Real Estate Authority 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). 

Verifiable training 2024

Open Polytechnic is offering verifiable and non verifiable training in  March 2024.  REA have listed all the information you require on this  page. 

We also offer Refresher Training for those who have suspended their licence for $99 + GST

Our 2024 verifiable training will cover the following topics:

  • Dealing with customers and clients fairly (mandatory)
  • Managing your licence and regulatory obligations (mandatory)
  • Natural disasters and weather events: disclosure, risks and issues
  • Social Media & Digital Communications: avoiding harm, common risks and issues
  • Supervision - process, planning and practice
  • Physical Property Inspections
  • Sale and purchase agreements: common issues and best practice - Version 3 (Updated)
  • Goods and Services Tax (GST)

If you wish to register  your interest for 2024 please fill out the form below and we will be in touch when it is open for enrolment

Registration for 2024 

 

 

Please note that CPD training needs to be completed by 31st of December each year.

Verifiable training

Online training

Complete your 8.5 hours of verifiable training online, and gain the flexibility to study when it suits you. Open Polytechnic offer it online at a cost of $85 + GST.

The topics that are covered for 2023 are as follows:

  • Code of Conduct, Misrepresentation and Fair Trading
  • Issues beyond the boundary
  • Subdivisions and selling off plans
  • AML - Your compliance requirements
  • AML - Due Diligence
  • Conjunctional sales

 If you’d like to register for any of the continuing education options with Open Polytechnic, please fill out our registration form, selecting the option you require, and we’ll be in touch.

Registration  for online verifiable training

 

Non-verifiable training

Non-Verifiable training is required as part of your licence renewal each year. Open Polytechnic offer it online at a cost of $99+ GST.

Registration  for non-verifiable training

Three courses are available to choose from when you register. More information about the courses is below.

1. Apply Knowledge of Ethics and Industry Best Practice Principals to Real Estate Agency work 

Real estate course MOZ

In this course we are mainly concerned with ethics as applied to real estate practice and we will begin with an overview of the concepts of moral and prudential ethics.

We will then cover ethics in business and consider how ethical principles are applied in a practical sense.

Finally, we will cover illegal acts and discuss what the possible consequences of unethical behaviour may be, including those laid down by legislation and rules.

Although this a non-verifiable course it is mandatory to work in an ethical manner that aligns to your agency's principles and the law.

 

2. Managing Trust Accounts

Real Estate Course 2

This module is primarily about handling money belonging to your clients which occurs when you collect the sale deposits from purchasers and rents from tenants.

Consequently, you have a duty of care greater than that applicable to your own finances.

Such money is known as trust money and it must be distinguished from monies received by you in your capacity as a licensee operating the business of a real estate agent.

We will explore the handling of trust money according to best practice and law within a New Zealand environment.

 

3. Finance for non-Financial Managers

 

3. Introduction to Project Management

 

Refresher training  

Complete your 10 hours of refresher training online, and gain the flexibility to study when it suits you. You can read more information on why you may need refresher training on the REA website 

If you’d like to register for any of the continuing education options with Open Polytechnic, please fill out our registration form, selecting the option you require, and we’ll be in touch.

Registration for refresher training

CPD training needs to be completed by 31st of December each year.

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