This qualification reflects the role of real estate professionals who apply knowledge of real estate practice legal agency and compliance requirements, ethical standards and consumer preferences to conduct real estate functions. This qualification applies to people working in both residential and commercial property, including business broking, and stock and station transactions.
Graduates may seek employment in the following jobs:
- Stock and Station Agent
- Business Broker, Business Agent, Franchise Broker
- Property Manager, Body Corporate Manager
- Real Estate Agent
- Real Estate Representative,
- Real Estate Salesperson,
- Real Estate Sub-agent,
- Property Portfolio Officer,
- Buyer's Agent.
Training is classroom based.
The training students will receive is competency-based and designed to develop both practical skills and knowledge.
Training Methods Include:
- Lectures (class room style)
A practical placement is an important component of your course and allows you to prepare for the workplace by applying what you have learned in your course to the work environment. It involves more than just observing what is happening in the host workplace as you will have specific activities to undertake while on the placement. Your trainer will inform you what you will need to complete to successfully complete the placement.
Learners are required to complete 48 service periods hours of practical placement at the end of the study.
It is beneficial but not essential for students to have access to a workplace while undertaking this qualification. However, in order to pursue the qualification applicants must:
- Must be 18 years or older;
- Must complete and score minimum ACSF level 3, to pursue this qualification.
Pre-Training Review (PTR)
A pre-training interview would be conducted with the applicant by a Swiss Institute representative. This interview will help us identify your prior experience, existing knowledge, skills, and suitability for the course. Pre-Training Review will be valuable in determining appropriate study plan, additional support and/or reasonable adjustment required for you to successfully complete the course
Swiss recognises four different types of Learner Cohorts, and are dependant upon which cohort description best describes the learner, a different training and assessment plan is developed and offered to the learner. The intent of the learner cohort process is to recognise any pre existing learning and knowledge in the PTR and customise the most effective learning plan for the learner.
The Four Learning Cohorts are:
- 1st Cohort: Beginner (Full Study Model) – limited knowledge or skills in the competence contained in this qualification. No recent related industry experience. No LLN
- 2nd Cohort: Intermediate (Partial Study Model) – moderate prior knowledge and skills in the competence contained in this qualification. Limited recent related industry experience, under 1 year.
- 3rd Cohort: Advanced (Assessment Only Pathway) – Extensive knowledge and skills in the competence contained in this qualification. Recent related industry work experience of one to two years.
- 4th Cohort: Expert (RPL Pathway) - Extensive specific knowledge and skills in the competence contained in this qualification; current relevant industry experience of 2 or more years and these candidates are recommended to undertake a full recognition pathway.
Swiss Institute will identify training and assessment requirement during enrolment process, and offer them support as per their learning and assessment need.
Face-to-face training is delivered at our training rooms. With theory in our Level 14 333 Collins St, MELBOURNE, VIC, 3000.
This course is scheduled to be completed in 52 weeks (including 12 weeks of holiday break).
Learning Methods -
All learning resources are placed in Swiss Moodle platform.
- All non-assessment activities independently undertaken by learners
- These activities are self-paced and self-directed
- These include but are not limited to:
- Digital Content
- Reading the learner guide
- These activities are typically recommended to beginners, optional for intermediate and advanced learners, and not applicable to expert learners undertaking RPL or Credit Transfer
Methods of Assessment
A range of assessment methods are used including class exercises, role-plays, knowledge questions, observation and activities and project work. Individual Units have specific assessment requirements and we will provide this prior to commencement of a Unit.
Credit Transfers and Recognised Prior Learning (RPL)
Learners with prior learning and work experience can apply for recognition. Learners with statements of attainment from other registered training organisations will have their competency recognised as credit transfers. Contact us for further details.
Students who are enrolling for RPL pathway must provide the followings:
- Solid Employment history with Australian experience
- Past qualifications relevant to the qualification you are applying for
- Referee statement(s) from employers,
- Referrals/endorsements – from coworkers and customers
- Pictures, working documents and videos, work samples (where applicable) – demonstrating specific tasks, knowledge and skills
Candidates may progress to higher level qualifications within and/or across the Real estate sector e.g.
- CPP51122 Diploma of Property (Agency Management)
Course fees are available by contacting our office. You will also find information on our cancellation policies and fee protection in the learner handbook.
Total number of units = 18
- 5 core units
- 13 elective units, consisting of:
- all the elective units in any two elective groups from Groups A–L listed below must be chosen
- the remaining elective units may be chosen from the general elective units listed below or the CPP Property Services Training Package.
The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.
5 Core (compulsory) units
CPPREP4001 Prepare for professional practice in real estate
CPPREP4002 Access and interpret ethical practice in real estate
CPPREP4003 Access and interpret legislation in real estate
CPPREP4004 Establish marketing and communication profiles in real estate
CPPREP4005 Prepare to work with real estate trust accounts
13 Elective units
CPPREP4101 Appraise property for sale or lease
CPPREP4102 Market property
CPPREP4103 Establish vendor relationships
CPPREP4104 Establish buyer relationships
CPPREP4105 Sell property
CPPREP4121 Establish landlord relationships
CPPREP4122 Manage tenant relationships
CPPREP4123 Manage tenancy
CPPREP4124 End tenancy
CPPREP4125 Transact in trust accounts
BSBTWK301 Use inclusive work practices
CPPREP4510 Manage short-term or holiday letting
CPPREP4503 Present at hearings in real estate
For more information about enrolment or unit selection, contact our office:
Level 1 416-420 Collins St
MELBOURNE VIC 3000
Ph: 1300 001 253
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