Training for agent's representatives

If you want to become an agent’s representative in the Northern Territory (NT), you need to do a training course.

Training can only be delivered by a registered training organisation (RTO).

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To be a registered agent’s representative, you must complete a Certificate IV in Real Estate Practice (CPP41419).

The certificate includes the following units:

  • prepare for professional practice in real estate (CPPREP4001)
  • access and interpret ethical practice in real estate (CPPREP4002)
  • access and interpret legislation in real estate (CPPREP4003)
  • establish marketing and communication profiles in real estate (CPPREP4004)
  • prepare to work with real estate trust accounts (CPPREP4005)
  • appraise property for sale or lease (CPPREP4101)
  • market property (CPPREP4102)
  • establish vendor relationships (CPPREP4103)
  • establish buyer relationships (CPPREP4104)
  • sell property (CPPREP4105)
  • establish landlord relationships (CPPREP4121)
  • manage tenant relationships (CPPREP4122)
  • manage tenancy (CPPREP4123)
  • end tenancy (CPPREP4124)
  • transact in trust accounts (CPPREP4125)
  • complete commercial property sale (CPPREP4203)
  • establish commercial property lease (CPPREP4204)
  • present at hearings in real estate (CPPREP4503).

If you already have a certificate

If you have statements of attainment for the old CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate), you can get this recognised.

You must have completed all of the following units:

  • maintain and protect condition of managed properties (CPPDSM3008A)
  • work in the strata/community management sector (CPPDSM3017A)
  • appraise property (CPPDSM4003A)
  • establish and build client-agency relationships (CPPDSM4005A)
  • identify legal and ethical requirements of property management to complete agency work (CPPDSM4007A)
  • identify legal and ethical requirements of property sales to complete agency work (CPPDSM4008A)
  • interpret legislation to complete agency work (CPPDSM4009B)
  • lease property (CPPDSM4010A)
  • list property for lease (CPPDSM4011A)
  • list property for sale (CPPDSM4012A)
  • market property for lease (CPPDSM4013A)
  • market property for sale (CPPDSM4014A)
  • minimise agency and consumer risk (CPPDSM4015B)
  • monitor and manage lease or tenancy agreement (CPPDSM4016A)
  • negotiate effectively in property transactions (CPPDSM4017A)
  • prepare for auction and complete sale (CPPDSM4019A)
  • present at tribunals (CPPDSM4020A)
  • sell and finalise the sale of property by private treaty (CPPDSM4022A)
  • manage tenancy disputes (CPPDSM4046A)
  • implement maintenance plan for managed properties (CPPDSM4049A)
  • lease industrial, commercial and retail property (CPPDSM4050A)
  • manage conflict and disputes in the property industry (CPPDSM4056A)
  • negotiate sale and manage sale to completion or settlement (CPPDSM4060A)
  • work in the real estate industry (CPPDSM4080A).

You can have a registration as an agent’s representative restricted to the sales or property management functions.

To get a restricted registration, you must have completed the below units of the Certificate IV in Real Estate Practice (CPP41419).

Units of the certificate: sales functions

If you want to restrict your registration for sales functions, you must have completed the following units:

  • prepare for professional practice in real estate (CPPREP4001)
  • access and interpret ethical practice in real estate (CPPREP4002)
  • access and interpret legislation in real estate (CPPREP4003)
  • establish marketing and communication profiles in real estate (CPPREP4004)
  • prepare to work with real estate trust accounts (CPPREP4005)
  • appraise residential property for sale or lease (CPPREP4101)
  • market property (CPPREP4102)
  • establish vendor relationships (CPPREP4103)
  • establish buyer relationships (CPPREP4104)
  • sell property (CPPREP4105)
  • complete commercial property sale (CPPREP4203).

Units of the certificate: property management

If you want to restrict your registration for property management functions, you must have completed the following units:

  • prepare for professional practice in real estate (CPPREP4001)
  • access and interpret ethical practice in real estate (CPPREP4002)
  • access and interpret legislation in real estate (CPPREP4003)
  • establish marketing and communication profiles in real estate (CPPREP4004)
  • prepare to work with real estate trust accounts (CPPREP4005)
  • appraise residential property for sale or lease (CPPREP4101)
  • market property (CPPREP4102)
  • establish landlord relationships (CPPREP4121)
  • manage tenant relationships (CPPREP4122)
  • manage tenancy (CPPREP4123)
  • end tenancy (CPPREP4124)
  • transact in trust accounts (CPPREP4125)
  • establish commercial property lease (CPPREP4204)
  • present at hearings in real estate (CPPREP4503).

If you are offered work before you have finished your training, you can apply for a one year interim registration as an agent’s representative (training).

To be eligible you must:

  • have completed the core units of the Certificate IV in Real Estate Practice (CPP41419)
  • provide evidence of enrolment in a course for the remaining units of competencies required for one of the following registrations:
    • agent’s representative
    • restricted agent’s representative (sales)
    • restricted agent’s representative (property management).

The core units of the Certificate IV in Real Estate Practice (CPP41419) include all of the following:

  • prepare for professional practice in real estate (CPPREP4001)
  • access and interpret ethical practice in real estate (CPPREP4002)
  • access and interpret legislation in real estate (CPPREP4003)
  • establish marketing and communication profiles in real estate (CPPREP4004)
  • prepare to work with real estate trust accounts (CPPREP4005).

To find out more, go to the Australian Government's Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business website.

You can reapply for the same category of registration with no evidence of training.

To be eligible, you must have had one of the following NT registrations in the last three years:

  • agent’s representative
  • restricted agent’s representative (sales)
  • restricted agent’s representative (property management).

You can complete missing units from the old CPP40307 training package if you have an interstate qualification.

This training package will not be available from 30 September 2021.

You should check your qualifications.

For more information, contact Licensing NT or a registered training organisation.

You can complete your real estate and business training through one of the below RTOs.

NSW Real Estate Training College
Phone: 02 9987 2322
trainnt@realestatetraining.com.au
www.realeastatetraining.com.au

Real Estate Institute of the Northern Territory (REINT)
Phone: 08 8981 8905
training@reint.com.au
www.reint.com.au

RTOs can request to have their details added or updated.

For more information, contact Licensing NT by emailing agd.licensingnt@nt.gov.au.

Last updated: 03 October 2019

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