Course Code
Study Area(s)
Business and Management, Real Estate
Course Length
Part-time night(6 months)

Start Date(s): 5 February 2018
23 July 2018
End Date(s): 22 June 2018
07 December 2018
Days and Time: Two evenings per week from 6pm - 9pm

Course Overview

If your goal is to run your own real estate agency or operate as a licensed real estate agent, then our Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) is your first step in making this a reality.

This property services course is the qualification prescribed by the Business Licensing Authority (BLA), a division of Consumer Affairs Victoria, as the educational requirement to apply for a real estate licence in Victoria.

The nationally accredited course covers the core units on risk, current legislation and ethical requirements as well as lots of practical skills integral in day-to-day real estate operations.

Classes are part-time and held during the evenings. You can apply and begin studying at anytime throughout the year.

Click here for course modules


Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
BSBRKG304BMaintain Business Records30
BSBSMB406AManage Small Business Finances60
CPPDSM4001AAct As A Buyer's Agent20
CPPDSM4003AAppraise Property40
CPPDSM4004AConduct Auction10
CPPDSM4005AEstablish And Build Client-agency Relationships20
CPPDSM4006AEstablish and mange agency trust accounts60
CPPDSM4010ALease Property50
CPPDSM4011AList Property For Lease25
CPPDSM4012AList Property For Sale30
CPPDSM4013AMarket Property For Lease25
CPPDSM4014AMarket Property For Sale30
CPPDSM4016AMonitor And Manage Lease Or Tenancy Agreement50
CPPDSM4018APrepare And Present Property Reports30
CPPDSM4019APrepare For Auction And Complete Sale20
CPPDSM4020APresent At Tribunals20
CPPDSM4022ASell And Finalise The Sale Of Property By Private Treaty50
CPPDSM4049AImplement Maintenance Plan For Managed Properties25
CPPDSM4056AManage Conflict And Disputes In The Property Industry20

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will be advised in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be provided this information.

Additional comments

This course has a rolling enrolment. Please contact the institute for next entry point.

What will I study?

You will study the the practical aspects of building client relationships, appraising and managing properties, leasing and listing properties for sale, managing tenancy agreements and conducting an auction.

Please see the course module listing link in the course overview section for a full list of subjects for this course.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.


For Business and Industry

We offer our business and industry clients customised workforce training, flexible delivery (when and where it suits you) and onsite assessments.

Call us on 1300 615 141 or contact us online for an obligation free consultation.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

The fees listed below relate to 2018 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
Government Subsidised
Average annual course fee#
Average annual course fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Average annual course fee#

Table 2

Average material
fees per annum *


Average consumable
fees per annum*

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

2018 Student Services Fee (Table 3)

 Type of cohort:
Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2018: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None


The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
1055 525 $3.50 $0.70 $10.00

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2018. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

Call us on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au for a fee schedule. There is also a materials cost of $580 which covers all books.

Can I apply?

To undertake this course it is expected that you are currently employed in the real estate industry and have completed the agent's representative course. To obtain a full agent's license, you will have at least 12 months experience working in the industry. It is also expected that you will have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course.

Where and how can I study?

The Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) is offered at our largest campus in Broadmeadows.

As a large educational provider, our students have access to a myriad of student support services and resources as well as our very own Employment Centre to ensure that your study experience is a positive one.

What employment opportunities will I have?

Successful completion of this course, along with evidence of 12 months experience working as a registered agent's representative will enable the qualification holder to run their own real estate agency or gain employment as a real estate agent.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain skills in all aspects of work required to operate as a licenced Real Estate Agent.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course (along with prior completion of the agent's representative course) you will be awarded the Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

This course will lead to higher level studies at diploma level, with the possibility of credit available into the Diploma of Property Services (Agency Management).

How do I apply?

To apply for this course you must complete an online application by clicking the 'apply here' tab above or for further information call our Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au. This course has a mid-year intake and also a rolling enrolment.

How will I be selected for this course?

Applicants ideally be currently employed in the real estate industry and all applicants must have completed the agents representative course - details for this course can be found in our short course area.