Welcome to the CIH Housing Academy

We are the largest provider of housing qualifications in the UK. We provide everyone in the housing sector with an opportunity to continue their professional development through online qualifications and training. 

So, whether you’re looking to upskill, tackle future challenges, or develop your career, the CIH Housing Academy is here to help.

Qualifications offered through the Housing Academy

CIH qualifications are a fantastic way of establishing yourself as a professional in the housing sector and ensuring you have the theoretical knowledge, essential skills, and learning to perform at the highest level in your day job. The qualifications make skills visible and bring a greater depth of understanding than experience alone can provide. 

Why study a CIH qualification with Housing Academy?

  • We offer a fantastic range of online and online plus qualifications from Level 2 to Level 5
  • You won't find any exams in our qualifications, just assignments staggered throughout your qualification
  • Our qualifications are flexible to suit your lifestyle and working pattern
  • Our learning style will help you apply your new knowledge and skills to your day job straight away
  • All our tutors are established CIH members with excellent knowledge of the housing sector


Our training programmes

Our training programme is designed to ensure housing professionals and organisations are equipped to overcome day-to-day challenges. They cover the latest topics and content, updated by our policy and practice experts.

How will CIH training benefit you? 

  • Providing you with up-to-date information so you can stay ahead in this ever-changing sector
  • Continuing your professional development and refreshing your knowledge on key subjects
  • Allowing you to network with other housing professionals on our courses
  • Being able to apply your new skills and knowledge to your day job right away

We also offer bespoke training, working with you or your organisation to develop and deliver the best programme for your specific needs.

Introduction to housing management law training

Honestly the best training I have had since I started working as a housing officer. Extremely knowledgeable trainer!

Work with us

Become a tutor, internal verifier, trainer or author for the CIH Housing Academy. Our training courses and qualifications are supported by housing professionals with experience and in-depth knowledge of the housing topics that our learners need to understand.

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Contact the Housing Academy Team

If you have any questions for our Housing Academy team, we’d love to hear from you. You can email us, give us a call or submit an enquiry and we will be happy to help.

Opening times

  • Monday – Thursday: 09:00 – 17:00
  • Friday: 09:00 – 16:00
  • Weekends & Bank holidays: Closed
Terms and conditions

The CIH Housing Academy provides an opportunity for individuals in the housing sector to work towards appropriate regulated qualifications or focused training to support their ongoing professional development.

If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not register.

Read our terms and conditions