Renting Homes Wales Act (2016)

This course is essential for all landlords and agents with properties in Wales to explain in detail the new legislation under the Renting Homes Wales Act (2016). Your obligations for setting up tenancies, health and safety and evictions have changed significantly now the law has come into effect. All Rent Smart Wales licensees who have received their licence since July 2020 must undertake this approved training by the 28th February 2023.

The NRLA has worked closely with Rent Smart Wales to offer this in-depth exploration of the new legislation and details how it impacts your lettings business. As a long-standing approved training provider, awarded high assurance for our courses, we are proud to have this course recognised by Rent Smart Wales as sufficient to meet your licensing conditions.

What we will cover:

  • Key implementation dates 
  • Landlords and Contracts 
  • Fitness for human habitation 
  • Termination 
  • Retaliatory evictions 
  • Abandonment 
Who's it for?Landlords and Agents
CPD Points Awarded5 core
£30 for NRLA Members.
£38 for non-members.
Prices include VAT
Remote Self study at your own pace
Members: £30
Non Members: £38


  • To understand the key principles of the Renting Homes Wales Act 2016 
  • To establish the changes introduced for PRS landlords under the Renting Homes Wales Act 2016 
  • Explore ways to ensure compliance of the act for PRS landlords and agents 


After the course you will be emailed access to the online assessment which underpins the learning on the course. The assessment is mandatory and upon successful completion your certificate will be available to download within 5 working days. This course carries 5 core CPD points applicable to the NRLA accreditation scheme.  

Please refer to the Rent Smart Wales website for more information regarding the licence scheme and application. 

NRLA Accreditation recognises landlords who have agreed to maintain professional standards in the management and maintenance of their rented property and deal fairly and professionally with their tenants. Accredited members demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of their responsibilities and obligations and strive to maintain, increase and improve their knowledge of the market through training and development. CPD points are awarded for all activities which improve those attributes and are a requisite of membership of the NRLA Accreditation Scheme.    

For more details visit the accreditation section of the website. 

Please note lunch is not provided.

Suitable for

  • All landlords with property in Wales