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All APDI courses now accredited with the CPD Standards Office!

“APDI is now accredited with the CPD Standards Office to bring even more value to it’s members. APDI has accredited both the Advanced Program and it’s Corporate Training Seminars to enable us to provide you with CPD points for your dedication to professional development with the APDI.”

APDI - Register your interest for Brisbane now

“APDI acknowledges the important role Queensland plays in shaping the Australian Property landscape. APDI is now accepting registrations for classes in Brisbane commencing February 2018”

Todd Hyland - Project Manager, Frasers Property

“The APDI program provided immediate value by increasing my strategic awareness of the development lifecycle. I was able to translate this applied learning into directly employable skill sets.”

Stuart Verrier - Head of Property, Melbourne Airport

“As an industry presenter and supporter of the APDI, I have been excited and encouraged by the outcomes achieved by candidates as they progress and grow through the course and am confident that participation in the programme will give these candidates a competitive advantage when it comes to their ambitions to enter or progress through the property development sector.”

Craig Yelland - Director, Plus Architecture

“Plus Architecture has been proud to support our people through the APDI’s Advanced Program to facilitate a well-rounded, client centric learning outcome.”

Welcome to the Applied Property Development Institute (APDI) – Australia’s premier provider of Property Development Courses

The APDI is Australia’s first professional body to offer practical, case-based courses tailored specifically for the property development and real estate industry. Whether you’re an established professional looking to further your skills and career prospects, or a recent graduate seeking to gain a foothold in the property development industry, our program curriculum focuses on key topic areas such as development site acquisition, project investment analysis and development implementation. What’s more, our program is facilitated by leading industry professionals who share real world experience to equip you with the necessary skills to take your career to the next level.


Pro Urban Planning & Project Management
Department of Health and Human Services
Estate Master
Plus Architecture
Ethical Property
Three Sixty Property Group
Charter Keck Cramer
SEMZ Property Advisory and Project Management
The Urban Developer
MaxCap Group
King & Wood Mallesons
Continuum Finance

What the Industry is saying:

The APDI is exactly what the property development industry has needed for many years - a geniune benchmark for industry knowledge.  As well as sending current managers, employers will take comfort in the advanced skills their staff will obtain from senior industry practitioners.

Richard Coffey

Places Victoria

Being the General Manager of a major Australian Developer and having had employees successfully complete modules at the APDI, it is evident that the course content provided in the Member Certificate of Applied Property Development offers a solid platform of industry specific learning required to be a highly skilled practitioner in any property development career.

Peter Ten Dam

General Manager, Gillon Group

At the APDI, the teachings are all about the practical case-based examples and the questions, not the answers. The APDI teaches you how to ask the right questions.

Matt O'Halloran

Executive Director, Grollo Group

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