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Since 2014, the ICSH and CIH Housing Academy have partnered to deliver the popular CIH Certificate in Housing course. This course provides a challenging and highly relevant grounding in all aspects of housing strategy, policy, law and finance for housing practitioners. Learners also learn skills in self-reflection and how to manage people, risk and change.

Aimed at housing professionals aspiring to or working at management level, the course ensures learners have a sound understanding of the context within which housing organisations operate and is delivered through a blend classroom and online learning.

The course is delivered through 6 modules

  • Housing policy
  • Housing management services
  • Housing need, demand and supply
  • Housing law
  • Financing for housing
  • Professional practice skills for housing

There is one full class day per module with dedicated online resources to support your learning. There is also one assignment to be completed per module every 7-8 weeks. 

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In addition to our ongoing Certificate course delivery, the ICSH regularly hosts webinars and seminars on various topics of interest to our members. These provide updates on the latest issues and developments impacting on our member organisations work.

Go to our training and events page for more information.