Comprehensive online OISC Level 1 training course

We offer a complete online OISC Level 1 training course for Free Movement members. We use simple, plain English, diagrams, infographics and worked examples throughout the course as well as auto-marking “test yourself” questions at the end of every course unit.

At your own leisure, in your own time, in your own home you can spend as long as you need on this and our many other online courses.

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Three new OISC Level 1 practice exam papers

We’ve produced three new practice OISC Level 1 exam papers for Free Movement member to practice on and use for revision. Closely modelled on real past papers from the OISC, you won’t find these papers anywhere else.

Ideal for revision and exam preparation!

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FREE OISC handbook from Free Movement

A free, comprehensive guide to the OISC system of regulation and legal ethics aimed at OISC Level 1 advisers, with top tips on examination technique.

This free and comprehensive guide to the OISC’s system of regulation at Level 1 includes a walk through of what is permitted and prohibited work at Level 1, how the categories for registration work, how the OISC Code of Conduct works in practice for immigration lawyers, what signposting, referral and outsourcing mean and how they work and it ends with twenty pages of our top tips on preparing for the exams, what happens in the exams and on examination technique.

We also offer a 20% discount on the first year of full Free Movement membership for new OISC advisers signing up for our annual individual plan, bringing the cost down from £200 plus VAT to £160 plus VAT. This includes access to our three mock exam papers and our full OISC Level 1 training course on immigration, asylum, nationality, EU and business immigration law: everything you need to know to prepare for and pass the exams!

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The First-tier Tribunal can re-open complaints determined by the OISC

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Review of OISC published by Home Office

The latest triennial review of the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) has been published by the Home Office. The organisation will not be abolished and will continue as a non departmental public body at arms length from Government. ...

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What are new CPD rules for solicitors, OISC advisers and barristers?

New CPD rules are being introduced for solicitors and barristers in England and Wales and OISC advisers across the UK. The new rules are broadly similar in nature but start at different times, so it is important to know which rules apply when. At the ...

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