About the course

About the course

This distance education course, is delivered fully online and is the first step in establishing your career in real estate by becoming an Agents’ Representative, enabling you to perform a variety of real estate roles under the supervision of a licensed Estate Agent.  Materials and assessments are sent to you by mail. The course includes the following subjects -

  • Work in the real estate industry.
  • Identify legal and ethical requirements of property sales to complete agency work.
  • Identify legal and ethical requirements of property management to complete agency work.

This program is assessed by three multiple choice tests and three assignments - online. You will be supported in your studies by a qualified Real Estate Tutor. The course cost is all inclusive and includes all books and mail costs.


Course Details


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Robert Wilson, Fernando Viapiana and John Spragg.

Course Content

Led by a qualified trainer and assessor, the course covers the following:

  • An introduction to the real estate industry
  • Working ethically and effectively within a real estate agency
  • Administration of listings and documentation
  • The sales process, calculations and transactions
  • Legislative requirements relating to property sales
  • Leasing and management of property
  • The role and responsibility of agency personnel in property management
  • Property management transactions and documentation

Studying the course at Box Hill Campus in small classroom groups will provide you with unique insight into the Trainer’s own experiences in working as an Estate Agent. If you do not wish to study on-campus, you will be supported by the Trainer via StudentWeb and email.

The following three units of competency are studied:

  • CPPDSM4080A Work in the real estate industry
  • CPPDSM4008A Identify legal and ethical requirements of property sales to complete agency work
  • CPPDSM4007A Identify legal and ethical requirements of property management to complete agency work

Important note:

In order to commence employment as an Agents’ Representative you must meet the following requirements of the Business Licensing Authority (BLA). If you have any queries on the following requirements please contact the BLA on 1300 135 452 or visit the website. Once employed, an agents’ representative can expect to undergo further training on the job in sales and/or property management.

Upon successful completion of this course you will meet the education eligibility requirements for entry into the industry as an Agents’ Representative. You may progress to the Certificate IV in Property Services Real Estate, and after successful completion you would be eligible to become a licensed Estate Agent.

Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a Short Course Statement of Attainment.

Materials Required for class

Fee includes tuition and all materials. Payment is due in full at time of registration.

Target Audience

This course is aimed at any person who is at least 18 years of age and is intending to seek employment as an Agents' Representative.


Tuition Fee Type Estimated Fee
Full Tuition Fee $595.00

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