In order to be employed by an Estate Agent in Victoria, individuals must successfully complete the four competencies required to become an Agents Representative. An Agents Representative is an employee of an Estate Agent who may perform any of the functions of that Estate Agent. An Agents Representative may be a sales person or a property manager but cannot operate their own real estate business.
Since November 2010, the Australian College of Professionals has been approved by the Director of Consumer Affairs Victoria under Section 10a of the Estate Agents Act 1980 to conduct courses of instruction or examination prescribed for the purposes of sections 14 and 16 of the Estate Agents Act 1980.
The Australian College of Professionals has been conducting training courses for people to complete the Statement of Attainment required to enable students to be employed as an Agents Representative under section 16(1)(b) of the Estate Agents Act 1980. The four Units of Competency required to obtain the necessary skill set to become employed as an Agent’s Representative in Victoria are taken from the following Nationally Recognised Qualification CPP40307 ~ Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate).
The College offers the Agents Representative course online, by Distance Education and by attending a 1 Day Workshop with Distance Education.