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SCA (NSW) offers members the benefit of specialist strata advice from an Industry Expert.
The following diagram illustrates the pathways for each Licence Class against the qualification requirements in the Qualifications Order.
To check your NSW Licence Class please click here.
Assistant Agent (Entry Level)
As of the 23 March 2020, you can apply to work in a Strata Office as an Assistant Agent, however will not be able to carry out the functions of an Assistant Agent until you have completed the seven (7) units from the CPP40516 – Certificate IV Strata Community Management qualification and lodged with NSW Fair Trading and approved to hold this authority.
Without the assistant agent qualification, you cannot carry out delegated functions from the Principal Licensee.
CURRENT Certificate if Registration HOLDERS
Current Certificate of Registration holders must complete at least three (3) units each CPD Year from the CPP40516 – Certificate IV in Strata Community Management qualification for the issue of a Class 2 Agent Licence in Strata.
Thereafter Assistant Agents must complete at least three (3) units each CPD Year from the CPP40516 – Certificate IV Strata Community Management qualification with a maximum of four (4) years duration to complete the course.
NSW Fair Trading will provide a logbook to track completion of these units and for the Assistant Agent to obtain sign-off from their supervising Licensee-In-Charge to verify their work experience.
CLASS 2 AGENT
Is a person who has:
CLASS 1 AGENT
Is a person who has:
The Strata Community Association Strata Manager Accreditation Program enables strata managers to gain professional recognition and thereby a competitive advantage, which can enhance their business, and help build a long-term career. Accreditation works to raise strata industry standards overall and is well-recognised amongst owners, consumers and strata employers in the NSW strata industry.
Consumers now demand it and strata managers, in order to remain up-to-date and competitive, need to have it.
Each level of accreditation includes specific obligations to undergo Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in order to maintain their accreditation status.
In NSW, strata managers seeking accreditation must be member of SCA (NSW); submit to our code of ethics; undertake education, professional development; and submit evidence of their competency.
There are three levels of accreditation with the following requirements:
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