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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Find a study centre that delivers our qualifications
We have a range of approved study centres that are fully equipped and ready to deliver CIH qualifications. Covering all levels, centres will support you on your learning journey, working to the specification and the learning outcomes we set for each course. Courses can be offered on a part-time, full-time, blended/block release study basis, or via online learning – it’s just a case of finding the right centre to support you.
Are you looking to deliver our qualifications?
We believe that it is crucial to the housing sector that individuals and organisations have the skills and knowledge they need to deliver excellence for their customers. To make this happen, the CIH awarding organisation partners with approved centres to deliver a range of qualifications to the housing and property management sectors. Find out more about being able to deliver our qualification programmes to the housing and property management sectors.
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 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 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 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.