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NSW Licence Class Definitions

The following diagram illustrates the pathways for each Licence Class against the qualification requirements in the Qualifications Order.

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Licence Class:

Assistant Agent (Entry Level)

 

NEW ENTRANTS

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 of 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
(LICENSED MANAGERS)

Is a person who has:

  • Obtained the CPP40516 – Certificate IV Strata Community Management qualification
  • Held a certificate of registration as an Assistant Agent for the last twelve (12) months, and
  • Demonstrated specified work experience

 CPD Obligations:

  • Compulsory CPD
    3 Hours per CPD Year
  • Elective CPD
    3 Hours per CPD Year

CLASS 1 AGENT
(PRINCIPALS/LICs)

Is a person who has:

  • Obtained a CPP51119 – Diploma of Property (Agency Management), or CPP50307 – Diploma of Property Services (Agency Management)
  • Held a Class 2 Licence for at least two (2) years, and
  • Demonstrated specified work experience

CPD Obligations:

  • Compulsory CPD
    3 Hours per CPD Year
  • Elective CPD
    3 Hours per CPD Year
  • Business Skills CPD
    3 Hours per CPD Year