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Real Estate Lifecycle

The real estate lifecycle relies on RICS professionals and many other individuals in order to properly allocate resources to generate value and complete the various functions from planning through to occupation.

Course Duration:
90 days from enrollment
100 formal hours CPD

Note: The start date is subject to change depending on number of attendees for this course and at the discretion of RICS.


Course Information

By understanding the roles and responsibilities of all those involved, individuals at each stage of the lifecycle will be better able to complete projects, differentiate themselves from competitors and build trust in the eyes of clients, regulators and stakeholders.

The RICS Real Estate Lifecycle Certification recognizes this need and has been created to provide formal recognition to professionals who can demonstrate a thorough knowledge of all functions of the real estate market and the role that RICS, our standards and professionals perform in the market.

To gain certification, professionals are required to complete a training and assessment program comprised of a series of online modules, reading material and an exam.

Course Benefit

This course will give you the breadth of knowledge required to apply the principles of residential valuation on a day to day basis. Covering all key aspects of residential valuation, this course will give a full breakdown of the process for creating a residential property valuation to RICS and international standards.

Who should subscribe?

Primary market:

Real estate lenders, investors and analysts Financial regulators Lawyers working on secured lending and offering services to the real estate and built environment industries

Secondary market:

Back office departments from companies working on real estate and built environment sectors (ie accountants, finance, HR and marketing professionals)

Learning Outcomes and Content

Learning Outcomes

In summary, the certification will ensure professionals are best placed to work and interact with other stakeholders across the real estate lifecycle from planning and acquisition to construction and occupation.


The course is composed of the following:

  • Module 1: The role of the RICS and its professionals
  • Module 2: Introduction to real estate lifecycle
  • Module 3: Acquisition
  • Module 4: Planning
  • Module 5: Construction
  • Module 6: Occupation
  • Module 7: Ethics

After completing all 7 modules, professionals will be required to pass an online ethics quiz and a multiple choice final examination on the content from modules 1 to 6. Upon passing and achieving certification, professionals will be required to complete 10 hours of CPD annually and re-take the test every 3 years in order to maintain their certification.


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  • RICS professionals $995
  • Non-RICS professionals $995
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