Property Occupations Act 2014 • Form 3–1 Notes • V8 • July 2019 Page 2 of 9
Part 2—Applicant details
Proof of name and identification
You need to provide proof of identification in your
current name. This can be your driver’s licence, passport,
Australian certificate of citizenship or birth certificate/
extract. Do not send originals. Only photocopies of original
documents certified as being a true copy of the original
document by the following people can be accepted: Justice
of the Peace, Commissioner for Declarations, barrister/
solicitor or Notary Public.
If you are lodging your application in person, you can provide
your original documents which will be copied and certified
by the officer accepting your application.
Eligibility to work in Australia
Every worker from overseas must have a valid Australian visa
with work rights. Temporary visas with work rights include
working holiday maker visas, student visas and the subclass
TSS visa. You can check your own work and visa entitlements
at www.homeaffairs.gov.au. Enquiries may be made with
the Department of Home Affairs to verify an applicant’s work
entitlements in Australia.
Part 4—Applicant qualifications
An applicant is eligible to obtain registration as a real estate
salesperson, if they are at least 18 years of age and if they
have completed the educational and other qualifications as
approved by the chief executive.
Please provide with your application a certificate of
completion, statement of attainment or official transcript
of the relevant course/training package listing the modules
For information on training providers:
• visit www.training.gov.au and search by typing in the
name of the qualification from the relevant training
• for general enquiries telephone 1300 369 935
• check with industry associations
• search the yellow pages for training providers.
To qualify for this registration you must have completed or
been assessed as competent in these subjects 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)
CPPDSM4009 (Interpret legislation to complete work in the
CPPDSM4010A (Lease property)
CPPDSM4012A (List property for sale)
CPPDSM4015B (Minimise agency and consumer risk)
CPPDSM4022A (Sell and finalise the sale of property by
CPPDSM4080A (Work in the real estate industry)
If you have held an equivalent registration under the
Property Occupations Act 2014 or the repealed Property
Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000 which expired less than
two years ago, list the registration details in Part 4.
If you have held a real estate salesperson certificate in
Queensland in the past two years, you do not need to
complete the training requirements.
Part 5—Suitability checklist
An applicant is not a suitable person to hold a registration
certificate if the individual:
• has been convicted of a serious offence within the last
five years in Queensland or elsewhere
• is currently disqualified from holding a licence or
While an applicant is automatically deemed not suitable to
hold a registration certificate if they answer yes to either of
the above, there are also a number of other matters which
must be considered when determining suitability. If you
answer yes to any of the suitability questions listed on the
application form, please provide full details in writing.
If you are currently insolvent under administration, you
will need to supply the following information to allow a
determination to be made on your suitability:
• 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.
• Official notification of the insolvency including a list of
creditors and amounts owing to each creditor.
• Confirmation of whether any charges were laid against
you in regard to the bankruptcy.
• A letter from your employer outlining your role within
the business. The letter must be written on business
letterhead and signed by a director or the licensed
person in charge. In accordance with section 121(1)(h)
(iii) of the Property Occupations Act 2014, the letter
should specify whether you would be ‘in a position to
influence significantly the management of the licensee’s
Relevant Acts include the Motor Dealers and Chattel
Auctioneers Act 2014, the Property Occupations Act 2014, the
Debt Collectors (Field Agents and Collection Agents) Act 2014,
the repealed Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000 or
a corresponding law.
‘insolvent under administration’ has the meaning as defined
in the Corporations Act 2001, section 9.
The Corporations Act 2001 defines insolvent under
1. a person who, under the Bankruptcy Act 1966 or the law
of a foreign country has the status of an undischarged
2. a person who, under the law of an external Territory
or the law of a foreign country, has the status of an
undischarged bankrupt; or
3. A person whose property is subject to control under:
a. Section 50 or Division 2 of Part X of the Bankruptcy
Act 1966; or
b. A corresponding provision of the law of an external
Territory or the law of a foreign country; or