Certificate IV in Real Estate Practice

Certificate IV in Real Estate Practice

Course Code
Professional, Creative & Environment
Study Area(s)
Real Estate
Course Length
Full-time(Full Time - 6 Months)
Part-time(Part Time - 9 Months)

Start Date(s): July 2022
End Date(s): Upon successful completion of all 18 units
Days and Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00am to 3:00pm

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of real estate professionals who apply knowledge of real estate practice legal agency and compliance requirements, ethical standards and consumer preferences to conduct real estate functions.

Kangan Institute offers

Certificate IV in Real Estate Practice CPP41419

Please refer to the Fee tab for costs and the modules link for the units of study.

Our course delivery features remote (online) learning. This flexibility allows our students to continue to study in a safe, guided and supported manner.

Things you should know:
To work in the Victorian real estate industry you need to be registered with the Business Licensing Authority (BLA). You can check to see if you're eligible for registration at https://www.consumer.vic.gov.au/licensing-and-registration/estate-agents/agents-representatives

* 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

Click here for course modules


Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
CPPREP4001Prepare for professional practice in real estate (CPPREP4001)30
CPPREP4002Access and interpret ethical practice in real estate (CPPREP4002)40
CPPREP4003Access and interpret legislation in real estate (CPPREP4003)50
CPPREP4004Establish marketing and communication profiles in real estate (CPPREP4004)20
CPPREP4005Prepare to work with real estate trust accounts (CPPREP4005)50


Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
CPPREP4101Appraise property for sale or lease (CPPREP4101)40
CPPREP4102Market property (CPPREP4102)30
CPPREP4103Establish vendor relationships (CPPREP4103)30
CPPREP4104Establish buyer relationships (CPPREP4104)25
CPPREP4105Sell property (CPPREP4105)60
CPPREP4121Establish landlord relationships (CPPREP4121)30
CPPREP4122Manage tenant relationships (CPPREP4122)30
CPPREP4123Manage tenancy (CPPREP4123)50
CPPREP4124End tenancy (CPPREP4124)30
CPPREP4125Transact in trust accounts (CPPREP4125)50
CPPREP4161Undertake pre-auction processes (CPPREP4161)20
CPPREP4162Conduct and complete sale by auction (CPPREP4162)25
CPPREP4163Complete post-auction process and contract execution (CPPREP4163)15

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessments may include written, oral or practical assessment methods.

You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.

Additional comments

You will need to have access to a computer and internet.

What will I study?

You will undertake the Certificate IV in Real Estate Practice (CPP41419).

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

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Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

To you check your eligibility click here.

Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.

The fees listed below relate to 2022 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).

Table 1

Enrolment type
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
Indicative total tuition fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#

Table 2

Average course
material fees*


Average course
consumable fees*

# 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. 

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

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
625 625 $4.30 $0.86 $12.20

^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 2022. 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?

Contact the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or enquiries@kangan.edu.au for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.

Can I apply?

There are no set prerequisites for this course. However, it is recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course. You must be 18 in order to register with the Business Licencing Authority.

Where and how can I study?

You can study this course online via facilitated workshops on a part time basis.

What employment opportunities will I have?

Occupational titles include:

  • Property Manager,
  • Body Corporate Manager,
  • Real Estate Agent,
  • Real Estate Representative,
  • Real Estate,
  • Real Estate Salesperson,
  • Real Estate Sub-agent,
  • Property Portfolio Officer,
  • Buyer's Agent.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

  • Analysing data, industry intelligence and leads to identify prospects. developing, building and maintaining relationships with lessors, tenants, vendors and buyers
  • providing advice to lessors, tenants, vendors and buyers on the sale, residential and property real estate
  • implementing systems, forms and documents to ensure real estate agency transactions are compliant with regulatory requirements; managing risk to agency and agent, and demonstrating high standards of ethical practice
  • transacting, accessing, and preserving the integrity of trust accounts to minimise customer and agency risk
  • establishing, maintaining, executing and concluding contracts with lessors, tenants, vendors and buyers, including by auction building and promoting the agency and individual brands.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the nationally accredited Certificate IV in Real Estate Practice (CPP41419).

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

The Diploma of Property (Agency Management) serves as a pathway for further learning and career advancement, and enables students to become licenced real estate agents.

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, complete an online application form by clicking the yellow 'Apply Here' button above. For more information call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au

How will I be selected for this course?

To register your interest please apply online at the top of this page. Correspondence will be through email. Please provide a current email address.

The criteria for acceptance into the Certificate IV in Real Estate Practice are:

  • Reasonable standard of numeracy and literacy
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Awareness of and commitment to undertaking course
  • Enthusiasm for the Real Estate Industry
  • Basic computer and internet skills

All applicants for this course will complete an assessment to evaluate their language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills. This helps to ensure that you enrol in a course that is the right level of study for you.