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Standards for Rented Houses is a training programme for all staff, both professional/technical and administrative, who have responsibilities related to enforcement of the Housing (Standards for Rented Houses) Regulations 2019. The IPA, working in close collaboration with the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, present this four-day training progamme.
The programme seeks to bring about a common understanding among Inspectorate Staff, and thereby a standardisation, in interpretation and implementation of the Regulations and Guidelines both within individual local authorities and across the sector generally.
This course is ideally suited for newcomers into the area of enforcement of the minimum standards. It will enable all participants share individual experiences and approaches as currently adopted, as well as providing an opportunity to network with other Inspectorate Staff. It is also open to HSE Environmental Health Officers and third party private contractors undertaking rental inspections on behalf of Local Authorities.
The Standards for Rented Houses is a four day training programme delivered over four x one day Modules which will take place from 9:30am - 4:00pm (approximately) on each scheduled date. The modules will involve a variety of training methods including presentations - delivered by experienced housing practitioners and sector experts - group exercises and discussions.
This training will be facilitated by subject matter experts.
Module dates are to be confirmed. Please email email@example.com to receive notification of new dates.
Early booking is recommended to secure a place on this course.
Fee: The total cost of this four-day course is €800* per person. 33% of the total cost of this course is funded by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage and therefore the cost of attendance will be €535* per person. The fee does not include accommodation.
Booking: Bookings must be received in writing using a booking form or the online booking option (see below).
Numbers attending this programme are limited to 30 people so early booking is recommended to secure a place. There is a limit of four bookings per local authority on this course. Bookings must be received in writing using the form below or booking online. Please note that places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
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
Cancellation Policy: Please note, that in the event of a cancellation less than 48 working hours before the commencement of a workshop, a 15% cancellation fee will be charged. Cancellation fee will also apply to non-arrivals on the day.
The Standards for Rented Houses Training Programme is for all local authority staff, both professional / technical and administrative, who have responsibilities related to enforcement of the Housing (Standards for Rented Houses) Regulations 2019.
Indicative Course Content is outlined below.
The objective of this module is to give participants a clearer understanding of the regulations themselves, i.e. Housing (Standards for Rented Houses) Regulations 2019 and the Guidelines. The practical differences between the Regulations and Guidelines will be explained; in addition, direction will be provided on how each should be applied by Inspectorate Staff with a view to standardising the interpretation and approach in bringing rental properties into compliance with the minimum standards.
This module seeks to give participants the knowledge necessary to help establish/develop a fully functional and efficient Inspectorate Function within their local authority. The following will be covered:
In this Module, the focus will be on explaining the tools and techniques necessary to help establish / develop a fully functional and efficient Inspectorate Function within their local authority. The following topics will be covered:
The theme of the final module will be enforcement. Therefore, the emphasis will be on ensuring that participants fully understand the enforcement and related procedures to be followed and practical processes that need to be developed and embedded within their Inspectorate Function. The following aspects will be covered:
For the final part of the module, participants will present their research findings to the class.
Modules will be updated, as appropriate, to reflect any changes that may be made to the regulations themselves and also to reflect feedback from previously completed programmes.
To support the learning process, participants will be required to undertake a small research exercise (between modules 2 & 3) and present their findings to the class at the end of module 4.
Impact Assessment Quiz:
Participants will be invited to complete a multiple-choice Impact Assessment Quiz 2 weeks after the training. This online quiz is designed to help embed the information provided by the course.
Each module of this programme will be delivered by an experienced Housing Practitioner \ Sector Expert.
Please select if you are booking as an individual or on behalf of an organisation
Please contact the IPA directly by ringing 01 240 3600 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Individuals booking onto IPA Training courses, are required to pay in full at the time of booking.
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