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Property Services CPP

Overview

Commencements

Availability & Duration

Australian School-based Apprenticeships

Overview
These qualifications cover building design, accessibility and sustainability, cleaning operations, fire protection equipment/systems, pest management, pool and spa services, property operations and strata management, real estate/agency, security, surveying and spatial information services and waste management areas of work.

‘Construction, Plumbing and Services’ is an associated industry.

Quick facts

The training units of competent structure and packing rules are detailed in Training Package documents.

The information provided here includes the most recent changes from the CPP (release 5) and CPP07 (release 14.5) Training Packages which run concurrently.

The Property Services Training Package CPP (release 5) and CPP07 (release 14.5) includes a combined 50 qualifications and 43 skill sets.

Registered Training Organisations can access the full details of this Training Package from the
training.gov.au website.

 

Career information

Qualification and job outcome information is also presented in a Job Pathway Chart.

For specific industry information click here.

More detail of how training works can be accessed here: for employers; for potential employees.

Use the My Skills site to search for Registered Training Organisations registered to deliver courses. Each State and Territory separately approves Registered Training Organisations to deliver apprenticeships and traineeships in their jurisdiction.

Qualifications Summary

CPP20116 - Certificate II in Surveying and Spatial Information Services

Suitable training for those undertaking pre-vocational programs, or entering the workforce and working under close supervision and possibly assisting in simple surveying or spatial information services activities. They may operate in the field and may use a computer to assist in collecting, storing and retrieving basic spatial data.

CPP20212 - Certificate II in Security Operations

This is the entry level qualification for the security sector.

CPP20307 - Certificate II in Technical Security

This qualification covers the basics of routine security equipment and systems installation and customer servicing. Depending on the role an assistant may also receive training in the installation of mechanical locks/locking systems or closed circuit TV (CCTV) or the selling of products and services.

CPP20411 - Certificate II in Waste Management

This qualification is suitable for those entering the workforce where they may be responsible for routine waste management activities, but work under close supervision.

CPP20511 - Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing

This qualification applies to fire protection technicians responsible for non-trade installation and regular servicing of fire protection equipment and systems.

CPP20611 - Certificate II in Cleaning Operations

This qualification is suitable for those entering the workforce where they are responsible for routine cleaning work under supervision.

CPP20617 - Certificate II in Cleaning

Suitable training for those engaged in routine cleaning operations.

CPP30115 - Certificate III in Urban Pest Management

This qualification reflects the roles of pest management technicians who are required to identify common urban pests, assess pest problems, consider pest management options, develop pest management plans, liaise with customers and implement pest management strategies.

CPP30211 - Certificate III in Property Services (Agency)

This qualification is appropriate for general real estate or stock and station agency work under limited supervision. It covers meeting customers' needs, use of property and client databases with specialisations in administration and/or property sales and management.

CPP30216 - Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information Services

This qualification is suitable for people who provide support under supervision to a surveying or spatial information services team. They perform a range of duties, from collecting basic spatial data and providing field support services, to simple drafting and map production.

CPP30311 - Certificate III in Property Services (Operations)

Suitable for a person working in the day to day management and maintenance of a single property or multiple properties and includes inspecting properties, monitoring building facilities, working with strata or community management and maintaining financial records.

CPP30316 - Certificate III in Cleaning Operations

Appropriate training for cleaners responsible for undertaking a range of routine and non-routine tasks according to work schedules, liaising with clients and in some cases members of the public, and operating in a range of general residential and commercial settings as well as specialist cleaning environments. 

CPP30411 - Certificate III in Security Operations

Required training for security officers working in the movement of cash; managing and handling dogs for security patrol; and controlling and restraining people using a range of techniques.

Note 1 - To obtain employment a license must be held and a person must be at least 18 years of age. Note 2 - Many occupations in the security sector are subject to commonwealth, state and territory occupational licensing or regulatory requirements.

CPP30416 - Certificate III in Strata Community Management

This new qualification reflects the role of those involved in working in administrative and support roles in the strata community management sector.

CPP30507 - Certificate III in Technical Security

This qualification provides training in the installation, diagnosis, repair and maintenance of a variety of security equipment and systems (including biometrics), locks and locking systems, and CCTV in business, public, industrial and private premises.

CPP30607 - Certificate III in Investigative Services

This qualification covers methods of investigation and reporting, conduct of surveillance, conduct of interviews and taking statements, preparing and giving evidence in court and using a range of surveillance equipment. It may cover investigating matters of insurance, missing persons and character enquiries, and work in private agencies, commercial or industrial organisations.

