CHICS - Co-operative Housing Integrated Computer Systems Ltd. 01277 424427


CHICS Training

At CHICS we are dedicated to providing the best support and training available. We offer a series of training sessions suited to client needs, providing a comprehensive training service.

Our training courses will equip new and established users to use CHICS software to its maximum potential.

Training is almost always carried out at client premises. Up to 5 users can be trained in group sessions.

The outline of the training courses is below. We are always open to new ideas, so please get back to us with any suggestions of your own.

Course Content

Rents Module Familiarisation
  • Using the Help Screens
  • Bring on new tenant
  • End a tenancy
  • Bring on new dwelling
  • Post a change of rent
  • Post receivables
  • Simple adjustments
  • Close week / reconcile cash
  • Reports - Statements – Overview of Accounts
Repairs Module Familiarisation
  • Log repairs
  • Send Orders
  • Enter Contractor details
  • Set Repair types, Priorities
  • Filtering data
  • Reporting
Mailmerge / Export
  • This course is for any client that wishes to mail standard rent letters such as arrears messages or rent increase notifications. It covers selecting the records, running the mailmerge through your word-processing software and customising letters to your requirements.
  • Alternatively we can also train on the use on internal CHICS mailmerge facility
  • How to use the export screen with spreadsheets for custom reports.
Repairs Detail
  • Communal areas
  • Repair Budgeting
  • Advanced reporting
  • Repairs finance
  • Contractor performance
  • Contractor services offered
  • Gas safety check / service bulk orders
  • Export repairs.
  • Schedule of Rates
Rent Account detail
  • How to et up the ledger to suit particular needs
  • Advanced reporting.

If you are interested in booking a training session please call us on 01277 424427 or email

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