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What is an Upgrade Course?

An Upgrade Course is simply studying the additional Units of Competency that you need to reach the next level of real estate licensing requirements.

There are many reasons why people wish to upgrade their real estate qualifications.

Very often, people like to start with their Registration Certificate and upgrade to their full Real Estate Agent Licence once they have had time in the real estate industry and have decided that it is a good career choice for them.

Others like to upgrade their Queensland real estate qualification from Registration Certificate or Real Estate Agent Licence to CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) to increase their knowledge and stand out from their peers.

Whether you are wanting to upgrade to start your own agency or simply to increase your knowledge and professional development, Validum Institute is the right training institute for you.

Did you know?

As a minimum to undertake an upgrade course, you must have already completed the Queensland Registration Certificate course (7 Units of Competency under the CPP40307 training package) in or after 2008.

If you have previously completed the Units of Competency from the PRDPE training package before 2008, these Units are no longer accepted by the Office of Fair Trading.

You will need to either complete the Full Real Estate Agent Licence Course or apply for Recognised Prior Learning (RPL).  Please contact us and speak to one of our trainers and assessors to discuss the RPL processes or visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information on RPL.

What Courses Can I Upgrade To?

  • Full Real Estate Agent Licence Course
  • CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate)

How Do I Start A Career In Real Estate?

  • To become a real estate agent, property manager, administrator or agency owner in Queensland, you need to do is obtain your Real Estate Registration Certificate or License.  Check your eligibility with the Queensland Office of Fair Trading (OFT) HERE.
  • Now your ready to study your real estate qualification with Validum Institute.  Simply submit your details and we’ll discuss your career aspirations and which course is right for you.
  • Once you complete your course with Validum, we will issue your Statement of Attainment certifying your course competency.
  • Apply online, or in person, with the OFT for your Registration or Licence and include a copy of your Statement of Attainment (note: this may take between 4-6 weeks to be approved).
  • Start your dream job in real estate.

Do You Have Payment Plans?

ABSOLUTELY!  We customise Payment Plans to suit your needs. Simply call us on (07) 3193 5270 to discuss your budget and payment plan terms & conditions.

At Validum Institute YOU are in control of your payments. No automated deductions from you account and you receive full unrestricted access to your course after your first payment is made.

Will I Need To Sit Any Exams?

NO – there are no exams at Validum Institute. Just uniquely designed sets of assessments via our very user friendly interactive learner portal. All assessments are open-book and competency based.

If at any time you have questions about assessments, simply contact our trainers and they will be happy to answer all your queries.

A Rewarding Career

Real Estate can be a rewarding career with many benefits:

  • Financial Freedom
  • Job Hours Flexibility
  • NO costly degrees or long qualifications required
  • NO prior experience required
  • Variety of career options

Upcoming Changes to This Course

The Units of Competency (Units) in this course are from the CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) qualification. This qualification is being replaced on 30 September 2021.

Until further notice, the current Units continue to be recognised by the Queensland Office of Fair Trading (OFT) as the educational requirement for licensing as a real estate agent in Queensland.

Students have until 29 September 2021 to complete this course and be issued a Statement of Attainment under the current Units. If any student requires an extension to their course, the extension can only be granted to 29 September 2021.

If you have not completed your course by 29 September 2021, we will transition you (at no extra cost, and with a free extension if needed) to the new Units required by the OFT. The new course Units will be from the CPP41419 Certificate IV in Real Estate Practice qualification.

If you are enrolling into the course now, you do not need to do anything different – work on your course with the aim to completing it as soon as you can.

Validum will update you about any changes to your course as soon as we receive further information from the OFT. As always, we are here to provide advice and guidance to help you successfully complete your course.

If you wish to discuss these upcoming changes, please feel free to contact us on (07) 3193 5270 (9:00am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday (Brisbane time)).

