The Wakefields Training Academy was accredited as a training provider by Services Seta on the 28th April 2010 and they, together with Prior Learning Centre, under a Service Level Agreement between the two companies, are able to offer all Wakefields new and existing agents the Further Education and Training Certificate (FETC): Real Estate at NQF level 4 and Wakefields Directors/ Managers the Certificate in Generic Management at NQF level 5. The Wakefields Training Academy is also accredited by the Real Estate Regulatory Body – the Estate Agency Affairs Board.
All new agents employed by Wakefields are able to register with the Wakefields Training Academy to participate in the one year course for the FETC: REAL ESTATE. This is a comprehensive course which covers all the material required to achieve the qualification plus additional material which is specific to Wakefields and adds to the professionalism of its agents. Subjects include:
- The Estate Agency Affairs Board Code of Conduct
- Legislation (including FAIS and FICA)
- The Real Estate environment
- Market Assessment (property valuation)
- Self Development and Self Management
- Property practice