How to become a letting agent
You can get into this job through:
- an apprenticeship
- working towards this role
- specialist courses run by professional bodies
You could get into this job through an intermediate apprenticeship as a housing and property management assistant.
To get onto an apprenticeship, you'll find it useful to have:
- some GCSEs, usually including English and maths, or equivalent, for an intermediate apprenticeship
You'll usually start as administrator with a lettings firm and learn on the job. You'll find it helps to have relevant skills and experience like sales or customer service.
Employers are likely to be more interested in your skills and experience than your qualifications. Some may ask for GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) in English and maths, or equivalent qualifications.