CIH Level 3 Certificate in Housing Practice

Who’s it for and what’s it about?

This course is ideal for staff and committee/board members who have already completed CIH Level 2 Certificate in Housing Practice or anyone who is considering a career in housing, over the age of 16 years.

Studying this course will also give you student membership of the CIH for the time you are studying.

Course aims

  • To provide learners with an enhanced understanding of housing
  • To consolidate some of the skills and knowledge necessary to participate in housing related activities.
  • To prepare learners for future study (learners may progress to Level 4)

Benefits to participants

This course provides numerous benefits to participants.

  • Gaining detailed knowledge of a wide range of housing services
  • Developing a holistic understanding of housing services, as well as their links to governance
  • Using practical examples “in class” so that theoretical knowledge is aligned to actual practice
  • Working with other participants to establish close working relations in a supportive environment
  • Obtaining a relevant qualification that supports further career development
  • Student membership of the CIH for the time of study

Benefits to housing organisations

The course provides a number of benefits to organisations that include assisting organisations to:

  • Promote legal and good practice guidance standards, including the Scottish Social Housing Charter
  • Provide staff with practical knowledge that is used, not simply to deliver quality services, but to improve service delivery and thus promote value for money
  • Promote awareness of strategic objectives relating to equal opportunities and customer care
  • Stimulate enthusiasm among participants and positive attitudes regarding housing as a profession

What are the course requirements?

Participants in the course are expected to complete a total of eight written assignments and produce a portfolio covering a housing related activity. Some of these assignments can be amalgamated.

Full details and support in completing the assignments are offered by SHARE and the tutor.

Date/s: 04/04/2023, 02/05/2023, 06/06/2023, 04/07/2023, 08/08/2023, 05/09/2023, 03/10/2023, 07/11/2023

Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm

Trainer: Jane Heppenstall

Delivery: First day will be in-person at Saracen House then virtual training Costs: Members £1100.00/Non-Members £1400.00

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