Level 3 Certificate in Housing Services

About this qualification

This qualification is for people starting their career in housing, and/or working front-line positions who want to develop their careers. This level focuses on operational issues and the needs of frontline housing professionals.

This qualification shows employers that you broadened your knowledge and understanding of the fundamental elements of social and affordable housing. With this program you:

  • Enhance your effectiveness in delivering day-to-day housing services
  • Learn the principles of housing practice including management and maintenance
  • Broaden your understanding of the Canadian housing system
  • Evaluate practices in your organizations

By successfully completing the Level 3 Certificate in Housing Services you become eligible for the Certified Practitioner Membership with CIH and the professional designation CertCIH.

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Four Units


To register on this qualification you should be working in either paid or voluntary capacity in housing.

You will be asked to provide evidence of your qualifications and/or experience of working in the sector as part of the application process.

Applicants must be aged 18 or over, be confident using IT and have access to a computer.

You must be a CIH Canada member for the duration of your studies.


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  • Cost of the L3 Certificate in Housing Services is $3,600 plus applicable taxes and the cost of membership

You must be a member of CIH Canada to register for a qualification.