CPP30711 - Certificate III in Waste Management

This qualification applies to individuals responsible for operational waste management activities working under supervision and supporting a team.

CPP30811 - Certificate III in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing

This qualification applies to fire protection technicians responsible for non-trade installation, commissioning and complex servicing of fire protection systems or for supervision of fire protection services work.

CPP31212 - Certificate III in Swimming Pool and Spa Service

This qualification provides the competencies required by swimming pool and spa technicians to routinely maintain swimming pools and spas in domestic, commercial and public settings.

CPP40115 - Certificate IV in Building Design Drafting

This qualification covers the training required for building design drafters to support building designers and architects. The building design drafter may work on a wide range of building design projects, including high rise commercial projects, but always under the supervision and instruction of an appropriately licensed or accredited architect or building designer.

CPP40216 - Certificate IV in Surveying

 This qualification reflects the role of surveying technicians who work under supervision to support a surveying team. They perform a range of duties using surveying tools and equipment, including total stations and global navigation satellite systems (GNSS).

CPP40307 - Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate)

This qualification is designed to reflect the role of employees who work relatively autonomously and who comply with legislation and ethical requirements in real estate. Training may include customer relations, marketing, appraising property, acting as a buyer's agent, conducting auctions, leasing and selling property. There are a large range of specialisations from selling by private treaty through to co-ordinating the fit-out of properties and facilities, to selling rural property by tender.

CPP40316 - Certificate IV in Spatial Information Services

Suitable for geographic information system (GIS) technicians who work under supervision to support a spatial information services team. They perform a range of duties using various geospatial technologies, including global navigation satellite system (GNSS) and specialised geospatial software.

CPP40407 - Certificate IV in Property Services (Stock and Station Agency)

This qualification is designed to reflect the role of employees who work relatively autonomously and may coordinate and supervise others in the role. Core work may include administering agency activities, customer relations, marketing, managing leases for rural properties, conducting sales and administrative tasks.

CPP40416 - Certificate IV in Cleaning Management

This qualification reflects the role of cleaning industry personnel who use well developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of cleaning management contexts. 

CPP40507 - Certificate IV in Property Services (Business Broking)

This qualification is designed to reflect the role of employees who work relatively autonomously and may coordinate and supervise others in the role. Skills covered may include appraising and listing a business for sale, customer relations, marketing, negotiating sales and management of the business or agency.

CPP40516 - Certificate IV in Strata Community Management

This qualification reflects the role of those involved in providing management services for strata communities.

CPP40611 - Certificate IV in Property Services (Operations)

This qualification may be appropriate for one of the following areas:
- the management of real estate development or redevelopment;
- structuring of single or multiple investment opportunities for the acquisition of existing or new properties and managing investments opportunities or;
- day to day operations and management of property on behalf of an owners' corporation or body corporate.

CPP40707 - Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management

This qualification provides training and development in supervision and management across a range of security functions such as running a small investigative business, technical installation operations and managing a team of security staff.

CPP40811 - Certificate IV in Access Consulting

This training covers providing advice on the provision of access to people with disabilities and their families as well as to governments, the building industry, designers, and owners and managers of buildings and facilities.

CPP40911 - Certificate IV in Waste Management

This qualification applies to individuals who use well developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of waste management contexts.

CPP41110 - Certificate IV in Home Sustainability Assessment

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of home sustainability assessors.

CPP41212 - Certificate IV in NatHERS Assessment

Suitable training for assessors operating under the Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS).
Potential users of this qualification include NatHERS assessors, enterprises, government agencies, industry regulatory bodies, community organisations, building designers, architects and other building professionals associated with residential building thermal performance. The qualification will also be used by national assessor accrediting organisations under the Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme Protocol for Assessor Accrediting Organisations.

CPP41312 - Certificate IV in Swimming Pool and Spa Service

This qualification provides swimming pool and spa technicians with the competencies required to treat water quality problems as well as service and repair the key components of domestic, commercial and public swimming pools and spas.

CPP50116 - Diploma of Surveying

This training is for those in the role of skilled surveying technicians. These people hold advanced surveying skills, and perform duties involving the performance of precise measurements and setting out structures using specialised surveying equipment.

CPP50216 - Diploma of Spatial Information Services

This qualification reflects the role of skilled geographic information system (GIS) technicians. They perform advanced data manipulation, including spatial dataset updating and management, and use a range of technologies, such as global navigation satellite system (GNSS) and specialised geospatial software. 

CPP50307 - Diploma of Property Services (Agency Management)

This qualification is suitable for those working as real estate agency operators and managers or stock and station agents/managers.

CPP50316 - Diploma of Strata Community Management

This qualification reflects the role of those involved in managing strata communities.

