Feasibility Studies galore……….

With the impending HCA Bid round, and LAs being encouraged to use their land to help with affordable housing supply, there’s a lot of feasibility study work to be done in a short timescale. We’re very pleased to be helping with this work for HA clients. Led by Damian Kearns, it’s clearly important to be …Read More »

Shelter publication driven by HATC model

This week, Shelter published their short report “At Any Cost? – The case for stable house prices in England “. The report draws on sophisticated modelling by HATC of the effect of a range of house price inflation scenarios on different households in different occupations in different parts of the country over the next 50 …Read More »

Flagship get new Design Brief

We are delighted to have been commissioned by Flagship Group to help them update their Design Brief. We have a strong track record in this area, having authored the National Housing Federation’s Standards & Quality in Development, Achieving Building for Life for the HCA, and many design guides for housing associations. An effective Design Brief …Read More »

Wiki-procedures in demand

We have been commissioned by several housing associations to provide them with our wiki-based, flowchart-driven process maps and procedure guides. The combination of visual appeal with explanatory text and standard documents being easily available is very appealing. Importantly, authorised users can easily edit the content themselves, with the benefits of: making it easy to keep …Read More »

80% pass rate for PM4AHD course 2012 increases number of professionally qualified staff in sector

We are delighted that 80% of the students on our 2012 Project Management for Affordable Housing Development course passed the Foundation Certificate in Project Management (aka the APMP qualification), and are therefore professionally qualified PMs. As the national average pass rate for the APMP qualification is less than 70%, we are very pleased with the …Read More »

100% success for “Introductory Certificate in Project Management” candidates in April & October courses

  We are delighted to report that all of the candidates at our Introductory Certificate in Project Management courses in April and both courses in October passed the APM’s exam and are now the proud owners of APM Certificates.   Congratualtions to them all.   This maintains our 2012 track record of 100% success, and …Read More »

4HG move to project-based culture

4 Housing Group are embedding their move to a project-based culture by providing accredited training in professional project management. We ran the two courses in-house for the Group in October (including the Introductory Certificate course) for staff from all operational teams. Everyone passed the APM exam, which was very pleasing. The tools and techniques learned …Read More »

Four Housing Group use HATC for interim Head of Development

Four Housing Group have asked Andrew Drury to act as Interim Head of Development for a six month period with immediate effect. Andrew’s role will be to support the existing award-winning Development team, assist with the strategic direction, and help with the department’s continually improving processes balancing internal control with flexibility and responsiveness.   Dawn …Read More »

Shelter want to know….rising house prices – good or bad?

Over the long term – even allowing for the occasional “wobble” – house prices have run well ahead of inflation for decades. Rising house prices has been seen as an economic  feel-good factor, socially divisive (the asset-rich and the asset-poor), and as a substitute for state benefits covering pensions and care in old age. Is …Read More »

Housing Plus successfully recruit with HATC help

In February we helped Housing Plus to recruit a Senior Development Officer. The work involved advising on which competences should be assessed by test, and which by interview, devising technical tests and being part of the interview panel. The recruitment process proved successful and we wish Housing Plus and their new Senior Development Officer all …Read More »

Course Details

We are in the process of publishing all course details on our website. In the mean time please contact us for further information.

Conditions Of Application

All prospective students must read the following conditions before submitting the application form.

  1. Once a student is accepted onto the course, fees are not refundable in part or in total unless the course is cancelled by HATC in which case a full refund will be provided.
  2. HATC reserves the right to make minor change lecture times, venue or other arrangements but will advise students in advance of the course date.
  3. The course fee includes the examination fee for one attempt at the APM IC exam. If the student wishes to re-take the exam there will be an additional charge. Such charges will be reasonable, and will be set on the basis of HATC’s cost-recovery only.
  4. The above conditions will be subject to interpretation in English law courts.