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AUGUST

06/08/2015

FULLY BOOKED - RESERVE LIST ONLY

EDINBURGH LANDLORD AND LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Managing Tenant Complaints


06/08/2015

EDINBURGH LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Communicating with Tenants

 


06/08/2015

NORTH LANARKSHIRE LANDLORD AND LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Health and Safety Requirements: landlord responsibilities

 


13/08/2015

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EAST LOTHIAN LANDLORD AND LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Health and Safety Requirements: landlord responsibilities

 


18/08/2015

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PERTH AND KINROSS LANDLORD AND LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Tenancy Agreements and Notices

 


19/08/2015

MIDLOTHIAN LANDLORD AND LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Tenancy Agreements and Notices

  


20/08/2015

WEST LOTHIAN LANDLORD ACCREDITATION EVENT - Understanding the Scottish Core Standards for Accredited Landlords

 


25/08/2015

ABERDEEN LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Managing Tenant Complaints

 


25/08/2015

ABERDEEN LANDLORD TRAINING - Managing Tenant Complaints


31/08/2015

EAST AYRSHIRE FREE LANDLORD SEMINAR - Becoming an Accredited Landlord - understand the Scottish Core Standards for Accredited Landlords


SEPTEMBER

02/09/2015

SCOTTISH BORDERS LANDLORD AND LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Tenancy Agreements and Notices

 


03/09/2015

GLASGOW LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Communicating with Tenants

 


08/09/2015

INVERCLYDE LANDLORD AND LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Property Condition and Property Management

 


10/09/2015

DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY LANDLORD AND LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Managing Tenant Complaints

 


16/09/2015

DUNDEE LANDLORD AND LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Creating Inventories and Adjudication

   

  Welcome to Landlord Accreditation Scotland

Landlord Accreditation Scotland, (LAS) is a voluntary scheme by which landlords and letting agents can assure tenants that the tenancy arrangements they have adhere to the high standards outlined in the Scottish Core Standards for Accredited Landlords.  Becoming an accredited landlord or letting agent with LAS is a way of demonstrating to landlords and tenants that your management practices are above the minimum legal requirements.  The standards that have to be met prior to being awarded accredited status are reasonable and realistic; landlords who already carry out good management practices are well on their way to achieving them.

LAS aims to improve standards in the Scottish Private Rented Sector. 

This will be done by:

  • Promoting best practice by informing landlords of the benefits of becoming an accredited landlord or letting agent.
  • Ensuring that Accredited Landlords comply with the Scottish Core Standards for Accredited Landlords.
  • Providing access to support, information and landlord training in all aspects of managing residential property in Scotland.

Applying to become an Accredited Landlord or Letting Agent with LAS

DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM HERE (Landlords) or HERE (Letting Agents) or

You can return completed application forms by:

 



   

Update

TRAINING COURSES & INFORMATION SESSIONS FOR SCOTTISH LANDLORDS & LETTING AGENTS

LAS promote best practice throughout the industry by holding training and information sessions across Scotland. There are two categories of training, Core Standard Training and Best Practice Training.  Full details of the topics in each course can be found in the DIARY section. 

Core Standard Training Sessions:  There are two levels of training under this heading.  It is necessary to have attended all three Level 1 courses prior to attending Level 2. Core Standard Training Courses run throughout the year in numerous locations across Scotland.  Accredited landlords & letting agency staff are required to attend at least one course in each year of accreditation.

Level 2 Courses are supported by TC Young Solicitors and delivered by Fiona Watson.

Best Practice Training Sessions: These courses cover a variety of topics providing landlords and agents with essential information to help with situations they may experience during a tenancy and to help with management processes.  Topics include Creating Inventories, Dealing with Abandonment, & Small Claims Actions.

LAS also offer an introductory course for those landlords new to letting private property in Scotland.  New to Letting - Your Responsibilities as a Landlord is now available and once again will be delivered in locations across the country.  To note interest in attending this course in your area, please email us at the LAS office.

Details of dates and venues for all LAS courses will be advertised in the DIARY section.

LAS training courses are publicised around 6-8 weeks ahead of time so please don't be concerned if you do not see a course in your area right now. Places on courses can be taken very quickly so when you do receive notification via email please book as soon as possible to ensure your place. If you are not yet accredited but would like to receive information by email please contact the LAS office.


TENANT INFORMATION PACKS

The Scottish Parliament introduced the requirement to provide every new tenant from 1st May 2013 with a Tenant Information Pack.

The Tenant Information Pack document can be downloaded here

   

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