Certificate in Real Estate Administration

Business, Accounting and Law

  • Aim of Programme

    Aim of Programme

    The objective of this programme is to give appropriate knowledge and competencies to individuals who are working in, or those intending to work in, Real Estate Offices, and are required to support the Real Estate Auctioneer and their clients in a professional and competent manner.

    Online / Blended

    • 6
      NFQ Level
    • 60

    Programme Content

    Programme Content

    • Economics, Project and Business Planning

    • Professional Practice and Communications

    • Marketing, Sales, Theory and Practice

    • Customer Service, Business and Management

    • Web Applications and Social Media Marketing

    • The Regulatory Framework

    Minimum Entry Requirements

    Minimum Entry Requirements

    Mature applicants (i.e over 23 years)


    Leaving Certificate – Grade O6 at ordinary level in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate.

    Two of these subjects must be Mathematics and a language (English or Irish)


    any QQI Level 5 (Full award with a minimum of eight modules)


    Recognition of Prior Learning.  (APL/APEL)




    Induction for the 2022/2023 academic year takes place (online via Zoom) on Saturday 10th September from 930am to 1pm. In advance, you will be required to review Pre Induction reading material, available to you on www.aitflexiblelearning.ie.

    During Induction, you will be given the opportunity to:

    • Meet your programme lecturers, programme co-ordinator and students
    • Overview of the programme handbook, programme’s modules, assessments and delivery timetable
    • Introduction to Athlone IT’s operating systems including MS Office, Zoom, Moodle etc
    • Outline of the learning supports available to you during the programme



    Frequently Asked Questions

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    Progression from the Certificate in Real Estate Administration is on to the Level 6 Higher Certificate in Business Studies Year 2 programme, which is a one year programme.

    Following successful completion, students are eligible to apply for the Level 7 Bachelor of Business Studies. On successful completion, students are eligible to apply and progress to the Level 8 Bachelor of Business Studies. On successful completion, students are eligible to apply and progress to a Level 9 Postgraduate Diploma in various disciplines or Masters of Business Studies in Research.




    1 Year

    Tuesday 7 pm to 10 pm
    Thursday 7 pm to 9 pm

    Plus 4 Saturdays per semester Online (9 am – 1 pm).

    For online programmes, lectures will be delivered online and recordings of lectures will be available to view in the student’s own time.


    Semester 1 (2022)

    October 1st

    October 15th

    November 19th

    December 3rd

    Programme Fee



    Tuesday, September 13th 2022


    This course is not for those who are looking to obtain the educational requirements to apply for a Property licence, it is aimed at those currently working or those who hope to work as administrators in a real estate profession. 


    Genevieve Mc Guirk, IPAV – [email protected]
    Tel: 01 678 5685

  • Are you currently working or considering roles in Real Estate Offices as an Administrator?