RES course syllabus is prepared in the context of laws in Singapore governing real estate agency work and shall focus on sale and lease transactions involving residential, commercial and industrial properties located in Singapore. However, the syllabus does not include laws or regulations of other countries governing transactions of foreign properties and real estate salespersons are advised to be familiar of such laws or regulations when advising their clients in foreign properties transactions.
The RES course syllabus is designed to ensure real estate salespersons meet the expectations required of them:
Course Syllabus (After Oct 2016)
Competency Unit 1 - Real Estate Agency Industry Overview
CU 1.1 - Real estate market and submarkets
CU 1.2 - Real estate market players and government intervention
CU 1.3 - Introduction (Basic Law Concepts)
CU 1.4 - Land
CU 1.5 - Estates in land
CU 1.6 - State Lands Act
CU 1.7 - Rights in another's land
CU 1.8 - Registration of titles
Competency Unit 2 - Dealings with Interests in Land
CU 2.1 - Law of Contract
CU 2.2 - Law of Agency
CU 2.3 - Landlord and Tenant Law
CU 2.4 - Negligence
CU 2.5 - Conveyance inter vivos (No Notes)
CU 2.6 - Mortgage
CU 2.7 - Gift of property
CU 2.8 - Trust
CU 2.9 - Succession
CU 2.10 - Future interest in land
CU 2.11 - Co-ownership of land
CU 2.12 - Restriction on Capacity to hold land
CU 2.13 - Planning and development of land
Competency Unit 3 - Regulation of Real Estate Regulations Agency & Real Estate Marketing
CU 3.1 - Regulation of real estate agency industry
CU 3.2 - Role and Functions of Salespersons and their requisite Knowledge and Skills
CU 3.3 - Principles of Real Estate Marketing
CU 3.4 - Types of Listing
CU 3.5 - Methods of Sales
CU 3.6 - Regulations on Advertisement
CU 3.7 - Marketing of Residential Property / HDB Flats
CU 3.8 - Marketing of Commercial Property
CU 3.9 - Marketing of Industrial Property
CU 3.10 - Marketing of Special Properties
CU 3.11 - Consumer Protection (Fair Trading) Act
Competency Unit 4 - Property Transactions
CU 4.1 - Sale of uncompleted private properties
CU 4.2 - Sale of completed private properties
CU 4.3 - Collective sale of private properties
CU 4.4 - Sale of HDB flats
CU 4.5 - Leasing of private properties
CU 4.6 - Subletting of HDB flats
CU 4.7 - Foreign worker housing
CU 4.8 - Taxes on property
CU 4.9 - Property finance and financial calculations
Interested applicant must:
Below qualifications are consider as Equivalent
* Individuals who are unable to meet the minimum criteria can take the Workplace Literacy and Numeracy (WPLN) assessment administered by WDA. A WPLN (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing and Numeracy) Level 5 will be recognised in lieu of 4 GCE “O” level passes.
WPLN Training Providers’ Approved Assessment locations (2 Jan 2020 to 31 May 2020)
NTUC Trade Union House
73 Bras Basah Road
Blk 135 Jurong Gateway Road
#06-317 Singapore 600135
Training Vision Institute
(From 2 Jan 2020 to 29 Feb 2020)
21 Jurong Gateway Road
#02-05, CPF Jurong Building
(From 1 Mar 2020 to 31 May 2020)
52 Jurong Gateway Road
#08-03, Jem Office Tower
SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) has appointed British Council (Singapore) Limited to administer the WPLN assessment programme. You may refer to the following links:
* Foreign applicant registering for RES Course must produce Letter of Support issued by a Estate Agent that is prepared to support salesperson's application to CEA.
Course fee is $788.00 / *$700.00 (Buddy Discount Registration / *Both must register in the same batch or same cycle).
*Singaporean aged 25 and above can use $500.00 and balance amount from Skillsfuture Credit to offset Pioneer's RES course fee. Nett Course fee after Skillsfture Credit is $0 or $238.00 for Single Registration or $150.00 for Buddy Registration.
Group & Corporate discount applicable. Terms & Conditions apply. Please contact us for more information.
Fee quoted includes:
Additional Cost payable:
The course is held over 19 classes and can be completed at varying durations.
Weekday: 6 hr classes, completes in approx. 4 weeks
Weekday Evening: 3 hr classes, completes in approx. 6 weeks
Weekend: 3 and 6 hr classes, completes in approx. 6 weeks
Degree(s) from local Universities
Diploma(s) from local Polytechnics
*Overseas & private certs will need to be submitted to the Council for Estate Agencies (CEA) for assessment. Submission will be made every Tue to CEA at an administrative fee of $64.20 (incl. of GST). This is payable in advance to "Pioneer Training & Consultancy Pte Ltd", to be collected on behalf of CEA. The assessment will take approx 15 working days and the result will be emailed directly to applicants by CEA. View the CEA Request Assessment Form.
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Updated on 28.05.2020
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