Property Development Level 3

  • Course Code: BA163
  • Award Level 3, Similar difficulty to - A-Level

Property development is an exciting and enjoyable way to earn a living, but without the know-how and ability to plan, it can be financially risky.

  • This course starts by introducing you to the legal and economic aspects of property development so that you can fully understand the financial risks and responsibilities of developing properties.
  • You will then be taught planning, building regulations, project management and renovation, which will give you an idea of how to oversee more complex projects.
  • The final part of the course will allow you to study the crucial stage of purchasing property: buying at auction, buying abroad, as well as outlining the principles of starting and running a property development business.

All course materials will be delivered to you by post or via email, so it couldn't be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way by email.

You will have up to a year to complete your course, so you can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be delivered by post or via email, so handing in an assignment is simple.

Home learning is simple and stress-free, so enrol with us today!

Course Content

  • Unit 1: The property market
  • Unit 2: The credit crunch
  • Unit 3: Methods of property research
  • Unit 4: The legal aspects of property
  • Unit 5: Different types of property
  • Unit 6: Methods of finance option available
  • Unit 7: Plans and drawings for your property
  • Unit 8: Building regulations
  • Unit 9: Property planning
  • Unit 10: Project Management
  • Unit 11: Renovation of property
  • Unit 12: Buying at auction
  • Unit 13: Advantages and disadvantages of off-plan property
  • Unit 14: Marketing your property
  • Unit 15 and 16: Buying in Scotland and abroad
  • Unit 17 and 18: Start a business and different types of businesses
  • Unit 19 and 20: Recruiting and managing staff effectively


The Property Development course is assessed by written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take around 90 hours to complete, so you will have more than enough time to complete your course.

Study Method

The course is designed for distance learning at home or at work. Students will receive all course materials by delivery, plus full tutor support by email.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that UKDLP has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria.  The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end, the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by UKDLP to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements.  ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met.  A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.   As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Course Questions and Answers

Q: What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course. 

Q: What is included in the cost of my course?

  • Student record bag
  • Pen
  • Study guide
  • Comprehensive study notes
  • Personal tutor support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Accreditation

Q: Are there any additional costs?

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

Q: What do I do if I still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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