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EDUCATION

PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATION DATES FOR 2022,2023 AND 2024:

 

PDE exam date

 

PDE exam opens on the PPRA portal

 

PDE exam closing date (this closing date applies to both portal/manual applications and payments must be done on or before the closing date)

Possible dates for the release of PDE results and important note on the appeal and script review procedure

17           November 2022      

03 October 2022 

28 October 2022

Professional Designation Examination (‘PDE’) registration or enrolment:

 

PDE registration/enrolment is done strictly via the PPRA Portal.

No registration /enrolment forms (including those used in the past) will be issued to prospective PDE candidates for the purposes of enrolment or registration for the examination.

No PDE registration/ enrolment submitted by the prospective PDE candidate will be regarded.

Payment for PDE registration /enrolment must be made using the correct Reference number and by the closing date.

No need to email payment proof to PPRA as this will reflect on the PPRA Bank statement.

Property Practitioners must note that the PPRA links PDE payments to the PDE registration/ enrolment made on the portal to generate an Exam Seat Number and allocate on the Property Practitioner’s profile on the portal. This therefore means that the PPRA will not send seat numbers but Property Practitioners must check for these by logging-in onto t their profile on the portal.

Property practitioners may check their seat numbers at least from two weeks before the actual exam date.  at least

PDE Results:

PDE results are released at least eight (8) weeks after the actual exam date.

To check results, Property Practitioners are requested to logon their profile on PPRA Portal which is on www.theppra.org.za.  

Exam results are updated on the profiles of Property Practitioners at least within two weeks of the release of the exam results to property practitioners.

PDE results Appeals:

Appeals against the results and or the request for a virtual review of examination scripts must be lodged via the Query Management Portal which is on www.theppra.org.za and within 10 – 14 days after release of exam results.

 

Payment proof must be attached to the request for appeal and strictly sent to resultsappeal@theppra.org.za

02 March 2023

09 January 2023

03 February 2023

18 May 2023

03 April 2023

28 April 2023

17 August 2023 03 July 2023 28 July 2023
16 November 2023 02 October 2023 27 October 2023
29 February 2024 08 January 2024 02 February 2024
 
No appeals or requests for review of scripts will be processed post the appeal lodgement prescribe period and payment made for appeal can thus be requested for use for other PPRA transactions by the property practitioner or refund request may be made via the Portal Query Management system.

 

 

 

 

AN IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE EXAM VENUE OF SANDTON ON EXAM SEAT NUMBER CONFIRMATIONS
November 14, 2022
The PPRA is aware that seat number confirmation letters to exam candidates contain the Online Venue of Sandton, PPRA Offices, which is our standard practice. However, to provide clarity, the PPRA wishes to inform all exam candidates who have received such letters that exam venues are created by the PPRA when the exam is opened for enrolment /...

AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING THE EXEMPTION FOR PROPERTY PRACTITIONERS ( ESTATE AGENTS) AGED 60 YEARS AND ABOVE
September 15, 2022
    This serves to inform all real-estate property practitioners (estate agents) aged 60 years and above that effective immediately this type of exemption is no longer available and no applications will be accepted in relation thereto. Therefore, all categories of affected property practitioners (estate agents) who have not qualified or...

CLARITY OF WHETHER OR NOT THE STANDARD OF TRAINING OF ESTATE AGENTS REGULATIONS OF 2008 ARE STILL APPLICABLE FOLLOWING THE COMING INTO EFFECT OF THE PROPERTY PRACTITIONERS ACT, No.22 OF 2019
June 30, 2022
Following the coming into operation and effect of the Property Practitioners Act, No.22 of 2019 (the PPA) on 1 February 2022, some industry bodies were of the view that the Standard of Training of Estate Agents Regulations of 2008 (the Education Regulations), are no longer applicable as we now have new PPA Regulations. The Property Practitioners...

GUIDELINES FOR THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING DEPARTMENT
June 21, 2022
The Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority (PPRA) is pleased to share with all stakeholders its draft guidelines which cover various aspects in relation to the Education and Training component as outlined in the Regulations and generally relevant practices. In this regard, the Authority invites your reviews, comments and questions on these...

AVAILABILITY OF STUDY GUIDES
June 1, 2022
Dear Stakeholders Please be  informed  that  we previously mentioned that one of the reasons that exams had to be postponed was due to  the unavailability of study guides. However, we are glad to announce that study guides are now available and candidates may contact the Regulator in that regard and order study guides. Best...

IMPLICATIONS OF THE PROPERTY PRACTITIONERS ACT AND REGULATIONS ON THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING ENVIRONMENT
April 21, 2022
The document discusses the implications of the property Practitioners Act and Regulations on the Education and Training Environment.



Document Downloads

EXAM RESULTS
The PPRA and Lucidity Training will be releasing results in respect of the Professional Designation Examination written on 17 November 2022. The results will be released from today until tomorrow.
235KB Download
Final Education Regulations
R.633 Estate Agency Affairs Act (112/1976): Substitution of the regulations relating to the standard of training of estate agents
331KB Download
Estate Agency Affairs Act
221KB Download
Pde Enrolment 17 November 2022 Is Now Open On Myppra Portal
349KB Download
PDE enrolment closing date extended
73KB Download
'ONE LEARNER - ONE PROPERTY PRACTITIONER' Youth Programme Principal Pledge Form
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