L5 Unit Information
  1. Ethical Practice in Housing
    The unit aims to provide the learner with an understanding of ethical practice and how this applies to housing organisations and housing professionals.
  2. Leadership and Management
    The unit aims to provide the learner with an understanding of leadership and management styles and their role in creating organisational values and achieving organisational objectives.
  3. Strategic and Business Planning
    The unit aims to provide the learner with an understanding of the role, purpose and complexity of a housing organisation in order to apply strategic thinking to the development, implementation and monitoring of a business plan.
  4. Housing in Context
    The unit aims to provide the learner with an opportunity to understand the context of housing through a comparative study between the country of operation and another. For the purpose of this assessment, learners must agree with their tutor the element of housing that they will study (e.g. homelessness, social housing, private rented sector, tenant and resident involvement) and the country which they will be using as a comparative study.
  5. Managing Relationships
    The unit aims to provide learners with an understanding of the customers and partners involved in delivering a successful housing service.
  6. Professional Practice Skills for Housing
    The unit aims to give learners the understanding and skills to progress at management level in housing. It does so by helping them to become more ’reflective practitioners'. It emphasises the importance of relating individual skills and performance to the effectiveness of the organisation as a whole, and being proactive in their own professional development.