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This qualification is regulated by: Ofqual, Quals Wales, CCEA (Northern Ireland).

What will you learn?

The CIH Level 2 Award in Involvement in Housing and Communities is designed to provide tenants with the knowledge required to be actively involved in local or community housing.

The qualification has various pathways and optional units so that you can choose the route that is most suitable to you:

  • Standard pathway
  • Community action
  • Tenants and residents’ associations
  • Resident scrutiny

More information on the pathways and the units included can be found in the qualification specification.

Who is this qualification suitable for?

This qualification is designed for tenants who wish to be actively involved in housing and communities, there is a route with a range of optional units, or specific pathways aimed at community action, tenants and residents’ associations, resident scrutiny, and skills for active tenants.

Further information
What are the entry requirements?

CIH does not set entry requirements. Our CIH approved study centres may establish their own criteria to ensure learners' suitability for the qualification. 

If may be beneficial if learners have:

  • previous studied at Level 1 or 2
  • or are involved in housing or the local community as beneficial preparation.

For further information on entry requirements, please contact your chosen study centre directly.

How long does it take?
  • The average total qualification time (TQT) is 30 to 100 hours depending on the chosen pathway.
  • The average guided learning hours (GLH) are 21 to 90 hours depending on the chosen pathway.

Please note that these figures may vary between learners and centres.

How much does it cost?

Qualification fees can vary depending on where, how and with which centre you choose to study.

For further information on fees, please contact your CIH approved study centre directly.

How will I be assessed?

The qualification is assessed by CIH approved study centres. Centres can use a variety of methods, including tasks, portfolios, assignments, and professional discussions.

What are the progression opportunities?

After completing this qualification, you may consider further qualifications to expand your knowledge in housing, such as:

What are the membership opportunities?

On completion of the qualification, you may wish to become a standard member of CIH

Qualification specification
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