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					Commonwealth of Virginia
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, Virginia 23233
(804) 367- 2406
www.dpor.virginia.gov
                                                                         Virginia Real Estate Board
                    CONTINUING EDUCATION & POST LICENSE EDUCATION COURSE APPROVAL APPLICATION
Once approved, a course may not be substantially altered. A substantial alteration is any change that would modify the content or time
allocations stated in the course outline or change any of the stated course topics. If a course is altered, the revised/new course must be
submitted for Board approval. Education Providers must notify the Board concerning any changes in administrative information.
   1. Education Provider Name
   2. Education Provider Number
   3. E-mail Address
                                                                        (Address must be the same as the address on record with the Board for the Education Provider.)
   4.        Contact Person’s Name

   5.        Contact Person’s Telephone Number                     (        )         -

   6.        Course Delivery Type
                                                      Correspondence, on-line and other distance learning courses (non-classroom courses) must include:
                   Classroom                          1) The Association of Real Estate License Law Officials (ARELLO) Distance Education Certification or
                                                      a substantially equivalent distance education certification; 2) appropriate testing procedures (quiz or
                   Correspondence
                                                      exam) to verify course completion; and 3) a Notarized Affidavit Form to certify course compliance
                   On-Line                            requirements.

                   Other
   7. If the course is already Board-approved for another education provider, place the Board’s Course
      Approval Number in the space. Also, in Questions 12 and/or 14, indicate the number of Continuing
      Education (CE) and/or Post License Education (PLE) course hours that were approved by the Board.
              If the course is already Board-approved for another education provider, you do not need to complete Questions 8 and 9, and
               you must ONLY submit “Required Attachments” #2 & #6 of this application. You must also include a letter from the other
               education provider authorizing your school to use the already approved course. Distance Learning Courses must
               also include an “Attachment #8 – Notarized Affidavit Form”.
   8. Board-approved course subjects covered (See 18 VAC 135-20-101.2 of the Real Estate Board Regulations):

   9. If course subjects are not included in 18 VAC 135-20-101.2 of the Board’s Regulations, then list course subjects:

  10. Method of monitoring attendance

  11. Method of maintaining records
                                                                                                                  *Must be at least 2 hours and include an update on current
  12. Are you applying for a CE Course?                Fair Housing*                                              cases and administrative decisions under Fair Housing Laws.
           No                                          Ethics & Standards of Conduct                                 Real Estate Contracts
           Yes                                         Legal Updates                                                 Real Estate Related Subjects
      If Yes, list CE course hours:                    Real Estate Agency                                            Broker Management
      CE Course Title:
OFFICE   APPROVAL NO. CE HRS. FAIR HOUSING   CE HRS. ETHICS & STANDARDS OF CONDUCT    CE HRS. LEGAL UPDTS   CE HRS. RE AGENCY   CE HRS. RE CONTRACTS      CE HRS. RE RELATED
USE
ONLY
OFFICE   APPROVAL NO.   COMMERCIAL/MANDATORY      COMMERCIAL/ELECTIVE     RESIDENTIAL/MANDATORY    RESIDENTIAL/ELECTIVE   PROP MGT/MANDATORY           PROP MGT/ELECTIVE
USE
ONLY
OFFICE   APPROVAL NO.           C.E. HRS. BROKER MANAGEMENT                                                                APPROVAL NUMBER       RESID. STANDARD AGENCY
USE
ONLY




