Chartered membership is a demonstration of your housing expertise, commitment and ethical standards. It is the recognition that you are a fully qualified, competent and committed professional.
This path to chartered membership is aimed at housing practitioners operating at director or senior management level. You will be required to demonstrate and present a case on how your professional experience and practice shows that you meet the requirements of chartered membership.
The programme will require you to reflect upon your professional capability and learning approaches to demonstrate your knowledge of contemporary housing issues, and appropriate skills and behaviours for housing work.
The programme covers the following themes:
You will be assessed during a professional interview. Interviews are conducted virtually on MS Teams, and usually take place the first Friday of every month (two candidates minimum, four candidates maximum).
Applicants are required to demonstrate and present a case on how their professional experience and practice shows that they meet the requirements of chartered membership, which are to:
It should also show how your professional experience and practice shows:
A registration fee of £1,500 for UK-based candidates applies. Candidates outside the UK will be advised separately of the fee.
Contact a team member on 024 7685 1700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you want more information about the application process.
Penny Gilyard CIHCM | Executive Director of Resources, Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing Limited
The executive route gave me the opportunity to use my existing experience and knowledge in order to attain chartered membership. As a busy professional, this was invaluable. I would also like to be more involved in supporting CIH, so becoming a chartered member was actually a very important personal goal for me