CPD Class 1 RE Agent 2021-2022

CPD Class 1 RE Agent 2021-2022

If you are an Assistant Agent please do not complete these courses.

A Class 1 licence holder must obtain 9 hours of CPD annually in a CPD renewal year - 3 compulsory hours,  3 elective hours and 3 business hours.  This must be completed prior to March 22 each year. RETS is approved, by NSW Fair Trading, to  deliver compulsory CPD.

For more information on CPD and your requirements please go to  https://www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au/housing-and-property/property-professionals/working-as-a-property-agent/Continuing-Professional-Development-CPD-requirements.

For the 2021-2022 CPD year, ALL agents must complete the CPD Compulsory Topic 1 - COVID safe business. You can then choose any other 2 compulsory topics which are relevant to you and your role.

The following compulsory courses are available:

COMPULSORY TOPIC - must complete 3 hours

CPD Compulsory Topic 1 - COVID Safe Business (1 hour) - MUST COMPLETE - SET REQUIREMENT NSWFT
The objective of this topic is to provide an overview of how to ensure property industry workplaces are COVID Safe. Content delivered through this course will reflect relevant  COVID-19 workplace health and safety guidelines published by SafeWork Australia

CPD Compulsory Topic 2A - Disclosure of Material Facts (1 hour)
The objective of this topic is to provide an overview of the legally required disclosure requirements for licensed agents under the Property and Stock Agents Act 2002 (the Act), with a particular focus on material facts.

CPD Compulsory Topic 2B – Building Defects & the Residential Apartment Buildings (Compliance and Enforcement Powers) Act 2020 (1 hour)
The objective of this topic is to provide an overview of the Strata Building Bond and Inspections Scheme, as well as an overview of the changes introduced as part of the Residential Apartment Buildings (Compliance and Enforcement Powers) Act 2020 (RAB Act).

CPD Compulsory Topic 2C - Supervision Guidelines & Rules of Conduct (1 hour)
This topic provides an overview of an employee and supervisor’s obligations under the Property and Stock Agents Act 2002 and Property and Stock Agents Regulation 2014. On completion of this topic a person will be able to demonstrate competency of the prescribed learning outcomes detailed below.

CPD Compulsory Topic 2D – Underquoting (1 hour)
This topic involves understanding agent responsibilities for marketing a property for sale including revising the estimated selling price and advertising obligations. 

CPD Compulsory Topic 2H - Short-term Rental Accommodation Code of Conduct (1 hour)
The objective of this topic is to provide an overview of the Short-term Rental Accommodation Code of Conduct (the STRA Code) which commenced on 18 December 2020.

ELECTIVE TOPICS - must complete 3 hours

Art of a Successful and Compliant Auction  -3 hours
This unit takes a look at compliance requirements around conducting an auction in NSW, from the preliminary stages through to after the auction.

Present at Hearings -3 hours
Preparing to present at a hearing can be daunting, even for those who have done it before. This units has a look at preparing a case for a hearing through to completing the hearing process. 

Introduction to Commercial Real Estate -3 hours
The world of commercial real estate differs significantly to the world of residential property. This unit looks at the basics of commercial property and takes you through the language and terminology that you may encounter.

Introduction to Strata -3 hours
This unit looks at untangling some of the concepts of strata for those who are new to its world. Gives an overview of 'who's who'  and who does what in the strata management environment.

BUSINESS TOPIC - must complete 3 hours

CPD Business Topic - Maintaining Business Records
Record keeping is an integral part of any business, and particulary important in property based businesses where regulatory requirements sit alongside record keeping requirements. This unit reviews best practice for record keeping and maintaining your business records, in a property based business environment.

NSW Fair Trading mandate that all CPD must be completed by 22nd March 2022. To fulfill this requirement it is up to you to successfully complete by this date. RETS suggested you complete prior to this date in case you need to resubmit or redo any aspect of the assessment.

Remember - it is your responsibility to understand your requirements for CPD.

If you just require your compulsory hours please click here 

How can you complete the course?

RETS runs this course as follows:

E-learning - RETS eCampus - you can access your online course and complete the course in your own time (you will also have access to the learning material in PDF form if required once logged in).

You will have access to a RETS tutor who can help and assist as required, during business hours. You can access them through the messaging system found within the RETS eCampus. 

Hard copy, Printed Material - If you require a hardcopy version of your material posted to you please click here to contact our office. Additional costs apply.

Face to Face - do you have four or more people in your office that need their CPD? Contact us for a quote to run it in house.

Cost
Online - E-learning $345 (9 hrs CPD)
Hard-copy -$445 (contact our office)
Duration
9 Hours
Study Options
  • Online - E-learning
  • Hard-copy, printed material
  • Face to Face (min no. 4 people)
Completion
Certificate of Completion

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