NAMA is in the process of becoming a Professional Body and the availability of the course forms part of this process.

Course outline for the Programme in Community Scheme Portfolio Management (Level 1) 

  • Introduction to Sectional Title
  • Introduction to Home Owners Associations
  • Introduction to Retirement Villages
  • The Community Schemes Ombud Service & Dispute Resolution
  • Introduction to Law for the Built Environment including town planning legislation
  • Introduction to Facilities Management including occupational health and safety
  • Financial and administrative principles relating to Community Schemes
  • Professional Communication


The objective of the programme is to provide the necessary skills and knowledge to the Community Scheme Portfolio Manager to effectively, efficiently and successfully manage a portfolio of community schemes with specific reference to sectional title schemes, homeowner associations and retirement villages.  On completion of this programme a delegate will have the theoretical knowledge to understand why and how to perform the necessary tasks expected of a Community Scheme Portfolio Manager.