CIH Level 4 Certificate in Housing, is designed to provide you with contextual and specialised knowledge to support you in your role and career as a housing professional. This blended learning/online qualification enables you to be an effective housing practitioner and will provide you with a deeper understanding of how your organisation and others in the housing industry work. The Level 4 Certificate in Housing is a 9 month vocational qualification, comparable to the first year of an undergraduate degree, which explores areas of housing policy, law, finance, management, need, demand and supply and professional practice.
What You Will Learn
Unit 1: Housing policy
• Understand the policy process in a housing context
• Understand the historical development of national housing policy
• Understand how a housing policy impacts on practice
Unit 2: Financing for housing
• Understand the impact of financing policy on the provision of housing
• Understand the income and expenditure of housing organisations
• Understand approaches to budgeting and forecasting for the financing of housing organisations
Unit 3: Housing law
• Understand the legal framework in a housing context
• Understand the key legislation in relation to landlords and tenants
• Understand the application of the law to an area of housing practice
Unit 4: Housing Need, demand and supply
• Understand the demographic profile of the country in which you operate and its impact on housing need and housing demand.
• Understand the relationship between the demand for and the supply of housing across all tenures in the country in which you operate.
• Understand the range of factors that influence local housing market strategies.
Unit 5: Housing management services
• Understand the basis for the provision of housing services.
• Understand key housing management functions.
• Understand how individuals access housing.
Unit 6: Professional practice skills for housing
• Understand the concepts of being a member of a profession and acting professionally
• Understand the skills required to be a housing professional
• Be able to assess own professional performance
• Be able to manage own professional development
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