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Tenant Academy

Tenant Academy

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One of the many benefits of being a Nottingham City Homes tenant is FREE access to our Tenant Academy.

The Tenant Academy is designed especially for you and your family, providing a valuable opportunity to grow your potential, and your neighbourhood.

We’re keen for the Tenant Academy to be as accessible as possible that’s why we aim to offer a wide variety of training and skills development opportunities in various community settings around the city.

Just pick any course you like and you can register for free – the choice is all yours. So, whether you want to develop new skills, do something just for fun, get qualifications or prepare for volunteering then the Nottingham City Homes Tenant Academy is here to help!

Tenant Academy Prospectus Front Cover July to Dec 2019

What's on at the Tenant Academy?

Our Tenant Academy programme is expanding all the time to include both new and popular courses. Our new Tenant Academy prospectus for July to December 2019 is out now - click on the image to download your copy.

Money management    

Wednesday 4 September, 10am to 3pm (further dates will be scheduled subject to demand),  Nottingham Community Housing Association, Sheridan Court, 64 Mansfield Road, Nottingham, NG1 3GY

These informative, interactive and fun sessions look at how to get more from your budget. They include useful hints and tips to saving and making more money and managing all the money you can save. You even get a buffet lunch, workbook and course certificate for attendance thrown in!

Food Safety Level 2

Tuesday 24 September, 9.30am to 4.30pm, Edwards Lane Community Centre, Bestwood

Thursday 14 November, 9.30amto 4.30pm, The Portland Centre, Meadows           

This nationally recognised qualification is designed for those handling, preparing or serving food, for example when preparing food for a community event or while child-minding. Lunch included

One day emergency first aid

Thursday 26 September,10am to 4.30pm, Dunkirk Community Centre, The Old School, Montperlier Road, Dunkirk, Nottingham, NG7 2JW

Thursday 21 November,10am to 4.30pm, Shelia Roper Centre, Baslow Drive, Lenton Abbey, Nottingham, NG9 2SU

Learn key life skills in this friendly, hands-on session covering accidents and illness, using a first aid kit, simple record taking, heart attacks and strokes, and treating an unconscious casualty. Lunch included

Paediatric First Aid

Saturday 5 and 12 October - full attendance at both days required, Park Gate Community Centre, Chamberlain Close, Clifton, Nottingham, NG11 8RX

This 12 hour course focuses on emergency situations that face anyone who may be looking after infants and children. Content includes recovery position, action for vomiting, CPR, burns and scalds, choking and much more…

Practical face painting workshop

Wednesday 13 November, 10am to midday, The Training Station, Nottingham City Homes, Bilborough

Help bring fun and creativity to your community by learning to face paint. Through this hands-on session you’ll learn what equipment you need to get started, how to paint popular faces as well as lots of useful tips. This course is especially useful for those who are involved with community groups and events.

Women in Construction taster workshops

FREE women-led workshops exploring what it’s like to be a plumber, electrician, joiner, plasterer, gas engineer, painter and decorator, or bricklayer. There will be refreshments available throughout the full day workshops plus lunch will be provided. All sessions run from 9.30am until 2.30pm at our Harvey Road offices in Bilborough. Find the dates here.

How to book    
Call us on 0115 746 9100 or send us an email.

Other upcoming courses   
We post details of upcoming courses on Facebook. You can also book on some of our courses through our Tenant Academy Eventbrite page.

We also run monthly Women in Construction taster workshops.

Tenant Academy training
Tenant Academy training


We want you to be able to access our free courses and training, for free! If you've booked on any Tenant Academy training courses and need to use public transport to get to them or need help with childcare costs, download the expenses documents below for information about how you can get the costs repaid to you.

Tenant Academy expenses information

Tenant Academy childcare expenses information 

Please note: Carers expenses cannot be paid to people related to the carer and / or dependant relative.