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Progressing your career

Now that you have made the career choice to work in the housing sector, you may be interested in taking steps to progress your career and continue with your professional development.

Housing professionals need to stay up-to-date with developments in the sector, keep abreast of current issues and consider a range of ways to develop new skills and knowledge.

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Find out more about the range of short courses, qualifications and events that can support you to develop your knowledge and skills and support your progression.

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Employability resources »

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Designed to support you to develop your employability skills, these resources are going to help you if you are looking to start your housing career, progress to the next level or those who are advising clients about opportunities in the sector.

Career development resources

Membership services »

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CIH membership supports all housing professionals to deliver excellent services for their tenants. Membership is designed to help on the job as well as help you to progress you career.

Find out how CIH membership can support your career development

Working abroad »

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We are passionate about uniting the housing world across the globe, to share learning, skills and good practice.

Find key contact information and details of our international activities for people working or looking to work in housing outside of the UK.


Four day managers programme

If you're a new manager, or want to build your existing skills, the four day managers programme is for you. This course will help you to consider how you manage and lead in a complex world.

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Want to find out how CIH is equipping individuals and organisations with the skills and knowledge to support the housing industry? Keep up-to-date with job opportunities, career developments and much more.

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NOCN Level 1 Award in Pre Tenancy Skills (QCF)

NOCN have developed a new qualification in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) to help new or prospective tenants understand more about their rights and responsibilities.  Click here for further information