Bachelor of Property Services

A degree in property services can enhance your qualifications and experience and place you at the forefront of an executive team, property services is a diverse area encompassing many fields.

  • Bachelor of Property Services (Real Estate)
  • Bachelor of Property Services (Building)
  • Bachelor of Property Services (Project Management)

Units

Core Units

There are eight (8) Core units followed by the required Electives contextualised to your selected major.

Manage meetings

Manage business document design and development

Manage quality customer service

Manage budgets and financial plans

Contribute to effective workplace relationships

Develop and use emotional intelligence

Organise personal work priorities

Manage personal work priorities

Elective Units – Real estate - Group “A” Electives

(Must complete all 5)

Identify legal and ethical requirements of property management to complete agency work

Identify legal and ethical requirements of property sales to complete agency work

Interpret legislation to complete agency work

Minimise agency and consumer risk

Work in the real estate industry

Elective Units – Real estate - Group “B” Electives

(Must complete any 25)

Maintain and protect condition of managed properties

Act as a buyer’s agent

Apply knowledge of state or territory legislative and regulatory framework to complete agency work

Appraise property

Conduct auction

Establish and build client-agency relationships

Establish and manage agency trust accounts

Lease property

List property for lease

List property for sale

Market property for lease

Market property for sale

Monitor and manage lease or tenancy agreement

Negotiate effectively in property transactions

Prepare and present property reports

Prepare for auction and complete sale

Present at tribunals

Sell and finalise the sale of property by private treaty

Manage tenancy disputes

Implement maintenance plan for managed properties

Work in the strata/community management sector

Sell and finalise sale of rural property by private treaty

Act as a tenant’s agent

Appraise business

Appraise rural property

Assess and value goods, chattels, plant and equipment

Assess and implement strata/community management agreement

Broker sale of industrial, commercial and retail property

Conduct goods, chattels or equipment clearing sale or auction

Contribute to life cycle maintenance strategy

Contribute to development of a tenancy mix strategy

Coordinate fit-out of property and facilities

Lease industrial, commercial and retail property

Lease rural property

List business for sale

Monitor service requirements in the property industry

Monitor space use in the property industry

Negotiate sale and manage sale to completion or settlement

Obtain prospects for listing

Occupy space

Promote and market listed business

Select and appoint contractors in the property industry

Sell rural property by tender

Work in the business broking sector

Undertake small business planning

Manage small business finances

Facilitate meetings in the property industry

Manage conflict and disputes in the property industry

Monitor a safe workplace in the property industry

Elective Units – Building - Group “A” Electives

(Must complete all 13)

Apply principles of OHS risk management

Manage project quality

Manage project risk

Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects

Select and prepare a construction contract

Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions

Prepare and evaluate tender documentation

Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects

Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects

Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work

Manage construction work

Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings

Elective Units – Building - Group “B” Electives

(Must complete any 8)

Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials

Select and manage building and construction contractors

Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to medium rise building projects

Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor

Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects

Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction

Manage the application and monitoring of energy conservation and management practices and processes

Develop professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects

Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

Develop action plans to retrofit existing buildings for energy efficiency

Manage energy efficient building methods and strategies

Manage quality customer service

Manage budgets and financial plans

Manage rehabilitation or return to work programs

Build and sustain an innovative work environment

Design databases

Develop and use complex spreadsheets

Produce complex desktop published documents

Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness

Manage people performance

Manage operational plan

Manage risk

Lead and manage a sales team

Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Lead team effectiveness

Produce labour and material schedules for ordering

Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects

Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects

Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions

Read and interpret plans and specifications

Prepare simple building sketches and drawings

Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects

Resolve business disputes

Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials

Select and manage building and construction contractors

Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to medium rise building projects

Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor

Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects

Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction

Manage the application and monitoring of energy conservation and management practices and processes

Develop professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects

Conduct asbestos assessment associated with removal

Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Implement asset management plan

Elective Units – Project Management - Group “A” Electives

(Must complete all 8)

Manage project scope

Manage project time

Manage project quality

Manage project cost

Manage project human resources

Manage project information and communication

Manage project risk

Manage project integration

Elective Units – Project Management - Group “B” Electives

(Must complete any 6)

Manage an information or knowledge management system

Build and sustain an innovative work environment

Facilitate continuous improvement

Manage project procurement

Manage project stakeholder engagement

Manage project governance

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining WHS management systems

Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Lead and manage team effectiveness

Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise

Verify client business requirements

Develop strategies for more sustainable use of resources

Promote the values and ethos of public service

Final Assessment

Students liaise with their nominated assessor / mentor in relation to final assessment methodology which can either be a thesis or workplace observation (refer to student handbook for details)

Course Duration

As there are no set classes or timetables students can study in their own time at their own pace it is expected that students will complete the program in 1 to 3 years.

No penalties apply if students take up to 5 years.

Earn a dual qualification

Students can earn an Australian Nationally Recognised Qualification (at no additional cost), care must be taken when selecting electives to meet the Certificate IV or Diploma requirements, please contact our administration staff for advice, or refer to the student handbook.

CPP40307 – Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate)

BSB51415 – Diploma of Project Management

CPC50210 – Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

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