Professional Development Program

The UDIA NSW Professional Development Program was established in 2005 and is designed by leading industry experts to best enable our members to succeed in our ever growing and dynamic industry. To support the personal and professional growth of our members, UDIA NSW provides a wide range of training courses from one-day courses to an 18-week online course.

Visit the Professional Development Calendar to see upcoming course dates open for registration.

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Development Industry Courses

To see our courses which are currently open for registration, please visit our Professional Development Calendar page.

Development Essentials
Gain a basic understanding of the property development process and what resources and expertise are needed to complete a successful development project through this 4-day course. There are 4 modules open for registration. Choose to attend the full course or individual modules suited to your needs.
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Essentials of Property Law
Delivered by experts in various areas of property development law, this extensive course covers eight key areas of property law and will bring you up to date on changes which are occurring.
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Stage 1: Introduction to Financial Feasibility
Run as a practical workshop, participants will receive an introduction on how to operate a lead software package – ARGUS EstateMaster.
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Stage 2: Advanced Financial Feasibility
This hands-on learning experience uses a detailed case study of a site in Sydney to conduct a feasibility study from start to finish. We recommend attending this course after completing the Financial Feasibility Stage 1 Course.
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Placemaking & Urban Design
Placemaking should be a critical consideration in any development. Learn from industry leaders how to successfully execute urban design.
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Dealing with Government
Gain an understanding of how government authorities operate and their particular responsibilities and learn how to effectively and efficiently deal with government.
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Online Vocational Education

BSB40920 Certificate IV In Project Management Practice, Specialising in Property Development

This is the only nationally-recognised qualification of its kind teaching project management competencies unique to the property development industry. The course has been written by UDIA NSW in partnership with its members and vocational education experts and teaches the critical skills of project management such as identifying project scope, managing time, cost and quality, contract negotiation, team engagement and stakeholder communication.
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Why Study With UDIA NSW

Courses Tailored To Our Industry
Through applied knowledge, relevant and timely information and the provision of practical examples, attendees can apply what they learn in the classroom to their current role.

Learn From Industry Leaders
Our professional development program is written and delivered by some of Australia’s most influential property development experts.

Earn CPD Points
If our courses are relevant to your training needs you can claim CPD points. Please note that UDIA NSW does not award CPD points. Please contact your relevant association or certifying body to confirm how many CPD points your selected course or workshop would be awarded prior to registering.

Member Discounts
All employees of member companies save up to 30% off the standard fee for any UDIA NSW training course, workshop or tour.

Grow Your Network
More than 2,500 industry professionals have attended our courses since 2005. Students are given a unique opportunity to network with attendees and presenters through our small class sizes, group lunches, site visits and keep in touch with fellow classmates long after they leave the classroom through our events and extensive networking opportunities.

Corporate Training
We provide corporate training solutions for groups of ten or more in Sydney, 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 for convenience.

Hosting Opportunities

There are a range of benefits for our course and workshop 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 or call 02 9262 1214.