Qualifications for property professionals

Whether you are just starting your career or you are looking to build upon your existing experience, we provide qualifications which meet the needs of those entering the property professions and support continued professional and career development for those already working in the sector.

Why should you get a qualification?

New to the industry

Level 2: England, Wales and Northern Ireland

These introductory qualifications aimed at estate and letting agents are equivalent in demand to a GCSE in England, Wales and Northern Ireland or an Intermediate in Scotland.

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Level 2 award in introduction to residential property management practice

Entering the lettings sector with little or no experience?  Get yourself on a sure footing and you will benefit throughout your career.

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Level 2 award in introduction to sale of residential property

Just starting out as an estate agent? Professional agents need to understand processes and how to interact with other stakeholders, but also be reasonably prepared for scenarios that can arise while guiding residential sales transactions to a successful conclusion.

Have some experience

Level 3: England, Wales and Northern Ireland  | SCQF Level 6: Scotland

Our most popular qualifications sit at this level and they are equivalent in demand to an A-Level in England, Wales and Northern Ireland or a Higher in Scotland.

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NEW Level 3 (SCQF Level 6) Certificate in Property Agency

This qualification is ideal if you're working, or aspiring to work, in residential lettings, residential sales or commercial property and want to ensure you have the knowledge required to be a professional property agent.

Shrewsbury auction room
Level 3 award in chattels auctioneering

What do you really know about Chattels Auctioneering? A highly effective form of sale, it is vital for professional auctioneers be abreast of your responsibilities and capable of supporting the needs of a broad range of clients.

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Level 3 award in real property auctioneering

Aspiring to be or further develop as a Property Auctioneer or Property Valuer? Gain the key knowledge in legislation and auctioneering practice with this Level 3 Award.

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Level 3 award in residential inventory management and practice

Ensure you are providing the best service to all parties, landlords, agents and tenants, by gaining this professional qualification and sharpening your knowledge of inventory management.

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Level 3 award in residential tenancy deposit protection and management

Develop your knowledge of tenancy deposit protection with the only qualification of its kind in the private rented sector.

Aspiring for the top

Level 4: England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland

This is the highest level of qualification that we currently offer and is at a level comparable to a Higher National Certificate (HNC).

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Level 4 certificate in property agency management

This brand new qualification has been created for those who want to demonstrate leadership capability in sales, lettings, commercial and auction businesses. Achievement demonstrates a broad range of skills necessary for successful oversight of the responsibilities involved in managing a business in the property sector.