The Principles of Effective Income Management course will look at rent arrears and the importance of prevention and control. It also addresses the challenges facing social housing providers in ensuring that rent can be paid and tenancies sustained.
On completion of this course you will have knowledge of the subjects outlined in the lesson plan below, in relation to income management for a social housing provider. Because the e-learning course is hosted on our platform you can re-visit the training at any point, even after it has been completed.
Areas covered include:
- The importance of effective income management
- Challenges to effective income management
- Welfare reform
- Creating a culture of paying
- Preventing arrears
- Maximising customer incomes and employability, including
- Benefit take up
- Debt advice
- Credit unions
- Dealing with arrears and case management
- The rent arrears protocol and enforcement
- And finally, dealing with former tenant arrears
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines
On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.
Approximately 1 - 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.
This course is targeted primarily at individuals working within the social housing sector.
There are no specific entry requirements.