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An introduction to UK immigration law and becoming an immigration advisor

This FREE short course is likely to be of particular interest to anyone considering becoming an immigration adviser.

It is divided into four sessions of study, each one covering a specific topic that is relevant to immigration law and advice. It includes links to the relevant sources of law on that topic, and all of the teaching materials are delivered online and include opportunities for you to self-assess your own progress, for example through self-test activities.

This online course has been designed and produced by The Open University in partnership with specialists in immigration law training, HJT Training Professionals. Each session covers a specific topic relevant to immigration law and advice and the course provides links to the relevant sources of law on that topic. Once you register and enrol on this course you will have access to the course website and all the materials until November 2023.

After you have studied this course and completed the activities in it, you will know about:

Title one
  • the main sources of UK immigration law, including the framework for immigration legislation
  • some aspects of the work of an immigration adviser
  • the key personnel and terminology related to immigration law
  • and in addition, you will have developed several practical and professional skills required in this area.

Each session also has its own learning outcomes, which expand on the overall course learning outcomes listed above and a final consolidation section that encourages you to self-assess your progress.

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