Victoria Agents’ Representative Course
Do you want a rewarding and successful career in real estate sales or property management in Victoria? This is the course for you!
Our online Agents’ Representative course is industry endorsed and is ideal for those entering the industry who wish to be employed as an Agent’s Representative.
The Course Covers
Units of Competency
The course consists of three units of competency which are taken from the qualification CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate).
- 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
- CPPDSM4080A Work in the real estate industry
The units delivered in this course are the current educational requirements and will continue to meet the educational requirement of an Agent’s Representative. Students have until the 30 September 2021 to complete their course. After this date, all students will be transferred to the new training package course that will meet the requirements of the Estate Agents Act 1980. As a student, you don’t need to do anything except complete your course. We will keep all students advised of any updates and changes. There will be no additional cost to transfer to the new course, if required.
This course provides the educational qualification required to work as a real estate salesperson, property manager or agency administration staff in a client-facing role. The course gives students an introductory understanding of the real estate industry and the roles and responsibilities required to work in this industry, under supervision.
Consumer Affairs Requirements
To act in customer facing job roles, including as a salesperson or property manager, you will need to meet the requirements specified under the Estate Agents Act 1980. These include:
- Providing your employer with both Statement of Attainment (SOA), that you obtain upon completion of this course, and a copy of your National Police Records Check (not more than six months old).
- Obtaining “Authority to act” from a Victorian Estate Agent.
- You are not able to be issued with an “Authority to act” if you are ineligible to due reasons listed in the Estate Agents Act 1980. This can include bankruptcy, disqualifying criminal offences and other reasons. Further information about reasons that can cause you to be ineligible can be found on the Consumer Affairs Victoria website.
The complete requirements can be found on the Consumer Affairs Victoria website.
Your must satisfy the following enrolment requirements to enrol in this course:
- Hold a valid Unique Student Identifier (USI)
- Have Year 10 or above competency in English language and numeracy
- Meet the technology requirements
- Be over the age of 18 years.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Harcourts Real Estate Training Centre offers RPL to all students. RPL is an assessment process that recognises your current skill and knowledge gained from previous education and training and work and life experience. If you believe you have any of the skill or knowledge covered in this course, you should contact our Student Experience Team on 1300 024 401.
The course is delivered and assessed online. Students have six months to complete their course.
Online Student Portal
Training and assessment are undertaken by logging onto our online Student Portal. The Student Portal is where all your learning materials, resources, discussion forums, support and assessments are located. Everything you need to complete your course is in the Student Portal. All materials and support are included in the cost of the course.
Assessment Marking Time-frames
Harcourts Real Estate Training Centre aims to provide assessment results as soon as possible. All assessments will be marked and results available to students within five business days after submission. If marking time-frames are likely to exceed this time (due to peak demand, holiday periods, unforeseeable circumstances etc.), affected students will be advised by email with an estimated time for marking of their assessment.
Statement of Attainment
When students successfully complete all assessments and requirements for each unit in their course they will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing each completed unit. A copy of this document is required by your employer before they can issue you with an Authority to Act.