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Gaining Possession Course

Hopefully for most landlords, the process of renting out your properties will be a smooth one. Invariably though, you're likely to encounter a time when you need your property back; perhaps the tenant isn't paying their rent, or they're just refusing to leave.

Even for the most experienced landlord, it can be a daunting process. It can be time consuming and there are costs involved. It's therefore paramount that landlords understand the process and do things correctly first time in order to get their properties back as soon as they can, with minimal financial loss.

This course is delivered by a successful landlord who for 11yrs has successfully self-managed her own portfolio and now runs her own letting agency. She was formally a tenant's rights adviser, so has first-hand experience of the possession process and attending court. Also an experienced trainer and author of several published articles for the Citizens Advice Bureau, she has plenty of anecdotal scenarios to bring to the course.


This course will take you through the process of obtaining possession; from which notice to serve to how you apply through court. It will cover possession through the Section 21 (S21) and accelerated procedure and how this contrasts to possession using a Section 8 (S8) and the standard procedure. With example forms and useful links, landlords and agents will be more confident in what can be a worrying time.

Suitable for

All landlords and agents in England and Wales

Course Content

Watch now for a course taster delivered by one of our trainers, Carrie Kus. Don't delay, book today!

This course includes lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

Parking and public transport instructions will be provided in your confirmation email once you have booked the course.

RLA Member
was £136.00
from £108.80
Non Member
was £170.00
from £136.00
  20% off
selected dates
Ends 31/10/2019
Date Time Location  
15th October 2019
10:00 - 16:30 Birmingham Book Now
20th November 2019
10:00 - 16:30 London Book Now
4th December 2019
10:00 - 16:30 Preston Book Now
28th January 2020
10:00 - 16:30 London Book Now
4th February 2020
10:00 - 16:30 Liverpool Book Now
18th February 2020
10:00 - 16:30 Cardiff Book Now
5th March 2020
10:00 - 16:30 Leeds Book Now
31st March 2020
10:00 - 16:30 Manchester Book Now
21st April 2020
10:00 - 16:30 Preston Book Now
5th May 2020
10:00 - 16:30 Newcastle Book Now
21st May 2020
10:00 - 16:30 London Book Now
16th June 2020
10:00 - 16:30 Nottingham Book Now
10th July 2020
10:00 - 16:30 Stockport Book Now
29th July 2020
10:00 - 16:30 London Book Now
3rd September 2020
10:00 - 16:30 Birmingham Book Now
29th September 2020
10:00 - 16:30 Liverpool Book Now
17th November 2020
10:00 - 16:30 Peterborough Book Now
8th December 2020
10:00 - 16:30 Preston Book Now

Continuous Professional Development

Remember that Continuous Professional Development points (CPD) apply to RLA courses. You can also get CPD points for being a member of the Residential Landlords Association.

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Residential Landlords Association Accreditation Scheme

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This course is worth 5 basic CPD points with the Residential Landlords Association Accreditation Scheme

RLAAS is a national scheme who aim to encourage, acknowledge and actively promote good standards and management practice by owners and to assist owners and tenants to undertake their respective responsibilities to each other.

RLAAS is open to all landlords who operate in the private sector, and accreditation is FREE. Members of RLAAS also receive a discount when enroling for a course operated by the Residential Landlord's Association.

To find out more, and what RLAAS means to landlords and tenants across the country, visit the RLAAS website.

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