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CIH Level 3 Certificate in Housing Practice

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CIH Level 3 Certificate in Housing Practice

Dates: 20 August 2019 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
03 September 2019 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
17 September 2019 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
02 October 2019 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
22 October 2019 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
05 November 2019 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
19 November 2019 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
03 December 2019 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
Course duration: 8 days
Venue: SHARE, Saracen House, 139 Saracen Street, G22 5AZ
Costs: Members £1100.00 / Non-Members £1400.00

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 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.

Learning methods

Methods vary to suit the diverse needs of delegates.

Tutor:  Jane Heppenstall


To view the specifications for this qualification, click here