Certificate III In Real Estate Practice

CPP31519 Certificate III in Real Estate Practice

This qualification reflects the role of administration staff within the real estate sector of the property services industry who apply knowledge of real estate procedures, forms, and documents; knowledge of customer service standards and customer expectations; and knowledge of real estate services and technical processes to support real estate agency operational functions.

This qualification applies to administration and support staff working in the real estate sector including residential, commercial, stock and station, auctioneering or buyer’s agent operations.

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Course details

  • Flexible learning options
  • Face-to-face support available
  • FREE Assessment support
  • Expert trainers that currently work in real estate
  • Quality assured by the peak industry association
  • Nationally recognised and accredited

Flexible learning options allow you to choose to enrol into the complete course and pay a reduced fee upfront, or enrol and pay for one cluster at a time.


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14 units in total. 5 Core units of competency, 9 elective units of competency grouped into six clusters.


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Certificate III in Real Estate Practice

This qualification is an entry level qualification that does not require any entry requirements. Learner can directly enrol into the Certificate III in Real Estate Practice.

Learners will need to complete a total of 14 units of competency being 5 Core Units and 9 Elective Units to obtain the CPP31519 Certificate III in Real Estate Practice. This qualification is broken down into the following clusters for Learners to complete with five (5) of the units counting towards the Learners being able to apply for their Certificate of Registration with NSW Fair Trading. 

 Learners must complete the following Core Units of Competency, or apply for RPL/Credit Transfer:

Core Units CPPREP3001 Comply with ethical practice in real estate
CPPREP3002 - Communicate effectively to support customer service in real estate
CPPREP3003 - Access and process property information in real estate
CPPREP4001 - Prepare for professional practice in real estate
CPPREP4005 - Prepare to work with real estate trust accounts


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Learners must complete the following Elective Units:

Cluster Name Unit of Competency Name
Legislation and Compliance CPPREP4003** - Access and interpret legislation in real estate
Professional Practice CPPREP4002** - Access and interpret ethical practice in real estate
CPPREP4004** - Establish marketing and communication profiles in real estate
Communicate with Clients BSBTWK301 - Use inclusive work practices
Property Information and Inspections CPPREP3105 - Assist with property inspection
Property Sales CPPREP3102 - Assist in listing and marketing properties for sale
CPPREP3103 - Assist with the sale of properties
Property Management CPPREP3101 - Assist in listing and marketing properties for lease
CPPREP3104 - Assist with maintaining and protecting condition of managed properties

** Units have been imported from the CPP41419 Certificate IV in Real Estate Practice

  Start date Duration Locations

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It can take up to 24 months to complete, depending on learner ability and the available time to complete learning and assessment tasks.



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RPL can be undertaken for certificate of registration holders to become Class 2 licence holders (Licensed Real Estate Agent). If you are an experienced agent, you should benefit from this experience, by undertaking recognition of prior learning (RPL). It may reduce the amount of learning required and reduce costs. Learn more. 

Online and phone for individuals or we can come to you for in-house group training - min group size is 5.



Course Fee

Payment Plan Additional Fees
    $1990         First installment: $497.50
Second installment: $497.50
Third installment: $497.50
Fourth installment: $497.50
Enrol today for $500 with the remainder to be paid over six (6) months.
Contact us today to discuss a payment plan suitable to you.

Re-enrollment fees maybe payable where your course is not completed within the required timeframe.




$120 for each RPL Gap Assessments where required.
$160 for each additional unit add-on where required.

NSW Traineeships Available


A traineeship is Government funded training that allows you to gain practical experience through workplace employment and complete a nationally recognised qualification while obtaining a wage. Traineeships with REINSW are fully subsidised by NSW Government Smart & Skilled. (www.smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au). Conditions apply. 

REINSW offers traineeships in: 

  • CPP31519 Certificate III in Real Estate Practice, undertaken over 12 or 24 months.

This qualifications include the units required by NSW Fair Trading for the Certificate of Registration as an Assistant Agent in real estate.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

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Regardless of the mode of delivery, all training and assessment tasks are aimed at confirming your ability to apply acquired knowledge and skills to the workplace. 

Your assessments will include:

Short and extended answer questions Workplace situation activities Workplace skills assessment (Role play)

We encourage you to complete and submit your assessments within two weeks of completing the course, while the information is still fresh in your mind. Learners are required to submit all assessments via the online portal. REINSW recognises the needs of learners and has strategies in place to assist learners who may have difficulties with assessment tasks.

In order to complete assessments, you must have access to: a computer, Microsoft Word (or similar), an email address, the internet and a printer.

Throughout the duration of the course, and after completion of the course, REINSW expert trainers and assessors are available to provide support to learners should they require assistance with any part of their learning.

The assessment marking process takes up to four weeks from the date an assessment is received by REINSW. In most instances, results are available inside of this time frame.

Course CPP31519 Certificate III in Real Estate Practice Licence course -
CPP41419 Certificate IV in Real Estate Practice
Licensee in Charge Course - 
CPP51119 Diploma of Property (Agency Management)

Certificate III in Real Estate Practice

Certificate IV in Real Estate Practice required by NSW Fair Trading for a Class 2 licence 

Diploma of Property (Agency Management) required by NSW Fair Trading for a Class 1 licence 

  • Real Estate Agent Office Assistant
  • Real Estate Sales Assistant
  • Assistant Property Manager
  • Marketing and Administration Assistant.
  • Stock and Station Agent
  • Business Broker
  • Property Manager
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Buyers’ Agent
  • Accredited Auctioneer.
  • Real Estate Agency Principal
  • Strata Management Principal
  • Agency Manager
  • Agency Director.

It is a government requirement that all students undertaking nationally recognised training must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) in order to receive a qualification.

For further information and to obtain your USI please visit the Australian Government, Unique Student Identifier Help Centre for students.

It's important for you to be aware of your rights and responsibilities of being a learner with the REINSW.

The Learner Handbook will provide you with information about our enrolment, training and assessment processes and information about payments, refunds, course changes, privacy and more.

Please read the Learner Handbook prior to your course enrolment.


Real Estate Institute of NSW

Join the pathway toward your Real Estate Licence by starting with the Certificate III in Real Estate Practice with REINSW Training.

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