Any person wanting to become a Property Practitioner will have to complete his/her 12 month internship, NQF qualification, PDE exam.
Having to complete studies to enter the Real Estate space can be daunting, especially if you have spent years studying in a different field. At PropAcademy we have de-mystified the Estate Agents Affairs Board (EAAB) exemption requirements and look forward to assisting you in obtaining an exemption in the regulated NQF qualification.
The PPRA/EAAB requires that newcomers to the industry complete their 12-month intern logbook portfolio of evidence, your NQF Level 4 Real Estate and the Professional Designated Exam Level 4 (PDE4).
FET: NQF Level 4: 59097: Real Estate
Any person holding an accredited NQF level 6 or higher from a tertiary institution, that took a minimum of 3 years to complete, regardless of what the qualification is, may be exempted from NQF4 Real Estate 59097. Click here to see if you qualify for this exemption.
NQF5 20188 Real Estate
Any person holding an accredited NQF level 7 or higher from a tertiary institution, that took a minimum of 3 years to complete, regardless of what the qualification is, may be found exempt from NQF5 Real Estate. Click here to see if you qualify for this exemption.
Estate agency principals, who held a valid FFC in that capacity on 15 July 2008, are exempted from the requirement of first completing the NQF Level 4 real estate qualification prior to enrolling for the NQF Level 5 real estate qualification.
You must have held a FFC as a registered estate agent prior to 2013
Effective 01 July 2023, the Statutory PDE Exemption previously granted to property practitioners who practised and were issued with their FFC five (5) years prior to and up to the 15th of July 2008 is no longer available and no applications will be accepted in relation thereto.