You must hold this registration certificate if you are employed by a property developer who:
- completes more than 6 residential property sales in any 12 month period
- markets residential property in which they have an interest of at least 15 per cent.
This registration certificate allows you to perform tasks nominated by your employer, a licensed property developer or an employment authority document.
On this certificate, you
- cannot operate a trust account
- can sell property only if the developer has more than a 15 per cent interest in the property. If they have less than 15 per cent, a licensed real estate agent must sell the property.
You cannot work as a property developer salesperson until you have received your registration certificate.
To be eligible for a property developer salesperson registration certificate, you must:
- be 18 years or more
- not have been convicted of a serious offence anywhere within the last five years, including any of the following criminal activities punishable by three or more years of jail:
- fraud and dishonesty
- drug trafficking
- unlawful stalking
- violence or the threat of using violence
- any offence of a sexual nature
- not be disqualified from holding a licence or registration certificate
- have no criminal involvement in unlawful activities
- have completed the training requirements.
If you are affected by bankruptcy action, you must also supply a:
- description of the circumstances that caused you to go into bankruptcy (if you were involved in a business, please advise the type of business) and a description of the steps taken by you to avoid going into bankruptcy
- list of creditors and amounts owing to each creditor
- confirmation of whether any charges were laid against you in regard to the bankruptcy
- letter from your employer, on the employer´s letterhead, outlining your role within the business and whether you would be in a position to influence the management of the licensee´s business.
Note: If you have held a property developer salesperson certificate within two years of applying for the certificate, you do not need to complete the training requirements
To qualify for this registration certificate you need to complete four subjects of the Property Development and Management Training Package through a registered training organisation:
- PRDRE13A Obtain property listings
- PRDRE15A Undertake property sale by private treaty
- PRDRE18A Lease property
- PRDRE39A Prepare and execute documentation.
Alternatively, you can complete seven units from the Property Services Training Package (CPP07), endorsed by the National Quality Council:
- CPPDSM4008A Identify legal and ethical requirements of property sales to complete agency work
- CPPDSM4009A Interpret legislation to complete agency work
- CPPDSM4010A Lease property
- CPPDSM4012A List property for sale
- CPPDSM4015B Minimise agency and consumer risk
- CPPDSM4022A Sell and finalise the sale of property by private treaty
- CPPDSM4080A Work in the real estate industry.
Registered training organisations
For information on courses and training providers in Queensland, visit training.gov.au.
Applying for a property developer salesperson registration certificate
- meet the eligibility criteria
- complete the training requirements and attach proof of qualifications
- complete the PAMD Form 3 - Application for registration certificate (PDF, 555 KB)
- provide originals or certified copies of your birth certificate, birth extract, passport, Australian citizenship certificate or drivers licence (see below for advice on getting certified copies)
- provide two certified, passport-quality photos of yourself
- pay the registration fee of $272.00 for 1 year or $462.00 for 3 years
- pay the criminal history check fee of $38.40
- lodge the application (see the application form for lodgement details).
Applicants must undergo a criminal history check to confirm their suitability.
The criminal history check costs $38.40 (which includes $1.13 GST) for each person who appears on the application form. The fee applies to all applications and renewal notices.
Processing time is 4-6 weeks. However, it can take longer if we need to contact you for missing information or fees.
The processing time may be up to six weeks because the criminal history check process, handled by the Queensland Police Service, is thorough and time consuming.
Send certified documents
Take the original document and a copy to a Justice of the Peace, Commissioner for Declarations, solicitor, barrister or a Notary Public. They will stamp and/or sign the copy and write ´This is a true copy of the original document´.
The Department of Justice and Attorney-General has a list of JPs in your area. Otherwise, contact your local post office, courthouse, bank, shopping centre manager or pharmacy who may be able to advise on the location of local JPs.
Please note that a photocopy is not a certified document.
Depending on your circumstances, you may be entitled to a partial refund if you withdraw your application or it is refused. We will also refund any unused criminal history check fees or fingerprinting fees.
Last reviewed 28/09/2012