Keeping Queensland Real Estate Sharp. Mandatory CPD Arrives Soon!

Get ready, Queensland Real Estate Agents, because your professional landscape is about to undergo a positive transformation! The introduction of mandatory Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is on the horizon, and it’s a game-changer for both agents and the industry as a whole. Let’s delve into what this means for you and why it’s something to celebrate.

Why CPD Matters:
Imagine entering a doctor’s office with outdated medical knowledge or a lawyer relying on dusty legal precedents. It wouldn’t inspire much confidence, right? The real estate industry is no different. Laws evolve, market trends shift, and technology leaps forward – all things that directly impact an agent’s ability to serve clients effectively. Mandatory CPD ensures that Queensland agents stay sharp, informed, and adaptable, elevating the entire industry with them.

What to Expect:
The specific details are still being finalized, but the proposed framework involves completing two CPD sessions annually. One will focus on core property services, while the other offers flexibility to explore areas like ethics, technology, or niche specializations. This blend ensures both essential knowledge and room for personal growth.

Benefits for Everyone:
So, who wins with mandatory CPD? Everyone!
• Agents: Sharpen your skills, stay relevant, and boost your competitive edge. CPD strengthens your professional credibility and opens doors to new opportunities.
• Clients: Enjoy greater peace of mind knowing your agent is equipped with the latest knowledge and best practices to navigate your property journey.
• Industry: Elevate Queensland real estate to a new level of professionalism and expertise, fostering consumer trust and confidence.

A Smooth Transition:
Of course, change can be daunting. But rest assured, the transition will be smooth. The Queensland Government, in collaboration with industry stakeholders, is developing a user-friendly system for recording and tracking CPD activities. Training providers like Complete Property Training will be readily available to offer diverse and engaging learning opportunities, starting as soon as the implementation date is confirmed, likely later in 2024. They cater to diverse learning styles and offer flexible options, including face-to-face, online, and blended formats.

Embrace the Future:
The introduction of mandatory CPD is not a burden, but rather an investment in your future and the future of Queensland real estate. It’s about continuous improvement, adaptation, and excellence. So, let’s embrace this opportunity to learn, grow, and collectively build a thriving, dynamic real estate landscape that benefits everyone.

Start Preparing Today:
While the official start date is yet to be announced, you can be proactive! Stay informed about CPD developments, explore potential learning avenues, and connect with fellow agents who share your dedication to professional growth. Keep an eye on Complete Property Training’s website and social media channels for our latest CPD offerings and early access updates. We will be ready to hit the ground running when the official implementation date arrives.
Join the Complete Property Training community:
Visit our website at or follow them on social media to stay informed about their upcoming CPD sessions and connect with fellow agents preparing for the new CPD requirements.