Learning & Development

We are NSW’s leading training provider for community housing professionals

CHIA NSW’s Learning & Development team runs courses and professional development that build our industry’s capacity.

Staff Wellbeing Toolkits

The Staff Wellbeing Toolkit videos, brought to you by CHIA NSW and Home in Place, are a valuable resource to ensure that staff wellbeing becomes an integral part of your team’s daily conversation. They are designed to encourage you to pause, reset and recharge.

Click here to use the resource.

Community Housing Workforce Capability Framework

The Community Housing Workforce Capability (CHWC) Framework conveys the capabilities that are valued and commonly required for successful performance in key community housing roles, teams and organisations. This framework has been supported by NSW Department of Communities and Justice (DJC).

Click here to use the resource.

Professional Development

In a rapidly changing environment, community housing professionals need courses that are timely and provide skills to meet new challenges.

That’s why we offer professional development short courses that give you skills that help your organisation meet their future challenges.  View our current offerings and schedule here.

2024 Cadetship Program

Together with the NSW Government, CHIA NSW is pleased to launch new training opportunities connected to jobs in the community housing industry through a Cadetship Program.

Click here for more information.


Our qualifications are fully accredited courses that will help build your career in community housing. We offer a Certificate IV in Social Housing and the Diploma of Community Services. Our accredited training offerings are built on the latest industry insights and practices.

Learn more about our qualifications here

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