Upgrade from your Registration Certificate (Salesperson Certificate) to your Real Estate Agent Licence Course

If you are wanting to upgrade from your Registration Certificate to your full Real Estate Agent Licence, you will need to study and complete the following 12 Units of Competency:

  • CPPDSM4003A – Appraise property
  • CPPDSM4005A – Establish and build client-agency relationships
  • CPPDSM4006A – Establish and manage agency trust accounts
  • CPPDSM4007A – Identify legal and ethical requirements of property management to complete agency work
  • CPPDSM4011A – List property for lease
  • CPPDSM4013A – Market property for lease
  • CPPDSM4014A – Market property for sale
  • CPPDSM4016A – Monitor and manage lease or tenancy agreement
  • CPPDSM4018A – Prepare and present property reports
  • CPPDSM4019A – Prepare for auction and complete sale
  • CPPDSM4046A – Manage tenancy disputes
  • BSBSMB406 – Manage small business finances

Upgrade from your Registration Certificate to your CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate)

If you are wanting to upgrade from your Queensland Registration Certificate Course to a CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate), you will need to study and complete the following 17 Units of Competency:

  • CPPDSM4003A: Appraise property
  • CPPDSM4005A: Establish and build client-agency relationships
  • CPPDSM4006A: Establish and manage agency trust accounts
  • CPPDSM4007A: Identify legal & ethical requirements of property management to complete agency work
  • CPPDSM4011A: List property for lease
  • CPPDSM4013A: Market property for lease
  • CPPDSM4014A: Market property for sale
  • CPPDSM4016A: Monitor and manage lease or tenancy agreement
  • CPPDSM4018A: Prepare and present property reports
  • CPPDSM4019A: Prepare for auction and complete sale
  • CPPDSM4046A: Manage tenancy disputes
  • BSBSMB406: Manage small business finances
  • CPPDSM4017A: Negotiate effectively in property transactions
  • CPPDSM4049A: Implement maintenance plan for managed properties
  • CPPDSM4056A: Manage conflict and disputes in the property industry
  • BSBLED401: Develop teams and individuals
  • BSBRKG304: Maintain business records

Upgrade from your Real Estate Agent Licence to your CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate)

If you are wanting to upgrade from your Queensland Real Estate Agent Licence to a Queensland CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate), you will need to study and complete the following 5 Units of Competency:

  • CPPDSM4017A: Negotiate effectively in property transactions
  • CPPDSM4049A: Implement maintenance plan for managed properties
  • CPPDSM4056A: Manage conflict and disputes in the property industry
  • BSBLED401: Develop teams and individuals
  • BSBRKG304: Maintain business records
Our Assessments are uniquely designed and available via our user-friendly interactive online learner portal

Five (5) Sets of Assessments

UPGRADE from Registration Certifcate to Full Real Estate Agent Licence
UPGRADE from Real Estate Agent Licence to CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate)

Ten (10) Sets of Assessments

UPGRADE from Registration Certificate to CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate)

Twelve (12) Months to Complete

Self-Paced Learning – This means that it may not necessarily take you that long to complete the course. The length of time it takes you to complete your course depends on various factors, such as your experience and the time you have available for self-paced study.

How Will the Course Be Delivered?

At Validum Institute, YOU are in control of the way YOU want to learn. That is what our affordable, flexible and customised approach to learning means. Your course will be delivered via an interactive online learner portal, combined with personal one-on-one trainer support and assessment help when you need it.

Study the way YOU want! It’s YOUR choice:

  • Book into our Student Lounge to study in quiet and meet like-minded people also studying your course with direct access to onsite trainers
  • Study anytime, anyplace, on any device (PC, laptop, mobile, ipad, tablet) with our simple to use and interactive online learner portal
  • Why not combine both of the above? Access to trainers in person, online, or over the phone support in addition to the interactive online learner portal

Whatever study option suits YOU best, we will help YOU every step of the way. We pride our success on the success of our students.

