Training Programmes

Level 3 Certificate in Housing Practice

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The Level 3 Certificate in Housing Practice is a ten month online programme which provides you with a broader knowledge and understanding of key areas in delivering housing services.

You will study a total of eight units: five core units and a further three units from a choice of
two options.

The following five core units provide essential underpinning knowledge for working in
housing organisations:
• The housing system
• Professional practice skills for housing
• Occupancy, tenure and lettings
• Rental income management
• Dealing with anti-social behaviour in housing.

Optional units include:

• Delivery of housing services
• Involving housing service users
• Sustainable communities

• Housing repairs and maintenance services
• Customer service in housing

Delivered by:

Chartered Institute of Housing

53 Mount Street Upper,
Dublin 2,

Telephone: (01) 656 4160
Web site:


Ten months, with up to 8 hours study a week – this can include investigations undertaken at work and independent study time working through the online materials, doing additional reading and research, and writing up your submissions. There will be four in person training days.

Application Deadline
01 November 2017

Key Facts

Other benefits of learning with CIH:

• Membership of CIH is included in the cost of study – this allows you to use the designatory letters CIHM after your name. It also entitles you to a range of benefits designed to keep you up to date with the latest developments in the sector to support you in your job and your studies.
• The flexibility of learning online – fit your study alongside your other commitments.
• No examinations - assessment and feedback is through coursework, spread
over five submissions

Who Is It For?

To benefit from this programme you should be working in either a paid or voluntary capacity in housing and must also have completed
CIH Level 2 Certificate in Housing Practice
an equivalent Level 2 qualification or higher.

If you do not meet either of the above criteria you must have six months experience of working in the housing sector. You will be asked to provide evidence of your qualifications and/or experience of working in the sector as part of the application process.

Delivery Method

Blended learning

Lunch provided

Parking available

Handout/Notes Provided

Other Notes / Information

Contact for additional information and an application form.


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