Introduction to Inventory Management Part 1

Getting an inventory right from start to finish can often be the difference between an unsuccessful and successful tenancy. This full-day course is interactive in nature and looks at the role of the inventory provider from the initial check-in right through to the final check-out.

It provides advice and guidance on each of the important steps within the process, including the purpose of an inventory, how to create one and the correct check-out procedure. The day will also focus on how to make the most of mid-term visits and the importance of effective communication with both landlords and tenants


Anyone starting a career as an inventory provider or those that have recently started in this role. 


  • The purpose of the inventory
  • The role of the inventory provider
  • Industry best practice
  • How to create an Inventory
  • The check-in appointment
  • Mid-term visits
  • The check out appointment
  • Dealing with landlords and tenants at the property


An Introduction to Inventory Management Part 1

  • Birmingham TBC - Tuesday 29th September 2020 09:15 - 16:30
    Spaces available
    Member Price: £185.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £255.00 (+VAT)

What do the delegates think?

"A new understanding of everything involved in inventory management. Would recommend to anyone in our role."

Alex McMillan

"Very in-depth content, covering not only inventory but other aspects of property management. Also a great environment to learn something new."

Jenny Burley

"Really learned a lot today. I'm looking forward to the two other courses I've booked. The trainer was very good."

Pritesh Patel

"Really enjoyed the day I feel like I've learned a lot and Kim was the ideal tutor to deliver this course"

Neil Barnes

Waiting list

If the date you would like is fully booked and you would like to be placed onto the waiting list, please email 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

Alternative dates or locations

To register your interest in alternative dates and locations for this course please email


Level: Foundation
CPD: 7 hours

face to face

Face to Face

Meet Your Trainer

Kim Wakelin

Kim Wakelin

Kim started her career in letting and management with her family business on the Sussex Hampshire coast over 30 years ago. After working for ARLA and being involved with the set-up of the pilot TDS scheme, she started her own inventory company 11 years ago.

During this time Kim has worked as a freelance adjudicator for The Dispute Service, but now spends her time managing her business which works with clients throughout West Sussex and Hampshire.

Related Course

An Introduction to Inventory Management - Part 2

CPD: 3.5 hours
Level: Foundation

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