What is an Upgrade Course?

An Upgrade Course is simply studying the additional Units of Competency that you need to reach the next level of real estate licensing requirements.

There are many reasons why people wish to upgrade their real estate qualifications.

Very often, people like to start with their Registration Certificate and upgrade to their full Real Estate Agent Licence once they have had time in the real estate industry and have decided that it is a good career choice for them.

Others like to upgrade their Queensland real estate qualification from Registration Certificate or Real Estate Agent Licence to CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) to increase their knowledge and stand out from their peers.

Whether you are wanting to upgrade to start your own agency or simply to increase your knowledge and professional development, Validum Institute is the right training institute for you.

Did you know?

As a minimum to undertake an upgrade course, you must have already completed the Queensland Registration Certificate course (7 Units of Competency under the CPP40307 training package) in or after 2008.

If you have previously completed the Units of Competency from the PRDPE training package before 2008, these Units are no longer accepted by the Office of Fair Trading.

You will need to either complete the Full Real Estate Agent Licence Course or apply for Recognised Prior Learning (RPL).  Please contact us and speak to one of our trainers and assessors to discuss the RPL processes or visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information on RPL.

What Courses Can I Upgrade To?

  • Full Real Estate Agent Licence Course
  • CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate)

How Do I Start A Career In Real Estate?

  • To become a real estate agent, property manager, administrator or agency owner in Queensland, you need to do is obtain your Real Estate Registration Certificate or License.  Check your eligibility with the Queensland Office of Fair Trading (OFT) HERE.
  • Now your ready to study your real estate qualification with Validum Institute.  Simply submit your details and we’ll discuss your career aspirations and which course is right for you.
  • Once you complete your course with Validum, we will issue your Statement of Attainment certifying your course competency.
  • Apply online, or in person, with the OFT for your Registration or Licence and include a copy of your Statement of Attainment (note: this may take between 4-6 weeks to be approved).
  • Start your dream job in real estate.

Do You Have Payment Plans?

ABSOLUTELY!  We customise Payment Plans to suit your needs. Simply call us on (07) 3193 5270 to discuss your budget and payment plan terms & conditions.

At Validum Institute YOU are in control of your payments. No automated deductions from you account and you receive full unrestricted access to your course after your first payment is made.

Will I Need To Sit Any Exams?

NO – there are no exams at Validum Institute. Just uniquely designed sets of assessments via our very user friendly interactive learner portal. All assessments are open-book and competency based.

If at any time you have questions about assessments, simply contact our trainers and they will be happy to answer all your queries.

A Rewarding Career

Real Estate can be a rewarding career with many benefits:

  • Financial Freedom
  • Job Hours Flexibility
  • NO costly degrees or long qualifications required
  • NO prior experience required
  • Variety of career options

Upcoming Changes to This Course

The Units of Competency (Units) in this course are from the CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) qualification. This qualification is being replaced on 30 September 2021.

Until further notice, the current Units continue to be recognised by the Queensland Office of Fair Trading (OFT) as the educational requirement for licensing as a real estate agent in Queensland.

Students have until 29 September 2021 to complete this course and be issued a Statement of Attainment under the current Units. If any student requires an extension to their course, the extension can only be granted to 29 September 2021.

If you have not completed your course by 29 September 2021, we will transition you (at no extra cost, and with a free extension if needed) to the new Units required by the OFT. The new course Units will be from the CPP41419 Certificate IV in Real Estate Practice qualification.

If you are enrolling into the course now, you do not need to do anything different – work on your course with the aim to completing it as soon as you can.

Validum will update you about any changes to your course as soon as we receive further information from the OFT. As always, we are here to provide advice and guidance to help you successfully complete your course.

If you wish to discuss these upcoming changes, please feel free to contact us on (07) 3193 5270 (9:00am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday (Brisbane time)).

