NLA Landlord Foundation Course

Wed 7 Aug 2019
09:15 AM - 05:00 PM
Arrival Time:
09:00 AM
Start Time:
09:15 AM
Finish Time:
05:00 PM
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Southampton. Bracken Place, Chilworth, Southampton
SO16 3NG
More Information:
£155.00 (Non-member) - £115.00 (NLA-member) - £115.00 (UKALA-member)

Event Overview:

Situated near to Southampton airport and close to the M3 and M27 motorway links, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Southampton offers easy access with 230 car parking spaces available to you as a delegate. To take advantage of this free parking, enter your car registration details using the Hotel’s car parking reservation iPad at the reception desk.

Nearest Stations to the DoubleTree by Hilton Southampton:

Southampton Central Station
4.3 miles which takes approximately 10 minutes

Southampton International Airport Train Station
3.6 miles which takes approximately 8 minutes

Redbridge Station
5 miles which takes approximately 13 minutes

Millbrook Station
4.2 miles which takes approximately 10 minutes

To pre-book your taxi from the station to the hotel please call 02380 555555. If you have any queries please call the hotel directly on 02380 702700

GPS Alert
For the purposes of satellite navigation systems, please use postcode SO16 3NG

Directions from the Hotel 
Driving Instructions:

Getting to the hotel from M3 & The North
From the M3 exit Junction 14, A33 passing the hotel on the left. At Chilworth roundabout take the third exit just past the Garage onto Chilworth Road (A27) (taking care not to rejoin the M3), bear immediately right over the flyover into the hotel entrance.

Getting to the hotel from City Centre
Take the road North out of the City (A33 The Avenue) to Chilworth roundabout. Take the first exit just past the Garage onto Chilworth Road (A27) (taking care not to join the M3 to London), bear immediately right and continue over the flyover into the hotel entrance.

Getting to the hotel from East or West
From the M27 East or West exit Junction 5, take the A335 marked Southampton, turn right at the traffic lights into Bassett Green Road and continue to Chilworth roundabout. Take the second exit just past the Garage onto Chilworth Road (A27) (taking care not to join the M3 to London), bear immediately right over the flyover into the hotel entrance.

Course Information

Course Information

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.

Forthcoming NLA Foundation Courses

Trainer Profile

Trainer: Susan Bryer

Susan has been a landlord for approximately 25 years, managing the finances from re-mortgages to account management. During her years as a landlord she has gained a wide experience of the tax system and capital gains tax liabilities.  Susan became a Local Representative in 2007 and then an NLA trainer in 2011.  She frequently chairs landlord forums and speaks at public events.

Susan’s career stared as a conveyancing solicitor which followed by being a Law Society Examiner and marker.  She then stepped into the teaching profession abroad for the Royal Saudi Households for young adults (16 to 21 years)  followed by an international school in Saudi Arabia, a primary school in Dubai and then returning to England to teach at a secondary school. Currently Susan is a part time curriculum teacher at a primary school. 

Her qualifications include Bachelor of Arts degree in Law, Law society finals, qualified solicitor since 1998, PGCE at University and fully qualified as a teacher in 2004. As a teacher, she is highly skilled in speaking and presenting information to large audiences and therefore can plan, prepare, design and deliver training and course materials.