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Introduction to UK immigration law and becoming an immigration advisor

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Introduction to UK immigration law and becoming an immigration advisor

Introduction to UK immigration law and becoming an immigration advisor has 15 learning hours of self-paced study. This free course is designed to introduce UK immigration law and advice and has been designed for anyone with an interest in this area. It is likely to be of particular interest to anyone considering becoming an immigration adviser.

This course has been designed by The Open University and HJT Training professionals, who specialise in immigration law. It is divided into 5 sessions of study with each session covering a specific topic which is relevant to immigration law and advice. It provides links to the relevant sources of law on that topic. All teaching materials are delivered online and include opportunities for you to self-assess your own progress, for example, through self-test activities.

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In addition, you will have developed several practical and professional skills.

Each session also has its own learning outcomes; things that you should be able to do following your study on that session. These learning outcomes provide a more detailed version of the overall course learning outcomes.

The course is designed for flexible study and enables you to study at your own pace. Each session has a final consolidation section which encourages you to self-assess your own progress.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • gain knowledge of main sources of UK immigration law, including the framework of the immigration legislation 
  • understand some of the work of an immigration adviser
  • gain knowledge of the personnel and terminology relating to immigration law

First Published: 01/10/2021

Updated: 01/10/2021

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