Level 3 Certificate in Housing

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Delivery Method

Breakdown of Hours

This course is delivered flexibly through monthly one-to-one sessions with your assessor, arranged at a time and date to suit you. You will also communicate through Teams, emails and phone appointments in between your monthly sessions to keep you on track to achieve your qualification. Learners are expected to study between 60-80 hrs.

Course Length

9 months.

  • Course Overview

    Level three qualifications are for those aspiring to a supervisory or 1st tier management role in housing. The course is designed to widen the learners’ knowledge of housing. The qualification will also underpin the learners existing housing knowledge.

    Learners will have to study 8 units. There are two compulsory units, which are Professional Practice in Housing and the housing system. The learners can then choose another 6 optional units from the selection of Units LLC offer.

    CIH membership is included in the course fee.

  • Who is this course for?

    The course is for someone who has at least 6 months' experience. You can be someone who wants to become a team manager or a learner who has completed the CIH Level 2 Certificate in Housing.

  • Course Benefits
    • You will gain an insight about different housing issues, i.e. Equality and Diversity; The Housing System; Occupancy, tenure and lettings are just a few of the options we offer. In total, we offer 21 different options from the CIH qualification specification
    • You will learn to think about your organisation more holistically.
    • You will be able to learn about best practices.
    • You will be able to understand how your organisation deals with issues such as Anti-Social Behaviour.
    • 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.

    GCSE Maths and English (Grade C or current equivalent) and a minimum of 6 months housing experience or completed CIH Level 2 course.

  • 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

    Level 3 Certificate in Housing, CIH.

  • Career Opportunities and Further Study

    Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into further learning and qualifications such as L4 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 £1,587. 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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