Are you an agent’s representative with at least one year full-time experience, looking to obtain your estate agent licence in Victoria?
Kaplan Professional’s VIC Estate Agent Licensing Program is ideal for those wishing to obtain their estate agent licence or wishing to further their real estate knowledge.
It provides you with in depth knowledge about all aspects of general real estate, such as property appraisals, property sales, leasing and management of rental properties, trust accounting, as well as managing finance and staff in an agency.
Successful completion meets the educational requirements for application to Consumer Affairs Victoria for an Estate Agent Licence.
Benefits for you:
On successful completion of Victoria Estate Agent Licencing Program, you will be awarded a Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) CPP40307.
VIC Estate Agents Licensing Program
Note: The VIC Agent’s Representative Program is a pre-requisite to this program. If you have not completed these units, you will be required to enrol into the VIC Agent’s Representative Program as well, or apply for Recognition of Prior Learning for these units.
RPL Application Fee
Note: The RPL fee is in addition to the full course fee.
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Access to the course will be provided for 12 months from your enrolment date, however you may complete the course at any time prior to the expiry date.
Extensions are available at an additional cost.
In order to enrol in this Licensing Program, you must have completed the units in the VIC Agent’s Representative Program. A certified copy of your Statement of Attainment listing current units of competency must be provided upon enrolment. If you have not completed the units in the Agent’s Representative Program, you will be required to enrol into the VIC Agent’s Representative Program or apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for these units. Please refer to the Fees tab for additional costs which may apply.
All participants are provided with equal opportunity to complete their studies with Kaplan, however some participants may not be eligible to obtain their Registration or Licence with Consumer Affairs Victoria. Contact Consumer Affairs Victoria to ascertain eligibility requirements.
This course requires you to read comprehensive learner workbooks, complete a range of written assessments, undertake independent research activities and at times engage in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication.
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Who should enrol?
Note: This course is tailored for both property managers and sales agents.
As this program blends correspondence and online learning, you may enrol into this program at any time and begin studying immediately upon receiving your log in details and learning materials.
This program is delivered through a combination of correspondence and online learning. This enables you to complete your study at your own pace, and allows you to adjust your study load to meet your needs.
Once your enrolment has been processed, you will be posted your hardcopy materials and sent your online log in details. Your learning materials may include, but is not limited to:
Learning and technical support is also available.
Corporate clients should contact our Corporate Solutions Representative on 1300 728 505 to discuss face-to-face delivery options and how we can tailor our training to your business needs.
To become a licensed estate agent you must have gained the equivalent of at least one year’s full-time experience as an agent’s representative in the three years immediately before applying for a licence. You must also complete the relevant educational program and any other requirement as prescribed by VIC Consumer Affairs.
Kaplan Professional’s Estate Agent Licensing Program meets these educational requirements and provides you with the skills and knowledge you need to work in the industry.
Students who successfully complete Kaplan’s VIC Estate Agent’s Program will receive a qualification for CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) with the following units of competency:
* Prerequisites to this program. The 3 units noted above with *, are covered in the Agent’s Representative Program. These units will not be provided in the material for this Licensing Program. Please refer to the Prerequisites tab for more information.
Note: Whilst all participants are provided with equal opportunity to complete their studies, some participants may not be able to obtain their Representative or Licence with Consumer Affairs Victoria.
For application requirements and forms, refer to the Consumer Affairs Victoria website.
Assessment for this program may include, but is not limited to:
You are entitled to a total of two (2) attempts at your assessment. If you exhaust your assessment attempts you will need re-enrol into the program at a fee.
You may be entitled to receive Recognition of Prior Learning for existing knowledge and skills. RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises your current skill and knowledge. If you have the necessary experience and skill you may be competent in one or more of the units even though you have not completed recognised training.
RPL assessment will recognise what you know and apply it to the real estate program that you want to complete. This will reduce the time you need to spend studying and the number of units you need to complete.
The assessment process looks at your:
The education can be formal such as diplomas or degrees from recognised educational institutions or informal training such as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) attendance at conferences or seminars or franchise training – in fact any learning whatsoever can be recognised.
Assessment of knowledge and skills
Your skills and knowledge will be assessed by a qualified assessor. The assessor has both the education, real estate qualifications and experience to conduct the RPL assessment.
You will need to provide a portfolio of evidence that outlines your skill, experience and training. An evidence checklist will be provided so that you can gather sufficient evidence.
You enrol into the RPL assessment process with Kaplan Professional. We will then send you the necessary documents and organise for an assessor to contact you and assist and guide you through the whole process. In conjunction with the assessor, you need to determine which units you will apply for; you then collect your evidence and submit it with your RPL application form and payment. RPL works more effectively if all your evidence and your application form are supplied at us at the same time.
You have 6 months to submit you evidence from the date of application. If your evidence is not received in this timeframe, payment of another application fee is required.
The evidence is assessed by the assessor who will then contact you with the results and to organise an interview if required.
The interview (if required)
The interview is a supportive discussion. You may need to discuss your evidence with the assessor and to explore further your claim for competence in a unit or units. This interview is to assist you to gain the maximum results possible.
On completion of the RPL assessment you will be issued with one of the following results:
We will issue you with a Statement of Attainment for the program or the units of competency you have gained. If you require further study, we will provide advice on the best way to complete your course or unit(s).
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Upon successful completion of the VIC Estate Agent’s Licensing Program, you will be granted a Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate). You may wish to consider completing a Diploma of Property Services (Real Estate).
Candidates who complete Kaplan’s Estate Agent’s Licensing Program and also meet all the eligibility requirements of the Business Licensing Authority will be able to apply for their estate agent licence in VIC.
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