What is the aim? No refunds apply unless the course is cancelled by TAFE SA. International students on a Student visa (subclass 500) are not eligible to undertake short courses.
The short course on offer is aimed at people who want to learn about developing property, in particular, in the local residential market. Principles learnt in the course can be applied to many different property markets but case studies, field trips and class exercises, will be based around the real-life local property market.
The course covers many aspects of property development which is vital to understand so as to maximise your opportunities to create wealth and minimise the chances of losing your money.
The short course will be offered twice per year. Courses are part-time with classes held outside of normal working hours. The courses are offered on weeknights and one Sunday field trip.
Weeknight classes are held on a Tuesday night between 6:00-9:00pm, at the TAFE SA Adelaide City Campus - 120 Currie St, Adelaide.
The field trip is held on a Sunday, generally between 10:30am-4:30pm.
Benefits of the course?
TAFE SA offers high quality and practical property short courses that will give you a better understanding of investment and help you make educated and informed decisions when buying, selling, renovating, renting or developing property.
The course is taught by lecturers who are not only experts in their respective fields but also personally invest in property. The course coordinator Peter Koulizos, is the senior lecturer and author of Top Australian Suburbs and Property vs Shares.
Property Development Workshop
This course is suited to students who have knowledge and experience in property investment or have studied “Fundamentals of Property Investment” and have an interest in increasing their wealth through property development. There will be a number of experts involved in this workshop to assist students with their learning of the development process. Experts that will be in class will come from a variety of professions and may include developers, builders, building designers, real estate agents, surveyors, bankers and accountants. Topics covered include:
- Finding development sites and how to choose the best development site
- Interpreting council development plans
- Determining ideal size, configuration and design of new dwellings
- Working with council
- Basic feasibility study
- Selecting a builder
- Organising the finance
- Tax issues