Property Representatives Course

Thinking of a career in real estate?

A career in the Real Estate Industry can be very rewarding with a number of fields of practice to choose from.

Whether you are thinking of a career in Sales, Property Management, Body Corporate Management, Real Estate Office Support or Auctioneering, REIT can assist you to achieve your career goals.

The Property Representatives Course is the first step to achieving that goal.

The course offered by the Real Estate Institute of Tasmania provides the knowledge to assist in the development of skills necessary to effectively undertake the roles of a Property Representative.


Course Overview

To be a Property Representative in Tasmania requires registration with the Property Agents Board. In order to obtain your licence to work in real estate you are required to pass an exam with the Property Agents Board. The Property Representatives Course provides the underpinning knowledge to sit this exam.



The Property Agents Board conducts the exam for the Property Representatives’ licence. Exams are scheduled in Hobart, Launceston and Ulverstone. It isn't a requirement to complete the Property Representative Course prior to sitting the exam. For further information on the exam process, fees and to enrol please visit http://www.propertyagentsboard.com.au/exams2.html


Program pre-requisites

There are no formal pre-requisites to commence the Property Representatives Course, however the following is assumed of all candidates in order to successfully complete the training:

  • An intermediate level of computer skills and knowledge
  • Access to a computer and internet
  • An Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 2/3 level of language, literacy and numeracy (LLN)
  • Candidates must be 16 years or older at time of enrolment

* Please contact the REIT Training Department if you would like to complete the REIT Language, Literacy and Numeracy test prior to enrolment.


There are 4 assignments which are recommended to be completed before a candidate should attempt to sit the Property Agents Board exam.

**Please note completing the assignments is optional, you do not need to complete the assignments to sit the Property Agents Board exam.

REIT conducts all training and assessment in plain English, via our online platform. You should allow a 2-3 week timeframe for your assignments to be marked.


Course Completion

The REIT will issue you with a Statement of Attainment for the nationally recognised units in the course once:

  • You are deemed competent in all your assessments
  • Complete an interview with a Trainer where you will be verbally assessed via telephone on the contents of the course


Course Content

CPPREP4001 Prepare for professional practice in real estate
CPPREP4002 Access and interpret ethical practice in real estate
CPPREP4003 Access and interpret legislation in real estate
CPPREP4005 Prepare to work in real estate trust accounts
  * Acts & Regs
  * Documentation (Contracts/Leases)

These units form part of the CPP41419 Certificate IV in Real Estate Practice. If you choose to complete the assessments, these units are assessed at a nationally recognised level that includes the completion of an Assessment, Learning Activity Workbook and a Workplace Skills Situtation. See the Learner Handbook under Student Information and Policies for further information.

*Acts & Regs and Documentation are not nationally recognised.


Course Delivery

Candidates will be required to access their course resources via their REIT’s training hub account.


Class based:


Online Distance Learning: $695

All distance learning course requirements must be completed within 4 months of course enrolment, with no refund available once purchased. Please be aware that the distance learning version of the course is entirely self paced, and that it is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that all course requirements are completed within the four month time frame. Typically you can expect to spend a total of 50 hours reading the study material and completing the assignments, however this may vary from candidate to candidate.

Assistance from tutors is available for distance learning candidates at an additional cost. The cost for tutoring is $88 (including GST) per hour or part thereof (a minimum 1hr charge). Candidates requiring tutoring will need to make an appointment through the REIT by emailing james.jackson@reit.com.au.

It's a learners responsibility to understand the requirements of the course and exam prior to enrolling.


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