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CIH Level 4 Certificate in Housing - July 2020

Delivery location: Virtually

Start date: 7 July  2020

The Level 4 certificate in Housing enables you to be an effective housing practitioner and will provide you with a deeper understanding of how your organisation and others in the housing industry work.

It will cover six key areas:

Financing for housing: Exploring impact of finace policy, income and expenditure and approaches to budgeting and forecasting

Housing law: Looking at the legal framework, key legislation and the application of law

Housing policy: Exploring the impact of housing policy on practice, the historical development of hosing policy and the policy process.

Professional practice skills for housing: The concepts of being a member of a profession, the skills required to be a housing professional, assessing your own professional performance and managing your own development,

Housing management services: Exploring the basis of the provision of houisng services, key management functions and how individual access housing.

Managing people and change: Understanding human resource functions available, the principles of team management and how to manage change.

Delivered through a blended learning approcah. Learners will required to attend six face-to-face teaching days, plus an induction day as part of this course, which are delivered by a CIH tutor. This is combined with access to e-learning materials and the ongoing support of your tutor.

How will the course benefit me and my organisation?

 Gaining an accredited qualification from CIH will equip you with the key skills and expert knowledge needed to contribute to performance improvement in your organisation in a fast-changing environment.The CIH Diploma in Housing suits aspiring professionals, supervisors and managers who wish to achieve CIH Chartered membership (CIHCM)

Ymember logoou will also recieve CIH membership for the duration of your course, entitling you to a range of benefits designed to keep you up to date with the latest developments in the sector to support you in your job and your studies,a wealth of support and practical advice along with a network of housing professionals.



Who can apply?

To join the programme you should, as a minimum requirement, have completed one of the following:

  • CIH Level 3 certificate in housing practice
  • An equivalent level 3 or above qualification

If you don’t meet this minimum requirement but have relevant experience working in the housing sector, your application may also be considered. You will be asked to provide evidence of your qualifications and/or your experience of working in the housing sector as part of the application process.

What does the course cost and how long does it take?

Location: Virtual sessions
Duration: 12 months, approximately 6 - 8 hours study a week.
Start date: 7 July 2020
Standard price: £2520

How to apply

Apply online using the 'Book' button below. This will register your place on the course and allow you to make payment. You can choose to pay the full course fee or invoice your employer. If you are paying for this course yourself and would like to pay in installments, please give us a call on 024 7685 1789.

Following registration, you will be contacted by a member of the CIH housing academy team and asked to complete a form to provide evidence of your previous qualifications and experience and to set up your CIH membership, which is free for the duration of your course.

You do not need to complete the dietary requirements section of the registration - as refreshments will not be provided.

Call our team on 02476851789 or email us if you'd like to discuss whether this is the right course for you.



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