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An Introduction to Social Housing

Course Overview

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On average this
course contributes
1 1/2 hours
towards your CPD

This e-learning module provides background into the history of social housing, and looks at the roles and responsibilities of social housing providers and their tenants.

On completion of this module learners will be able to: -

  • Describe what rented housing is.
  • Give examples of the range of housing organisation operating in England
  • Explain what services housing organisations offer.
  • Describe the relationship between tenant and landlord.

Course Details

Lesson Plan

  • Describe Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • Introduction to Social Housing
  • Tenancy
  • Social Housing Providers
  • How Do People Get Social Housing?
  • Introduction to Resident Involvement in England

Target Audience

This module is targeted primarily at individuals new to, or returning to, the social housing sector and those looking for a general overview.


It is estimated that this module will take approximately 1 1/2 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.


On completion of this course you will be able to print a Virtual College certificate.

CPD Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

What our customers have said

Very clear and easy to use. Very informative, although I work for a Welsh Housing Association and regulation, governance and government bodies are slightly different in Wales.
05/04/2016 DC
The course was informative and clear to understand throughout. I like the individual transcript video explaining the various topics and showing the slide screen too. Thank you!
21/02/2016 JC
It was a good course explaining it simple and all that. Could use a bit more poetry and all would be complete. Thanks. Very easy to learn for a foreigner.
28/07/2015 ER
Easy to understand, and easy to navigate through the questions
21/09/2015 DS
The module was a good way of possible having a refresher of information along with learning elements that you may not have been exposed to before
01/09/2015 AG
I thought that it was very straightforward and easy to understand and navigate through
EN 02/08/2015

Cost and Discounts

£30+ VAT - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact, or telephone UKVC Sales on 01943 885089.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

Alternatively; if you have a specific question or concern why not contact us directly ?


This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.


The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course


This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 1 1/2 hours.

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