This year we’ll deliver a suite of  training sessions designed to truly make a difference to you and your organisation. We’ve partnered with a number of excellent providers to deliver tailored courses that’s focused on supporting you across a range of disciplines.

Attendance if free for SEC Members if part of your yearly training allowance.

Like to adapt our courses and have them delivered specifically for you and your colleagues? We’re now able to offer bespoke in-house training for our Members! This is a great way to utilise your yearly training allowance. Members are able to choose from our current programme of 39 courses and mould the session to suit your needs. Training can either be delivered in person or via a virtual platform, with SEC there to support! For further information please contact Alex Tooke on – 

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procurement training

Effective Contract Management

Delving into the legal and operational nitty gritty of running repairs & maintenance contracts.

HHSRS Training

Explore what the hazards are and the way the system works.

Introduction to Contract Management

Explore different contract forms and the considerations you should make at procurement stage.

Practical Contract Management

Solid, practical tips and examples to build confidence in the day-to-day contract administration.

Successfully Tackling Disrepair

Helping you to tackle your incoming claims and providing long-term solutions.

A-Z of Public Procurement

An overview of public procurement, the regulations, and a trip through the legal framework.

Optimising your Procurements

Utilising intelligent procurement practices to ensure contracts perform well & work for your organisation.

The Cost Model Process

Develop an understanding of cost models and how to pro-actively implement them to ensure maximum output.

Introduction to Section 20

The key stages involved in dealing with service charges and the recovery of costs.

Advanced Section 20

Designed for colleagues running procurement exercises which include Section 20 consultation.

Understanding TUPE

Common TUPE challenges and practical advice on how to overcome them.

Fire Safety & the New Regulatory Regime

Prepare for upcoming regulation changes with a panel of industry experts.

Gas Safety Awareness in Social Housing (Level 2)

Develops your understanding of the requirements for landlords under the Gas Safety Regulations.

Electrical Safety for Social Housing

Increasing your awareness of electrical safety and an ideal introduction to office staff new to the role.

Asbestos Awareness

Learn how to work safely on sites where asbestos may be present and avoid the risks of exposure.

Supporting Residents Through Building Safety Challenges

Understanding key elements to building safety from a resident’s viewpoint.

Resident Conflict Management

Understanding conflict, aggression, and assertive behaviour. A 4-part model to de-escalate conflict.

Managing Shared Ownership Properties

The fundamental clauses in the lease and provides practical advice on managing the processes.

Introduction to Social Housing

For new starters - learn how Housing Associations are structured, funded, regulated and ran.

Eliminating Risk to Lone Workers

Identifying and assessing risk, reporting, responding to physical and verbal aggression, de-escalation.

Delivering the Social Housing Charter

To help leaders develop customer services which meets with the needs of the Social Housing Charter.

Mental Health Awareness

Build a useful knowledge of mental health principles and to explore relating aspects.

Successfully Managing Complaints

A structure for handling complaints, to achieve a positive outcome for all parties.

Verbal & Written Communication

Communicate effectively. Deliver information quickly and accurately and to build collaborative relationships.

Retrofit Bootcamp

Delivering leading-edge training and professional development to a new generation of retrofit professionals in the UK

VFM case for Environmental Strategy

The rising importance of ESG & SRS alongside cost savings, carbon savings for landlords and a look into what Decent Homes 2 may look like.

rd SAP Calculations

The course will provide an overview of how the SAP model works, how to calculate a SAP rating and a personal review of an EPC certificate

Introduction to Heat Pumps in Social Housing

The technology and operation involved within heat pumps - how they are used in housing.

Growth Strategy for Registered Providers

How should an organisation evaluate a potential business development/growth opportunity .

Intro to Modular & Off-Site Construction

The development of modular construction and the benefits it offers. Differences with traditional contracting.

Shared Ownership Model Lease

Half-day masterclass on the new model Shared Ownership lease announced by Homes England.

Land Opportunities: Site Analysis, Feasibility and Viability

Best practice approaches to identifying and analysing appropriate sites to inform land bids.

Successful Leaseholder Management and Right to Aquire

How to deliver an efficient and effective service to leaseholders that is legally compliant.

Construction Design Management (CDM) Regs

This will be an introductory course looking at key aspects of the CDM regulations, as well as the organisations requirements and responsibilities.

Effectively Managing an ASB Case

How to effectively manage a ASB case from start to closure.

Strategic Asset Management Strategy

Understanding smart, strategic asset management and developing long-term strategic goals.

Specification Writing Masterclass

Writing clear, concise specifications which work for your specific project.

Tender Evaluation Masterclass

How to approach the quality element of a tender – both in the planning and the actual evaluations themselves.

Disabled Adaptations for Social Housing

Understanding the regulations and the duty of the landlord in ensuring requirements are met.