Course Title: Work in the property industry

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4394 Certificate IV in Strata Community Management

Course Title: Work in the property industry

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUIL6388C

City Campus

TAFE

130T Vocational Engineering

Internet

Term2 2016

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUIL6388C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Internet

VE 2017 ()

Course Contact: Mimma Luppino

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4979

Course Contact Email: mimma.luppino@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply foundation knowledge to work effectively and efficiently in the property industry. It covers the basic entry-level functions to enable compliance with legislative, financial and procedural requirements. It requires the ability to identify potential risks associated with a range of activities in the property industry, and opportunities for improving own professional development. 

The unit supports workers in the property industry who are required to apply foundation knowledge to work effectively and efficiently in the industry. It applies to real estate agents, property managers, strata managers and facility managers.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

NIL



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPDSM3016 Work in the property industry

Elements:

1. Interpret and comply with legislative, financial and procedural requirements

2. Interpret and comply with ethical practices and rules of conduct

3. Interpret work role and responsibilities

4. Identify risks

5. Complete standard contractual documentation

6. Access information on industry employment and professional development requirements


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this, course you should be able to:
1. Interpret and comply with legislative, financial and procedural requirements.
   1.1 Legislative, financial and procedural requirements relevant to organisation’s services are identified.
   1.2 Key principles relating to consumer protection and trade practices within the context of own role are        identified and interpreted.
   1.3 Own interpretation and application of legislative, financial and procedural requirements are confirmed to    ensure consistent and accurate understanding.
   1.4 Situations requiring specialist advice are identified and assistance is sought as required.
2. Interpret and comply with ethical practices and rules of conduct.
   2.1 Regulatory and industry standards, and codes of ethics and conduct are identified and interpreted.
   2.2 Key principles relating to organisation’s ethical values are identified and interpreted in line with                legislative and industry requirements.
   2.3 Own interpretation and application of ethical and conduct requirements are confirmed to ensure                consistent and accurate understanding.
   2.4 Situations requiring specialist advice are identified and assistance is sought as required.
3. Interpret work role and responsibilities.
   3.1 Own role and responsibilities are identified and confirmed with supervisor.
   3.2 Work tasks are identified, scheduled and completed within designated timeframes.
   3.3 Work practices are adapted to meet the specific needs of relevant people.
   3.4 Feedback from clients and colleagues is sought and used to determine professional competency and        quality of performance, and to identify key areas for improvement.
   3.5 Information regarding learning and professional development is recorded and maintained.
4. Identify risks.
   4.1 Potential and existing risks are identified and reported according to organisational procedures.
   4.2 Recommendations on appropriate strategies to minimise risks and complaints are discussed with              supervisor.
   4.3 Limitations in identifying risks are identified and assistance is sought.
   4.4 Information collection techniques are used to access information from individuals and groups on              identified potential and existing risks.
5. Complete standard contractual documentation.
   5.1 Standard documentation for property operations is completed according to legislative and                        organisational requirements.
   5.2 Business equipment and technology are used as required to complete documentation.
   5.3 Written information is prepared that complies with organisational standards of language, accuracy and      relevance; and is used in an ethically and legally appropriate manner.
   5.4 Property documentation and information systems are securely maintained.
6. Access information on industry employment and professional development requirements
   6.1 Industry employment and professional development requirements are accessed and interpreted to          ensure own continuing professional development.
   6.2 Employee and employer rights and responsibilities, including remuneration and awards, are accessed        and interpreted.
   6.3 Key industry and statutory organisations able to assist own professional developments are identified        and assistance is sought as required.
   6.4 Industry competency standards and other relevant benchmarks are identified and reviewed to establish    future professional development needs and priorities.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include but not limited to a variety of methods including written short answers, assignments, online quizzes, interactive tasks and multiple choice questions. You will be asked to demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals.