CIH professional standards

The CIH professional standards build on seven characteristics developed, tested, and refined to enable you to think about your professional development needs and how you can contribute to the professionalism of your organisation and the wider sector. Complete our self-assessment to see how you compare and get a personalised report on your own professional profile.


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The professional standards

Take the self-assessment
Take some time to reflect honestly on your professional journey and think about your development needs by completing the professional standards self-assessment tool.
Learn about the benefits
The professional standards bring a wealth of benefits to you as an individual but also to your organisation. They set the benchmark for housing professionals and for organisations in the sector.
Using the standards
CIH professional standards can be flexed to fit in with your own organisational values – you can use what works for you and you can apply the standards to your own professional development.

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