Introduction to Debt

  • Awareness of debt issues,
  • Causes and consequences
  • Sources of information and advice for clients

This course would benefit anyone working with clients where they come
across debt issues. It covers an overview of debt and financial exclusion
with ideas for spotting when clients need debt advice, where to start with
clients who need advice and supporting people to access information and
advice. (Please note it will not cover giving legal advice on debt).

This free course is available to organisations who are involved in signposting
their community.

Course Objectives:

  • Identify common debt problems and their consequences
  • Differentiate between priority and non-priority debts
  • Describe the enforcement procedure for Council Tax debts and County Court enforcement
  • Describe the main differences between bailiffs and debt collectors
  • Understand the regulation of debt advice
  • Describe the main options for dealing with debt

To request this training course, please contact us.