02CRS                                                                                                                                            Real Estate/CE CRS APP
07/26/2011                                                                                                                                                    Page 1 of 4
  13. Are you applying for a Residential Standard Agency (RSA) course?
           No
           Yes If “Yes,” RSA must be a three-hour course, and is a one-time requirement for all brokers and salespersons
                 who renew their active license(s) or activate their inactive license(s) between July 1, 2012 and June 30,
                 2014.
  14. Are you applying for a PLE course?
           No
           Yes If “Yes,” you can only apply for one PLE course with each application. First, write the name of the course
                 on the “PLE Course Title” line. Second, check one PLE Track Box (Commercial Real Estate Track,
                 Residential Real Estate Track or Property Management Track). Third, if you are applying for a
                 “Mandatory Topic” course, enter the number of course hours on the line next to the Mandatory Topic
                 Course Name. Mandatory Topic Courses will only be approved for the number of hours listed in the
                 parentheses after each Mandatory Topic Course Name. If you are applying for an “Elective Topic” course
                 instead of a “Mandatory Topic” course, enter the number of course hours on the line next to the Track’s
                 “Elective Topic Course.” Elective Topic Courses can be approved for a minimum of 1 hour and a
                 maximum of 21 hours. Then check one or more “Elective Topic Course” content subjects.
      PLE Course Title:
                 Commercial Real Estate Track
                   Hours Mandatory Topic Course– Three courses for a total of nine (9) Mandatory Hours
                         1. Contract Writing; Handling Customer Deposits; Agency (3 hours only)
                         2. Listing Property; Leasing Property; Current Industry Issues and Trends (3 hours only)
                         3. Property Owners’ and Condominium Association Law; Landlord Tenant Law; Real Estate Board
                            Regulations and Statutes; Americans with Disabilities Act (3 hours only)
                         Elective Topic Course– Check one or more course content subjects
                                 Leasing                                          Consulting Services
                                 Land                                             Development
                                 Sales                                            Franchising
                                 Finance                                          Government Relations/Government Programs
                                 Market Research                                  Hospitality/Entertainment
                                 Property Management                              Other Real Estate Related Course
                   Residential Real Estate Track
                   Hours Mandatory Topic Course– Five courses for a total of fifteen (15) Mandatory Hours
                         1. Agency Law (3 hours only)
                         2. Fair Housing (3 hours only)
                         3. Real Estate Law (3 hours only)
                         4. Offer to Purchase (3 hours only)
                         5. Ethics and Standards of Conduct/Current Industry Issues and Trends (3 hours only)
                         Elective Topic Course– Check one or more course content subjects
                                 Finance                                          Business Planning
                                 Property Valuation/Listing Process               Land Use Issues
                                 Selling Process                                  Other Real Estate Related Course
                                 Technology
                   Property Management Track
                   Hours Mandatory Topic Course – Five courses for a total of twenty (20) Mandatory Hours
                         1. Virginia Residential Landlord/Tenant Act and Fair Housing (4 hours only)
                         2. Board Regulations and Statutes; Escrow Management and Accounting; Ethics (4 hours only)
                         3. Appraisals; Structures and Construction Process; Uniform Statewide Building Code (4 hours only)
                         4. Contract Writing and Agency (4 hours only)
                         5. Risk Management (4 hours only)
                         Elective Topic Course – Check one or more course content subjects
                                 Contractor/Maintenance Employee                Tenant/Landlord Relationships
                                 Relationship
                                 Current Industry Issues and Trends             Understanding Property Owners’ and Condominium
                                                                                Associations
                                 Rental Marketing                               Other Real Estate Related Course
I, the undersigned, certify that the foregoing statements and answers are true, and I have not suppressed any information
that might affect the Board’s decision to approve this application.
Contact Person’s Signature                                                                  Date

02CRS                                                                                                          Real Estate/CE CRS APP
07/26/2011                                                                                                                  Page 2 of 4
REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS:
Label each attachment according to the number listed below. For example, Attachment #1 - Course Syllabus”;
“Attachment #2 - Instructor Expertise”; “Attachment #3 - Comprehensive Timed Course Outline”; “Attachment #4 -
Course Benefits Summary”; “Attachment #5 - Course Materials”; “Attachment #6 - Course Completion Certificate”;
“Attachment #7 - Proposed Course Advertisement”; “Attachment #8 – Notarized Affidavit Form”; and “Attachment #9
– ARELLO Distance Education Certification.”

             Attachment #1 - A course syllabus listing the main points of the course.

             Attachment #2 - Name, address, real estate license number(s), and expertise of instructors. Only one
             instructor per page. Instructors must have at least three years of expertise in the field of real estate for which
             they apply to teach. Instructors must submit proof of their expertise including, but not limited to,
             educational transcripts, professional certificates, letters of reference (a maximum of three), a resume, or any
             other type of documentation that verifies instructor expertise.

