Age Assessment Training

Date: Thursday 9 - Thursday 16 May 2019
Time: 09:30 - 16:30
Location: Sand Martin House, Bittern Way, Fletton Quays, PE2 8TY

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: 9th May


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: 16th May

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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Please note: cancellations made on or after 01.05.2019 or non-attendance on the day will be charged at £50 plus VAT.

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