This qualification will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to face the current challenges in housing, covering key aspects of housing policy and law.

What will I learn?

The qualification aims to:

  • provide the knowledge and skills required to operate effectively at a management level in the housing sector
  • prepare you for further study in housing related qualifications at level 5 / undergraduate level.

You must complete six units, made up of four mandatory units and two from a choice of options. The four units that must be taken are:

  • Financing for Housing
  • Housing law
  • Housing policy
  • Professional practice skills for housing

The qualification is on the regulated qualification framework.

Who can apply to study for this qualification?

You can enrol onto this qualification if you:

  • aged 18 and over
  • working or resident in the UK and Ireland
  • in or aspiring to a supervisory or management role in housing
  • already have a level 3 qualification and/or experience of working in housing, preferably at a supervisory/management level

Choose how you study

Study centres

Our approved study centres are fully equipped to deliver CIH qualifications. Centres will support you on your journey, working to the specification and the learning outcomes for each course. Courses can be offered on a part-time, full-time, blended or via online learning.

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