Upgrade from your Registration Certificate (Salesperson Certificate) to your Real Estate Agent Licence Course

If you are wanting to upgrade from your Registration Certificate to your full Real Estate Agent Licence, you will need to study and complete the following 12 Units of Competency:

  • CPPDSM4003A – Appraise property
  • CPPDSM4005A – Establish and build client-agency relationships
  • CPPDSM4006A – Establish and manage agency trust accounts
  • CPPDSM4007A – Identify legal and ethical requirements of property management to complete agency work
  • CPPDSM4011A – List property for lease
  • CPPDSM4013A – Market property for lease
  • CPPDSM4014A – Market property for sale
  • CPPDSM4016A – Monitor and manage lease or tenancy agreement
  • CPPDSM4018A – Prepare and present property reports
  • CPPDSM4019A – Prepare for auction and complete sale
  • CPPDSM4046A – Manage tenancy disputes
  • BSBSMB406 – Manage small business finances

Upgrade from your Registration Certificate to your CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate)

If you are wanting to upgrade from your Queensland Registration Certificate Course to a CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate), you will need to study and complete the following 17 Units of Competency:

  • CPPDSM4003A: Appraise property
  • CPPDSM4005A: Establish and build client-agency relationships
  • CPPDSM4006A: Establish and manage agency trust accounts
  • CPPDSM4007A: Identify legal & ethical requirements of property management to complete agency work
  • CPPDSM4011A: List property for lease
  • CPPDSM4013A: Market property for lease
  • CPPDSM4014A: Market property for sale
  • CPPDSM4016A: Monitor and manage lease or tenancy agreement
  • CPPDSM4018A: Prepare and present property reports
  • CPPDSM4019A: Prepare for auction and complete sale
  • CPPDSM4046A: Manage tenancy disputes
  • BSBSMB406: Manage small business finances
  • CPPDSM4017A: Negotiate effectively in property transactions
  • CPPDSM4049A: Implement maintenance plan for managed properties
  • CPPDSM4056A: Manage conflict and disputes in the property industry
  • BSBLED401: Develop teams and individuals
  • BSBRKG304: Maintain business records

Upgrade from your Real Estate Agent Licence to your CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate)

If you are wanting to upgrade from your Queensland Real Estate Agent Licence to a Queensland CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate), you will need to study and complete the following 5 Units of Competency:

  • CPPDSM4017A: Negotiate effectively in property transactions
  • CPPDSM4049A: Implement maintenance plan for managed properties
  • CPPDSM4056A: Manage conflict and disputes in the property industry
  • BSBLED401: Develop teams and individuals
  • BSBRKG304: Maintain business records

Our Assessments are uniquely designed and available via our user-friendly interactive online learner portal

Five (5) Sets of Assessments

UPGRADE from Registration Certifcate to Full Real Estate Agent Licence
UPGRADE from Real Estate Agent Licence to CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate)

Ten (10) Sets of Assessments

UPGRADE from Registration Certificate to CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate)

Twelve (12) Months to Complete

Self-Paced Learning – This means that it may not necessarily take you that long to complete the course. The length of time it takes you to complete your course depends on various factors, such as your experience and the time you have available for self-paced study.

How Will the Course Be Delivered?

At Validum Institute, YOU are in control of the way YOU want to learn. That is what our affordable, flexible and customised approach to learning means. Your course will be delivered via an interactive online learner portal, combined with personal one-on-one trainer support and assessment help when you need it.

Study the way YOU want! It’s YOUR choice:

  • Book into our Student Lounge to study in quiet and meet like-minded people also studying your course with direct access to onsite trainers
  • Study anytime, anyplace, on any device (PC, laptop, mobile, ipad, tablet) with our simple to use and interactive online learner portal
  • Why not combine both of the above? Access to trainers in person, online, or over the phone support in addition to the interactive online learner portal

Whatever study option suits YOU best, we will help YOU every step of the way. We pride our success on the success of our students.

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