Why study this qualification?

The objective of this qualification is to provide individuals with an introduction to the housing practice profession at an operational level. The qualification explores general areas of housing. All learners must study ethics and professional practice which supports the development of their own personal growth and engagement in learning and housing.

The qualification aims to:

  • develop the housing knowledge of people working in a front line capacity
  • provide the foundations of housing knowledge at level 3, exploring professional practice, occupancy tenure and lettings, housing markets and supply and demand
  • prepare learners for further study at level 3 and progression to qualifications at level 4.

What will I learn?

The qualification explores general areas of housing, professional practice, occupancy, tenure and lettings, housing markets and supply and demand.

  • Occupancy, tenure and lettings
  • Professional practice skills for housing
  • The housing system

Who can apply to study this qualification?

You can enrol onto this qualification if you:

  • are aged 16 or above
  • work in a frontline capacity in a wide range of housing and housing related roles
  • have a level 2 qualification and / or experience of working in housing

Choose how you study

Our approved study centres are fully equipped to deliver CIH qualifications. Centres will support you on your journey, working to the specification and the learning outcomes for each course. Courses can be offered on a part-time, full-time, blended or via online learning.

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