Local Government

Planning for and Part V Housing Practitioners is a two-day training programme for staff of local authorities who are involved in the provision of housing services and planning services.  The course is designed to provide a grounding in the planning system relating to the provision of housing.  It will enable staff to contribute to planning for housing needs in their administrative area.

The course provides an outline of planning in Ireland; it considers the key issues in supply and demand for housing - including affordability, demographics and the criteria for successful and sustainable communities. The course will also look at the tools and methodologies involved in planning for housing and will deal with practical aspects of housing strategies and Part V.

This course is offered as part of the National Housing Training & Development Programme [NHTDP].  See NHTDP details here.

Planning and Part V for Housing Practitioners

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Key Facts

Commences

8-9 October 2018

Application Deadline

October 2018 Bookings for this course close one week in advance of start date.

Duration

Two Days

Partnership

This course is offered as part of the National Housing Training & Development Programme (NHTDP).

Accreditation

Housing Training Network

Fees & Enrolment

Fee: The cost of this two day course is €350 per person.  Fee includes course materials, lunch and refreshments.

Booking: Bookings must be received in writing using a booking form or the online booking option (see below).

All bookings will be confirmed via email. Please send completed booking forms to:

Central Bookings Office
Institute of Public Administration
57-61 Lansdowne Road, Dublin D04 TC62
Tel: (01) 240 3666 | Fax: (01) 668 9135
Email: training@ipa.ie

All IPA courses are subject to minimum participant numbers.

Cancellation Policy: Please note, that in the event of a cancellation less than 48 working hours before the commencement of a course, a 15% cancellation fee will be charged.  Cancellation fee will also apply to non-arrivals on the day.

Progression

The Institute offers a range of courses for Housing Practitioners:

Social Housing Fundamentals for Local Authority Staff

Social Housing Fundamentals for Approved Housing Bodies

Professional Diploma in Housing Studies

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The Programme

Planning for and Part V Housing Practitioners is a two-day training programme for staff of local authorities who are involved in the provision of housing services and planning services.  The course is designed to provide a grounding in the planning system relating to the provision of housing.  It will enable staff to contribute to planning for housing needs in their administrative area.

The course provides an outline of planning in Ireland; it considers the key issues in supply and demand for housing - including affordability, demographics and the criteria for successful and sustainable communities. The course will also look at the tools and methodologies involved in planning for housing and will deal with practical aspects of housing strategies and Part V.

This course is offered as part of the National Housing Training & Development Programme .  See NHTDP details here.

Who is this for?

This course will be of particular interest to all Local Authority staff involved in the provision of housing services and for planning staff who require an update.

Course Content

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Session 1: Outline of the Planning System
  • Session 2: Issues in Housing
  • Session 3: Planning for Housing
  • Session 4: The Housing Strategy and Part V

Please see the course brochure below for further content information.

Assessment

Impact Assessment Quiz

To complete the course, participants will be given an Impact Assessment Quiz. This is an online multi-choice test, designed to determine the assimilation of the information provided during the course. It is normally taken approximately two weeks after the course and can be undertaken more than once if necessary. 

Please be advised that participant email addresses for those enrolled on relevant IPA NHTDP programmes, including this course, will be shared with TestReach Ltd for the purposes of completing the Impact Assessment Quiz. TestReach Ltd is a provider of online assessment services based in Dublin, Ireland.

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