Courses

Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate)

Agent's Representative

Melbourne’s house prices are reaching new highs. If you would like to work in the real estate sector, or one day own your own business, this course is your first step. Get qualified with our partial Certificate IV in Property Services - Agent's Representative course. Going once, twice, three times ... SOLD.

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Gain the required industry qualification

Take advantage of the hot Melbourne real estate market to earn top rates. In our Certificate IV in Property Services, you’ll learn how the industry operates and the processes involved in legislation, listing, sales and property management.

You will meet the requirements to work as an Agent’s Representative (you must provide a Statement of Attainment showing you hold the required educational qualification).

If you’re eligible under the industry criteria, your employer will give you written permission to act on his or her behalf as an Agent’s Representative. For details of eligibility and employment as an Agent’s Representative, please contact the Business Licensing Authority on 1300 135 452 before enrolling in the course.

Industry connections and resources

Our teachers are industry-experienced and know the market well. Learn from our experienced teaching staff with extensive experience in the real estate industry. They’ll be on hand to mentor you every step of the way. You’ll also benefit from networking opportunities through careers nights.

Employment outcomes

You’ll be able to work under the supervision of a licensed estate agent in roles such as:

  • Agent’s Representative
  • Property Manager
  • Leasing Manager
  • Sales Manager

Work placement

Placements are available through negotiation with teachers. Our staff have a range of industry contacts and can assist you to find a suitable work placement.

Recognition of Prior Learning

You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit policy and associated procedures. Applications for Academic Credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

Note

This course covers off three units of the full Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) and is a partial qualification only.

Contact

For any additional information on this partial qualfication and introducation to real estate as an Agent’s Representative, please contact an Education and Careers Advisor (ECA), on 03 9269 8400, or by email. You can also book online.

Local Students

Code

CPP40307

Campuses

GREENSBOROUGH, PRESTON

Department

Business Management and Finance
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: 1 week
Course note: Day program – 1 week full-time.

Part-time:

Class Schedule: *

Mon - AM and PM
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM
Fri - AM and PM

*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Fees for 2017

Eligible:$400
Ineligible:$700
Concession:$80
Materials:$135

The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250

Find out more on fees and charges

View 2016 Fees

Materials

Most stationery materials will be provided in the classroom. You’ll be advised of any prescribed textbooks at the time of enrolment.

Entrance Requirements

Students must have:
  • command of both written and spoken English
  • documentation and research skills
  • computer skills for web, word processing, presentations and email

Pathways to further study

After achieving the three units from the CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate), you may undertake further units to complete the full qualification.

Career Pathways

You can use this program to kick-start your lifelong career in real estate, going on to become a fully licensed real estate agent and/or operate your own real estate business.

Enrolment Intake

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • November
  • December
  • Midyear

Units Of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subjects Hours
CPPDSM4007A IDENTIFY LEGAL AND ETHICAL REQUIREMENTS OF PROPERTY MANAGEMENT TO COMPLETE AGENCY WORK 30
CPPDSM4008A IDENTIFY LEGAL AND ETHICAL REQUIREMENTS OF PROPERTY SALES TO COMPLETE AGENCY WORK 30
CPPDSM4080A WORK IN THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY 20

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.