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 with this qualification is an employee of an Estate Agent who may perform any of the functions of that Estate Agent. The agent 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).
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
CPPDSM4009B Interpret legislation to complete agency work
CPPDSM4080A Work in the real estate industry
The College offers the course online and by attending a 1 Day Workshop with an online assessment.
In-house courses are also available for groups of six (6) or more throughout Victoria. Our trainers will come to your office to conduct your Agents Representative course at a time that suits you and your staff. Courses are conducted in a Self-Study plus one (1) day tutorial format whereby students receive their course materials and assessment for pre-reading ahead of the one (1) day tutorial with our trainer. Phone and email support is provided throughout the course.