External Training Providers
AdviceUK run a number of courses for those working in the advice sector including those working in money/debt advice. For details of all their training and qualifications please click the link below.
Benefit Boat provides "off the shelf" and bespoke training courses including Universal Credit, Disability & Benefits, Personal Independence Payments (PIP) and other benefit related courses.
For more information and details of how to contact them to discuss your requirements, please click the link below.
Child Poverty Action Group
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) work on behalf of the one in four children growing up in poverty in the UK. CPAG provide training, advice and information to make sure hard-up families get the financial support they need.
Their comprehensive training programme includes courses such as Dealing with Debt, Universal Credit, PIP and Benefits for non-advisers.
Illegal Money Lending Team
The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) offers free training to partner agencies including CMA Affiliate Centres. This training lasts around 2 hours and can be delivered remotely or face-2-face. The workshop based training will assist advisers in identifying those who may owe money to a loan shark, as well as being able to confidently signpost for specialist support. For more details about the IMLT and their work, click the link below and a contact name and email address is provided if you wish to explore this further or book a training session.
MaPS Money Guiders
The MaPS Money Guiders programme is for anyone who provides non-regulated money guidance to individuals or groups. How the programme works and an explanation of the Money Guidance Competency Framework can be explored by clicking the link below.
Is a free debt advice training programme for advisers working for organisations with FCA authorisation in Scotland who want to give free, impartial, non-judgemental, and knowledgeable advice to clients. For more information regarding MATRICS and for guidance on how to register for an account, please click the link below.
PayPlan offer various workshops & training especially on all aspects of Insolvency. Click the link below for details of their training programme.
Turn2us runs workshops across the UK to help front-line workers and volunteers (‘intermediaries’) use Turn2us’ tools and services to support people in financial need. Register for one of their regional workshops or contact them to discuss setting up an in-house workshop for your staff/volunteers.
We believe that everyone should know how to manage their money effectively, to live without financial worries and be empowered to plan for their futures. They have developed this easy to understand, non-technical, and interactive Financial Essentials online course with activities to help you apply your learning and help you towards making wise choices. The course covers money related topics that are relevant to everyone.
CMA advisers are required to keep their knowledge and skills up to date. One of the best ways to do this is by registering for and undertaking Wiseradviser training (sponsored by The Money Advice Trust). This offers a comprehensive range of high quality online and face-to-face training courses for the not for profit debt advice sector.
In order to access these modules you need to register with Wiseradviser. Click the links below to register or login.