The CIH Awarding Organisation (AO) provides regulated housing qualifications, nationally throughout the UK. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality, relevant and up-to-date qualifications for aspiring professionals in the sector.

Our skills for the future committee is made up of passionate and dedicated housing experts that help ensure our current qualifications remain fit for purpose and meet the evolving needs of both learners and employers in the housing sector.

Interested in getting involved?

We're currently looking for members to join our skills for the future committee. We want to bring together a group of committed housing experts with a strong interest in contributing to the content and development of our qualifications. An understanding of the future needs of the housing sector and the ability to identify opportunities for new qualification developments is also required.

The role will provide an opportunity for networking with like minded professionals from across the housing sector and to shape the future of housing education.


  • Remote (Meetings 3x per year)

Key responsibilities:

  • Collaborate to review and enhance current qualifications
  • Engage in constructive discussions and decision-making processes to ensure qualification content is fit for purpose
  • Stay informed about industry trends and challenges to inform qualification improvements
  • Proactively identify potential areas for future qualification developments.

Experience requirements:

  • Expertise in the housing sector
  • An interest in the development and improvement of qualifications
  • A forward-thinking mindset with the ability to identify future industry needs
  • Qualification/ educational/training knowledge is beneficial; however it isn’t essential for this role.


  • This is a voluntary position, any expenses related to your work can be reimbursed.

How to apply

To express your interest in this volunteer position please send your CV and a brief statement to explain why you are interested in the role to

Join us in making a difference and helping to ensure that housing professionals are well-prepared for the challenges and opportunities of the future!

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