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The Chartered Institute of Housing is the independent voice for housing and the home of professional standards

Qualifications and training at your organisation

The CIH Housing Academy can come to you to deliver all of our training courses and qualifications in-house at your organisation or at a local venue. We can also support you through tailored in-house programmes, designed specifically to meet the needs of your staff.


  • The knowledge and skills gained from completing a CIH qualification can improve staff performance, confidence, and in turn the efficiency and effectiveness of your housing services. In-house programmes are a very cost effective way for groups of staff to study.
courses available

We offer qualifications programmes from introductory level, for those new to housing, to advanced level, for professionals in senior managerial positions who want to perform better in their current role or improve their career prospects. Use the links below to find out which qualifications we can deliver in-house in your area:


  • The cost of our in-house qualification programmes varies depending on the level of qualification you choose, and its format and length.
  • This price list provides an outline of costs for courses delivered in England, but as all of our programmes are tailored, please do get in touch to discuss pricing for your exact requirements.


  • If your organisation has a particular training need, or a large number of employees to train, a bespoke in-house development programme can be an extremely cost-effective way for your team to gain the skills they need for the day-to-day challenges they face.

courses available

We have a huge variety of courses available, including:

  • topic-based courses to improve skills a particular area of housing, like understanding hoarding
  • courses focusing on the implications of various aspects of housing law
  • training to help your employees develop their housing strategies and policies
  • management and leadership courses
All of the courses bookable as open training programmes here can also be delivered in-house.

  • In-house training starts from as little as £94 per delegate for a one-day course in England. All our in-house programmes are tailored, so the exact costs will depend on your requirements
  • We run courses for 4-16 members of staff. The bigger the group, the cheaper the cost per person, so choosing in-house gives your organisation a great return on investment
  • In-house is convenient as we come to you - so there are no travel and accommodation costs for your employees


  • As the professional body for housing, our aim is to help you and your organisation be the best you can be - and we understand how to help you get there
  • We are trusted and respected as the largest awarding organisation for housing qualifications in the UK, and our established and credible training programme is informed by our policy, practice and learning expertise to develop meaningful and informative course content that is relevant to the housing industry right now
  • In-house training and qualifications programmes offer convenience and value for money, minimising expensive time away from the office and maximising the opportunity for your staff to share learning
  • Each programme can be tailored to meet your organisation's objectives. If you're not sure what your requirements are, we will work with you to determine your needs and design a programme to suit you
  • Programmes can be delivered as fully taught - where we come to your organisation to deliver face-to-face sessions with your employees - or through blended learning - a mixture of face-to-face sessions and online study


If you're interested in CIH coming to your organisation to deliver a qualification or training programme, complete the form below and we'll be in touch soon.


Contact us

Call us to discuss your in-house requirements:

Housing Academy
T: 024 7685 1789


Why choose blended learning?

You can study qualifications with the CIH Housing Academy through blended learning at various locations across England.

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