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Validated by the Chartered Institute of Housing
Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Homeless People
housing advisors. Unit 3: The role of the support worker for independent living (3 QCF Credits) Understand the values and principles that underpin support services for independent living. you will be allocated to a regional course when one becomes available in your area. This course is also an ideal grounding for those whose future career paths may be taking them towards working with homeless people or those with aspirations to do so. Similarly. The flexible course will be delivered via four study days. we will work with you and provide you with the help you need to ensure you are not disadvantaged in working towards this qualification. you can start the course when it suits you and you will work through on-line learning materials with regular email and telephone contact with a personal tutor to support and monitor your progress through the course. those who work for housing associations or voluntary sector organisations that work with homelessness people.Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Homeless People Unit 4: Professional Practice Skills (4 QCF Credits) Know how to develop personal organisational skills Understand how teams can work effectively Understand the key communication skills and techniques in the work environment Know about key customer service skills Understand how to plan training and development needs Understand the range of services that promote greater independence and inclusion for young people The basic details This course is delivered over a six month period and is available through either distance or flexible learning modes of study. This qualification has four mandatory units Unit 1: Homelessness Services and Prevention (3 QCF Credits) Understand the statutory framework for the provision of services to people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness Know about accommodation and services for people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness Understand how homelessness may be prevented Flexible learning If you choose the flexible learning route. Flexible or distance learning? Distance learning If you choose the distance learning route. those who provide or manage support services for homeless people. the dedicated student support team at the Centre for Housing and Support and on-line via the CHS Moodle site. goals and aspirations of individuals Understand the role of the support workers in safeguarding individuals . Unit 2: Involving housing Service Users (3 QCF Credits) Understand why service user involvement is important in housing in a range of settings Know a range of opportunities for service user involvement in housing Understand how to plan for service user involvement In-house option If there are several people in your organisation who would like to complete the Certificate. During your studies you will be supported by your personal tutor. Understand the role of the support worker in supporting identified needs. if you have a disability or if English is not your first language. let us know so we can give you the support you need. we can work with you to set up a flexible learning course in-house What help and support is there? If you have not studied recently and lack confidence or study skills. Who is this qualification for? This qualification is ideal for people who work for local authorities dealing with homelessness.
chs. Students also receive the Quarterly Good Practice e-zine. . Under this framework single Units are awarded credits. Please tell us about your work or experience with homeless people Awarding Body This Level 3 qualification is validated by the Chartered Institute of Housing . email or on-line. personal development and employability.uk. we are acknowledged for our excellence in teaching. The Fee is £521 + the CIH Registration fee applicable at the time of booking. This course earns you 13 QCF Credits. the centre’s weekly email update bringing news of further training opportunities.* Flexible Learning For the flexible learning route your fee also covers the cost of the attended study days. To learn more about the full range of qualifications available from the CHS. learning.ac. the CIH weekly magazine. special offers and useful free information. Your name About The Centre for Housing and Support We are here to provide learners with a high quality experience celebrated through vocational and academic achievement.* * The Chartered Institute of Housing Student Registration Fee for the Certificate is £117 at time of publication. Can I progress beyond this qualification? This Level 3 qualification places you firmly on the ladder to vocational progression. student achievement and student support. complete further units to gain the Level 3 Certificate in Housing Practice. What does it cost? Distance Learning The Centre for Housing & Support course fee includes all your tuition for the year plus your dedicated personal Tutor support via telephone. This includes Student Membership of the CIH and a subscription to Inside Housing. Please list any qualifications you have Our Values Putting the learner first Value and respect for others Responsiveness to others High quality in all that we do Responsibility – individual and team Pride in what we do As a learner-centered college. contact Julian Everley on 01905 727271 or email email@example.com below and the other on the reverse and post or fax it to the address or number shown overleaf.the recognised awarding body for the Housing sector. The CHS is recognised for the strength of its approach and excellence in customer care. The Fee is £787 plus the CIH Registration fee applicable at the time of booking. Wales and Northern Ireland.ac. please visit our website at www. Please continue on another sheet if necessary then continue with the form overleaf. Standardised titles have been introduced which will make vocational qualifications easier to understand and a centralised database will help to track credit and provide learners with an online record of their achievements. You can. This entitles them to receive the weekly news update Thursday@Three.What are QCF Credits? The QCF is the Governments’ framework for recognising vocational achievement through the award of credit for units and qualifications across England. What else do I get? Students will receive free membership to CHS for the period of their study. How do I start? Complete the two application form parts .uk. for example.
Application Form for the Centre for Housing and Support Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Homeless People About you Surname Title Date of Birth Home Address Mr Mrs Miss Ms Forenames County Post Code Tel: home Email: home Tel: mobile Please tick this box to confirm you have been a resident in the UK for the past 3 years. Let us know on a separate sheet if you have any extra support needs. please quote your membership number. you acknowledge that we have to charge you the full fee if you book onto. This discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. that in this instance. they will be informed that it is withheld at your request. Forenames Your Signature Date Please return your completed form to: Student Administration • The Centre for Housing and Support • Elgar House • Worcester • WR4 9EE or fax it to 01905 727299. . If your employer is sponsoring you. Please note. By signing this form. About your work Organisation Your Job Title Work Address County Post Code Tel: work Line Manager Include address if different from above Email: work Manager’s email The course or registration fee invoice should be addressed to: Surname Department Address Post Code Email for Invoicing If your organisation is a member of the Centre for Housing and Support and you wish to take advantage of member’s discounted rates. we may be requested to supply information to them relating to your attendance and progress during the course. and later fail to attend a confirmed course or withdraw less than seven days before the course start date. should your employer request such information. please place an ‘X’ in this box. If you do NOT wish us to give this information to your employer.