Course Title: Part 1 Housing (Wales) Act 2014: An Overview (for landlords and agents who require a top up)

Taught in: English and Welsh

Target audience: Other


Welcome to the Part 1 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014: An Overview: This will be of interest to you if you:

  • Those who did the landlord Accreditation Wales training. The training did not cover the requirements of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014 before the 1st of August 2015, therefore, this top up is required.
  • Those who have undertaken Rent Smart Wales approved courses, which did not cover the requirements of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014 (details of this can found on our external training providers' page).
  • Those who are keen to continue with your professional development (CPD)

This course covers: (Click in each arrow to find more information)


Housing (Wales) Act 2014

What does the Housing (Wales) Act 2014 mean for landlords in Wales.

What will the legislation will achieve?

What information will be available for the public to view?

Are there any consequences of not complying wit this legislation?

Landlord registration.

Landlord and agent licensing.

What if I don't let and manage my property personally?

How will I get a licence and what impact will have on me?

For what letting and management activities does a landlord need a licence?

For what letting and management activities does an agent needs a licence?

Agent licence additional requirements.

Agent Audit.

I reside outside the UK; can I still let and mange the properties I own in Wales?

I have a landlord licence, but I'm going on holidays. Who can manage my property?

I employ staff to help me manage my property portfolio. Are there any additional requirements?

I'm not the landlord; all I do is check property condition or carry out inventories. Do I need a licence?

Can I reclaim the costs of Rent Smart Wales mandatory registration, training and licensing?


The course assessment is made of 10 questions. You need to answer 6 correct answers out of 10 to complete the course. Please ensure you read both the question and respective answers before making your choice. There is only one correct answer for each question.

Cost (per person): Free

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