Rent Smart Wales Landlord Licensing
What we will cover:
- Details on the Rent Smart Wales code of practice and licensing requirements
- The statutory requirement for setting up a tenancy
- Deposit protection and required actions at the start of a tenancy
- The obligations for keeping property in a safe condition
- Ending a tenancy legally
- Understand how to comply with the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016
- Knowledge of what is needed to comply with the various obligations you have
- Identify procedures required at each stage of the tenancy
Landlords who let property in Wales are required to have a licence under the Rent Smart Wales scheme. The licence holder is required to complete a training course and pass an assessment. Please refer to the Rent Smart Wales website for full details of the licence requirements.
The NRLA is an authorised to deliver the approved training course on behalf of RSW course and have been awarded high assurance status in all audits.
There will be an assessment at the end of the course which will be marked and feedback provided to you within 14 working days along with a certificate if successful. If you are not successful you will be required to re-book the course.
This training course qualifies for 5 continuous professional development (CPD) points which can help towards or maintain your accreditation with the NRLA. If you are interested in becoming an accredited landlord with the NRLA, CPD points are necessary to achieve that status.
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 on the website.
- Landlords with property in Wales