PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATION (PDE)

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>PDE DATES FOR 2024-2025 FINANCIAL YEAR<

 

 

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STANDARD OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR THE REAL ESTATE SUB-SECTOR WITH EFFECT FROM 1 JULY 2024
June 16, 2024
The purpose is to clarify to our stakeholders how the PPRA will be implementing the new Standards of Education and Training for the real estate sub-sector with effect from 1 July 2024; i.e. the learning and compliance pathways  

PRACTICAL TRAINING GUIDELINES PROPERTY PRACTITIONERS
June 10, 2024
Dear Property Practitioners, Please be advised that the Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority (PPRA) has not issued the new guidelines for standards of training for real estate or the practical training course. Until such guidelines are officially released, we strongly urge all training providers to cease any speculative activities or...

PDE EXAM 16 MAY 2024 COMMUNIQUE
May 15, 2024
Please take note of the communication regarding the Take Home PDE scheduled for 16 May 2024.  

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR PDE ON 29 FEBRUARY 2024
January 10, 2024
The PPRA is excited to announce that the PDE scheduled to take place on the 29th of February 2024 is now open for registration on the PPRA portal.

THE NEW STUDY GUIDE FOR PDE 4 IS NOW AVAILABLE
November 9, 2023
The PPRA wishes to advise all property practitioners that the new PDE 4 Study Guide is available for purchase. The new Study Guide comprises of one file and not two files anymore

COMMUNICATION - UPDATE ON 16 NOVEMBER EXAM
November 3, 2023
All registered PDE candidates are alerted of the  scheduled tutorial sessions in preparation for PDE exam  on 13 and 14 November 2023.

COMMUNICATION ON PDE DATES FOR 2024-2025 FINANCIAL YEAR
October 23, 2023
This serves to advise stakeholders of the approved PDE dates for the financial year 2024/2025 which commences on the 1st of April 2024. PDE scheduled for 09 February 2024 will proceed as scheduled followed by the following dates:

COMMUNICATION NOTICES REGARDING PDE REGISTRATION OPENING AND 17 AUGUST EXAMINATION RESULTS
October 9, 2023
Kindly refer to the notices attached regarding  avalability of PDE results for examimation written  on 17 August 2023  and  notice pertaining to PDE registration opening on t6 November 2023.

NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS ON EXAMINATION POSTPONEMENT PROCEDURES
June 14, 2023
This correspondence serves to communicate the procedures of requesting and obtaining postponements for those who failed to write the exams for whatever reason after having enrolled/registered and paid.

CLARITY NOTICE AND INVITATION FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE GRANT OF STATUTORY PDE EXEMPTION BY 30 JUNE 2023
May 27, 2023
In September 2017, the PPRA communicated the expanded criterion for the grant of the statutory exemption from the PDE in line with the interpretation of regulation 7(3) of The Standard of Training for Estate Agents Regulations, 2008 to give the above regulation its widest possible meaning

NOTICE ON THE ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATION SCHEDULED FOR THE 20th OF JUNE 2023
May 17, 2023
The PPRA is aware that some of the property practitioners could not register for 18 May 2023 professional designation examination (PDE) due to several reasons, main reason being that some of the property practitioners are waiting for final outcomes on their qualifications 

PDE ENROLMENT/REGISTRATION FOR 20 APRIL 2023 IS NOW OPEN ON MYPPRA
April 3, 2023
This serves to communicate to all PPRA stakeholders that the PDE scheduled for 20 April 2023 is now open for enrolment/registration. Exam enrolment/registrations is strictly done via the MyPPRA portal and will be open for a period of two weeks. The closing date for exam registration is 14 April 2023 (enrolment on the portal and payment due date),...

COMMUNIQUE REGARDING A LEAKED PDE PAPER- 22 MARCH 2023
March 22, 2023
The Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority (PPRA) has regrettably become aware of information circulating in different forms of media that an examination paper meant to be written tomorrow has been leaked.

THE AVAILABILITY OF PDE RESULTS FOR CADIDATES WHO WROTE ON THE 30 NOVEMBER 2022
January 14, 2023
The PPRA is pleased to announce that examination (PDE) results are now available on the portal. Thus, candidates may log in and view their results on the portal.  Examination result letters will be sent to the candidates in due course.    

NOTICE: ENROLMENT/REGISTRATION FOR 09 FEBRUARY 2023 IS NOW OPEN ON MYPPRA PORTAL AND CLOSING ON THE 20TH JANUARY 2023
December 20, 2022
IMPORTANT: No old exam enrolment forms, however if they are sent to PPRA they will be processed. No payments received without enrolment on the portal will be entertained. No late enrolment will be entertained. The PPRA is pleased to inform potential and eligible PDE candidates that the enrolment/registration via the PPRA portal is now open. The...

