COMMERCIAL FAST TRACK TRAINING 

resulting in ARLA and/or NAEA certification

On Thursday 18 July 2019 the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) released a report of the recommendations of the Regulation of Property Agents Working Group (RoPA).

The RoPA working group has recommended in their report that:

All agencies operating a residential property business should be licensed and licensing should include a fit and proper person test for company directors.

All customer-facing staff employed within residential agency business should be licensed and adhere to a  Code of Practice.

All customer-facing staff employed within residential agency business should hold a qualification at Level 3 or above.

All company directors and management agents should be qualified to a minimum of Level 4

A new regulator to be appointed to oversee compliance with an overarching Code of Practice

All customer-facing staff employed within residential agency business should hold a

qualification at Level 3 or above

How can this be achieved?

Q&A

How is the course delivered?

Either face to face or live on line.

Will I have to revise?

This is dependant on your current experience. Most people with 3+ years in the industry will not need to revise.

Can I get this course anywhere else?

We are not aware of anyone delivering the course in the same format, but you are able to register directly with Propertymark and you can also purchase additional study material.

Is the course certified?

Yes, on successful completion you will receive certification from Propertymark

 

How are you able to deliver Propertymark qualifications?

 

We are Propertymark registered delivery and examination centre

Will I need to take and exam?

Yes, the course is designed by us so that you take exams after delivery. There are 4 exams each comprises of 20 questions and you are required to answer a minimum of 14 correctly

Do I need to attend an examination centre?

No, one of our invigilators will visit you in your office, they will provide the equipment needed.

How long is the training?

For either ARLA or NAEA training takes from 4 days to 7 months.

Course Options

OPTION 1

OPTION 2

OPTION 3

ARLA or NAEA

ARLA and NAEA

ARLA and NAEA and 

Upskilling

Duration

4 months

Location

In person or live on line

Awarding Organisation

Propertymark ARLA NAEA

Duration

7 months

Location

In person or live on line

Awarding Organisation

Propertymark ARLA NAEA

Duration

8 months

Location

In person or live on line

Awarding Organisation

Propertymark ARLA NAEA

Course Content

Module 1


Health and Safety, Security and General Law

 

1. Understand health and safety at work legislation and its relevance in and out of the workplace
2. Understand the issues around keeping safe when visiting a property and maintaining a secure system when dealing with keys
3. Understand the general legal concepts relating to the provision of property services
4. Understand the common law duties of agents and agents’ authority
5. Understand the basic elements of the law of contract
6. Understand the basic elements of liability outside the law of contract
7. Understand the basic concepts of land law
8. Understand the basic concepts of Discrimination.
9. Understand the requirements of the data protection legislation
10. Understand the requirements of the legislation dealing with the handling of money

 

Module 2


Law Relating to Residential Property Sales

 

1. Understand the legal framework as it applies to estate agency
2. Understand the common law and legislative protection available for consumer
3. Understand the restrictions and regulations covering the provision of financial advice
4. Understand matters relating to development and ‘for sale’ boards
5. Understand tax requirements on property sales

 

 

Module 3


Practice Relating to Residential Property Sale

 


1. Understand the different types of agency residential property
4. Understand the requirements to provide any associated documentation
5. Understand the requirements of different types of seller

6. Understand basic marketing techniques and the role of advertising, selling and IT in estate agency
7. Understand how to deal with offers made on properties for sale
8. Understand the role of others in the house buying process

 

 

Module 4


Property Appraisal and Basic Building Construction and Defects

 

 

1. Understand the factors affecting property value
2. Understand the property appraisal process
3. Understand the differences between property styles and ages
4. Understand basic building construction relating to foundations, floors, walls, roofs and services
5. Understand the common building and services defects and repair requirements
6. Understand common warranty and certification schemes for new homes

 

 

SALE OF RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY 

COURSE CONTENT

RESIDENTIAL LETTING &  
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT 

Module 1


Health and Safety, Security and General Law

 

1. Understand health and safety at work legislation and its relevance in and out of the workplace
2. Understand the issues around keeping safe when visiting a property and maintaining a secure system when dealing with keys
3. Understand the general legal concepts relating to the provision of property services
4. Understand the common law duties of agents and agents’ authority
5. Understand the basic elements of the law of contract
6. Understand the basic elements of liability outside the law of contract
7. Understand the basic concepts of land law
8. Understand the basic concepts of Discrimination.
9. Understand the requirements of the data protection legislation
10. Understand the requirements of the legislation dealing with the handling of money

 

Module 2

Legal Aspects of Letting and Management 

 

1. Understand the common elements of agreements to occupy residential properties
2. Understand the requirements for regaining possession of let property and the protection available to the occupier
3. Understand the statutory regulations of landlords and agents
4. Understand the fitness standards for dwellings and the responsibility for repair
5. Understand the requirements for safety in let property
6. Understand the legislation relating to Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs)
7. Understand the legal requirements relating to tenancy deposits
8. Understand consumer and business protection legislation applicable to residential letting
9. Understand the key requirements of any transactional tax relating to residential property
10. Understand the main criteria relating to the regulation of insurance based activities

 

 

Module 3

 

Residential Property Letting Practice



1. Understand the main principles of agency terms and agent’s authority
2. Understand the market appraisal process and the main factors affecting property rental value
3. Understand the requirements for energy performance certificates for let property
4. Understand the agent’s responsibilities to the landlord and applicants
5. Understand the requirements for dealing with offers and the referencing of applicants and guarantors
6. Understand the process of preparing tenancy documentation
7. Understand the requirements of the housing benefit system and local housing allowance
8. Understand the procedures to be followed when handing over a property to a new tenant

 

Module 4

 

Residential Property Management Practice
 

 

 

1. Understand the factors affecting property value
2. Understand the property appraisal process
3. Understand the differences between property styles and ages
4. Understand basic building construction relating to foundations, floors, walls, roofs and services
5. Understand the common building and services defects and repair requirements
6. Understand common warranty and certification schemes for new homes

 

 

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