Topics for verifiable CPD

This page lists the mandatory and elective verifiable continuing professional development (CPD) topics you can select to complete your CPD requirement in 2019 and 2020.

Mandatory topics for 2019

The mandatory topics for 2019 are:

Anti-money laundering (AML)* 1.5 hours
Communication 1.5 hours
Disclosure 2 hours

* From time to time, REA will specify that a mandatory topic cannot be exempted. For example, the AML topic will not be included in any exemption granted in 2019. 

Mandatory topics for 2020

Mandatory topics for 2020

Licensees must complete these two mandatory topics in 2020:

Ethics 2 hours (to be confirmed)
Buyer experience 2 hours (to be confirmed)

Elective topics for 2019

Elective topics for 2019

Licensees must complete five hours of elective topics selected from the list below.

The library of topics has been developed from the material presented in previous years which has been repurposed, updated and reformatted. Speak to your agency or approved training provider to select five hours of topics to suit your requirements.

Topic
Training time
Understanding agency law 1 hour
Physical property inspection 2.5 hours
Agency agreements: Compliance requirements* 1.5 hours
Key concepts 1 hour
Sale and purchase contractual obligations* 1.5 hours
Agency agreements: Professional competence and ethics*  1 hour
Council compliance: Essential documentation  1.5 hours
Sale and purchase professional standards*  1.5 hours
 Legal ownership  2.5 hours
 Issues beyond the boundary  1.5 hours
 Marketing: Law of agency  1.5 hours
 Marketing: Professional competence and ethics  1.5 hours
 Pre-listing: Agency law and professional competence  1.5 hours
 Pre-listing: Supplementary reports and documentation  1 hour
 Tender and auction  1.5 hours

* We recommend that the two sale and purchase topics and the two agency agreement topics are completed separately because there are overlaps within these topics.

Elective topics for 2020

Elective topics for 2020

Licensees must complete six hours of elective topics selected from the 2019 list above and the list below.

There are 22 topics to choose from. Speak to your agency or approved training provider to select six hours of topics to suit your requirements.

Topic
Training time
AML due-diligence 1.5 hours (to be confirmed)
Conjunctional sales 1.5 hours (to be confirmed)
GST 1 hour (to be confirmed)
Rural-environmental issues 1.5 hours (to be confirmed)
Anti-money laundering (AML) (2019 mandatory topic) 1.5 hours
Communication (2019 mandatory topic) 1.5 hours
Disclosure (2019 mandatory topic) 2 hours

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