We are the largest regulated awarding organisation for housing in the UK

Our qualifications are designed with the housing sector, for the housing sector, giving you the expertise and support you need to thrive in your career. Delivered through a range of approved study centres and the CIH Housing Academy, our qualifications range from level two through to postgraduate certificates.

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Different levels of qualifications
Level two

Level two qualifications are typically for people who are new to the housing sector, or who wish to pursue a career in the housing sector. They are designed to provide you with an introduction to the subject and are suitable for residents, assistants and administrators. On completion of this level of qualification you can become a member of CIH.

Level three

Level three qualifications are for housing practitioners who are already working in the sector. They are designed to provide you with contextual and specialised knowledge to support you in your role and career. They are suitable for officers and co-ordinators. On completion of a certificate at this level of qualification you can become a certified practitioner member of CIH.

Level four

Level four qualifications are for those in or aspiring to a supervisory or management role in housing. They are designed to explore in greater depth the contextual and specialised knowledge for the housing professional. They are suitable for supervisors and managers. On completion of a qualification at this level you can become a certified practitioner member of CIH.

Level five

Level five qualifications are for those in a management role in housing. They are designed to explore the contextual and specialised knowledge for the housing manager. On completion of a qualification at this level you can become a chartered member of CIH.

Under-graduate / Post-graduate

Graduate qualifications are for those in or aspiring to a strategic management role in housing. They are designed to provide academic and practical perspectives to meet your professional aspirations.

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