Course code: HE20507V02

Bachelor of Property Valuation

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Overview About this course

Pursue a career as a highly regarded property valuer and combine your business skills, networking ability and keen eye for detail to manage diverse property valuation matters. The TAFE NSW Bachelor of Property Valuation is the only specialist valuation degree in Australia. As a graduate, you will have the skills required to work in the property valuation industry across residential, commercial and other specialist areas. This degree is accredited by the Australian Property Institute, and graduates are eligible to apply for an Associate Level Membership with at least two years professional experience.

Course duration

3 years full time or 6 years part time



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Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Engage with different property valuation techniques and processes

  • Analyse property legislation, regulation and legal precedents

  • Comply with current property law and accounting and taxation regulations

  • Undertake extensive property risk analysis

  • Interact with various industry experts

Course outcomes

Develop specialist skills to gain an advantage in the job market

  • Graduate with a Bachelor Degree (AQF 7)

  • Eligibility to apply for a Certified Practising Valuer (CPV) certification through the Australian Property Institute (API) subject to your work experience

  • Strong client and stakeholder engagement skills to develop and maintain your portfolio

  • The skills to expertly value residential, commercial, rural and industrial properties and other areas of specialisation

  • Professional confidence to approach complex property valuation projects

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

You must demonstrate that you have achieved one of the following:

  • A NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC) or its equivalent or

  • A Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation or its equivalent or

  • A completed certificate IV or higher vocational qualification

You must also:

  • Submit a 500 word essay that shows your motivation to study and work in the property valuation industry

  • Attend a pre-admission interview where you may also be asked to complete a short literacy and numeracy task - this helps us to understand how we can support your study success and provide you with any necessary support


  • Your certificates, transcripts and other entry requirement evidence must be certified through a Justice of the Peace or other authorising officer

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • An interest in the property market and different types of land usage

  • An interest in working with people from a wide range of backgrounds

  • The ability to explore ideas and think critically

  • An interest in a career that combines office hours and working in the field

  • The capability to create and write complex documents such as valuation reports

  • Mathematic skills at a Year 12 or equivalent level

  • If you are enrolled in the fully online version of this course you must have your own PC or laptop to access study materials and complete assessments.

You do not require an ATAR score for entry into this course.

If you are unable to meet the entry requirements, you may be eligible for special admission.

Please continue with your application and you will be guided to identify as mature aged (at least 21 years old in your first year of study) or disadvantaged (disability, serious or chronic illness, interrupted education, lack of support for study, serious personal problems and/or serious family responsibilities). Please contact us to find out more.

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like:

Property Valuer

A property valuer is a professional that provides a service to value almost every transaction of property – industrial, commercial, retail, office, rural, and residential.  These require a valuation to be conducted.  Property valuers are the unbiased source of truth when it comes to determining how much a property and its assets are actually worth.  A property valuer follows a specific valuation methodology, holds relevant certifications, and academic professional qualifications.

  • Full-time share Full-time workers usually work 35 hours or more a week (in all their jobs combined).


  • Employment size Employment size is the number of workers who do this as their main job.

    1,400 workers

  • Average age This is the average age of all workers in this job.

    43 years

  • Weekly pay Median earnings are shown for full-time, non-managerial employees paid at the adult rate, before tax or any amounts that are salary sacrificed. These figures are a guide to earnings only and should not be used to determine a wage rate.


  • Average full-time The average full-time hours that people in this role work each week.

    47 hours

  • Skill level rating Skill level ratings are based on the range and complexity of job roles. In general, the higher the skill level, the more formal education and training, previous experience or on-the-job training needed to be good at the job.

    Very high

  • Gender share

    18% female

  • Future growth The Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business estimates the likely change in number of workers in this role, or industry, over the next 5 years. Future growth is the likely percentage change compared to all other job roles.

    Strong Growth

Other jobs include: property valuer in government or private industry, property and asset manager, property market analyst, property sales and acquisitions and property developer.


To work as a professional in the Property Valuation industry, it is recommended you hold an Associate Level Membership and Certified Practising Valuer (CPV) certification. Graduates of this course are eligible to apply for an Associate Level Membership and CPV certification subject to your work experience to work as a professional property valuer. Visit the Australian Property Institute for more information.

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Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning ( or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Subjects Subjects in this course

Completion of this course requires you to successfully complete 24 subjects (240 credit points) made up of 21 core subjects and 3 elective subjects.

Core Subjects

    Elective Subjects

      Note: Some courses offer the opportunity to choose subjects from the complete suite of Higher Education electives that are delivered by TAFE NSW. Once you’ve enrolled, contact your Course Coordinator to discuss tailoring your course to align with your interests and goals.

      Accreditation Industry endorsement

      The Bachelor of Property Valuation is accredited by the Australian Property Institute (API), the peak industry body. After graduation, you’ll be eligible to apply for an API Associate Level Membership.

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      Australian Property Institute

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      TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

      • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

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