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Professional Development

To support the personal and professional growth of our members, UDIA NSW provides a wide range of training courses from half day workshops to 18 week online courses. 



More than 1500 industry professionals have attended UDIA NSW courses since they were launched in 2005. Attendees are able to tap into the experience of our practitioners and keep in touch with fellow classmates long after they leave the classroom through our online groups.

Courses Tailored to the Development Industry

Through applied knowledge, relevant and timely information and the provision of practical examples, attendees are able to immediately apply what they learn in the classroom back in the office. 

Learn from Industry Leaders

Our professional development program is written and delivered by some of Australia’s most influential property developers, who are leaders in their areas of expertise.

Earn CPD Points

We accredit two CPD points per hour of classroom time. Certificates of Completion are provided on course accomplishment for evidence towards CPD requirements. For more information contact Victoria Irvine at pd@udiansw.com.au or call 02 9262 1214.
Our Development Essentials course is recognised CPD training for Real Estate Agents. Download a copy of the Office of Fair Trading, Director Generals approval

Grow Your Network

Attendees are also given a unique opportunity to network with fellow attendees and guest presenters through our small group structure, group lunches and site visits.

Member Discount

All employees of member companies up to 30% off the standard fee for all UDIA NSW learning and development programs. 

courses we offer

The courses we currently have on offer are below. Please visit our calendar for dates and further details or download our Professional Development Prospectus here.


Corporate Training

We provide corporate training solutions for groups of ten or more in both Sydney and regional NSW. Corporate training is a practical and cost effective way to develop or maintain the skills and knowledge of your staff. A tailored program can be delivered at your company premises or in UDIA NSW training rooms.

hosting opportunities 

There are a range of benefits for our Course Hosts, including a complimentary registration to attend, as well as unparalleled exposure to our member database through emails, at events, and on collateral. If you are interested in hosting one of our PD programs, please contact Victoria Irvine by emailing virvine@udiansw.com.au. 


Training is vital to ensure your business is keeping up to date with our rapidly changing industry. In my experience of Sales & Marketing, you can’t sell a secret. The Development Essentials course will ensure your staff are confident and capable, and it is a worthwhile investment to help promote your business to stay ahead of your competition.
Lee Valentine, Partner & General Manager, Hoyne Design
Development Essentials Training Course
A real eye opener, for an engineer! 
Marc Kefford, Arcadis
Development Essentials Four-Day Course
Really interesting talks, I gained a great perspective into the world of sales & Marketing for Property Developers. 
Lauren Staddon, Propertybase 
Development Essentials Four-Day Course
Very interesting, easy to follow and Informative. 
Alicia Neilson, Sorensen Projects
Development Essentials Four-Day Course
All speakers were very experienced and approachable - excellent. 
Nathaniel Murray, Senior Town Planner, Dyldam Developments
Development Essentials Four-Day Course
This course has a great practical focus. 
Bernard Keylock, Analyst, ANZ
Development Essentials Four-Day Course
Fantastic session - can't wait for the next installment. 
Sarah-Jane Young, Head of Global Marketing, EstateMaster
Development Essentials Four-Day Course
The fundamentals of project management are critical and relevant for any role. These fundamentals, along with the expert insights and real workplace context provided in this course are essential for those looking to develop or sharpen their project management skills in the property development industry.
Catherine Maude, General Manager, Marketing and Community Capital Bluestone
Certificate IV In Project Management Online Course 
This course certainly exceeded my expectations. Excellent!!
Trent Murrie, Newquest Projects
Financial Feasibility One-Day Courses 
This was outstanding in both his knowledge and presentation style. 
Megan Boazman, General Manager - Design & Technical Services, TOGA Development & Construction
Financial Feasibility One-Day Course
Enormously useful and helpful.  I feel more comfortable and more confident and use the skills Mariette taught daily.
Jolanta Debek-Kozyra, Project Manager/Project Architect, Land & Housing Corporation
It's All About Presence Half-Day Workshop
This course enabled me to refine my presentation skills and confidence. I strongly recommend this to anyone wanting to strengthen their presentation and personal presence.
Nigel McAndrew, Director, Design+Planning 
Speaking to Influence and Persuade Half-Day Workshop
The Speaking to Influence and Persuade Workshop with Mariette Rups-Donnelly was interesting and really pushed me out of my comfort zone in terms of using my voice, posture and stance to project a positive presence in different situations. 
I would recommend it to other industry professionals who are seeking to demand attention and to influence others in business environments.
Danielle Carnley, Business Development Manager, BCS Strata Management 
Speaking to Influence and Persuade Half-Day Workshop