Routes to CIH chartered membership

Our postgraduate and undergraduate routes to chartered membership make skills visible and bring a greater depth of understanding to your day job.

Postgraduate qualifications

Have you completed a CIH professional course prior to 2007? You may be eligible for the Apex online route to chartered membership. This route requires eligible candidates to work through an online programme independently at their own pace. Training materials will be made available for completion within three months from the date of enrolment.


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Undergraduate qualifications

This path to chartered membership is aimed at experienced housing professionals who want to demonstrate that they have the knowledge required to lead people and manage change. 

This programme recognises professional capability and previous qualifications and is a commitment to maintaining up-to-date knowledge of housing issues. You will be required to reflect upon your professional capability and demonstrate your knowledge of contemporary housing issues, and appropriate skills and behaviours for housing work.



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