The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) offers hands on training for new and inexperienced users in the use of IMS for the Affordable Homes Programme 2015 to 2018 and the Shared Ownership and Affordable Homes Programme 2016 to 2021. Courses are delivered at our offices in Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Leeds and Warrington in small group sessions.
Three courses are currently available for booking for courses taking place in January - March 2017
- Profiles to payments is s full day course and looks at taking an approved Offer line in IMS through to a first payment claim
- Bidding for Shared Ownership and Affordable Homes Programme 16-21 is a half day course and looks at bidding for funding either as a first request or as an additional request under Continuous Market Engagement (CME).
- Indicative is a half day course for those familiar with Profiles and Schemes in IMS who have a SOAHP 16-21 indicative allocation but have either not worked with indicative previously or not had indicative allocations since the Affordable Homes Programme 2011 to 2015.
You can book at any location regardless of where your provision is based, course links to book a place are below. Bookings on 'Indicative' are restricted to those who have activity forecast to start before the end of June 2017. The session will be open to all providers with an indicative allocation from April 2017 onwards
For Profiles to Payments and Indicative you must have an approved Affordable Homes Programme 2015 to 2018 or Shared Ownership and Affordable Homes Programme 2016 to 2021 allocation and HCA IMS User ID to attend.
Bookings will be limited initially to a maximum of two per developing organisation on each of the three course (regardless of location).
Any questions should be directed to HCAIMS.email@example.com