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Housing and Property Management Apprenticeship - Level 3

Overview

The housing/property management assistant occupation is an entry-level role. It is customer facing and primarily responsible for the administrative work needed to support the creation and sustainment of successful tenancies and leaseholds in both social and private housing sectors. This work must comply with contractual, statutory and legal regulations.

The role involves working under supervision within the wider organisation/team, communities and external partners. The work is varied and includes undertaking housing duties relevant to the team and organisation. Examples include preparing paperwork for service charges, supporting consultations and undertaking customer surveys, undertaking neighbourhood and property surveys using checklists, data administration, conducting supervised viewings and rental negotiations, handling telephone calls, filing and scanning, arranging meetings and events and researching new initiatives under the instruction of a supervisor.

Housing / property management assistants work closely with colleagues to explore solutions to problems and improvements to ways of working. They take responsibility for the quality, accuracy and planning of their own work.

The apprenticeship prepares an individual for a range of general housing/property management duties leading to entry level professional/management roles.

Entry requirements

You will need to be aged 16 years and over to apply for the apprenticeship programme. As this is a work-based qualification you must be employed in a relevant job role and working a minimum of 16 hours per week.

Employers will identify any relevant entry requirements through selection. Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to completion of their apprenticeship.

Start dates and fees

If you are between the age of 16 and 18 the apprenticeship is free of charge. If you are 19 and above your employer must pay a fee.

During your apprenticeship your employer is obliged to pay you a wage at the minimum rate for an apprentice.

For information on apprenticeship opportunities please visit our Vision Apprentices website.

For information on apprenticeship opportunities please visit our Vision Apprentices website.

How long is the course?

The apprenticeship will typically take between 18 and 24 months to complete.

How will I be assessed?

You are required to produce a portfolio of evidence on our online e-portfolio, which will contain a variety of assessments covering the criteria stipulated by the awarding body to cover the Level 2 in Warehousing and Storage (QCF). Assessments may include:

  • Observations held in the working environment
  • Reflective accounts
  • Witness statements
  • Activity-based work books
  • Work products.

Assessments will be planned with an assessor prior to the assessment taking place. You will be required to complete an online test for both functional skills elements.

What does the course lead to?

NThe housing and property assistant role may be a gateway to further career opportunities, such as senior housing and property management Level 4. On completion of the apprenticeship, apprentices will be able to join the following;

  • Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) at Member level.
  • Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) at Associate Level.
  • Institute of Residential Property Management (IRPM) at Associate Level.

Apprentices will be able to progress to managerial/professional roles within the housing sector.

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