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Landlord accreditation


As Landlords and Agents of privately rented accommodation you must ensure you manage your properties in a business-like manner and have knowledge of the requirements of private renting and the relevant legislation. You are required to attend a one-day training course in order to become accredited.

We have put together a training course involving workshops delivering a comprehensive understanding of the legislation and technical aspects of managing a property. The workshops are free and will be run for a maximum of 20 delegates.  

Our courses are tailored to suit all abilities including those with learning difficulties and candidates who do not have English as their first language.  

We can make provision for disabled candidates and those with a variety of special needs.  

What the training includes:

  • Management Regulations - An overview of the requirements of landlord's statutory requirements under the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
  • The Housing Health & Safety Rating System, (HHSRS) - An introduction and overview of the HHSRS and the 29 associated hazards; emphasis will be placed on the more often encountered deficiencies. Understanding the concept of Categories and how to mitigate Category 1 hazards in accordance with the requirements of the HHSRS Operating Guidance.   
  • HMO Licensing - The requirements of the HMO licensing scheme, applications, documentation etc. 
  • Tenancy Relations - An introduction to the legal requirements of assured short hold tenancy agreements and the requirements for possession etc. 

Training dates

Training will take place at the Council House between 9:15am and 4:30pm.  

  • Monday 16 March 2020
  • Monday 6 April 2020

Book a place on the training.

Landlord Accreditation Scheme


Tel: 024 7697 5467

Coventry City Council
PO Box 15
Council House

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