Understanding HMOs and the current Licensing system

This course will provide letting agents and property managers an understanding of the definition of an HMO in terms of both the Planning the Housing Act 2004 along with all the different Licensing models. This will include the new Mandatory Licensing reforms that came into force on the 1st October 2018.

Delegates will also understand how to try and avoid the new penalty fines that are now in place where letting Agents can be liable up to a potential of £30,000.

The course has a practical application giving an insight into the potential of this developing sector.


Property managers and agents who wish to develop their understanding of HMOs and the HHSRS.


  • Enforcement notices
  • Additional and selective licensing
  • Understanding the HHSRS

Course Dates

Understanding HMOS and the Current Licensing System

  • Propertymark Westminster, SW1P 3JS - Tuesday 12th February 2019 09:15 - 16:30
    Only 2 spaces available
    Member Price: £179.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £255.00 (+VAT)
  • Exeter Exact Venue TBC - Thursday 21st March 2019 09:15 - 16:30
    Spaces available
    Member Price: £179.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £255.00 (+VAT)
  • Leeds Exact Venue TBC - Thursday 19th September 2019 09:15 - 16:30
    Spaces available
    Member Price: £179.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £255.00 (+VAT)
  • Propertymark Westminster, SW1P 3JS - Wednesday 27th November 2019 09:15 - 16:30
    Spaces available
    Member Price: £179.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £255.00 (+VAT)

What do the delegates think?

 "Very Informative, all killer – no filler materials!! Aidan is a very practical trainer"

David Adams

 "Fantastic course with great info!"

Rory MacDonald

"On the subject, the best course so far."

Steve Hunt

"No waffle or non-applicable content to 'pad' the day out. Relevant information with good examples throughout"

Russell Brookes

Waiting list

If the date you would like is fully booked and you would like to be placed onto the waiting list, please email courses@propertymark.co.uk with your name, contact details and how many places you would like; if a place becomes available we will then contact you. Alternatively if we have sufficient interest we will try and arrange an additional date for the course to run. 

In-house training

This course is also available in-house. For more information on this please contact the Courses department on 01926 417 787 or email courses@propertymark.co.uk

Alternative dates or locations

To register your interest in alternative dates and locations for this course please email courses@propertymark.co.uk.



Level: Intermediate
CPD: 7 hours

face to face

Face to Face

Meet Your Trainer

Aidan Reed, ARLA Trainer

Aidan Reed

Aidan has been involved in the property sector for over 30 years. A Chartered Surveyor who built his own multi-disciplinary Residential practice including both Sales, professional and Student Letting and Management. Still actively involved with over 200 landlords in the Student and HMO sector in the University town of Loughborough.

Aidan has been a member of the NAEA since 1989 and has a passion for education and served on the NFoPP board for 5 years.


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Property Management Course

CPD: 7 hours
Level: Foundation

Members: £179+VAT
Non-members: £255+VAT

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