CPP50409 - Diploma of Property Services (Business Broking)

This training is appropriate for business brokers who assist buyers and sellers of privately held small businesses in the buying and selling process.

CPP50511 - Diploma of Property Services (Asset and Facility Management)

Appropriate training for those responsible for coordinating the financial management, team management, project management, cost effectiveness and sustainability of assets and facilities within a large building.

CPP50611 - Diploma of Security and Risk Management

This qualification covers coordination, management and assessment of security operations, customer service delivery and people management. It provides for specialisations in areas such as risk management planning, biometrics, budget management and HRM.

CPP50711 - Diploma of Access Consulting

CPP50811 - Diploma of Waste Management

This qualification applies to individuals who provide leadership and strategic direction in the waste management activity of an organisation.

CPP50911 - Diploma of Building Design

This qualification applies to building designers who undertake building design projects covered by the Building Code of Australia (BCA), except Construction Type A buildings.

CPP51012 - Diploma of Residential Building Energy Assessment

Suitable training for those engaged in assessing the energy and thermal performance of residential buildings. Potential users of this qualification include Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme
(NatHERS) assessors, enterprises, government agencies, industry regulatory bodies, community organisations, building designers, architects and other building professionals associated with residential building thermal performance.

CPP60312 - Advanced Diploma of Surveying

This qualification applies to individuals who provide strategic direction in surveying. They
analyse, design and execute judgements using wide-ranging highly technical, creative, or
conceptual competencies, often in an unpredictable variety of contexts.

Note: Employers should be aware that this information is provided as a guide only to the content and use of the Training Package. Employers should seek advice from an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (Apprenticeship Network) provider or Registered Training Organisation for more detail.

Commencements
  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
CPP20411 - Certificate II in Waste Management
Annual Commencements 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CPP20511 - Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing
Annual Commencements 0 20 40 0 0 0 0 5
CPP20611 - Certificate II in Cleaning Operations
Annual Commencements 5 45 0 30 0 0 0 0
CPP30115 - Certificate III in Urban Pest Management
Annual Commencements 35 0 15 10 5 0 0 0
CPP30211 - Certificate III in Property Services (Agency)
Annual Commencements 100 0 0 0 10 5 0 0
CPP30311 - Certificate III in Property Services (Operations)
Annual Commencements 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
CPP30316 - Certificate III in Cleaning Operations
Annual Commencements 165 0 20 25 0 0 0 0
CPP30411 - Certificate III in Security Operations
Annual Commencements 0 35 0 85 0 5 5 0
CPP30711 - Certificate III in Waste Management
Annual Commencements 5 0 0 25 0 0 0 0
CPP31212 - Certificate III in Swimming Pool and Spa Service
Annual Commencements 10 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
CPP40307 - Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate)
Annual Commencements 215 50 125 20 35 20 85 5
CPP40416 - Certificate IV in Cleaning Management
Annual Commencements 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CPP40611 - Certificate IV in Property Services (Operations)
Annual Commencements 35 0 0 5 0 0 0 0

Commencement data source: National Apprentices and Trainees collection (June 2017 estimates), NCVER rounded estimates for the 2016 calendar year. Qualifications with no recorded commencements may not appear. This data is for general information purposes only.

