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CIH Level 2 Certificate in Housing Practice (QCF)




This qualification will teach you the technical aspects of housing practice. It is comparable in level to a GCSE or NVQ level 2, SVQ2 or level 4-5 on the SCQF.

Aims and outcomes

On completion of the course you will:

  • Understand the basics of housing
  • Have the skills and knowledge necessary to participate in housing related activities

Eligibility

You can apply to study this course if you:
  • Work in housing and wish to gain an intial qualification
  • Are new to housing and want to improve your general awareness of housing issues
  • Are not currently working in housing but are considering it as a career option
  • Are a tenant wishing to explore housing in order to enable you to get more involved in the community

Course outline

This course focuses on the following topics:

  • Housing provision and housing organisations
  • Customer care in the housing context
  • Careers and opportunities in housing
  • Developing skills for working in housing

The qualification has a credit value of 13 under the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

Where you can study


Study with CIH


Study through a centre

 

North East North West
Escalla Ltd Blackburn College
New College Durham Blackburn House Education
North East Chamber of Commerce Golden Gates Housing Trust
  Just Housing Academy
  ProCo NW Ltd
  Liverpool YMCA
Yorkshire and Humberside Runshaw Business Centre
Dutton Fisher and Associates Sysco Business Skills Academy
   
   
West Midlands East Midlands
Birmingham Metropolitan College Moutlon College
Centre for Housing and Support Eastern
  OPPS Developments 
 
   
South West London
Swindon College Barnet Homes
   Ealing Hammersmith and West London College
  Hackney Community College
  London Learning Consortium
   
Scotland Wales
 Dundee and Angus College  Coleg Cambria - Deeside
Ayrshire College Gower College
Scottish Housing Associations Resource for Education  
West Lothian College  

Fees

Please contact your preferred centre for information on course fees and funding.

What to do next

Apply now to study this course by contacting us:

To study with CIH



To study through a centre
For information about studying with a centre in your area, please contact them directly.
 

Ways to study

Study with CIH

onlinelearningOnline learning – study through our e-learning platform with the support of a dedicated tutor and a network of other students

In-houseIn-house – we will come to your organisation to deliver the qualification to groups of employees

Blended learningBlended learning – we deliver the course through a combination of face-to-face sessions and online learning


Study with an accredited centre

At a centreThrough a centre – attend a college or other learning centre part-time for sessions taught face-to-face and/or via blended learning

 

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