Level 2 Certificate in Housing Practice

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Delivery Method

Breakdown of Hours

Learners are expected to study between 60-80 hrs.

Course Length

9 Months.

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  • Course Overview

    Level 2 qualifications are for those who are new to the housing sector or have been in their first housing role for less than 6 months. The course gives learners a basic introduction to the housing sector and comprises of 4 units. CIH membership is included in the course fee. This qualification is suitable for anyone new to housing or working in a frontline position and wants to improve their general awareness of housing or get their initial qualification.

    You may enrol if you are not currently working in housing but are considering a frontline housing position as a career option. It can also be useful for tenants, residents and board members wishing to enhance their personal involvement and understanding of housing.

    Applicants must be aged 19 or over, should be confident using IT and have access to a computer. A basic level of literacy is also recommended to complete online tasks.

  • Who is this course for?

    The course is for someone who has less than 6 months' experience and is new to the housing sector.

  • Course Benefits
    • You will learn about customer care; housing provision and organisations as well as about assets, repairs and maintenance options from the CIH qualification specification.
    • You will be able to learn about best practices.
    • You will be able to learn more about your organisation's policies and procedures.
    • You will reflect on your own professional practice to look at where you need to improve.
    • You will be able to reflect on your professional progression.

    CIH Membership Benefits

    By being a member of the UK's biggest housing professional network, you gain exclusive access to a huge range of member benefits. Members get free passage to the latest sector-leading knowledge and best practice; free attendance at over 100 local events and training and a whole host of digital resources available at the click of a button.

    As a member you will gain professional recognition across the sector and beyond, demonstrating your commitment to creating a housing system in which everyone has a place to call home.

    Why join CIH?

    • We support you as a professional.
    • You'll get recognition across the sector.
    • You'll be part of a global community.
    • We champion your continuous professional development.
    • You'll receive access to free events, discounted training and much more.
  • Entry Requirements

    You must live in the UK to apply for this course.

    There are no specific sector-recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they've already achieved a Level 1 qualification.

    Learners should be working at Level 1 for English and Entry 3 for Maths.

    This qualification is suitable for those who work, or who are looking to work in the housing sector. It provides Learners with an opportunity to improve their skills and knowledge in a wide range of housing roles.

  • Assessment Methods

    This qualification is a competency and knowledge-based qualification which is assessed by completing coursework, and e-assessment producing a portfolio of evidence and assignments.

  • Qualifications

    L2 Certificate in Housing Practice, CIH.

  • Career Opportunities and Further Study

    Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into further learning and qualifications such as a Level 3 Certificate in Housing Practice. Some learners may find employment in the Housing sector.

  • Location

    Delivered online and face-to-face as appropriate.

  • Price and Funding

    Price £910. This course is mostly self-funded, payments can be made in instalments. In limited circumstances, learners may be funded. You will be advised regarding your eligibility by an LLC Recruitment Advisor.

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