The Certificate in Property Services is designed for those currently working in the Property Sector who wish to develop their career. The course is designed to equip students with knowledge of all factors affecting the Property Services profession. Students will develop a keen understanding of the marketplace and a skillset that will enable them to influence and adapt to changes in the property market as they arise.
The programme is delivered part-time online and consists of six taught modules and a 25 credit Work Based Learning module delivered over one academic year (September to May). The taught modules examine key aspects relating to Property Services.
Key Course Information
Programme Attendance Requirements
Classes - students remotely attend live online classes, including software tutorials. Should a student miss a live class they can view the recording whenever it suits them. Software is available for the duration of the course via remote access to our on-campus PCs or students may choose to download free student licences directly to their home PC/laptop. On average students will study three taught modules per semester - in addition to this there will a year long work based learning module. Typically there will be three live lectures per week - each live lecture lasts for approximately 1 hour. In addition to attending the lectures students will be required to undertake self study (3-5hrs per week per module). Live lectures will be delivered on Monday - Thursday evenings after 6pm.
Workshops - a face to face workshop day will held each semester in either Sligo or Dublin. Attendance at the workshop day is encouraged but is not mandatory. Workshops are normally held on a Friday.
Application Closing Date : 18th August 2023
Level 5 qualification (e.g. leaving certificate) and currently in full time employment in a related role in industry. This employment requirement is necessary as there is a work based learning module that must be undertaken.
For candidates without level 5 qualifications, a process of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) can be undertaken to assess the candidates’ suitability to the course. Applicants with other qualifications and with relevant work experience may also be considered through ATU Sligo’s Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) process. RPL is a process that may allow you to gain admission to a programme or to receive exemptions / credit from some parts of a programme based on demonstrated learning that you may have achieved through another programme of study or through your work and career. Further information is available through www.atu.ie/recognition-of-prior-learning which our dedicated RPL portal or by contacting our admissions team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graduates of the programme will typically be involved in property management (residential/commercial/retail).
Graduates of the course can progress to the final year of the Higher Certificate in Property Services and Facilities Management at ATU Sligo.
Academic Year 2023/24 Fees
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To help make the payment of fees more manageable for students who are self-funding their studies, tuition fees can be paid through payment instalment plans at ATU Sligo. For further information on instalment plans, please visit our Fees and Funding webpage.
If you apply and are approved for an online course at ATU Sligo, you will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit of €250 to secure your place. Your deposit will then be credited against the course fees once you are registered as a student. Students at ATU Sligo are also eligible to claim tax relief at the standard rate for tuition fees.
For further information and guidance about Fees and Funding for online and part-time courses at ATU Sligo, click here.
If you are seeking to take your exams online, and you meet the eligibility criteria (overseas students and those with extenuating circumstances), an additional examinations fee will apply. For further information, please visit our Examinations webpage.
|Property & Company Law and Arbitration||05|
|Introduction to Property Services||05|
|Work Based Learning - Property Services||25|
|Economics of Property||05|
|Commercial Property Management||05|