New Zealand Certificate in Real Estate (Salesperson) (Level 4)
Unlock your real estate career with our New Zealand Certificate in Real Estate (Salesperson) Level 4.
Cost$1,040 NZ Domestic
Not including any course materials or external exam fees.
This programme can only be studied part-time. It is not eligible for course-related costs, living costs or student allowances from StudyLink.
Note: This qualification replaces the National Certificate in Real Estate (Salesperson) (Level 4).
This online real estate certificate programme will give you a broad operational and technical knowledge of the real estate industry.
When you complete this qualification you will be eligible to apply for your real estate licence. Once you have your real estate licence you will be able to operate under supervision to comply with the Real Estate Agents Act 2008 (as per Section 50).
Update for new learners
This version of the programme is closed to new learners. A new unified programme for this qualification is now open for enrolment
For information on our other available real estate programmes go to: https://www.openpolytechnic.ac.nz/qualifications-and-courses/real-estate/
Update for re-enrolling learners
If you were already enrolled in the previous programme for NZ3111 New Zealand Certificate in Real Estate (Salesperson) (Level 4) prior to 31 January 2024, and still have courses to complete, you can cross-credit your completed courses into the new unified programme.
The following table shows the completed courses you will be able to cross credit *
Courses in the programme offered up until the February 2024 intake
Courses in the new unified programme
RES420 Fundamentals of Real Estate
BSRV4601 Fundamentals of Real Estate
RES421 Law for Real Estate Licensees
BSRV4602 Law for Real Estate Licensees
RES422 Real Estate Sales and Marketing
BSRV4603 Real Estate Sales and Marketing
*Please note, you can cross credit a maximum of 2 courses to the unified programme.
Please click on the button below to apply to enrol in the new unified programme:
If you have any questions, or need assistance with a study plan, please contact us.
What you will learn
When you complete this qualification and are licensed you will be able to:
- work as a real estate salesperson with knowledge of land ownership, land issues, building structures and council compliance
- build and manage a database of contacts to establish and maintain a presence in the market place
- conduct property inspections and appraisals
- facilitate real estate transactions through to settlement using appropriate methods of sale
- Comply with New Zealand law and standards relevant to the real estate industry.
For more information watch the programme overview video below.
This qualification is an entry-level qualification to work in the real estate industry as a salesperson.
Graduates of this qualification may undertake further study through real estate qualifications at Level 5: