Unfortunately, the Award in Neighbourhood Maintenance at SCQF Level 5 is currently not being delivered by any study centers. For any queries or further information, please contact us on 024 7685 1700 or make an enquiry here.

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This qualification is accredited by (Scottish Qualifications Authority) SQA at SCQF level 5 and intended for delivery to the Scottish market.

It is a vocationally related qualification for the housing sector, regulated by SQA Accreditation.

What will you learn?

The qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to maintain communal areas of housing estates and neighbourhoods professionally and safely to a high standard.

The qualification aims to:

  • Recognise competence in the field of estate or neighbourhood maintenance
  • Enable frontline workers to undertake their work more effectively.

To achieve the qualification you must pass all five units.

Portray a positive personal image

The skills and understanding for dealing with customers and portraying a positive image of themselves and the organisation they represent.

Clean and maintain external surfaces and areas

The skills and understanding for cleaning and maintaining external surfaces and areas, including identifying the methods, products and tools to be used and using them effectively.

Clean glazed surfaces and facades

The skills and understanding necessary for cleaning glazed surfaces and facades, including health and safety and finishing techniques.

Assist with the maintenance of grass surfaces

The skills necessary to be able to assist with maintaining grass surfaces, including tools and equipment and health and safety considerations.

Safe operation of powered garden machinery

The skills necessary to operate powered garden machinery safely.

Who is this qualification for?

You will be aspiring to or working in the housing sector in a maintenance role in Scotland.

How much does it cost?

Qualification fees vary depending on where, how and with which centre you choose to study. Please contact your CIH approved study centre directly for further information.

SCQF level 5 explained

This qualification is accredited by (Scottish Qualifications Authority) SQA at SCQF level 5 and intended for delivery to the Scottish market.

An SCQF level 5 qualification requires the learner to demonstrate an equal level of knowledge and/or skill to achieve their certificate as a level 2 qualification regulated by Ofqual (England) , Qualifications Wales (QW), or CCEA (Northern Ireland).

The content of this qualification, and knowledge and skill the learner must demonstrate is identical to the CIH level 2 Certificate in housing practice, regulated by Ofqual, QW & CCEA.

More information about the comparison of qualification levels across the UK can be found here.

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