Free Training

Free training for Money Advice Service Debt Advice Projects

If you give advice under the MAS Face to Face Debt Advice Projects, you can book free places on IMA training. Choose your session(s) from the list below.

To book, use our usual booking form and tick the MAS Debt Advice Project box.

Bankruptcy: The Tricky Bits
August 16, Bristol

Challenging Interest and Charges
August 3, Birmingham

Coping with Council Tax: Essential Knowledge and Expert Tips
July 18, Birmingham
August 9, Leeds
Sept 2, London

Disability, Mental Health and Debt
July 25, London

Supervising Money Advice
Sept 22, Birmingham

Using the FCA Handbook
July 12, Liverpool
Sept 7, Birmingham
Sept 14, Leeds

MAS Debt Advice Projects can apply for free IMA in-house training for their advisers!

Choose your session from the list below.
Only one available per project, so don’t delay!

• We come to you, saving you time and travel expenses
• A date convenient for your activities and schedule
• Eligible sessions are fully paid for by Money Advice Service

You’ll need a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 16 delegates.

To book, contact Martine Fitt and ask for your IMA title from the list:
Email: contactus@moneyadvicetrust.org
Ring: 0207 653 9736

For more details about planning the session and requirements on the day:
Email: training@i-m-a.org.uk
Ring: 0113 242 0048

The titles listed above, plus the following courses, are all available as free in-house sessions:

DRO Law and Theory
Taking it further: taking cases beyond Intermediary Guidance
Level: Specialist

Money Advice Legal Update
This course looks at a wide range of developments relevant to money advice from the past year.
Level: Caseworker / Specialist

Payday Loans and Sub-prime Lending
Who’s using them, why, and what you can do about it
Level: Specialist

Preparing Cases for Court
Law and the legal system, advising a client going to court and what to expect from a hearing.
MAS Standards Framework: Court representation
Level: Specialist

Understanding and Managing Stress at Work
A practical course to develop strategies and personal resilience
Level: All

Unfair Relationships under the Consumer Credit Act 1974
Everything you always wanted to know, but were afraid to ask
Level: Specialist

There is currently no other free training available.

The IMA is always striving to make training more accessible, including seeking sponsors to fund free or reduced cost training. If you can help subsidise training for advisers, please contact us. In the past we’ve received generous sponsorship from

  • Auriga
  • Grant Thornton
  • Money Advice Service
  • Money Advice Trust
  • Money Saving Expert Charity
  • Severn Trent Trust Fund