COMMUNICATION TO ALL AFFECTED EXAM CANDIDATES WHO COULD NOT WRITE THE EXAM ON THE 17TH AND 30TH NOVEMBER 2022
December 9, 2022
The PPRA is aware that some stakeholders who successfully registered for PDE scheduled for the 17th and 30th November 2022 could not undertake the examination due to various reasons. As a result, the PPRA will allow all these candidates to write the exam on 9 February and 23 March 2023

PLANNED PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATIONS FOR 2023
December 6, 2022
The PPRA recently issued a notice informing all property practitioners who failed to comply with the Education Regulations that the new extended compliance date is 30 June 2023

FINAL PDE VENUES FOR 30 NOVEMBER
November 29, 2022
Please be informed that the following venues will be used to host the venue-based and hand-written Professional Designation Examination scheduled for 30 November 2022:  

COMMUNICATION REGARDING REWRITING OF THE PDE
November 22, 2022
Once again, the PPRA would like to apologise profusely to all affected candidates for the unfortunate experience wherein the Online Exam platform of our service provider malfunctioned causing a myriad of challenges for the candidates. While the PPRA is addressing contractual and technical issues with the service provider, the Board has resolved...

TO ALL PDE CANDIDATES: NOTICE REGARDING THE ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATION WRITTEN ON 17 NOVEMBER 2022
November 17, 2022
Regrettably, it has been brought to the attention of the PPRA that some candidates who were scheduled to write the Professional Designation Examination (PDE) experienced various challenges in relation to receiving login details to access exams and that those who managed to login were kicked-out of the exam platform and were not able to continue...

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 NOTICE REGARDING THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATION SCHEDULED FOR 18 AUGUST 2022
August 16, 2022
  Due to unexpected technical and system challenges, the PPRA has been compelled to postpone the online Professional Designation Examination (PDE) scheduled for 18 August 2022.     We profusely regret the inconvenience that will be caused. We wish you all the best in the upcoming examinations.  

AN IMPORTANT NOTICE TO CANDIDATES WHO WILL BE TRAVELLING OUTSIDE OF SOUTH AFRICA AND ARE REGISTERED FOR THE ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATION SCHEDULED FOR 23 JUNE 2022
May 18, 2022
Following the PPRA’s decision to postpone the exams to 23 June 2022, it was brought to our attention that some candidates will not be in the country due to various reasons.  

AN IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE EXAMINATION RESULTS FOR PDE WRITTEN ON 17 NOVEMBER 2022
February 21, 2022
It is a pleasure to inform all the examination candidates for the Professional Designation Examination conducted on the 17 November 2022 that the results have been released. Exam Candidates are requested to check their inboxes, including Spam or Junk inboxes for results letters. Property Practitioners who wrote and passed are requested to be...

POSTPONEMENT IN THE CONDUCTING OF THE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATION SCHEDULED FOR 21 MAY 2020
April 21, 2020
The EAAB Education and Training Department wishes to inform all stakeholders and potential Professional Designation Examination candidates who wish to enroll, or have already expressed interest to enroll and to write the examination scheduled for 21 May 2020, that these scheduled examinations have, due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus and...

AN IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATION SCHEDULED FOR 19 MAY 2022
November 30, -0001
Following persistent concerns that some candidates have not been able to secure study guides despite ordering them, the Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority (“the PPRA”), wishes to announce that the Professional Designation Examination scheduled to take place on 19 May 2022 will now be conducted on 23 June 2022....



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1 Previous Examination: Ethics Case Studies
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2 Previous Examination: Ethics Case Studies
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Education - Policy Procedures and guidelines physical incapacitation to write the PDE
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Policy for the disabled for PDE
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PDE ENROLMENT FORM - MAY 2021
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PDE enrolment 17 November 2022 is now open on MyPPRA portal
The PPRA would like to inform all potential and eligible PDE exam candidates that the exam scheduled to take place on the 17th November 2022 is now open for enrolment or registration which is conducted strictly via the PPRA portal.
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PDE enrolment 17 November 2022 is now open on MyPPRA portal
The PPRA would like to inform all potential and eligible PDE exam candidates that the exam scheduled to take place on the 17th November 2022 is now open for enrolment or registration which is conducted strictly via the PPRA portal.
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EXAM RESULTS RELEASE DATE
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\r\n
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IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STANDARD OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR THE REAL ESTATE SUB-SECTOR
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