In our world of increased compliance and legislation, being qualified is no longer a luxury, it’s a necessity. But, can you say you’re a qualified New Zealand residential property manager? Now you can.

Real iQ has partnered up with The Skills Organisation to deliver the newly revised New Zealand Residential Property Management Level 4 Qualification (NZ RPM Level 4).

Getting qualified in residential property management arms you with the knowledge and tools you need for business success. Our online residential property management courses are easy to use, will help you gain marketable skills, and boost your confidence.

You can choose the level of support you require, with a choice of online tutors, webinars, and in-person workshops available. We have also designed payment structures to cater and fit into any budget no matter what the size.

Our goal is to have the entire industry either qualified or working towards this exciting qualification by December 2020.

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About the qualification

Over the course of 7-12 months you’ll be learning key residential property management skills, such as completing rental appraisal reports, managing tenancy disputes, property management legislation, managing and marketing a residential property, and property inspections. When you successfully complete your course you will be awarded the New Zealand Certificate in Residential Property Management (Level 4).

The NZ RPM Level 4 is made up of 14 unit standards over 4 modules that include a mixture of on the job learning along with theoretical work. Real iQ have decided a variety of options that the trainee can choose from whether it is web based or classroom style learning.

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Get started

There are a few steps you need to complete before getting underway with your qualification.

Watch our introductory video and follow the easy three steps below to learn more.

Step 1

Apply

The first step is to download your training agreement. Read through the agreement carefully before completing it. You can either print, scan and email your completed form, or fill it in on direct into the PDF.

All completed application agreements need to be emailed to getqualified@realiq.nz

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Step 2

Choose how you'd like to learn

We have three ways you can learn the course materials in order to complete your qualification.

E-learner – online onlyE-learner + workshopsE-learner + in-house training
Our e-learning (online) option is ideal for Property Managers who enjoy learning at their own pace and require remote support in completing the NZRPM Level 4 qualification.

This option (as with all others) will give you access to all of the course learning materials online, along with webinars on each topic and online mentoring opportunities.

Participants receive 12 months’ access to webinars on each Unit Standard.
The e-learner coupled with our 4 face-to-face workshops makes for a fully immersive learning experience.

These workshops cover four different modules of the Residential Property Management Level 4.

This option will suit those who work best in team environments. You will learn from the best Property Management trainers in New Zealand.

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The e-learner teamed with in-house training is ideal for larger organisations wanting to train multiple people and teams together.

We can tailor a learning solution for your business, with a dedicated trainer who will come to your workplace for 4 workshop over 12 months.

Your Senior Management and Business owners will also have access to leading property management trainers and consultants.
Step 2

Choose how you'd like to learn

We have three ways you can learn the course materials in order to complete your qualification.

E-learner – online only
Our e-learning (online) option is ideal for Property Managers who enjoy learning at their own pace and require remote support in completing the NZRPM Level 4 qualification.

This option (as with all others) will give you access to all of the course learning materials online, along with webinars on each topic and online mentoring opportunities.

Participants receive 12 months’ access to webinars on each Unit Standard.
E-learner + workshops
The e-learner coupled with our 4 face-to-face workshops makes for a fully immersive learning experience.

These workshops cover four different modules of the Residential Property Management Level 4.

This option will suit those who work best in team environments. You will learn from the best Property Management trainers in New Zealand.

View workshop dates and locations
E-learner + in-house training
The e-learner teamed with in-house training is ideal for larger organisations wanting to train multiple people and teams together.

We can tailor a learning solution for your business, with a dedicated trainer who will come to your workplace for 4 workshop over 12 months.

Your Senior Management and Business owners will also have access to leading property management trainers and consultants.
Step 3

Choose your payment package

Real iQ offers a range of packages to cater for all budgets. The fees to complete your qualification changes depending on how you would like to interact with the course materials.

Please note that a completed Training Agreement is required before or at time of payment. Please send this to getqualified@realiq.nz

 One-off payment6 monthly instalments
E-learner - Online only$1,350.00 + GST

Select & pay
$292.50 + GST
each month for 6 months

Select & pay
E-learner + workshops$1,950.00 + GST

Select & pay
$407.00 + GST
each month for 6 months

Select & pay
E-learner + in-housePOA

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POA

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Step 3

Choose your payment package

Real iQ offers a range of packages to cater for all budgets. The fees to complete your qualification changes depending on how you would like to interact with the course materials.

Please note that a completed Training Agreement is required before or at time of payment. Please send this to getqualified@realiq.nz

E-learner - Online only
One-off payment

$1,350.00 + GST

Select & pay
6 monthly instalments

$292.50 + GST
each month for 6 months

Select & pay
E-learner + workshops
One-off payment

$1,950.00 + GST

Select & pay
6 monthly payment

$407.00 + GST
each month for 6 months

Select & pay
E-learner + in-house
One-off payment

POA

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6 monthly instalments

POA

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Unit standards and requirements

This qualification must be completed over 12 months duration and all unit standards are compulsory.

You must be actively engaged in the property management industry. This includes paid or voluntary roles. Please note, a signed Employment Agreement or evidence of employment may be requested.

Module 1: Legal and Theoretical KnowledgeCredits
Building styles, methods and materials (23157)3
Knowledge of the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 (29644)3
Knowledge of legislation for residential property management (29636)4
Knowledge of body corporate for residential property management (29494)1
Module 2: Establishing Residential Tenancy ManagementCredits
Complete a rental appraisal report (27774)3
Manage and market a residential property (27485)6
Module 3: Establishing a Residential TenancyCredits
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the bond system (29645)3
Establish a residential tenancy (29643)8
Tenancy Tribunal and managing tenancy disputes (29640)10
Agency and amenity providers (29638)2
Module 4: Maintaining Residential TenanciesCredits
Impact of natural disasters and response (27775)4
Inspect a residential property for rental and complete inspection reports (27489)4
Establish and maintain professional relationships (29637)8
Manage the maintenance of a tenanted residential property on an ongoing basis (29642)6

Notes for employers

We recommend that you have a Bonding Agreement between the employer and the trainee. If the trainee leaves during or after the completion of the qualification, a Bonding Agreement will allow you to recover some or all of the cost of the investment. Real iQ has a template Bonding Agreement upon request however we strongly advise you to seek advice from your Employment Specialist.

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