01/11/2017 10:00am to 02/11/2017 5:00pm
This two-day course intends to provide a foundation to immigration law and is in line with the OISC Code of Standards and Guidance of Competence at Level 1. This course will be useful for those sitting the OISC Accreditation Assessment at Level 1. The course will be taught mainly by lecture, but with time for questions and a sample test paper
an introduction to the structure of UK immigration control – who is subject to control; entry clearance and in-country application procedures
sources of immigration law – the legislation; immigration rules; concessions and policies; and European law
the main categories of entry and stay under the immigration rules
the Points based System for working & studying in the UK
visits, and family applications for settlement
acquiring nationality through naturalisation and registration
introduction to enforcement: criminal offences, removal and deportation, detention
EEA rights of movement and residence
an introduction to the European Convention on Human Rights and Refugee Protection.
NB: Attending this course will not in itself lead to accreditation or the OISC granting exemption or registration which is dependent on passing OISC audits and procedures.
Please note we strongly advise trainees to familiarise themselves with the OISC Code of Standards requirements and Guidance on Competence before attending the OISc courses. These can be found at www.oisc.gov.uk )