Our Elevate training has raised the bar in property management career training

Our property management leadership team is committed to developing your skills, building your knowledge-base and supporting your future career prospects. We want you to succeed!

We seek and hire only the best candidates and then proceed to train them appropriately.  This is why we took the initiative to create Elevate, a comprehensive in-house training programme that prepares our property managers to be the unrivalled ‘best in the business’.

About Elevate training

The programme consists of 12 in-depth modules, face-to-face sessions and testing on processes and procedures.

Our cutting-edge custom training does the following:

  • Provides information both general and specific trouble-shooting advice
  • Teaches about preventative maintenance strategies
  • Gives guidelines for vetting prospective tenants
  • Educates about healthy homes standards
  • Teaches best practices for dispute resolution and much more

Recognised by the real estate industry

Because Elevate has been accredited by the REINZ, your training has recognised value in the industry.

What Elevate participants say

"This is a very valuable tool for property management and it gives me a sense of appreciation. The training was well constructed. I really liked the openness of the discussions and how we were encouraged to contribute/participate in the discussion topics. The modules are put together well and provide a decent broad knowledge of situations and circumstances we may come across in our day to day roles." - Portfolio Manager

"I thoroughly enjoyed each face to face session as I found the discussions very informative. Online modules were good, again lots of great information. I have found the Elevate Programme a great way to up my knowledge within my role." - Property Management Assistant

"The Elevate Programme has been extremely rewarding for me. I have learnt a lot and have had multiple chances to discuss the business and ideas with other people in similar roles with has helped with extra learning opportunities. The certificates at the end of each module are very satisfying and are a great asset to me in growing in the business." - Portfolio Manager

Additional property management training:

  • One-day orientation workshop
  • Regular advanced skills workshops
  • Ongoing legal workshops - keeping our staff up to date with current laws and regulations
  • Operational workshops covering topics like: streamlining operations, rolling out new systems, and new marketing tools
  • Monthly knowledge sharing webinars

If you are seeking a rewarding career in property management, you would be hard-pressed to find any other company that will proactively help you to succeed and thrive in your role. As a team member you can expect on-going professional support and mentoring in a friendly workplace with exceptional leadership that will always listen to your concerns.

Advance your property management career

There is a reason why so many Barfoot & Thompson property management staff have stayed with us for decades and progressed their careers. In short, it’s just a great place to work!