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Keeping Home


Keeping Home helps renters secure and keep a home by developing their key knowledge and critical skills needed to rent successfully.

Keeping Home is the right course for you if:

  • You’ve never rented before
  • You’re on a low income and struggle to pay the rent
  • Have rent arrears or a poor rental history
  • Have problems communicating with your rental provider (landlord or real estate agent)
  • Have experienced or are at risk of homelessness
  • You keep getting your rental application knocked back and want to improve your chances of getting approved to rent.

Course Highlights

Certificate upon completion

Have an advantage when applying for or renewing a tenancy with an industry recognised certificate awarded upon completion.

Short 10 hour course

Learning at your own pace means that the course can be completed in 10 hours or less

Flexible learning options

Self-led online course | Virtual classroom with live trainer | Face-to-face classroom

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Confidently apply for a rental property knowing your renting rights and responsibilities.
  • Keep your existing tenancy going with better housing and financial skills.
  • Discover solutions to common renting problems and learn how to approach difficult tenancy situations with confidence.
  • Have an advantage when applying for or renewing a rental tenancy with an industry recognised certificate awarded upon completion.

Course options to suit your needs

Online Self-Paced Course

  • This is a fully self-directed course.
  • A great option to learn when you want, at your own pace and in the comfort of your home.
  • You will need a laptop or device with a microphone and stable internet connection.

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Virtual Classroom Session
  • Want more support but want to learn from home?
  • Attend one of our virtual classroom sessions with our Keeping Home trainer.
  • Dates and times that suit you.

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Face-to-Face Group Session
  • Attend one of our classroom courses with our Keeping Home Trainer.
  • Look for the classroom course that is closest to you.
  • Dates and times that suit you.

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What is covered in the course?

Understand and control your money, with helpful tools and tips including budgeting, spending diaries and savings plans that help make sure you can pay the rent and other living expenses.

Discover your options when your money is running short, or you need financial help.

Learn how to make a good renting application, start a rental tenancy successfully and communicate effectively with rental providers, property managers and neighbours.

Know your rights and responsibilities as a renter and what to expect from your rental provider and property manager. Learn where you can get help with any renting issues that might arise.

Understand what acceptable standards of cleanliness are when renting and confidently prepare for routine inspections. Learn how to communicate effectively and solve conflicts and develop the living skills you need to keep renting.

Ready to get started?

It’s free and accessible.

The only thing you need to start the course today is a computer, tablet or smartphone with an internet connection. Don’t wait, become a great renter today.

Keeping Home Enquiry

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