Housing (CIH) Level 4 Certificate

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


This vocational housing course is a key part of the Chartered Institute of Housing’s educational programme. It's aimed at level 4 housing professionals who have been working in the Housing Sector, in either the public or private sectors. The course is also beneficial to employees aspiring to work at supervisory levels.

The course is essential for: Giving you an extensive range of knowledge and skills that are practical in nature; and Enabling you to reflect critically on housing policy and practice.

The course combines theory and practice so that you can apply the things you learn to benefit organisational practice. This serves to promote organisational commitments to best value, with housing services being subject to continuous improvements.

The present course programme contains a total of six modules. Finally and very importantly, the course prepares employees for further study and progression to courses at undergraduate level, that assist employees aspiring to jobs in management roles.

Entry Requirements

The level 4 course is suitable for housing professionals who:
Hold qualifications in housing and/or social policy at SCQF level 6; OR Hold a QCF level 2 qualifications in housing with relevant housing experience; OR Have housing experience and commitment to learning; OR Are graduates who are seeking to obtain a relevant housing qualification.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day release)

Course Length

28 weeks


Health, Social Care and Early Education

SCQF Level




Career Sectors

Facilities Management

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