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Online Course: Introductory Programme in Sectional Title Management
Brief Description
The Online Course: Introductory Programme in the Sectional Title Management dealing with subjects such as the various legislation applicable to sectional title, land use management, administrative principles relating to schemes, the creation of a sectional title scheme as well as dispute resolution.
Learning Outcomes
A basic knowledge of the creation and management of a sectional title scheme which will enable the delegate to start working in the sectional title industry or a person currently employed in the property management profession wishing to extend their knowledge
Course Content

MODULE 1

Introduction to Sectional Titles and the Sectional Titles Act

  • Introduction to the sectional titles act
  • Development of sectional titles schemes
  • Sectional title plans and the opening of the sectional titles schemes register
  • Common property and exclusive use
  • Participation quotas
  • Formation of the Body Corporate

MODULE 2

Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act

  • Functioning of the body corporate
  • Appointment of trustees and their function
  • Meetings and proceedings
  • Owners and their responsibilities
  • Management- and Conduct Rules applicable to the management of schemes

MODULE 3

Dynamics of Property Transactions

  • Introduction to property law
  • Deeds registration process
  • Mortgage bond application and registration process
  • Conveyancing costs

MODULE 4

Relevant Legal Aspects

  • Law of contract
  • Law of agency and mandate
  • Law of delict
  • Law of leases and the Rental Housing Act
  • Law of sale of land

MODULE 5

Community Schemes Ombud Service Act

  • Purpose and structure of the Act
  • Governance of schemes
  • Applications to the Act
  • Investigation and representation
  • Adjudicator’s orders
  • Levies and annual returns

MODULE 6

Land-use Management

  • Introduction to municipal planning
  • Town planning schemes
  • Land use applications and re-zoning
  • Relevant legislation and by-laws
  • SPLUMA

MODULE 7

Dispute Resolution

  • Nature of disputes in sectional titles schemes
  • Process of dealing with disputes in sectional titles schemes
  • Litigation as a method of dispute resolution
  • Mediation, adjudication and arbitration as methods of dispute resolution

MODULE 8

Administrative Principles Relating to Sectional Titles Schemes

  • Budget
  • Financial statements
  • Administrative procedures
  • Levy and reserve fund
  • Collection of levies
  • Essential bookkeeping

MODULE 9

Occupational Health and Safety

  • Introduction to the health and safety environment
  • Electrical and fire safety
  • Construction safety
  • Hazards in the workplace
  • Risk assessments
  • Legislation

MODULE 10

Professional Communication

  • Communication styles
  • Writing skills and effective written messages
  • Presentation skills and business presentations
  • Business etiquette
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have National Senior Certificate (Grade 12).
Course Number:
P006801
Catalogue and Category:
Property, Retail and Facilities Management
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for you if you are a Junior Management Agent in the property environment or a Junior Property Portfolio Manager currently employed in the property management.
Delivery Mode:
Online
Contact Days: