Tenant training

If you want to become involved but you don’t feel quite ready to join a group, there’s no need to worry.

We have many training courses available to boost your confidence and teach you the skills you need to take on any role in tenant involvement.

Of course you may just want to learn a new skill and there are many available so please contact us to sign up for a course that appeals to you.

Email: tenant.engagement@southampton.gov.uk

If you wish to register your interest in a training course, you can use our Booking Form.

Tenant Training Season Spring 2018

The Tenant Participation Unit (TPU) is running a number of FREE training courses for Southampton City Council tenants. Please tick which course(s) you are interested in and return the form to the Tenant Participation Unit, East Wing, Ground Floor, Civic Centre, SO14 7LY.

For more information on any of these free training courses contact the TPU on 023 8083 3185.

Course Name
Scrutiny Training
Do you think we provide a good Housing Service? Well this session will give you the skills to assess your housing service and challenge us to improve. This session is ideal for anyone interested in becoming more involved with the Tenant Scrutiny Panel.
Tuesday 9 January 10am - 3:30pm
Civic Centre
Using and managing Email (2 week course)
Email is by far the most popular way of communicating – and with smart phones and tablets its quick and easy to send your friends and contacts an email. This two week course shows you how to set up and email account, add photos and attachments to your messages and lots more.
Friday 12 and 19 January 10am - 12noon
Challis Court, Holyrood
Staying safe at home
From dodgy slippers to killer kippers! Did you know that more accidents happen at home than anywhere else? This sessions will help identify the risks and help you stay safe at home.
Wednesday 24 January 2pm - 4pm
Civic Centre
Finding your way around the Southampton City Council website
We know that more and more services are moving online and the council’s website is a treasure trove of information – if you know where to find it! This friendly and informal course shows you how to find what you need, along with useful tasks like reporting a report or finding Tenants’ Link online.
Monday 29 January 2pm - 4pm
Civic Centre
Discover a new world with an iPad (4 week course)
Discover a new world with our fun packed session on IPads and tablets. Perfect for the absolute beginner. All you need to do is point and swipe! And suddenly you will be up and running with the world at your fingertips. Designed to be simple, fun and friendly. You can use our IPads or bring your own.
Thursday 1, 8, 15 and 22 February 2pm - 4pm
Challis Court, Holyrood
Photo fun with iPads
Like taking photos? Did you know that tablets and IPads offer free and simple ways to improve your photos? This fun and informal course will show you how to enhance your photos, including some simple tricks to create special effects.
Monday 12 February 2pm - 5pm
Civic Centre
Smartphone / Android training (4 week course)
Do you have a Smartphone but are not sure how to get the best out of it? Then this course is what you’re looking for! Discover how to surf the web, use apps, send email and lots more besides.
Thursday 28 February, Thursday 7, 14 and 21 March 2pm - 4pm
Civic Centre
Staying safe online
Worried about online scams? We can help you spot the scams and more. Whether you’re shopping, booking a holiday or just browsing online, this course will help you spot the scams and be more confident online.
Thursday 1 March 6:30 - 8:30pm
Civic Centre

You will receive confirmation if you have a place on your chosen course(s) within 15 working days. If you have any questions please ring the Tenant Participation Unit on 023 8083 3185.