Compulsory Professional

Welcome to Archer Institute

Elevate Your Skills With Interactive CPD Masterclasses!

Our CPD programs are interactive informative and led by industry practitioners. Our objective is to provide and educate you on  

  • Key areas as outlined in the CPD requirements  
  • Bring your attention to matters that the regulator has raised  
  • Suggest practical skills to resolve ongoing agency matters that you may have  
  • Answer and general questions  
But most importantly you get to walk away with a more comprehensive knowledge of what is required of you as a practicing real estate professional.   
Access Canberra is the state licensing regulator for property agents ACT. Under the legislation it is a legal requirement that you undertake 12 CPD points per year. We recommend all prospective students read this link to Access Canberra’s guidelines prior to enrolment with us. 
For more details on your CPD requirements you can read the legislation instrument
To enrol you will need to complete an LLND (Language Literacy Numeracy and Digital Literacy) activity prior to commencing the program. This is to ensure you have the adequate skills and knowledge to progress through your training program and that we can also support you should it be identified you have an LLND area of concern.

You will also need to provide a USI (Unique Student Identifier). The USI is a unique code assigned to you that consolidates your training records into a single online record. It's mandatory for those undertaking vocational education and training (VET) in Australia. If you need to register for a USI, you can do so 

Category 3: You can select one unit from any of the following 3 streams 

Sales Stream
  • CPPREP4101 Appraise property for sale or lease
  • CPPREP4102 Market property 
Property Management Stream 
  • CPPREP4124 End tenancy 
  • CPPREP4101 Appraise property for sale or lease
General Stream  
  • CPPREP5004 Manage a safe workplace in the property industry (Core) 
  • CPPREP5010 Manage customer service activities in the property industry 
  • CPPREP5008 Market the property agency  
  • CPPREP5001 Manage compliance in the property industry  

Category 2:  You can select one
topic from any of the following streams

  • ACT licensing refresher program  
  • NSW agency compliance obligations when operating in ACT & NSW  
  • Agent file record keeping obligations  
  • Blended
  • $250
  • Online delivery in a group setting  
  • In house
  • $1,800
  • Delivery to up to 10 agents in your own office 
Assessment delivery, trainer feedback and marking are completed online within your dedicated student portal. Your portal is also your direct line of communication with your trainer or our support team.

Program structure

Pre Training: 
The way we deliver the ACT program is that we give you access to the resources prior to the training day. This is so you can familiarise yourself with the content. It gives you time to make any notes or questions that you may have.

Day of Training: 
Commencement time / welcome8:45am
Category 2 training9:00am – 11:00am
Morning tea11:00am – 11:15am
Category 2 finalisation11:15am – 1:15pm
Lunch1:15pm – 2:00pm
Category 3 training2:00pm – 5:00pm
Completion / take away instructions5:00pm

*For us to delivery direct in your agency the minimum number of students required are 3 (three) Category 3 training is a full unit of competency so there may be some post work required. 
We recognise the value of flexibility in your learning journey. Our training programs are designed to suit your schedule and lifestyle. Our goal is to provide a range of choices to accommodate your unique learning preferences and requirements.

Please note that availability of these learning options may vary for each program. For detailed information on the learning options supported by this program, please refer to the "Program Fees & Time Frame" section. 

Fully online, self-paced learning with a 24/7 portal to access program materials and complete assignments at your convenience. 
Blended Learning:
A combination of online learning and dedicated one-on-one support. 
Attend classes in person at our designated campus for face-to-face interactions with trainers and classmates. 
Virtual Classroom:
Participate in interactive virtual classes led by experienced trainers in real time. Engage with peers, ask questions, and receive immediate feedback. 
Delivery of the program in your agency's office. Minimum student numbers may be required for this option, speak to our team to discuss your requirements. 
The CPD requirements are detailed in the Agents (Continuing Professional Development) Guideline 2022 (No 2).

As industry professionals you must complete 12 points of continuing professional development per 12 months comprising of Category (3) eight points and Category (1 or 2) is 4 points for a total of 12 annual points.  
There are different CPD year deadlines depending on your class of licence.  
  • Assistant Agents is from 1st November to 31st October the following year. 
  • Licensed Agent is from 1st July to 30th June the following year.  
Help request tickets: Communicate with your trainer using our help request ticket accessed through our student portal.  
Support workshops:
We offer fortnightly online support sessions. These sessions are delivered on a drop in basis and attendance is voluntary   
Phone support:
You can call during business hours and speak directly to a trainer. 

Upcoming Programs

Name Course Start Date Course End Date Cost Book Myself Group Booking
1. 2024 ACT CPD - single booking 01/01/2024 31/12/2024 $185.00
2. 2024 ACT CPD - group booking 01/01/2024 31/12/2024 $185.00