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TWO Workshops 

Preventing Illegal Working Online Workshop 

Tuesday 2nd July 2024 
Tuesday 8th October 2024 
 
Overview of the UKVI requirements for preventing illegal working, covering right to work checks and how to obtain and maintain the statutory excuse (an employer's defence against a penalty). The course incorporates the recent changes to the immigration rules resulting from Brexit and UKVI's move towards digitalisation. 
 
This workshop covers: 
 
Who can work in the UK 
The requirements for employing EU citizens 
Which immigration categories include the right to work and any restrictions on visa holders 
Home Office requirements for ensuring the statutory excuse against a penalty 
What records you need to keep to prove you have checked right to work 
The rules for employing students 
Discussion on the implications of Brexit on checking right to work 
How good you have to be at spotting fake documentation 
 

Employer Sponsorship Online Workshop 

DATE TBC 2024 
A full day workshop which covers everything needed for licensed sponsors or for those looking to become a sponsor.  
 
This workshop covers: 
Skill levels and the updated Appendix Skilled Occupations 
Salary thresholds for sponsorship  
Tradeable points explained - for new applicants and for transitional arrangements 
The new Immigration Salary List (ISL) 
English language 
Certificates of Sponsorship (CoS) 
Certifying maintenance 
Policies and procedures for compliance 
Work visas not requiring sponsorship 
Home Office audit tips 
Q & A session 
 
 

Employer Sponsorship: Skilled Workers Refresher Workshop 

Thursday 4th July 2024 
Thursday 17th October 2024 
 
This half-day workshop is aimed at those who have a level of knowledge of sponsorship but would benefit from a boost or a refresher.  
 
Eligibility: Job offer, skill level, genuine vacancy, salary, tradeable points, maintenance, English language 
Sponsorship Practicalities: SOC codes, costs, decisions regarding length of sponsorship, salary for CoS 
Certificates of Sponsorship: Requesting a defined CoS & assigning a CoS 
The visa application process 
Starting employment: Start date, right to work checks 
During employment: Changes to circumstances, visa expiry & extension 
UKVI compliance: Record keeping & reporting 
Q & A session: Have your queries answered and share experiences. 
 

Student Visas Online Workshop 

Wednesday 13th November 2024 
 
This workshop covers: 
The student route of the Points Based System 
Compliance through the student journey: recruitment to graduation 
Policies and procedures for Home Office requirements 
Home Office audit tips  
Q & A session including Brexit implications 
 
The focus of this particular workshop is towards compliance within independent schools, but it is also suitable for those new to the topic in all educational settings. If you are interested in training for further education or higher education, please do get in touch to discuss your needs, as we can alter the course content to suit our audience.  
 

Student Sponsor Compliance Refresher Online Workshop 

Tuesday 24th September 2024 
 
This workshop is aimed at individuals with experience supporting international student admissions. The content offers an opportunity to keep up to date with student sponsor compliance changes, and maintain confidence that processes and procedures are compliant with UKVI requirements.  
 
We address: 
Issuing CAS and visa application practicalities 
Compliance duties and reporting to UKVI 
Short-term students 
EU/EEA students 
Dealing with difficult issues, using case studies 
Q&A session to discuss issues 
 

Practical Document Verification Online Workshop 

This one day course is run on demand at our office near Gatwick. Please register your interest and we will be in touch.  
 
The workshop covers: 
What is document fraud? 
The difference between forged and counterfeit documents 
The requirements of document verification 
Document security features 
How to spot document irregularities 
The best way to use reference material 
Benefits of basic and advanced detection equipment 
Practise with 'real' documents 
 
 
 
 
“I just wanted to thank you so much for the course yesterday. It has been an area that I simply haven't had time to get my head round, but something I knew I needed to understand. It was made so clear and accessible and for that I'm very grateful!” 
 
 
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