Are you good at managing things, with an interest in property?
There are a range of jobs in the property management sector.
These range from buying and selling houses to managing large properties on behalf of a landlord, or even yourself - in the future!
- More and more companies have begun hiring property managers, meaning that the field offers a wide variety of job opportunities to both new property managers and seasoned professionals.
- People who work in an estate agent have frequent liaison with banks, building societies, mortgage brokers, surveyors, solicitors and other estate agencies during transactions. You may also handle sales taking place via auction.
Routes into this sector
There are various types of qualifications available at different levels.
- GCSEs in English, maths, business studies, economics are all useful subject to get you into this sector.
- At 16 you could do A Levels, which are general academic subjects or develop your knowledge and skills for this sector through an apprenticeship/traineeship or through a vocational qualification.
- At 18 or 19 you could do a higher education/degree level course, with 8 out of 10 A Level students choosing this pathway and half of all BTEC National students. However there are also other routes into your chosen career - through apprenticeships and vocational qualifications.
There are jobs in this sector which require few qualifications to start where you will receive training on the job through an apprenticeship or vocational course at a college, but as this sector is competitive a degree or HND can give you an advantage.
Finding courses and training
- To find out whether there is an apprenticeship training course related to property that might suit you.
- To search for an apprenticeship vacancy available now related to property, across England (you need a vacancy to be able to apply)
- To find apprenticeship vacancies near you. There are other ways to look for an apprenticeship too.
- To find a vocational course related to property at a college (also check the college's website to get the latest list of courses)
- To find an university level course related to property.
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