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Unlock your potential with Shelter's training and events for professionals.

Training for professionals from Shelter

Join Shelter's expert trainers in our London office, or online with webinars and elearning. Discover a range of topics including housing law, homelessness, debt, and welfare benefits.

Whether you want to gain knowledge and skills for a new role or are an experienced professional who needs to keep up to date, Shelter has a training course to suit you.

Government funded training for eligible organisations

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities funds Shelter's support for the voluntary and community sectors.

Some Shelter training and elearning is free for eligible organisations in England and Wales.

Find out more about how our work is funded.

Upcoming training and events

Training and webinar dates for housing, benefits, professional skills and more.

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Shelter events explore the latest developments in housing and homelessness.

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Training by topic

Face to face and online training courses available to book, and recorded webinars and elearning courses to start straight away.

Housing law and advice foundation

Homelessness | Tenancy status | Landlord and tenant law


Homelessness legislation and applications | Immigration status and eligibility | Challenging local authority decisions

Housing options

Young people and accommodation | Students and housing | Social housing allocations


Tenancy types | Tenant rights | Identifying housing status

Possession and eviction

Defending possession proceedings in court | Mortgage possession action | Eviction warrants

Domestic abuse

Domestic abuse awareness | Housing options for people experiencing domestic abuse | Occupation rights | Coercive control

Health and multiple and complex needs

The Care Act 2014 | Mental health and housing | Hoarding behaviours

Housing conditions and disrepair

Repair responsibilities | Fitness for habitation | Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) | Damp and mould problems


Welfare benefits | Universal credit | Paying for housing costs | Updates to welfare benefit law and policy

Debt and money

Money and debt issues | Financial capability | How to deal with vulnerability in debt enforcement | Breathing space scheme

Professional skills

Challenging situations | Professional boundaries | Safeguarding | Casework skills | Interviewing skills

Leadership and management

Managing wellbeing | Essential management skills | Advanced management and leadership

Continuing Professional Development

Gain points towards your professional development from the CPD Certification Service with Shelter training and events.

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Training for groups

Our trainers can come to your organisation if you have more than five people to train.

Find out more about training for groups.