Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) Q

Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate)

Course content and outcome

Successful completion of this course will provide you with the prescribed training requirements needed for application of a real estate agents licence with the Queensland Government

Being a holder of a Queensland Real Estate Agents Licence can provide you with many benefits including owning and operating your own real estate agency or employment as a Licensee.

Upon completion of the course students are awarded the qualification CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate).

Successful completion of the following twenty four (24) modules comprises the Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate): 

  • BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances
  • BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals
  • BSBRKG304 Maintain business records
  • CPPDSM4003A Appraise property
  • CPPDSM4004A Conduct auction
  • CPPDSM4005A Establish and build client - agency relationships
  • CPPDSM4006A Establish and manage agency trust accounts
  • 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
  • CPPDSM4009 Interpret legislation to complete work in the property industry
  • CPPDSM4010A Lease property
  • CPPDSM4011A List property for lease
  • CPPDSM4012A List property for sale
  • CPPDSM4013A Market property for lease
  • CPPDSM4014A Market property for sale
  • CPPDSM4015B Minimise agency and consumer risk
  • CPPDSM4016A Monitor and manage lease or tenancy agreement
  • CPPDSM4017A - Negotiate effectively in property transactions
  • CPPDSM4018A Prepare and present property reports
  • CPPDSM4019A Prepare for auction and complete sale
  • CPPDSM4022A Sell and finalise the sale of property by private treaty
  • CPPDSM4046A Manage tenancy disputes
  • CPPDSM4049A Implement maintenance plan for managed properties
  • CPPDSM4080A Work in the real estate industry

The maximum nominal hours to complete the 24 competencies are 700. Students undertaking the course may take approximately 15 to 20 weeks to finish, however, there is no time restriction, and students may choose to complete studies sooner or to take longer.

Delivery mode

The NSW Real Estate Training College is a leading provider of training in both the NSW and QLD real estate industry offering flexible online learning where students study in their own time, at their own pace. All course material is accessible via our website ensuring students receive the latest most up to date information. 

Applying for a licence

To apply for a real estate agent licence:

  • meet the eligibility criteria
  • complete the training requirements and attach proof of qualifications
  • complete a New licence application form
    provide originals or certified copies of your birth certificate, birth extract, passport, Australian citizenship certificate or drivers licence (see below for advice on getting certified copies)
  • provide certified, passport-quality photos of yourself
  • pay the licence fee (see regulatory body website for current fee)
  • pay the criminal history check fee
  • lodge the application (see the application form for lodgement details).

Training and assessment

There is a combination of assessment tasks that require written responses and may include:-

  • multiple choice questions
  • short answer questions
  • and either 1 or 2 of the following:-
    • case study
    • written demonstration
    • workplace project

Assessment is competency based. Competency-based assessment is largely activity-based and practical. However, competence also implies that an individual demonstrates an understanding of the knowledge that is the basis of the practical task being carried out.

Students are assessed according to whether or not they have achieved the performance criteria for each element specified in the units of competency they are undertaking. This method of assessment judges performance against a prescribed standard, not against other students. Students are assessed as 'competent' or 'not yet competent'.

It is the responsibility of the assessor to ensure all aspects of the assessment process are

  • valid
  • reliable
  • fair
  • flexible

Assessment is conducted within approximately 48 hours of submission. 

Completed assignment may be uploaded onto the website for marking (there is a 8MB upload limit), emailed or posted to the College. 

Recognition of prior learning

You may be eligible for recognition of prior learning (RPL). RPL is the formal recognition that your current knowledge and skills meet the requirements of a given unit of competency. It does not matter how you achieved your current level of knowledge and competence – formal training, on-the-job training, self study, work experience, life experience. What does matter is that you are able to provide evidence that your knowledge and competence meet the requirements of a particular unit of competency (competency standard). When you have provided this evidence and it has been accepted as proving your knowledge and skill in a particular area, you will be given credit for a specific competency without having to engage in further study. 

For further information, please review the RPL application form located in main menu. 

Client support services

If you find you need assistance you are welcome to contact us by email, telephone 02 9987 2322 or chat. We provide mentoring service and assistance in the areas of language, literacy and numeracy. 

Privacy Statement

Macdonald Education Pty Limited (trading as The NSW Real Estate training College) is committed to protecting the privacy of all of our students. When handling personal information we act in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).

How to enrol

  • Create a new account, or log on if you have a username and password
  • click on the course name and Submit payment
  • Complete an enrolment form (located in the main menu)

Need more information

For further information on the College, programmes offered and College policies please refer to the ‘Student Handbook’ located in main menu of our website. 

Or call us on 02 9987 2322.

Course Cost: $1655.00

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