State Licensing for
The national strata institute, Strata Community Australia (SCA), is currently amalgamating state institutes into one national body. This new body, SCA, is discussing national licensing that will require certification, registration, institute membership and professional indemnity insurance.
Ace managers become a member of the relevant strata institute and maintain CPD points; hold professional indemnity insurance; pass a police check; and continue attend Ace training programs. This is in addition to Ace's internal induction, training and mentoring programs. Most Ace managers are Certified Practising Strata Managers and/or have a Certificate IV in Property Services (Operations).
Strata Management in ACTAn Owners Corporation Manager is required to register with the Office of Regulatory Services to practise as an Owners Corporation Managing Agent in ACT. There are no prescribed qualifications for this licence type.
Strata Management in New South WalesA Strata Manager is required to have a license registered with the Office of Fair Trading in NSW. To obtain the license, the manager needs to sucessfully complete a Cert IV in Property Services (Operations).
Strata Management in Northern TerritoryA Strata Agent is required to have a license registered with the Department of Justice. To obain the license, the manager needs to sucessfully complete Cert IV in Real Estate. As the business owner, the franchisee is also required to sucessfully complete Diploma in Real Estates and have minimum two years experience in the industry.
Body Corporate Management in QueenslandCurrently there are no licensing requirements to be a body corporate manager in QLD.
Ace Body Corporate Management requires their managers to be a member of SCA (QLD). The requirements for membership are enrolment in a Certificate IV in Property Services (Operations) and either two years of unsupervised body corporate management experience or one year supervised, which is the case for Ace franchisees under the QLD State Manager.