Landlords - learn to avoid disputes with new RLA training course

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Residential Landlords' AssociationTDS is presenting a new training course with the Residential Landlords' Association, which teaches you all you wanted to know about the principles of tenancy deposit protection ‐ the whys, the do's and the don'ts!

This half day course provides property professionals with invaluable information on the easy way to protect tenancy deposits ‐ and most importantly, avoid disputes!

For the professional landlord, this course will provide attendees with key information on tenancy legislation, avoiding disputes and how to protect your deposits using DepositGuard* as a model to purchase and use.


This course aims to help professional landlords understand deposit legislation, how to register deposits via DepositGuard and other tenancy deposit schemes, along with how to avoid, prepare for and how to present your case when deposit disputes occur.

Course Content

This course covers each stage of the deposit protection process including:

  • An outline of tenancy deposit protection legislation ‐ why landlords need to protect their deposits
  • How to protect your deposits using DepositGuard
  • Overview of online deposit services, documentation and deposit protection cost
  • Alternative dispute resolution ‐ What are the benefits of ADR and how does it work?
  • Managing your deposits & your expectations ‐ the importance of communication and record keeping
  • How to collect evidence effectively including inventories, photographs and invoices
  • The adjudication process ‐ How to prepare and deal with the outcome
  • Question and answer session

*DepositGuard is a benefit for members of the Residential Landlords' Association, provided by the Tenancy Deposit Scheme.

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.

What else can apply to my CPD?
Members:£ 80.00 Non-Members:£ 95.00

Manchester - Thursday 29 May 2014 Starting at: 10:00 am, Finishing at: 1:00 pm
Ramada Hotel, 17 Trafford Road, Salford Quays, Manchester M5 3AW Book Now

London - Tuesday 10 June 2014 Starting at: 10:00 am, Finishing at: 1:00 pm
IBIS Hotel, 3 Cardington Street, London NW1 2LW Book Now

This course is worth 3 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 recieve 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.

Posted by Chris Kendall on 26 March 2014

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