FAQ

Which course do I need to complete to become a Property Manager?

You will need to successfully complete the Sales Registration course. This course may be completed in class at one of our many training centres or may be completed online.

I am considering buying management rights. What qualifications or course do I need to complete?

To operate the letting side of a management rights business you require a Resident Letting Agents license or a real estate agents license. Currently a Resident Letting Agents license requires the licensee to live on-site. Recent changes to Qld legislation will remove this restriction from October 2014 but a Resident manager will stiall have to comply with the residency requirements of the contract the manager has with the body corporate.

I am considering buying or opening a real estate agency. What qualifications do I need?

You will require a Real Estate Agent Licence. Currently the educational requirements are as per our website and are further detailed on the Qld Office of Fair Trading website.

If, however, you have existing experience as a salesperson, property manger or resident letting agent you may qualify for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). For further information please email admin@propertytraining.com.au.

I only want to operate a property management business, I don't want to do real estate sales. What license do I require?

You will still require a real estate agents license.

What is the difference between an RLA (Resident Letting Agent) and a Property Manager?

A Resident Letting Agent (RLA) is only permitted to manage properties within the complex that they have the management agreement of.

An RLA Licence does not allow you to sell property within this complex.

A Property Manager is employed by a real estate agency to manage residential or commercial property.

I am new to the real estate industry. What courses do I have to complete?

To be employed as a salesperson or property manager you will need to successfully complete the Registration course for Salespersons or Property Managers. Upon successful completion you will be issued with a Statement of Attainment. You will then need to make application for your Certificate of Registration to the Qld Office of Fair Trading using PAMD Form 3. This form and relevant information regarding fees are available from the Office of Fair Trading website.

What other fees after completing my training are involved?

Upon successful completion of your course you will be issued with a Statement of Attainment. You will then need to make application for your Certificate of Registration to the Qld Office of Fair Trading using PAMD Form 3. This form and relevant information regarding fees are available from the Office of Fair Trading website.

If I study online, how long will it take to complete my course?

Because it is a self-paced programme we allow a 3-month period to complete the registration and resident letting agent course and 12 months to complete the real estate license course.

Are your courses approved by the Government?

Yes, Property Training Australia is accredited under a national set of standards agreed upon by Government and Industry bodies which assures consistent high-quality training and assessment nation-wide.

Is Property Training Australia a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) approved by the Government?

Yes, Property Training Australia is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). Our registration number is 41241.

What is meant by Recognition of Prior Learning?

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a systematic process to accredit learning gained inside and outside formal educational institutions. Property Training Australia offers all students an opportunity to apply for RPL and Recognition of Current Competence (RCC) in all units of competency from our courses.