CPP40516 Certificate IV in Strata Community Management

CPP40516 Certificate IV 

In conjunction with Australian College of Professionals (ACOP) (RTO ID 91513), Strata Community Association (NSW)  is now offering CPP40516 Certificate IV in Strata Community Management. This course is designed for those who may want to further their career in strata management as a licensed strata manager.


To undertake this course you must have completed your Certificate of Registration and have completed the following units:

CPPDSM3016 Work in the property industry

CPPDSM3017 Work in the strata/community management sector

CPPDSM3019 Communicate with clients in the property industry

All applicants for a personal licence must satisfy the Commissioner for Fair Trading that he/she:

  • is at least 18 years of age.
  • is a fit and proper person to hold a licence. Any person in partnership with a licensee in a property agency must also be a fit and proper person.
  • has the qualifications required for the licence.
  • is not a disqualified person.
  • has paid the relevant contribution to the Property Services Compensation Fund.

For more information on the NSW Fair Trading licence requirements go to www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au

Government Subsidies for Strata Training in New South Wales

SCA (NSW) works with the Australian College of Professionals (ACOP), as its preferred training provider in the provision of training for strata professionals in New South Wales.

ACOP is an approved provider of “Smart & Skilled” training programs, which means that students can check their eligibility for receiving government subsidies to assist them financially in the completion of a qualification related to their employment.

There are a couple of different types of government funding available through ACOP as a Smart & Skilled provider.

Your first step in checking your availability is to use the link: https://www.acop.edu.au/course-details-smart-skilled/?course_id=29467&course_type=p

Scroll down the page and click on “Register” and complete the questions.  By pressing “Submit” at the end of the questionnaire, you are not agreeing to any program, you are simply checking your eligibility for government subsidies.

Make sure that you identify in the questionnaire that you are a SCA (NSW) member, as there may be additional discounts for the training program.

Course Content

The course units will be clustered into subject areas as follows:

Course                               Description

Course 2

CPPDSM4084                Administer Insurance for Strata Communities

CPDDSM4085                Handle Strata Community Funds held on Trust

Course 3

CPPDSM3017                 Work in the Strata/Community Management Sector

CPPCMN4008                Read plans, drawings and specifications for Residential Buildings

CPPDSM4009                Interpret Legislation to complete work in the Property Sector

CPPDSM4028                Identify and analyse Risks and Opportunities in the Property Sector

CPPDSM4034                Negotiate and implement Strata Community Management Agreements

CPPDSM4044                Co-ordinate maintenance and repair of properties and facilities

CPPDSM4045                 Facilitate meetings in the Property Industry

CPPDSM4047                 Implement and monitor procurement process

CPPDSM4048                 Implement customer service strategies in the Property Industry

CPPDSM4056                  Manage conflict and disputes in the Property Industry

CPPDSM4057                  Monitor a safe workplace in the Property Industry

CPPDSM4063                  Participate in developing and establishing property or facility contracts

CPPDSM3074                  Select and appoint contractors in the Property Industry

Course 4

BSBFIA402                       Report on financial activity

BSBRKG304                     Maintain business records

Course 5

BSBLED401                      Develop teams and individuals



Students completing the License units of competency will be given 12 months to complete this course. If a student goes over this timeframe they may need to extend their enrolment and additional payment may be required. This will be assessed on a case by case basis.

I already have a Real Estate Agents Licence – do I have to complete the entire course?

No, we will be able to grant you recognition for the units you have already completed. Contact us for costings or to find out how many units you have left to complete.

What if I need help?

Upon enrolment you will be designated a tutor who can help and assist you with any problems or questions you may have. Your tutor is available by phone, fax or email – weekdays 9am to 6pm and weekends 11am – 3pm.


If you are applying for RPL, ACOP will organise an assessor to contact you to assist you in completing your RPL assessment. Any units you need to complete will be sent to you to complete. You will be designated a tutor, so if at any time you encounter difficulties you can access help and advice.


$2100 (Member Price Only)– Full distance/correspondence mode

Subject Clusters are also available for purchase separately.

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To enrol or for further information please contact us at education.nsw@strata.community

Strata Licence Upgrade

Enquire Now

Do you need to update your Strata Licence from a Certificate IV in Property Management (Operations) to a Certificate IV in Strata Community Management?

Please contact SCA (NSW) at education.nsw@strata.community