Celebrating 10 years of education in 2024!

“We are extremely excited to be marking 10 years of providing online learning and education modules on behalf of property organisations and individual practitioners. We look forward to 10 more of the industry increasing support for their greatest asset, through knowledge transfer and learning design”

Dr. Ben Robinson

APDA™ (Applied Property Development Analyst) and APFA™ (Applied Property Finance Analyst)

“Gain the designation that counts, with the APDI Professional Certificate Program providing the APDA™ (Applied Property Development Analyst) designation and the Project Finance Program providing the APFA™ (Applied Property Finance Analyst) recognising our students achievements, so we continue to highlight the achievements of those individuals, who have strived to better guide the future of our urban environment.”

APDI proudly supporting The Urban Developer Awards

“The APDI Professional Certificate Program continues to support the industry by maintaining involvement in the events that recognise the achievements of those who shape our urban environment.”

All APDI courses 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.”

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.”

Helen Kassimiotis - DHHS

“Helen has been a dedicated student and strong supporter of the APDI. The mentorship and support she has received has gone a long way to helping her to enhance her practical knowledge of the property development lifecycle.”

2020 BUILD Publication Awards

“The APDI are very proud to have been nominated and received this recognition from the BUILD Awards 2020”.

2023 BUILD Publication Awards

“The APDI are very proud to have been nominated and received this recognition from the BUILD Awards 2023”.

Proud Member of the AITD

“As part of the Australian Institute of Training and Development we have committed to providing the best possible, online assisted, professional development training to the property industry.”

Joseph Say - Professional Certificate Graduate

“I felt that the course was a really good fit for me and my ambitions. I am looking to get a job in development finance as an analyst so I found the modules very helpful, especially project investment. All four topics were related to one another which was great.”

Welcome to the Applied Property Development Institute (APDI) – a proud Australian provider of Professional Development Courses (MicroCerts).

Our sole purpose, is to effectively bridge the knowledge gap between new graduates and current industry participants, with practical, applied courses, designed for you to become the enhanced standard, as a member of the urban development and construction industry.

The APDI is a professional development organisation offering 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 industry professionals who share real world experience to equip you with the necessary skills to take your career to the next level.

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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
Pro Urban Planning & Project Management

e APDI is exactly what the property development industry has needed for many years - a genuine 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



The most impressive aspect is the course content which, despite having a 30 year industry knowledge of all aspects, I have found highly engaging and educational – exactly the reasons I signed up!  I feel far more equipped to venture more deeply into the world of property development.



Bruce Corrin

Partner, KPMG SGA

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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