About this course
Working at your own pace, this introductory course will help you develop knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver accurate housing advice and ability to signpost and refer appropriately, whilst achieving a recognised housing qualification.
The course consists of 5 units:
- Housing Issues and housing options
- Security of Tenure
- Housing Repair & Disrepair
- Housing Arrears, Eviction & Repossession
Your knowledge and application of these units is tested through self-assessment and the submission of one written assessment.
People who have taken this course
Housing Support workers
Letting agency staff
Sheltered housing support
Housing administration and support staff
Student accommodation staff
Develop an understanding of causes and effects of housing issues
Develop an understanding of issues related to housing in order to offer advice and information
Develop a general, broad-based knowledge and understanding of key areas of housing issues including rights, benefits, grants, homelessness, arrears (both rent and mortgages), discrimination and the role of the local authority in relation to the application process.
Once all assessments have been completed successfully, you can download a personalised certificate of achievement and will receive an SQA Professional Development Group award level 6.