Real Estate Authority verifiable continuing education

Open Polytechnic is accredited by the Real Estate Authority (REA) to provide verifiable and non-verifiable continuing education to help with your Continuing Professional Development (CPD). You can complete your 10 hours of verifiable training online or through a workshop.


Online training

Complete your 10 hours of verifiable training online, and gain the flexibility to study when it suits you. This online courses is just $99 + GST.

We are currently taking registrations of interest for our 2019 online course. If you’d like to register please fill out our expression of interest form, and we’ll be in touch soon.

Corporate workshops

You can also complete your 10 hours of verifiable training in a two day workshop. This will be led by an experienced facilitator, with extensive real estate knowledge and experience.

If you are interested in corporate/group delivery options for this workshop, contact Fiona Casey:

Workshop facilitators 

Yvonne Box

Yvonne Box

Bachelor of Applied Science (Communication), Diploma in Real Estate, Diploma in Adult Education & Training, Associate of the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand

Yvonne has worked as an adjunct tutor with the Open Polytechnic since 2003. She has presented Verifiable Continuing Education since its introduction in 2012, and is an experienced and confident public speaker and trainer. 

She has a lively and informative manner and works hard to maintain currency of her knowledge in respect of compliance and best practice.


Graham Crews

Graham Crews

MBS (Property), GradDipBusAdmin, GradDipBusStud (Property Management and Dispute Resolution), FREINZ, AAMINZ, Licensed Real Estate Agent (REAA 2008)

A business consultant to the real estate industry, Graham is involved at all levels of real estate.

He is a member of the REAA Continuing Education Advisory Group. He has also co-authored the verifiable continuing education materials since the programme’s inception.

Graham has trained the Complaints Assessment Committees, is an Associate of the Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand, and was previously Senior Lecturer in Real Estate with Massey University. 


Keith Harris

Keith Harris

MA, Dip TP (Hons), National Certificate in Residential Property Management

With over 25 years’ experience Keith Harris is highly regarded in the field of real estate academia.

Keith has worked at all levels of real estate education. His experience includes course development, lecturing, instructional design, as well as blended learning and e-learning courses.

Highly knowledgeable with a wealth of technical know-how, Keith is consistently in demand as a workshop facilitator and presenter.


Rosalind Larsen

Rosalind Larsen web

Rosalind has extensive experience within the Real Estate sector, having had a successful career as a Real Estate salesperson. She holds the National Certificate in Adult Education & Training (Level 5), and is an Associate of the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand

Rosalind has worked as a lecturer in real estate with Open Polytechnic for over 12 years. She is an experienced workshop presenter and trainer in real estate. She has also facilitated Verifiable Continuing Education workshops since they began in 2012.


Real estate non-verifiable continuing education

If you complete one real estate-related unit standard you will achieve the non-verifiable component that will help towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

You can chose to study either of these courses through our course only (Certificate of Proficiency) option. With our course only option you can enrol in standalone courses to boost your knowledge and skills, without studying towards the achievement of a qualification.

We recommend the following two unit standards:


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