Age Assessment Training

Date: Tuesday 5 - Friday 15 February 2019
Time: 09:00 - 17:00
Location: Conference Room East, West Suffolk House, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3YU

A 2 day course for practitioners who are/will be undertaking Merton compliant age assessments

The Strategic Migration Partnership at East of England LGA is pleased to offer a two day course in undertaking Age Assessments.

Day 1: 5th February


The session will be delivered by Pat Monro, a solicitor and former part time immigration and asylum tribunal judge.

This training session is intended for professionals who have knowledge of the subject and wish to gain further expertise.

The session will cover:

  • Relevant immigration, asylum and human rights law
  • UKVI/Home Office guidelines
  • How to conduct a fair and robust assessment

The session will be participative and delegates are encouraged to share cases they have had difficulty in resolving.

Day 2: 15th February

09.30 - 16.30

This session will be delivered by Local Authority and NGO leads in age assessment from within the region.

The session will cover:

  • Preparatory work before an age assessment is conducted
  • Practical skills when undertaking age assessments
  • Roles and responsibilities of the appropriate adult
  • Good practice advice
  • Writing up the assessment

Delegates will only be able to attend Day 2 after successfully completing Day 1.

For further information please contact Jo Schofield, Regional UASC Coordinator, Strategic Migration Partnership email:  telephone: 01284 758318   

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Cancellations, substitutions and transfers

Please note: cancellations made on or after 29.01.2019 or non-attendance on the day will be charged at £50 plus VAT.

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