Property Development Course

Property Development Course - Real Estate Development

Property Development Course for training in Real Estate Development and Management.

CAS-BCM Centre for Advanced Studies in Building & Construction Management

CAS-BCM Property Development Course

Enter the Property Sector with solid knowledge in Property Development Management

CAS-BCM course program in Property Development Management assists those wishing to develop their skill & knowledge to better manage the development lifecycle of building projects.

Property development in general has been the wealth creation strategy of choice for thousands of Australians. 

First time investors have been attracted to the property market which has seen spectacular increases in asset value in a relatively short time, especially in capital cities.

It is highly important to obtain accurate market date and undertake informed research to minimise risk and maximise financial returns. 

Real Estate Development Management

Property developing is not automatically successful but with careful thought and planning the returns can be substantial.

Whether you are looking at developing property or managing a development project; CAS-BCM can help you establish practical professional skills underpinned by industry best practices for Real Estate Development. 

Course Overview

Participants for this program will be able to develop skill sets to effectively manage, supervise and administer the many activities of a small, medium or large commercial & domestic building development, ensuring all key activities & deliverables are successfully co-ordinated and managed throughout each stage of the project.

Areas of Competency
• Property Portfolio Management
• Property Valuation
• Development Feasibility
• Development Project Planning
• Identification of Potential Development Sites
• Market Study Methodology
• Opportunity & Constraints Analysis
• Preparation of Development Project Briefs
• Environmental Impacts
• Development Costs & Economic Assessment
• Town Planning Processes
• Project Finance
• Project Commissioning 

Course Program Outline

Program Code: PDM
Program Title: Property Development Management


Duration: 4 weeks

12 Sessions Approx.

On-Line eLearning included

3 months min. to 10 months max. approx. for those wishing to undertake training in a workplace 

Times & Days 

Mondays  Tuesdays & Wednesdays
Option to Choose:

08:30am to 12:30pm

01:00pm to 05:00pm

05:30pm to 09:30pm 

Fee: $5,800.00

Level 1 Suite 9B
80 Keilor Road
Essendon North VIC 3041

Program Commencement Dates

Intakes are in
• Intakes for 2021 to be advised soon

Self-Study On-Line eLearning:
Open all year

Open all year

Note: Modes of Study are interchangeable e.g. Learners enrolled as Self-Study or Work-Based can change to Face-to-Face and vice versa if they choose to do so. 

Program Overview

This program specifies the outcomes required to develop, plan and implement systems designed to manage real estate & property development practices and processes in either residential or commercial projects.

It covers the outcomes required to generate and direct the development of new projects in a building and construction organisation involved in either residential or commercial projects.

It supports the establishment of a soundly based commercial building or construction system necessary to produce accurate and successful project outcomes in accordance with organisational guidelines and objectives.  

The Property Development Management Program with CAS-BCM is well suited to those in the building construction industry and new to the industry who want to develop knowledge, skills and competencies to enable them to undertake job & project roles in administering the real estate & property development management responsibilities & obligations for building construction projects.

This program combines best practice theory with practical workplace applications.

This unit of competency supports the needs of building professionals, Registered Building Practitioners, senior managers within building and construction firms and other construction industry personnel responsible for managing real estate & property development practices and processes for small, medium and high rise building and construction projects for residential and commercial projects.

Industry Sectors:
Real Estate & Property
Building & Construction
Building Design & Architecture

Occupation Roles:
Development Manager
Development Coordinator
Assistant Development Manager

However; Students will be interviewed prior to commencement of course program. This interview will be used to determine suitability for undertaking the course including assessment of the experience which the student has in the Building and Construction Industry.

A Skills assessment for Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN)
Students are required to be competent in written and spoken English and will undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test prior to enrolment being accepted by CAS-BCM. Students will be required to achieve a satisfactory result in a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment that will be conducted during the application process.

Entry Requirements
• Be over the age of 18
• Have Intermediate Language Proficiency in English
• Have Intermediate Proficiency in English
• Have Intermediate Numeracy Skills
• Have access to a computer hardware with internet access
• Be able to operate computer programs as email, word processor and spread sheet applications at a basic level 

Areas of Competency


CAS-BCM’s Property Development Management Program helps develop and establish competencies in:
• Identification of Potential New Development Projects
• Feasibility Studies
• Planning Process of Development Proposals
• Project Finance
• Commissioning Project Development 

Element & Performance Criteria

The following unit of competencies are covered as part of the CAS-BCM’s Property Development Management Program:

Delivery of Program

The program will be delivered as a blended learning program with the option to undertake the program as a Morning, Afternoon or Evening Program.

How it will be delivered (mode; face to face, online, on-the-job) 

Face to Face

Classroom-based learning Theory Session: underpinning knowledge

Independent Study

Self-Paced Learning including e-learning

Online Support

Learner Management System (LMS) including email, resources, research, eLearning, webinars and online consultation

Work Based

Work-Based Project Assignment: Knowledge Areas & Unit Outcomes

Assessment & Evidence Required for Competency

The assessment is conducted using a combination of realistic workplace tasks, projects, knowledge tests, response to case studies and feedback from supervisors.

The assessment methods used during this course are:

Knowledge Based Test

You are required to respond in writing to a range of questions and case study activities for underpinning knowledge.

Project Assignment

Project Case Study Response: required to provide a written response to a situation presented in a project case study scenario.
Project Research Tasks: required to undertake project research.

Practical Assessment Work Project

Learners are required to participate in a Practical Work Placement Program within an organisation or business within the Building & Construction Sector and are required to undertake project research within the workplace.


Learners wishing to undertake the Assessments will be awarded a
Certificate of Completion

All learner participants who attend the full program will be issued a
Certificate of Attendance’ 

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