deposit administration
  • equality issues, complaints and disputes
  • dealing with antisocial behaviour

How to Book

All courses run by LAS can be found listed on the LAS website and can be booked on-line at:

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

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