Real Estate Professionals are required to complete mandatory continuing education courses as part of the two-year licence renewal cycle.
Our courses ensure professionals obtain, maintain, and enhance the skills necessary to protect the public and ensure awareness of emerging trends and issues. Mandatory continuing education helps reinforce knowledge and addresses topical issues, trends and legislation changes. It contributes directly to raising industry standards by helping to ensure real estate professionals understand their role and the rules and regulations.
You must complete Legal Update, Ethics for the Real Estate Professional, and Anti-Money Laundering in Real Estate within your two-year licensing cycle. To review which courses you have already completed, please log in to the RECBC portal — will open in a new tab.
RECBC’s Ethics for the Real Estate Professional course focuses on ethical decision-making in the context of the real estate profession. By being aware of the ethical implications of the decisions you make both in day-to-day business and in more challenging situations where ethical concerns arise, you will better be able to fulfill the role of trusted advisor to your clients and other professionals.
RECBC’s Anti-Money Laundering in Real Estate course is designed to give you the tools and knowledge you need to help prevent illicit funds from entering our real estate markets. You’ll learn to identify warning signs and red flags for money laundering, and the steps to take when they appear.
In the Legal Update Course, you’ll learn about legal and regulatory updates, as well as best practice reminders. It includes recent notable RECBC discipline cases, legal developments, Errors and Omissions reports, and covers key learning points for real estate professionals to transfer into their business practices.
This self-paced online course gives you the information you need to understand and comply with the changes to the Real Estate Rules in effect since June 15, 2018. You’ll learn:
- when to use the mandatory disclosure forms
- the reasons for the changes to agency and disclosure
- how to adapt your day-to-day business practices
- how to communicate effectively with consumers about the required disclosures and changes to agency.