Continuing Education Policies
REAL ESTATE CONTINUING EDUCATION / LICENSE RENEWAL
In order to renew your license on active status, you must complete eight (8) hours of continuing education (CE) during each July 1 to June 10 license period.
FOR brokers NOT designated as broker-in-charge or broker-in-charge eligible, four (4) of the required CE credit hours must be obtained by completing the General Update course prescribed by the Commission. The subject matter of this course will be changed by the Commission from year to year.
FOR brokers WHO ARE designated as broker-in-charge or broker-in-charge eligible, four (4) of the required CE credit hours must be obtained by completing the Broker-in-Charge Update (BICUP) course each full license period after being designated a broker-in-charge.
THE remaining four (4) CE credit hours may be obtained by taking a Commission approved elective course. Elective courses may address a wide variety of real estate topics.
CLASSES ARE OPEN TO ALL LICENSEES
All class sessions of approved continuing education courses are open to all licensees on a first-come/first-served basis in accordance with the NCREC rules and regulations.
Gastonia Conference Center, 145 Dr M.L.K. Jr. Way, Gastonia, NC 28052
Per/Course in advance: GAR Member - $60; Non-Member - $65; Onsite: $70
When checking-in to class, students must provide their current pocket card or proof of real estate license number. This is required to receive credit for the class. Try to arrive at least 15 minutes before class start time. Late arrivals may require rescheduling. NCREC rules regarding attendance and late arrivals will be enforced.
There will be no refunds. However, a student may transfer to a different course within one (1) calendar year subject to space availability if cancellation notice is given to GAR before the start of the scheduled class. "No Shows" will be charged an additional $15.00 re-scheduling fee.