Build your housing know-how with our free courses

Keen to know more about us and how the housing sector works?

Our FREE courses with London Metropolitan University will help you to:

  • Learn more about Lewisham Homes and housing
  • Get involved in shaping our services
  • Effectively challenge and improve our work

The courses are accredited by the Chartered Institute for Housing.

Join our three-day  Improving Housing Services course to find out more about housing history, law and funding. You’ll gain an accredited qualification from the University, and it could support you to find employment in housing.

Can’t commit to a three-day course?

Sign-up for our one-day Introduction to Local Housing course for an overview of Lewisham Homes and our partnership with the Council, who does what and how you can make a difference to the way we work.

“The course was very enlightening and has given me good knowledge of housing and law. I enjoyed every bit of it.”

– Improving Housing Services student

Previous students of our three-day course have gone on to study for degrees, join our Board, and even gain employment with us or other housing providers.

Where will our courses take you?

Dates and how to apply

Places for these courses are limited, and are offered on a first come, first served basis. We have already received a large number of applications, however you can still register your interest. We will add you to the waiting list and will be in touch nearer the time to let you know if a space has become available.

Please note, applications are offered on a first come, first served basis.

The courses are postponed due to the Covid19 Coronavirus outbreak. You can still register and we will be in touch when we have organised new dates. 

Improving Housing Services course

June 2020

Day 1 – Sat 13th 10am-4pm

Day 2 – Tue 16th 10am-4pm

Day 3 – Friday 19th June 6-8:30pm


September 2020

Day 1 – Sat 19th 10am-4pm

Day 2 – Tues 22nd – 6-8:30pm

Day 3 – Fri 25th 10am-4pm

Register your interest

Introduction to Local Housing course

Saturday 23rd May, 10am – 4pm

Register your interest 

Both courses, take place at our offices in the Old Town Hall, Catford, SE6 4RU. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

If you’d like to find out more or chat to us about either course, please contact our Community Relations team on 0800 020 2028 or email