             Attachment #3 - A comprehensive, timed course outline indicating CE/PLE subjects and how many minutes
             of instruction are scheduled for each CE/PLE subject.

             Attachment #4 - A summary of how the course will benefit the real estate salesperson/broker professionally
             and increase the protection of the general public.

             Attachment #5 – A copy of the course materials used/distributed including books, handouts, pamphlets,
             overhead slides and detailed lecture notes.

             Attachment #6 - A copy of the Course Completion Certificate (CCC). Please include the following information
             on the CCC: 1) Official School Name; 2) Licensee’s Name (and License Number if possible); 3) Course Name;
             4) Course Approval Number; 5) Course Hours; 6) Course Date; 7) A statement that this course is approved
             by the Virginia Real Estate Board for Continuing Education and/or Post License Education pursuant to
             Section 54.1-2105.01 (for PLE) OR 54.1-2105.03 (for CE) of the Code of Virginia; and 8) The name and
             signature of the School Director/Administrator.

             Attachment #7 - A copy of the proposed advertisement for the course (if one is available).

             Attachment #8 - A copy of the Notarized Affidavit Form (required only for correspondence, on-line or other
             distance learning courses).

             Attachment #9 - A copy of the ARELLO Distance Education Certification for the course (required only for
             correspondence, on-line or other distance learning courses) or an equivalent distance education
             certification.


Please arrange the “Required Attachments” in number order behind the completed course application. Then follow
the “Directions for Submitting Continuing Education and Post License Education Course Applications Electronically”
on page 4 of this application.




02CRS                                                                                                       Real Estate/CE CRS APP
07/26/2011                                                                                                               Page 3 of 4
                      DEPARTMENT OF PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL REGULATION                            DEPUTY DIRECTORS:
GORDON N. DIXON
  DIRECTOR
                                                                                                       NICK A. CHRISTNER
                                                                                                       Compliance & Investigation

                                                                                                       MARK N. COURTNEY
                                                                                                         Licensing & Regulation
                                     Virginia Real Estate Board
                                                                                                        STEVEN L. ARTHUR
                                                                                                        Administration & Finance

                    Directions for Submitting Continuing Education and Post License
                              Education Course Applications Electronically

    The Virginia Real Estate Board only accepts "Continuing Education & Post License Education Course
    Approval Applications" (course applications) electronically. Course applications in PDF and Microsoft
    Word formats can be accessed at: http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/dporweb/reb_education_forms.cfm.

    The process for submitting a course application electronically to the Board is:

    1. Fill out one course application completely and correctly. Make sure to: a) answer every question;
    b) place the Education Provider’s correct e-mail address on the application; and, c) sign and date the
    application.

    2. Compile one set of the "Required Attachments" as outlined on the course application (02CRS).
    Please label each attachment.

    3. Arrange the "Required Attachments" in number order behind the course application. This
    document is the course application that will be e-mailed to the Board.

    4. Scan this document and convert it into a PDF-format document.

    5. Name this PDF document according to the name you provided for "CE Course Title" in Question
    12 on the course application or according to the name you provided for "PLE Course Title" in
    Question 14 on the course application.

    6. E-mail this PDF document to reschool@dpor.virginia.gov. In the e-mail "Subject" line, type the
    Education Provider’s name (an abbreviation will be fine, e.g., "VAR" for Virginia Association of
    Realtors), a hyphen and the name of the document. An example would be: "VAR - Ethics and
    Standards of Conduct."

    The course application will be reviewed. If the information provided is complete and correct, the
    course will be added to the next Real Estate Board Education Committee Agenda, and an
    “Acknowledgement Letter” will be e-mailed to you. If the course application is incomplete or incorrect,
    it will be rejected, and the rejection reasons will be explained through a return e-mail. Feel free to
    contact the Real Estate Board Education Section at reschool@dpor.virginia.gov or at 804-367-2406
    with any questions.




Telephone: (804) 367-8500         9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400, Richmond VA 23233-1485   http://www.dpor.virginia.gov

				
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