Designed to get you started in the Property Management Industry

The Property Management Apprenticeship Programme (PMAP) has been designed to give you an excellent headstart in the Property Management industry. The programme will provide a structured training plan spanning 18 months for each apprentice.

This comprises of access to the Real-iQ Academy; our online course giving you an introduction to Property Management. Support and mentoring will then be provided for completing the New Zealand Residential Property Management Level 4 Qualification (NZRPM L4) qualification from months 6 to 18.

Real iQ will provide ongoing support to the apprentice including monthly objective planning, monthly mentoring meetings, access to webinars and other resources, plus one-on-one training.

We’ll be right by you each step of the way, to work towards the goal of getting you qualified as a Property Manager with an NZQA recognised qualification.

The learning journey will cover:

  • Month 1 Introduction and basic administration
  • Month 2-3: The engine room
  • Month 4: Finding a tenant
  • Month 5: Rent collection and bonds
  • Month 6: All about inspections
  • Month 7: Dealing with maintenance
  • Month 8: Building relationships & managing conflict
  • Month 9: Tenancy disputes and Tribunal
  • Month 10: Business development
  • Month 11: The financials of a rent roll
  • Month 12: Review of 12 months
  • Month 13-18: Your own portfolio
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How to get started

The programme will pilot in Wellington with an aim to rollout nationwide. MSD and Real iQ are currently building a database of candidates.

We aim to screen and connect candidates to employers for interview.

If you’re interested in starting your career in the Property Management Industry, please check your eligibility and express your interest.

Check your eligibility

To be eligible as a potential apprentice for PMAP you must:

  • Be a New Zealand citizen or resident
  • Be committed to train to acquire a NZQA approved qualification
  • Have a positive and enthusiastic attitude
Express your interest

Please click on the link below to express your interest in this programme.

For the pilot we will only be placing candidates within Property Management companies based in Wellington but please express your interest if outside of Wellington and we’ll keep your information on file for the future.

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