In the Queen’s speech on 11 May, the UK Government set out its legislative plans for adult education and training for the next parliamentary session with a proposed Skills and Post-16 Education Bill.
This issue welcomes our new CEO, Nathan Emerson where he sheds a light on the upcoming major investments and changes that Propertymark will be undergoing in order to give more back to members.
Propertymark Qualifications has seen more than 750 exams taken since the re-opening of Pearson VUE test centres in April, and 850 exams have been booked for May.
It’s National Apprenticeship Week, a time for organisations across the country to celebrate apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, employers, and the economy. As the EPA organisation for the Junior Estate Agent apprenticeship, Propertymark Qualifications is taking part this year with a series of interviews with employers and their apprentices within the property sector.
On Tuesday 15 December, Propertymark Qualifications hosted an online event to celebrate the fantastic achievement of four students, who, over the course of 2019/2020, achieved Distinction in their Level 4 Certificate in Residential Letting and Property Management, one of the highest-level qualifications awarded by Propertymark Qualifications.
A major milestone for apprentices in the property industry was marked on 20 July when Propertymark Qualifications remotely delivered its first ever End Point Assessment for a Junior Estate Agent Apprenticeship and Charlie Maidment of Fox & Sons in Southampton became the first ever qualified Junior Estate Agent.
As part of today’s announcement by Chancellor Rishi Sunak, apprenticeships are to receive a huge boost from the UK Government's measures to grow jobs and strengthen the economy.
Pearson VUE test centres have now opened with limited capacity allowing Propertymark Qualifications candidates to sit their exams. There are strict health and safety measures in place to ensure everyone's safety including reduced seat numbers so that social distancing can be followed.
In this issue we look at the benefits of marketing ourselves correctly and why property agents need to stop talking about themselves and factually find out what it is that their customers actually want to hear.
Professor Paddy Gray, one of the Northern Ireland representatives on the Lettings Subject Board for Propertymark Qualifications, was awarded the order for his services to housing in Northern Ireland.
This guide is aimed at helping agents and their employers understand the often-perceived complex world and language of apprenticeships and give you the information required to support your business and staff development.
The winners of the Propertymark Qualifications Awards were announced on 23 October, celebrating learners and those who commit to their professional development.
More and more companies are taking the plunge and employing apprentices and, with 77 per cent of employers believing that apprentices make their business more competitive, it is easy to see why.
Seven members of staff from the tenant deposit protection scheme, SafeDeposits Scotland, have been awarded an their level 6 Award in Lettings and Property Management from Propertymark Qualifications.
This fact sheet provides an overview on apprenticeship funding for employers. Apprenticeships differ wherever you are in the UK so we have sign posted to the relevant government websites so that you can find the most up-to-date information.
In the Autumn of 2018, Chris Brown FNAEA pp NAEA (Honoured) retired from the Arbon Trust after leading the charity through significant change over the past few years.