Availability and Duration
  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
CPP20116 - Certificate II in Surveying and Spatial Information Services
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T T
CPP20212 - Certificate II in Security Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
CPP20307 - Certificate II in Technical Security
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 6 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T T
CPP20411 - Certificate II in Waste Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 24 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T T
CPP20511 - Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T T
CPP20611 - Certificate II in Cleaning Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 6 mths 6 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T
CPP20617 - Certificate II in Cleaning
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
CPP30115 - Certificate III in Urban Pest Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 12 mths 24 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T
CPP30211 - Certificate III in Property Services (Agency)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 18 mths 12 mths 18 mths 24 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T T
CPP30216 - Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information Services
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths 18 mths 18 mths 18 mths 18 mths 18 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T T
CPP30311 - Certificate III in Property Services (Operations)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T T
CPP30316 - Certificate III in Cleaning Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 12 mths 12 mths 24 mths 24 mths 18 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
CPP30411 - Certificate III in Security Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 6 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T T
CPP30416 - Certificate III in Strata Community Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 18 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
CPP30507 - Certificate III in Technical Security
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 18 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T
CPP30607 - Certificate III in Investigative Services
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths 24 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T T
CPP30711 - Certificate III in Waste Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 12 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
CPP30811 - Certificate III in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T T
CPP31212 - Certificate III in Swimming Pool and Spa Service
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T
CPP40115 - Certificate IV in Building Design Drafting
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
CPP40216 - Certificate IV in Surveying
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 36 mths 24 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T
CPP40307 - Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 12 mths 24 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
CPP40316 - Certificate IV in Spatial Information Services
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 36 mths 24 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T T
CPP40407 - Certificate IV in Property Services (Stock and Station Agency)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
CPP40416 - Certificate IV in Cleaning Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 18 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T T
CPP40507 - Certificate IV in Property Services (Business Broking)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
CPP40516 - Certificate IV in Strata Community Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 18 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T
CPP40611 - Certificate IV in Property Services (Operations)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
CPP40707 - Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T T
CPP40811 - Certificate IV in Access Consulting
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
CPP40911 - Certificate IV in Waste Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 24 mths 36 mths 24 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T T
CPP41110 - Certificate IV in Home Sustainability Assessment
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
CPP41212 - Certificate IV in NatHERS Assessment
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
CPP41312 - Certificate IV in Swimming Pool and Spa Service
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
CPP50116 - Diploma of Surveying
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 36 mths 48 mths 36 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T T
CPP50216 - Diploma of Spatial Information Services
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 36 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T T
CPP50307 - Diploma of Property Services (Agency Management)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 24 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification * T T
CPP50316 - Diploma of Strata Community Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
CPP50409 - Diploma of Property Services (Business Broking)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
CPP50511 - Diploma of Property Services (Asset and Facility Management)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
CPP50611 - Diploma of Security and Risk Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T T
CPP50711 - Diploma of Access Consulting
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
CPP50811 - Diploma of Waste Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
CPP50911 - Diploma of Building Design
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification * T T
CPP51012 - Diploma of Residential Building Energy Assessment
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
CPP60312 - Advanced Diploma of Surveying
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths
Part Time
Classification * T

Legend: = Yes, = No, A = identified by the State or Territory as an Apprenticeship, T = identified by the State or Territory as a Traineeship, * = An approved qualification in Tasmania is available as an Apprenticeship/Traineeship.

Availability of Australian Apprenticeships and Nominal Duration (in months)
A Qualification registered by a State or Territory as available as an Australian Apprenticeship may not be eligible for public funding support, check with the relevant State or Territory Training Authority.

Nominal durations listed are for full time occuptations, stated in months. In some cases nominal durations provided may not include the completion of pre-requisites. This data is sourced from State and Territory Training Authorities and is provided for information only and must be confirmed with these authorities.

Australian School-based Apprenticeships
  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
CPP20116 - Certificate II in Surveying and Spatial Information Services
Availability
CPP20212 - Certificate II in Security Operations
Availability
CPP20307 - Certificate II in Technical Security
Availability
CPP20411 - Certificate II in Waste Management
Availability
CPP20511 - Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing
Availability
CPP20611 - Certificate II in Cleaning Operations
Availability
CPP30115 - Certificate III in Urban Pest Management
Availability
CPP30211 - Certificate III in Property Services (Agency)
Availability
CPP30216 - Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information Services
Availability
CPP30311 - Certificate III in Property Services (Operations)
Availability
CPP30316 - Certificate III in Cleaning Operations
Availability
CPP30411 - Certificate III in Security Operations
Availability
CPP30416 - Certificate III in Strata Community Management
Availability
CPP30507 - Certificate III in Technical Security
Availability
CPP30607 - Certificate III in Investigative Services
Availability
CPP30711 - Certificate III in Waste Management
Availability
CPP30811 - Certificate III in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing
Availability
CPP31212 - Certificate III in Swimming Pool and Spa Service
Availability
CPP40216 - Certificate IV in Surveying
Availability
CPP40307 - Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate)
Availability
CPP40316 - Certificate IV in Spatial Information Services
Availability
CPP40416 - Certificate IV in Cleaning Management
Availability
CPP40611 - Certificate IV in Property Services (Operations)
Availability
CPP40707 - Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management
Availability
CPP40911 - Certificate IV in Waste Management
Availability
CPP41312 - Certificate IV in Swimming Pool and Spa Service
Availability
CPP50116 - Diploma of Surveying
Availability
CPP50216 - Diploma of Spatial Information Services
Availability
CPP50611 - Diploma of Security and Risk Management
Availability

Legend: = Yes, = No

This information generally reflects availability of ASbAs that may contribute to study scores. In some cases ASbAs allow an individual to start training in a qualification that can be completed after they leave secondary school. Australian Apprenticeships may also be undertaken as part-time employment. Please note that applicable industrial arrangements must allow for ASbAs. Visit the relevant State or Territory website for more detailed information (click on the State or Territory link provided).

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