NLA Landlord Foundation Course
Skyline House is located on the corner of Union Street and Great Suffolk Street.
There is no onsite parking.
Nearest car park UCP Great Suffolk Street, £20 per day.
We recommend you travel by public transport.
Please be aware you will be subject to the Congestion Charge when driving to the venue.
London Waterloo 0.5 miles
London Waterloo East 0.4 miles
London Blackfriars 0.5 miles (Southbank)
Southwark (Jubilee line) 0.1 miles
Waterloo (Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern, Waterloo & City lines) 0.7 miles
Borough (Northern line) 0.5 miles
As a landlord, your essential responsibility is to ensure your tenants live in a home that satisfies all the legal requirements, and to conduct yourself professionally, compliant with UK law. During our one-day landlord training foundation course, we will take you through the laws, regulations and liabilities of the landlord business.
Our landlord training course will support you in ensuring you possess the nationally recognised foundation level of knowledge required to gain landlord qualifications and become accredited with the NLA.
Whether you are a new or experienced landlord, this landlord training course will:
- Help you develop your professional skills
- Take you through the tenancy from start to finish
- Explore the fundamentals of being and becoming a landlord.
Our team of trainers will:
- Demonstrate their expertise and knowledge
- Assist you in maximising your return on investments
- Help you strengthen your business
- Clarify what your obligations and responsibilities are as a landlord
Whether you self-manage or use a letting agent, our team of expert trainers will clue you in on everything you need to know through thought provoking discussions.
On this landlord training course, you will:
- Have a chance to network and share real life stories
- Look at practical advice and examples to help you avoid the pitfalls
- Discover how to save time and money
- Learn how to ensure you stay on the right side of the law.
At the end of this landlord training course, we will conduct an open book assessment to reinforce your understanding from the day’s course. Certification is issued on satisfactory completion*
Our landlord training course covers the main issues landlords encounter, including:
- Pre-tenancy considerations
- Responsibilities & liabilities
- Setting up a tenancy
- During a tenancy
- Ending a tenancy
- Record keeping
- Guidance and practical help
- Up to date advice
*Please note that accreditation certification will only be awarded after completing all components of this landlord training session.
Benefits of NLA accreditation include:
- A quality mark
- Advantageous to tenants seeking professional landlords
- Reduced licence and HMO licence fees in some local authority areas
- Preferential services and access to grants in some local authority areas
- Tax deductible course fees
- Free advertising with some local authority registers and our own National Register of Accreditation.
N.B If you rent property in Wales, the deadline for compliance has now passed, meaning enforcement action can be taken against you if you are not properly registered and licensed.
Trainer: John Coyne
For the last 18 years John has worked in the PRS as a portfolio landlord. He owns and manages a mixture of properties ranging from freehold houses to leasehold flats and HMO’s. John is a senior telephone advisor on the NLA advice line service.
Johns varied career spanned the corporate world working for companies such as publishing, the employment agency, regional newspapers and a nationwide computer supplier. In 1998 he started up as a part time landlord and quickly moved in to running a lettings profession. As a believer in lifelong learning John set out to educate himself in the legal and practical aspects of running a successful property business putting the customers at the heart of his business. In 2001 John started a part time Law degree and graduated in 2005 with a high 2-1. He then went on to train as a solicitor but after 6 months moved to barrister training and was called to the bar in 2008. Despite being a barrister John has concentrated on his expanding property business with his partner. He conducts training on landlord and tenant law for letting agents as well as representing clients in dealing with court matters and tribunal procedures.
John works as a consultant for UKALA, and the NLA to deliver a wide range of training. As a trained negotiator he is a great believer in the power of sitting down and achieving a just, fair and reasonable conclusion for the benefit of all parties.