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You’ll love this intensive, practical program which is facilitated by a current licensed real estate agent who is also an auctioneer. With professional training delivered over two full days, and completion of written questions and activities, you could be finished with your
course requirements and ready to become an agent’s representative sooner.
With an Agent’s Representative qualification, you can work as a real estate salesperson, buyer advocate or a property manager under a licensed real estate agent.
This course equips you with all the skills and knowledge you need to take the first step as a real estate professional in this exciting, growth industry. Well-structured and enjoyable training, expert facilitation and clear, practical assessments ensure you achieve results in a realistic time-frame.
This short course is comprised of three units of competency, successful completion of which will contribute to further studies for the full Real Estate Agent course.
With a focus on practical training skills, our program covers:
Work in the real estate industry: This subject will introduce you to the knowledge and skills you require to work ethically and effectively in the real estate industry, applying knowledge of ethical conduct and standards, core functions of real estate agency operations, the legislative framework within which the industry operates and industry employment requirements.
Identify legal and ethical requirements of property sales to complete agency work: Gain the knowledge and skills you’ll need to meet the core legal and ethical requirements associated with property sales in Victoria. This includes applying knowledge of legislation related to property sales, the role and responsibility of agency personnel in property sales, administration of sales transactions and the completion of sales documentation.
Identify legal and ethical requirements of property management to complete agency work: This unit provides you with the knowledge and skills needed to meet the core legal and ethical requirements associated with property management. This includes applying knowledge of legislation dealing with the leasing and management of property, the role and responsibility of agency personnel in property management, the recording of property management transactions, completion of property management documentation, handling moneys and maintaining a key register.
Through a combination of classroom-based, instructor-led learning, practical and written assessments, you will complete training for these 3 required units of competency. This is the nationally recognised course that is essential for those who want to become registered Agent’s Representatives in Victoria.
Who is this course for?
those who are new to the real estate industry in Australia and looking to work in the property services sector
those who want to work for a real estate agency, in any capacity
real estate professionals who need to gain accreditation or update
Our courses start every month and are offered over 2 full days. Applied learning and assessment tasks are completed in class, while some written tasks are completed by you after the workshops. Extra support is provided by your facilitator by email and telephone support when required.
Once your enrolment is confirmed you will receive a full set of quality learning resources enabling you to get started with your learning. These comprehensive resources will support your learning throughout your training course and become an excellent point of reference for your future career.
We run these courses regularly, so there’s no need to decide right away. However, places are limited in this popular workshop-based course and you may need to wait for the next intake date if the course is full. For dates and times of upcoming workshop-based courses see our Training Dates.
Fees and Funding
Victorian residents may be eligible for generous Commonwealth and Victorian Government Funding (VTG) – see our Fees and Funding page for more information. VTG funding is also available for fully online or distance learning undertaken within Victoria by eligible individuals.
Assessment tasks are practical and, where possible, oriented to your work context for relevance. They consist of a variety of tasks requiring the ability to research, analyse and present your responses in written and verbal formats, including class presentations, reports and practical demonstrations. Feedback on completion of tasks is given as you progress through the course.
This approach enables you to complete this course efficiently and effectively. If you are already working in a real estate agency, you may find that you complete the assessment tasks even more quickly.
There are no specific entry requirements, however to gain maximum benefit, you will need to be able to speak, read and write fluently in English, as well as have basic computer and internet skills and access.
*Conditions regarding employment as an agents’ representative in Victoria
There is a requirement for eligibility for employment in the real estate industry that all applicants should be aware of prior to enrolment. To be registered with the Business Licensing Authority (BLA) in Victoria, graduates of this course must provide a satisfactory Police Records Check. A person cannot be employed as an Agent’s Representative if he or she: is under 18 years of age; is an insolvent under administration; has been the cause of a claim against the Estate Agents’ Guarantee Fund; or has, within the last 10 years, been convicted or had proven against him or her an offence involving fraud, dishonesty, violence or drug trafficking, which is punishable by imprisonment of three months or more. Please consider this information carefully before enrolling to ensure you will be eligible to apply for your registration post certification, as Phillips Institute are not liable should your application by the BLA be refused. More information can be found at Consumer Affairs Victoria about this requirement.
On completion of this course, you can take your career further with the CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate).
Units of Competency
All of the competencies listed below must be completed in order to satisfy Agent’s Representative registration requirements
|Unit Code||Unit Title|
|CPPDSM4007A||Identify legal and ethical requirements of property management to complete agency work|
|CPPDSM4008A||Identify legal and ethical requirements of property sales to complete agency work|
|CPPDSM4080A||Work in the real estate industry|
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