Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) (VIC) (CPP40307)

Qualification: Certificate IV
Course Code: CPP40307
Study mode: Online
Payment options: Payment plan
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Duration: Max 24 months
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Awarded by: North Coast TAFE (RTO 90010)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

If you want to enter the real estate and property services industry in Victoria while juggling your current commitments, then this online Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) (VIC) is for you. Learning by distance education means that you can do study at your own pace, in your own time.

The course is delivered by North Coast TAFE in partnership with Open Colleges, and covers a range of core competencies and skills needed in real estate. This includes property appraisal, listing, marketing and preparation for both sale (including private treaty and auction) and lease.

You will also learn how to manage properties, prepare property reports, negotiate sales, and work effectively with clients. The course has been cleverly structured into 'milestones', allowing you to receive a Victorian Agent's Representative Certificate, Real Estate License and the nationally recognised property services qualification as you progress through the course.

By doing so, the course gives you a seamless entry into the industry, with minimal disruption to your existing schedule.


To be eligible for this course you must:

  • Have successfully completed Year 12 English


  • Have completed a Certificate III or higher qualification


  • Have 3 years of relevant industry experience in a role that requires written documentation and communication


  • Be a resident of Victoria or intend to work as a real estate agent in Victoria

Areas of study

In this real estate course, the subjects you will study include:

  • 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
  • CPPDSM3019B - Communicate with clients as part of agency operations
  • CPPDSM4003A - Appraise property
  • CPPDSM4012A - List property for sale
  • CPPDSM4014A - Market property for sale
  • CPPDSM4018A - Prepare and present property reports
  • CPPDSM4022A - Sell and finalise the sale of property by private treaty
  • CPPDSM4019A - Prepare for auction and complete sale
  • CPPDSM4011A - List property for lease
  • CPPDSM4013A - Market property for lease
  • CPPDSM4010A - Lease property
  • CPPDSM4016A - Monitor and manage lease or tenancy agreement
  • CPPDSM4049A - Implement maintenance plan for managed properties
  • CPPDSM4020A - Present at tribunals
  • BSBLED401A - Develop teams and individuals
  • CPPDSM4005A - Establish and build client-agency relationships
  • CPPDSM4017A - Negotiate effectively in property transactions
  • CPPDSM4056A - Manage conflict and disputes in the property industry
  • CPPDSM4009B - Interpret legislation to complete agency work
  • CPPDSM4015B - Minimise agency and consumer risk
  • BSBRKG304B - Maintain business records
  • BSBSMB406A - Manage small business finances
  • CPPDSM4006A - Establish and manage agency trust accounts

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) (CPP40307) from North Coast TAFE.

By completing this course, you will be able to become a registered and licensed real estate sales agent in Victoria, and even run your own real estate agency.

Finance options

Open Colleges offers two flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable:

Pay in weekly instalmentsPay in full
Pay just $70.63 per week with a $100 depositPay $2,792 upfront and save 20%
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Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) (NSW)

Interested in a career as a real estate agent in NSW? Study this online Certificate IV in Property Services course from North Coast TAFE to satisfy state registration and licensing requirements! Only open to NSW residents.

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