Charter Academy Courses
We offer a wide variety of Training Courses.
This is the compulsory qualification for all estate agents and principals. It is the first step in fulfilling the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) legal requirements. Other requirements are the passing of the Professional Designation Exam (PDE) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Agents who enter the profession are required to complete a full 12-month internship and a logbook in addition to completing the qualification and writing the PDE.
This 1 ½ hour course provides a practical guide to homeownership. Attendees are introduced to the process of buying a home, the legal process and the various tenureship options. This course, which is available to the communities and employed individuals, offers a practical guide to mortgage finance, affordability and the government subsidy scheme, the Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP). It also addresses over-indebtedness and provides a guide on how this can be addressed through debt counselling and payment remediation.
This is a compulsory course for new mortgage clients earning below R20, 000 joint and single incomes. The course explains the value of a home as an asset and the role of mortgage finance and insurance. Skilled facilitators take attendees on a 2-hour journey which explains the legal contracts, costs involved and introduces budgeting techniques as a tool to improved household solvency and affordability. The course also covers the role of debt counsellors in remediating over-indebtedness. It concludes with the roles and responsibilities of homeownership.
Technical product-based training support for banking staff, mortgage originators and housing stakeholders including employer housing programmes.
To act as a financial representative, a person must pass Regulatory Exam 5 (RE5) set by the Financial Services Board (FSB) within two years of appointment. To act as a Key Individual (supervising or managing financial representatives), a person must pass Regulatory Exam 1 (RE1) also set by the FSB. Our courses have achieved a high pass rate for students enrolled with us. Charter has a unique recruitment and placement model linked to the RE5 Exam and will shortly be introducing our on-line version of the course.
Our financial literacy courses are aimed at empowering men and women of all ages, with valuable life skills. It enables them to make informed financial and life choices and helps them define their needs and wants. By providing a holistic approach to Financial Wellness, Charter teaches the basic principles of effective money management, to improve current financial situations, by taking and staying in control of one's financial matters.
This course provides school principals, School Government Board Treasurers and school bookkeepers with a practical understanding of how to achieve a bank reconciliation each month and what financial records must be kept for audit purposes.