As part of The Regenda Group, we are proud to have worked with highly-skilled housing professionals to develop outstanding housing qualifications accredited by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).

We work with a wide range of housing associations, sharing best practice to develop a dynamic future housing workforce.

We also offer a range of apprenticeships and accredited distance learning courses  ideal for professional development in the housing sector, as well as free webinars to support managers.

Find out more below or register your interest today.

Housing

Apprenticeships

 

It’s no secret that employing apprentices is positive for business.

In fact, 96% of employers that take on an apprentice report benefits, with apprentices bringing new ideas and energy to organisations, helping to provide a competitive edge.

At The Learning Foundry, we support businesses looking to recruit new members to their team or upskill existing staff through our range of high quality apprenticeship programmes.

Our apprenticeships in housing are CIH-accredited, and as part of The Regenda Group, we deliver training by the sector, for the sector.

 

Qualifications we offer:

CIH level 2 Certificate in Housing Practice

Accredited by

CIH

Duration

13 months

Who is it for?

This qualification is ideal for those working in an entry level role in either the social or private housing sector (e.g. Customer Services Assistant, Housing Assistant,
Lettings Assistant) dealing with customers on a regular basis and providing tenancy support. 

Entry requirements

To undertake this programme, learners must be working in the housing or property sector. They must hold five GCSE’s (grade A* - E / 9-3) or achieve Level 1 in English and Maths during initial assessment

Qualification

Learners will achieve the CIH Level 2 Certificate in Housing Practice.

Progression route

Learners can progress to the CIH Level 3 Certificate in Housing Practice.

For further information, please download our course factsheet -  Certificate in Housing Practice Level 2 

 

CIH level 3 Certificate in Housing Practice

Accredited by

CIH

Duration

18 months

Who is it for?

This apprenticeship is aimed at housing/property management officers in an operational role (e.g. Housing Officer, Lettings Officer, Supported Housing Officer).

Entry requirements

To undertake this programme, learners must be working in housing or a housing related industry. They must hold five GCSE’s (grade A* - C / 9-4) or achieve Level 2 in English and Maths during initial assessment.

Qualification

Learners will achieve the CIH Level 3 Certificate in Housing Practice.

Progression route

Learners can progress to the Level 4 CIH Certificate in Housing Practice.

For further information, please download our course factsheet -  Certificate in Housing Practice Level 3 

CIH level 4 Certificate in Housing

Accredited by

CIH

Duration

18 months

Who is it for?

This apprenticeship is aimed at senior housing professionals in the social or private housing sector who are responsible for the delivery and management of housing or property related services (e.g. Neighbourhood Manager, Housing Manager, Income Manager).

Entry requirements

To undertake this programme, learners must be working in a housing or housing related industry (preferably at a supervisory or management level). They must hold five GCSE’s (grade A* - C / 9-4) or achieve Level 2 in English and Maths during initial assessment.

Qualification

Learners will achieve the CIH Level 4 Certificate in Housing.

Progression route

Learners can progress to the CIH Level 5 Diploma in Housing or an undergraduate course at university.

For further information, please download our course factsheet -  Cerficate in Housing Level 4 

Level 3 ILM Diploma for Managers

Course: ILM Diploma for Managers (Level 3)

 

Ideal for aspiring professionals taking their first step into line management, or those with some experience of managing a team or project to deliver clearly defined outcomes

Benefits of this distance learning course:

  • Develop a range of essential management skills applied and refined in a real working environment.
  • Build the leadership capability to motivate teams and influence with confidence.
  • Gain a broad understanding of key management and leadership theory to underpin and support growth and performance
  • Gain a recognised accredited, management qualification that is fully funded by your employer

 

Course factsheet 

 

Level 5 ILM Diploma for Leaders and Managers

Course: ILM Diploma for Leaders and Managers (Level 5)

Ideal for individuals who manage teams or projects and are responsible for achieving operational or departmental goals and objectives as part of their organisation’s strategy

Benefits of this distance learning course:

  • Develop your ability to lead, motivate and inspire to drive better results.
  • Use core management techniques to provide practical leadership and operational management skills.
  • Benchmark your managerial capability against other professionals
  • Raise your professional profile within your organisation.
  • Gain a recognised accredited, management qualification that is fully funded by your employer

 

Course factsheet 

Business Admin Level 2

Course: Level 2  Business Admin 

This qualification is ideal for individuals who work in an administrative role, including receptionists, personal assisstants and office juniors who are looking to develop their skills or progress to more senior administrative roles.

Benefits of this distance learning course:

  • Gain a thorough understanding of the organisation
  • Understand the principles of providing administration
  • Learn communciation skills
  • Find out how to develop productive working relationships

 

Course factsheet 

Business Admin Level 3

Course: Level 3 Business Admin

Ideal for individuals who work in administration or want to improve their administration or supervisory skills. Learners will be responsible for implementing, maintaining and improving administration services. They will engage with different parts of the business and demonstrate strong communication skills and the ability to problem solve and manage priorities.

Benefits of this distance learning course:

  • Develop the essential skills needed to succeed in the business environment
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the principles of administration
  • Contribute to the improvment of business performance
  • Develop the ability to manage personal and professional development

 

Course factsheet 

FREE WEBINARS

FREE WEBINARS

FREE WEBINARS

We're offering free one hour webinars (email info@thelearningfoundry.co.uk or call 0300 123 8088 to register your interest today) tailored for the housing sector via Microsoft Teams for up to 20 participants, including:

  • Disrepair and the Homes Fit for Human Habitation Act
  • How to Recruit Staff Digitally
  • Making the Most of Microsoft Teams
  • How to Manage a Remote Working Team
  • Online Presentation Skills

 

Distance Learning

Accredited distance learning

With excellent digital facilities and experienced tutors, we're perfectly placed to deliver distance learning qualifications. Our courses are knowledge-based and delivered via online learning platforms, and you'll get support from a dedicated assessor.  Accredited distance learning courses are a great opportunity to upskill, or as part of professional development.  Delivered by the housing sector, for the housing sector, our qualifications include:

  • Tenant Support in Social Housing
  • Team Leading
  • Principles of Customer Service
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care 

 

Find out more

  • Meeting the needs of the housing sector



    Working with our colleagues at The Regenda Group and accredited by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH), we have developed a range of apprenticeships that meet the needs of the housing sector.

    Watch our video to find out more.

 

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