#real estate licence qld
Real Estate Salesperson (QLD)
State/Territory Specific Information
Education and Training:
To become a real estate salesperson you usually have to complete an accredited short course in real estate or property services or a VET qualification in property services, specialising in real estate, agency or agency management. As subjects and prerequisites can vary between institutions, you should contact your chosen institution for further information. You may be able to study through distance education.
You can also become a real estate salesperson through a traineeship in Property Services (Agency/Real Estate). Entry requirements may vary, but employers generally require Year 10. Ask your career adviser about the possibility of starting some of this training in school.
Real estate salespeople must hold a certificate of registration authorised by the Queensland Office of Fair Trading. To be eligible for registration, you must complete accredited training, be 18 years or over and obtain a National Police Certificate. Depending on the responsibilities of the role, a licence may also be required. Contact the Queensland Office of Fair Trading (www.fairtrading.qld.gov.au) for more information.
While the following courses are related to this occupation, they may not necessarily lead directly to employment, nor provide the most direct pathway to the occupation. Courses which provide preliminary or informal training, as well as those which provide additional job skills following initial qualifications may also be listed.
*Course is offered by more than one institution. Click link for details.
Employment opportunities for this occupation vary depending on the state of the real estate industry. The property market is very sensitive to the general state of the economy and factors such as government policy and interest rates.