Rent Smart Wales Landlord Certification

Rent Smart Wales Landlord Certification


If you are a Landlord in Wales then you will need to make sure that your properties are registered with Rent Smart Wales

. If you self-manage any rentals you register, you must then proceed to apply for a landlord licence.

Any landlord who carries out letting and management at a rental property in Wales where they are a landlord will need to attend training. Letting and management activities are defined as the following:

£23.00 + VAT

  • Arranging or conducting viewings with prospective tenants;
  • Gathering evidence for the purpose of establishing the suitability of prospective tenants (for example, by confirming character references, undertaking credit checks or
  • Interviewing a prospective tenant);
  • Preparing, or arranging the preparation, of a tenancy agreement;
  • Preparing, or arranging the preparation, of an inventory for the dwelling or schedule of condition for the dwelling.

  • collecting rent;
  • being the principal point of contact for the tenant in relation to matters arising under the tenancy;
  • making arrangements with a person to carry out repairs or maintenance;
  • making arrangements with a tenant or occupier of the dwelling to secure access to the dwelling for any purpose;
  • checking the contents or condition of the dwelling, or arranging for them to be checked as part of a current tenancy or for one which has ended;
  • serving notice to terminate a tenancy.

If you find it easier to learn online, from the comfort of your own home at a time that suites you, then our online training is for you.

Our Rent Smart Wales Approved online course consists of 5 online modules, at a total cost of £23 + VAT. As soon as you complete the learning and pass a short test, you’ll receive your Rent Smart Wales certification electronically by email within 72 hours. This is the certificate you must submit with your licence application to Rent Smart Wales before they can issue you with your licence to operate.

Please visit Rent Smart Wales for more information regarding licensing

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