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About Propertymark Qualifications

Is Propertymark Qualifications a regulated organisation?

Propertymark Qualifications is regulated by Ofqual in England, Qualifications Wales in Wales and CCEA Regulation in Northern Ireland.  We also offer credit and level rated qualifications in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF).  This means that you can be sure that we adhere to strict guidelines and quality standards in the provision of all our qualifications.

What qualifications are offered?

We offer qualifications in the following property specialisms; lettings, sales, commercial, auctioneering, inventory and tenancy deposit.

What do all the different levels of qualifications mean?

  • Level 2 (England, Wales, Northern Ireland) and Level 5 (Scotland) Awards are introductory qualifications ideal for those wanting to gain basic knowledge.  Award qualifications are primarily suitable for those who wish to enter the profession and have no previous experience or qualifications relating to the sector.

    It is not a requirement to achieve a Level 2 / 5 Award qualification to progress onto a Level 3 / 6 Award qualification.
  • Level 3 (England, Wales, Northern Ireland) and Level 6 (Scotland) Awards are ideal qualifications for those who are currently working in the industry and have experience of the sector, but are wanting to improve existing knowledge.
  • Level 4 (England, Wales, Northern Ireland) Certificates are the highest level of qualifications that we offer and are ideal for those who wish to progress into management within the sector.

    We currently only offer Certificate qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.  Certificate qualifications are not yet available in Scotland. 

Is there an age limit to undertake a qualification?

Individuals must be aged 16 or over when enrolling with us via our enrolment form on our website. 

Are there any pre-requisites for any of the qualifications?


We do strongly recommend that candidates undertake the relevant Level 3 Award qualification (or equivalent) before undertaking the Level 4 Certificate.

What are the fees involved in undertaking a qualification?

For Level 2 / 5 Award and Level 3 / 6 Award qualifications, there are three costs involved; registration fee, study materials (if purchased as they are not mandatory) and the cost of examinations.

For Certificate qualifications, there are three costs involved; registration fee, study materials (if purchased as they are not mandatory) and the cost of examinations.

Please refer to the relevant qualification webpage for further information on fees.

Changes with Propertymark Qualifications

During 2017, Propertymark Qualifications transferred all its qualifications from the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework (QCF) to the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).  For more information on the different qualification frameworks, please visit the Ofqual website.

As part of this exercise, we also reviewed the content of all of our qualifications to ensure they remain up to date and fully meet the needs of candidates and employers.

We communicated changes to candidates well in advance of the changes taking place.

...the benefits to gaining the qualification are endless.
~ Tania Marshall - Lettings Candidate of the Year Finalist

 ...just having the qualification makes me feel even more confident in my role.
~ Elizabeth Anderson

The relationship between a landlord and their agent should be a long one, built on trust and confidence, and what better way to assure your landlord than having proof of your knowledge with a professional qualification.
~ Sara Hawkins

Having these qualifications really helps you prepare for the property industry, as you learn relevant information that will aid you in a property related job.
~ Nina Chambers

By undertaking a qualification with Propertymark Qualifications, it not only helps in giving property experts the knowledge they need to do a better job but it also gives us something just as valuable...credibility. 
~ Andrew Everett

It provides you with a personal sense of achievement in addition to the knowledge and skills necessary to confidently carry out your role to the highest standard.
~ Heather Fraser, Rising Star 2019

Studying for this qualification will help separate you from other agents whilst also increasing your confidence when interacting with customers. 
~ Sean Rawson, Sales Candidate of the Year 2019

Being properly qualified gives you the confidence to offer a professional and compliant service. Go for it!
~ Melfyn Williams, Employer Champion of the Year 2019