Certificate IV Property Services

Course Outline


Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) allows you, on completion to apply to the NSW Fair Trading for a Real Estate Licence.

Enrol now and complete Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate). 


Benefits of enrolling in this course include:

  • achieving a Nationally recognised and accredited qualification
  • increasing your career opportunities
  • Participating in current and comprehensive training
  • discovering valuable workplace skills
  • Obtaining a pathway to your Real Estate License
  • Job roles relevant to this qualification include:
  • Property Managers
  • Real Estate Sales Peoples
  • Real Estate Office Managers

This course is recognised by NSW Fair Trading as the qualification requirement for the real estate agents licence in NSW.


This course is made up of 24 units of competency:


Core units

CPPDSM4007A Identify legal and ethical requirements of property management to complete agency work

CPPDSM4080A Work in the real estate industry 

CPPDSM4008A Identify legal and ethical requirements of property sales to complete agency work 

CPPDSM4009 Interpret legislation to complete agency work 

CPPDSM4015B Minimise agency and consumer risk


Elective Units 

CPPDSM4003A Appraise property 

CPPDSM4004A Conduct auction 

CPPDSM4005A Establish and build client–agency relationships 

CPPDSM4006A Establish and manage agency trust accounts 

CPPDSM4010A Lease property 

CPPDSM4011A List property for lease 

CPPDSM4012A List property for sale 

CPPDSM4013A Market property for lease 

CPPDSM4014A Market property for sale 

CPPDSM4016A Monitor and manage lease or tenancy agreement 

CPPDSM4017A Negotiate effectively in property transactions 

CPPDSM4018A Prepare and present property reports

CPPDSM4019A Prepare for auction and complete sale 

CPPDSM4022A Sell and finalise the sale of property by private treaty 

CPPDSM4049A Implement maintenance plan for managed properties 

CPPDSM4056A Manage conflict and disputes in the property industry 

BSBRKG304B Maintain business records 

BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances 

BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals.


All applicants for a personal licence must satisfy the Commissioner for Fair Trading that he/she is:

  • at least 18 years of age
  • a fit and proper person to hold a licence. Any person in partnership with a licensee in a property agency must also be a fit and proper person
  • has the qualifications required for the licence
  • is not a disqualified person
  • has paid the relevant contribution to the Property Services Compensation Fund.
  • For more information on the NSW Fair Trading licence requirements go to www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au

Prerequisite to Licence class enrolment


Prerequisite to enrol in the 6 day fast track Licence class: You must have completed the NSW Certificate of Registration course or the current Certificate of Registration with the Office of Fair Trading. Your statement needs to be attached with your enrolment form.


To qualify for a Real Estate Agent's Licence or a Certificate of Registration you are required to produce your qualification recording completed units of competency from the Property Services Training Package (CPP07) to NSW Fair Trading and pay a fee.



Please refer to the NSW Fair Trading website for information on the schedule of fees.

How to complete this course

Option 1. Smart & Skilled


Are you eligible for Smart and Skilled training?


Are you:

  • 15 years old or over?
  • no longer at school?
  • living or working in NSW?
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?

If you answered ‘Yes' to all four questions, then you're eligible to enrol in a government-subsidised course with an approved Smart and Skilled training provider.


To use the Eligibility Checker:

Go to the Course Finder and click the 'Estimate your fee' button. You can then check your eligibility and get an estimate of the fee for your course.


Option 2. E-Learning


The course materials and assessments are online. Complete in your own time.

Course Fee$1,985.00

Option 3. Face to Face


Conducted by an industry experienced trainer at our premises, or in house at your offices.

Course Fee$2,050.00

Classroom requirements:

Training Venue: Suite 203, 30-40 Harcourt Parade, Rosebery NSW 2018  See Map


Please bring a mobile device that will give you internet access and is wifi connectable (eg. Laptop / ipad /tablet)

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