Certificate in Residential Real Estate
72.0 Hours Formal CPDUse 312 Coins
Gain core skills and knowledge needed by people working with residential real estate. Study practical examples and case studies, and learn from experienced industry professionals.
Residential property plays a vitally important role in society. In addition to its primary purpose of meeting the housing requirements of the population it is also a growing investment asset class.
Given the importance of housing in society, it is essential that the market is supported by qualified professionals who can ensure the industry operates smoothly and in line with recognized standards of practice.
In this course, we will cover the core skills required by residential chartered surveyors, focussing on core competencies identified by RICS’ industry expertise. This includes the principles and best practice related to measurement, inspection, residential property management, building defects, landlord and tenant issues, leasing and letting, purchase and sale or property, maintenance and housing strategy and provision.
The course will last seven months and will use a combination of online learning tools and case studies to support the learning, and will be extremely valuable to those looking to gain full MRICS membership or to gain fundamental skills required to work in the residential property market.
Introduction to the course
Module 1: Inspection
Module 2: Measurement
Module 3: Building Pathology
Module 4: Valuation
Module 5: Leasing/Letting
Module 6: Purchase and Sale
Module 7: Housing maintenance, repair and improvements
Module 8: Property Management
Revision Module: Course revision and exam
Upon completion of all technical modules, you will take an examination to test knowledge. A certificate of completion will be awarded after passing the end of course assessment.
Please be aware that this is a professional training course, aimed to give you the practical knowledge need to succeed in your career. It is not an accreditation and does not lead directly to membership of RICS, or to becoming a Chartered Surveyor. If you are interested in becoming RICS qualified, please check out this page.
Who is this course for?
This course is for you, if you
- Work in the residential real estate sector and want to progress in the industry
- Need an in-depth understanding of how residential properties are managed and valued, but aren’t ready to commit to an APC
- Are studying the APC residential pathway and need support with the technical modules on your pathway
- Have invested in or are thinking about investing in, a residential property portfolio
This course will be available from January 9th, 2018