PM Legal partners with IRPM on fast-track Associate programme

14th March 2019

PM Legal - a division of law firm Keebles - has partnered with the IRPM to launch the Institute's new Fast-track Associate Programme at PM Legal's inaugural residential conference for property managers across March 29-31 in Oxford.

Aimed at ambitious property managers who are seeking to raise standards in the residential property management sector, entry requirements for the pilot programme are a minimum of 1 year property management experience. The three day course will be facilitated in the inspiring conference surroundings of St Hugh's College, the University of Oxford. Cassandra Zanelli, head of PM Legal said: -The IRPM's fast-track Associate programme resonates deeply with our ethos as a long-standing champion committed to raising industry standards. The inspiring backdrop of St Hugh's College provides the perfect learning environment for this valuable qualification. Entitled 'Multi skilling for property managers', PM Legal's residential conference spans hot topics such as Commonhold, Fire Strategy, preparing for FTT, VAT and on-site staff. A powerful line up of authoritative speakers include Alan Wake, CEO of the National Leasehold Group and IRPM CEO, Andrew Bulmer. Richard Smith, Keebles' partner and head of commercial property, said: -Learning and development is the overriding theme of the conference which will present 40 different sessions over three days. "The IRPM's associate programme is designed for those aspiring to make a difference to the sector and we're delighted to be partnering with the Institute to launch this formative qualification. AIRPM qualification costs and requirements The cost for the 'Pilot' Fast Track Associate (AIRPM) Qualification is £185 plus additional fees for those that aren't already members (e.g. non-members Joining Fee, and Affiliate Fee). •  Delegates will be given access to online learning materials •  Delegates do not have to complete the Foundation •  It is essential to have a minimum of 1 year Property Management experience •  The online learning materials will comprise 11 modules with an online test for each module (20 question multi choice) •  Delegates then sit a Final exam (short essay style, examples on our web site) on the Sunday afternoon (after the 3 day workshop) The cost of the conference ticket is £350 plus vat which PM Legal has reduced to £300 plus vat for delegates attending the workshop as part of the fast-track programme. For more information on the programme, contact Kevin Fairless on More about the 'Multi skilling for property managers' conference can be found on

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