Examples of earning points

Up to 11 surplus CPD points earned in a year can be carried forward for 12 months. Some CPD must be done each year.

Example 1

John - real estate agent, stock and station agent

John holds both a real estate agent licence and a stock and station agent licence. His practice is varied and he decides to update his skills across both areas for the next two years.

CPD learning area / activity

Points

Business practices / online course in Time management (2 hours @1 points per hour)

2

Stock and station agency practice / auctioneers school (4 hours of industry association training @ 3 points per hour)

12

Total points

14

Points required for next licence renewal

12

Carried forward points for following year

2

Example 2

Ruby – strata manager

Ruby lives on the mid north coast.

CPD learning area / activity

Points

Strata and community managers / NSW Fair Trading course (3 hours @ 3 points per hour)

9

Business practices / unit of competency delivered by TAFE related to IT services (nominal hours 12 @ 3 points per hour)

36

Total points

45

Points required for next licence renewal

12

Carried forward points for following year

11

Example 3

Joseph – on-site residential property manager

Joseph manages holiday accommodation in a regional town with a single registered training organisation, the local TAFE college. He finds out that some units within TAFE business courses comply with the CPD requirements. After some careful planning and scheduling of his work, Joseph earns a statement of attainment which not only meets this year's CPD requirements, but part of next year’s as well.

CPD learning area / activity

Points

Business practices / unit of competency in Records control delivered by registered training organisation (nominal 15 hours @ 3 points per hour)

45

Business practices / unit of competency delivered by TAFE related to IT services (nominal hours 12 @ 3 points per hour)

36

Total points

42

Points required for next licence renewal

12

Carried forward points for following year

11

Example 4

Bill – stock and station agent

Bill is a stock and station agent who uses CPD to bring himself up-to-date with various regulations.

CPD learning area / activity

Points

Stock and station agency practice / seminar about overseas trends for Australian red meat (4 hours @ 1 point per hour)

4

Stock and station agency practice / Department of Primary Industries course (3 hours @ 3 points per hour)

9

Total points

13

Points required for next licence renewal

12

Carried forward points for following year

1

Example 5

Toni – business agent

Toni holds a business agent’s licence.

CPD learning area / activity

Points

Communication skills / short course about negotiation skills by industry association (4 hours @ 3points per hour)

12

Sale of business / on-line ASX course (1 hour @ 1 points per hour)

1

Sale of business / course on trusts as a business structure tool (3 hours @ 1 points per hour)

3

Total points

16

Points required for next licence renewal

12

Carried forward points for following year

4

Example 6

Doris – real estate agent

Doris is a real estate agent with a medium commercial and industrial practice.

CPD learning area / activity

Points

Ethics and professional responsibility / online course in Corporate governance by industry association (2 hours @ 3 points per hour)

6

Commercial and industrial property practice / Industry association course on Recent court cases (4 hours @ 3 points per hour)

12

Total points

18

Points required for next licence renewal

12

Carried forward points for following year

6

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