Housing and Property Management Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship

As a level 3 housing assistant you will likely be working for a housing association, council or ALMO to support the creation and sustainment of successful tenancies as well as working alone or with minimum supervision to resolve a range of more complex, often people related, issues from assisting people to live independently through to anti-social behaviour.

  • Course Information
    • Attendance Pattern
      Daytime
    • Course Level
      Level 3
    • Study Mode
      Full Time
    • Age Group
      Adults (19+)
      School Leavers (16-18)
    • Course Duration
      18-24 months
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  • Overview

    As an Apprentice training with Runshaw College, you will be expected to demonstrate motivation, enthusiasm and dedication throughout your apprenticeship, both in the work place and at the College. To help you do this, Runshaw will provide you with a high level of continual support to ensure you become fully competent in your field and are employer-ready when you complete this coveted apprenticeship programme. You will also have the same access to all College facilities as our full and part time students, which includes the College library. As an apprentice, you will be encouraged to develop the ability to work both individually or as part of a team and achieve the required qualifications in maths and English should you need to improve your current grade.

    This particular course will see you work towards a Housing & Property Management Apprenticeship Standard consisting of:
    • Skills, knowledge & behaviours
    • Chartered Institute of Housing Level 3 Certificate in Housing Practice
    • Functional Skills*
    *If you do not currently hold A* – C (9-4) in English & Maths

    As a Level 3 Housing Assistant you will likely be working for a housing association, council or ALMO to support the creation and sustainment of successful tenancies as well as working alone or with minimum supervision to resolve a range of more complex, often people related, issues from assisting people to live independently through to anti-social behaviour, care and housing support services or income collection.

    This apprenticeship will help you learn how to operate effectively within a team and achieve a good standard of competency in your duties, whether that be general administrative duties, supporting consultations, supervised viewings or rental negotiations. You may later progress to an apprenticeship which will expand your knowledge and often require you working alone or with minimum supervision to resolve a range of more complex, often people related, issues. These could range anywhere from assisting people to live independently through to anti-social behaviour. This career therefore offers excellent opportunities for both study and career progression which could lead to professional or managerial roles.

  • Entry Requirements

    4 x GCSE A*-D/Grade 9-3 including Maths and English or equivalent, or have successfully completed the Housing & Property Management Assistant apprenticeship at Level 2.

    Please note that Individual employers may stipulate higher entry requirements than those stated. The entry requirements stated should therefore be treated as the minimum.

    Applicants may also be considered based on alternative qualifications and/or their life/work experience.

    You must also be employed and working within a suitable a role, in an environment that offers opportunities for you to complete all Level 3 units and working a minimum of 30 hours a week.

    Please note that Individual employers may stipulate higher entry requirements than those stated. The entry requirements stated should therefore be treated as the minimum. Applicants may also be considered based on related subject qualifications and/or life/work experience or upon successfully achieving the required Basic and Key Skill Builder (BKSB) results.

    Additionally, you must also be employed and working within a suitable role, in an environment that offers opportunities for you to complete all necessary units required for your level of study and working a minimum of 30 hours a week.

  • How will I be assessed?

    Continual assessment and review through formative and summative assessments during your apprenticeship. These assessment methods may include completion of assignments, workbooks, reflective accounts, discussions, exams and observations.

    Once deemed competent in all areas of the standard the apprentice will then go through independent end point assessment performed by a government approved assessment centre.

  • Employer Requirements

    Employers must be prepared to work with their Apprentices to develop their knowledge and skills by providing a wide range of learning and training opportunities. They must also be prepared to allow them to attend College sessions at the agreed times. Employers are also expected to encourage Apprentices to research their chosen vocation and to support any work experience that will benefit the Apprentice to come up to reach the required level of competence.

  • Progression Pathway

    This apprenticeship could see you start a career in this sector and offers you the opportunity for progression to study higher level apprenticeships in this sector, including other related courses.