To work within the NSW property industry as an agent, you need to have either a certificate of registration or a licence for the work you will be doing. Real Estate Explained offers training in the following areas. For further information on regulatory requirements, head to our NSW Fair Trading information page.

Continuing Professional Development

Certificate of Registration

Real Estate License


Certificate of Registration Course

This course is designed for participants wishing to embark on their Real Estate career – consider it the ‘entry level’ requirement. It provides the participant with an understanding of how an agency operates and the obligations and responsibilities of those working in the profession.

Successful completion of these five units of competency will allow you to apply for a Certificate of Registration as an ASSISTANT AGENT from NSW Fair Trading.

The assessments must be completed in English and the minimum age limit to apply for a Certificate of Registration is 16 years.

The five units of competency that form this course are:

The course is usually delivered in face-to-face training over four consecutive days. Contact our office for upcoming dates.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment To ensure that participants have every opportunity to succeed in their chosen course we have included as part of our enrolment process a Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment. This will be assessed prior to acceptance into any of our courses. Students who fail to attain a sufficient standard will have their course fees refunded and referred to an appropriate service for Language, Literacy and Numeracy support.

REFUND / TRANSFER POLICY: There are no refunds for cancellations less than 24 hours prior to commencement of the training. For cancellations more than ten (10) days prior to the training course, an administration fee of 20% of the course fee will apply. For cancellations less than ten (10) days prior to the training course, REE will transfer your enrolment to another date but no refund will apply. For course transfers less than 24 hours prior to the commencement of the training, an administration fee of 50% of the course fee will apply.

A full refund will apply should REAL ESTATE EXPLAINED be unable to offer the training session and reserves the right to cancel any course due to unforeseen circumstances and/or if minimum course numbers are not met.


*Fair Trading compliant as at the date of publishing.