Level 4 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

12 Months.

  • Course Overview

    Level four qualifications are for those in or aspiring to a supervisory or management role in housing. The course is designed to explore in greater depth the contextual and specialised knowledge for the housing professional. On completion of a qualification at this level you can become a certified practitioner member of CIH.

  • Who is this course for?

    The course is for someone who has 2 -3 years of experience. You can be someone who has just become a team manager or a senior manager that wants to get a housing qualification or someone who has worked in housing for a while and is interested in becoming a manager.

  • Course Benefits
    • You will gain an insight about housing policy.
    • You will learn to think about your organisation more holistically.
    • You will be able to learn about best practices.
    • You will be able to analyse your organisation and how it can improve.

    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 2 years housing experience or completed CIH Level 3 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 4 Certificate in Housing, CIH.

  • Career Opportunities and Further Study

    After completing this course, you can progress into higher roles such as:

    • Senior Housing Officer
    • Housing Options Team Leader
    • Housing Options Manager
    • Senior Development Officer
    • Senior Delivery Manager
  • Location

    Delivered online and face-to-face as appropriate.

  • Price and Funding

    Price £1,265.

    This course is funded through the Advanced Learning Loan, subject to eligibility criteria. Visit the Government Website for more information: https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan

    Alternatively, you can self-fund. Payments in instalments are available.

    You will be advised regarding your eligibility by an LLC Recruitment Advisor.

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