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Housing Practice (Level 3 Apprenticeship NI)

Apprenticeships & Traineeships

Course Overview

This course is aimed at those already employed in the housing sector (a provider or association), as a housing officer or administrator and who wish to develop their knowledge and skills to enable progression within their chosen area of work or in a specialist area. The qualification focuses on the technical skills and knowledge required of a professional housing officer. Units of study include, understanding the housing sector, professional practice skills, customer service, managing leasehold housing properties and managing empty properties which underpin high quality housing practice care, and the role of the Housing Officer in meeting service users’ needs. Students will complete the Level 3 Certificate in Housing and the Level 3 Certificate in Housing Practice. Subject to Approval.
  • Start Date
    9 Jan 2023
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Important Message

Applications close end of November 2022

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: Apprenticeships NI Level 3 Apprenticeship NI Housing Practice
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 09/01/2023

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

The Housing Practice Apprenticeship NI Level 3 is open to employees aged 16-24 or those about to take up permanent paid employment with a Northern Ireland based company and be contracted to work a minimum of 21 hours per week (including 3 hours of class in College) with one employer. If students do not have Level 2 Essential Skills in Numeracy and Literacy (or equivalent) this will be a mandatory element of the course.

Work Placement

Must currently be employed in a Housing Provider or Housing Association. Minimum requirement of work placement is 21 hours.

What's Next?

Further Study

This course will lead to Level 4 and Level 5 diploma study in Housing Practice and Housing Management.

Career Prospects

This course will provide the learner with fundamental knowledge and understanding of the Housing sector and can lead to management roles within the housing sector.


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    I was so much happier completing a course in something I really enjoyed, rather than studying three A-Levels in subjects that weren't going to benefit me in the future.
    Kyle Scott (Sport)
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    My course has opens so many doors within the Construction industry for roles in health & safety, quantity surveying, architecture and site management.
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