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The Chartered Institute of Housing is the independent voice for housing and the home of professional standards

CIH Certificate in Housing Maintenance at SCQF Level 5


Qualification number

R199 04

This is an introductory vocational qualification for the housing sector. The qualification is also a knowledge component of the Level 2 Modern Apprenticeship in Housing.

Aims & outcomes

This qualification will:

  • provide learners with a basic understanding of housing
  • introduce some of the skills and knowledge necessary to participate in housing maintenance related activities, whether paid or voluntary
  • prepare learners for future study

Eligibility

This qualification is suitable for:

  • people not working in housing but considering a front-line housing maintenance position as a career option
  • tenants and residents wishing to explore housing maintenance issues to enhance their personal involvement and understanding of housing and housing maintenance issues
  • people who are new to housing maintenance or workers in a front-line position who want to improve their general awarenesss of housing and housing maintenance issues
  • people working in housing who wish to attain an initial qualification in housing maintenance
  • people aged 14+

Qualification outline

All learners must complete the following units:

  • Housing provision and housing organisations
  • Customer care in the housing context
  • House construction
  • Housing maintenance systems
  • Developing skills for working in housing

This qualification has a value of 23 credits on the SCQF.

Approved centres

There are currently no centres offering this qualification.  Please register your interest at accreditation@cih.org 

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