Pre-Licensing

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Register for the Law Exam Prep course (see course dates below). This course consists of the 36 classroom hours and is a review of the Kentucky law portion of the pre-licensing program. Click here to register



This online and classroom 96 hour salesperson pre-license course is approved by the Kentucky Real Estate Commission (KREC).  The total cost of the program is $599 and includes all materials needed for the course including the textbook.

The Pre-Licensing program is divided into two parts:

 

Note: You do not have to complete Part A and Part B in order, however, both parts must be completed before attempting the final exam. Please read all information on this page before registering.

 



Part A: Modern Real Estate Practices (60 hours)

- 60 hours
- Must be completed online
- Click here for a course description
- Cost for Part A is $449


Click to Register (click "Browse Online Courses," then select "Sales Associate" in the drop down menu under license type, the product is Modern Real Estate Practice v18.1)

 

Part B: Kentucky License Law (36 hours)

- 36 hours
- May be completed in either a classroom setting or online
- Click here for a course description
- Cost for Part B is $150


Online Course Registration:
Click to register for the 36 hours in the online format.

Classroom Course Registration: Click to register for the classroom sessions.
*Once your account is created, search for the appropriate course dates under Events > Upcoming Classes. If you cannot find course dates listed, please contact Becca Baxter at 800.264.2185 for assistance.

Upcoming Classroom Sessions:

Dates: April 5-6, 12-13, 26-27
*Note there will be NO class the weekend of April 19-20.

 

Location: 

Sleep Inn
1920 Plaudit Pl,
Lexington, KY 40509


Time: 9am - 4pm each day

**You must attend all 3 weekends of a classroom session in order to receive the full credit.


There are no other fees associated with our program, but you will be responsible for fees associated with the licensing process (background check fees, KY License exam, etc). For more information on the licensing process, please visit the Kentucky Real Estate Commission website.

 

By registering for our program, you agree to our terms and conditions posted on this page. Please read through this information carefully to familiarize yourself with policies including policies for refunds and instructor contact.



Need study guides to help pass the exam?


There are a few options available.

National portion, or the 60 hours:
Guide to Passing the PSI Real Estate Exam, 6th Edition Update (
click here)
This best-selling exam guide provides the latest and most comprehensive information available to help students prepare for the PSI Real Estate Exam. Based on the PSI Examination Content Outline, this text offers more questions and answers than any other PSI book.

State portion, or the 36 hours:
Kentucky Real Estate Law Review (
click here)
Written by Joyce Bea Sterling, a Kentucky real estate instructor since 1986, offers steps to help you pass the Kentucky Real Estate Law section of the Real Estate Exam. This pdf version is 119 pages and includes a sample workbook, questions/answers and rationales.
 



Licensing Information and Qualifications


Before you agree to take this course, keep in mind to obtain a real estate license in Kentucky, you must:

- Be 18 years of age

- Have attained a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalency.  Candidates who completed at least 28 credit hours from a post secondary institution may submit a copy of the transcript in lieu the high school or G.E.D. diploma.

- Have completed six semester credit hours in real estate courses from an accredited college or university OR 96 classroom hours in real estate courses from a Kentucky approved Proprietary School (this program counts as that qualification).  Courses must be completed prior to taking the real estate examination.

- All persons who will be taking the sales examination must submit to a criminal background check.  Visit KREC's website for a complete explanation of this requirement.  DO THIS NOW!  It can take up to 3 months to complete this process.

Contact the Kentucky Real Estate Commission or go to their website at www.krec.ky.gov to receive more detailed information.

Purchasing of Course
Students must purchase each section of the course separately.

Once you've registered you may begin the online portion at that time.  There is no need to complete one section of the course before working on the other. The courses do NOT need to be purchased in any particular order.

Payment: The cost of the full program is $599.00 and each portion must be purchased separately.  No payment plans are available.

Time Frame
You have one (1) year to complete the program in its entirety.

Please check our website periodically to see when the next classroom portion is being offered. All 96 hours must be completed and the final exam passed with a 75% before a completion certificate is issued. 

Your online course(s) will be activated for 1 year – you must complete the course in its entirety (tutorial, lessons, units, classroom hours and final exam) by your expiration date (1 year to the day and time of purchase) to receive a certificate of completion.  No extensions can be granted.

Confirmation Packet
If you register for the 36 hour CLASSROOM session, a confirmation email will be sent 5 days before the classroom course is held.  Included in this email is instructor contact information, a how-to on signing up for the exam, classroom course schedule, a Student Affidavit to ensure your correct name is on your certificate of completion, step-by-step directions on what you need to do to become a licensed real estate salesperson in Kentucky. The Modern Practices of Real Estate book is available the first day of class if you have not already picked it up.  If you would like a copy mailed to you prior to, please email
bbaxter@kar.com.

Course Information
To complete the salesperson course, you must complete:

- Part A: 60 hours online which includes (every unit, exercises and unit exams).

- Part B: 36 hours in the classroom or online (must attend all 6 days of classroom session IF you register for the classroom option)

- Comprehensive Final Examination (contains both online and classroom material) with 75% correct. 

Instructor
Your instructor is your resource for questions regarding course content.  You will be notified by email 5 days before the class of your instructor’s name and contact information.  Should you wish to contact the instructor prior to receiving this information, please contact KAR at 800-264-2185.

Library / Resource Information
You can purchase self-study books and software by going to
the Real Estate Bookstore.
 
Course Completion
Upon completion and passing of the online hours and classroom hours, the Kentucky Association of REALTORS® will be notified and your certificate of completion will be issued by mail within three business days of course completion.  You must attach the certificate of completion to your license application – DO NOT LOSE YOUR CERTIFICATE.

Testing Information
Once you complete the pre-licensing program successfully, you will need to schedule and sit for your licensing exam. The exam is offered through PSI. You can find more information about the exam and testing centers by
clicking here. This site also explains in more detail what is required with your background check. (Tip: when registering online for the licensing exam through PSI, you will need to search under "Government/State Licensing Agencies" for the correct exam.)

Course Review
You may review any portion of the course you have completed within your 1 year timeframe – even after you have received your certificate of completion.  The course will be available to you throughout your 1 year time-frame.

Refunds/Cancellation Policy
Once you register for a course, you can begin immediately.  The courses may be entered and exited at your convenience.  If a student drops out of the course within 30 days, they will receive a refund of 75% of registration fees paid at that time and will have to pay the full amount to re-register for the course.  Beyond 30 days, no refund is available (please keep in mind you will have 12 months to complete the course).

Technical Support
RECampus, the company that hosts the 60 hour online course, provides technical support for students who have questions or problems with their web browser or the technical side of the course.  Technical support hours are:  Monday-Friday, 8AM to 9PM and Saturday-Sunday, 8AM to 7PM Central Time.  If you experience ANY technical difficulties, your first call should be to the RECampus technical support hotline at:  888-213-5124.  Technical support is also available to discuss the requirements necessary to run the online course on your computer.

Learning Library, the company that hosts the 36 hour online course, provides technical support for students who have questions or problems with their web browser or the technical side of the course.  Technical support hours are:  Monday-Friday, 8AM to 9PM and Saturday-Sunday, 8AM to 7PM Central Time.  If you experience ANY technical difficulties, your first call should be to the RECampus technical support hotline at:  888-213-5124.  Technical support is also available to discuss the requirements necessary to run the online course on your computer.

Terms of Agreement
When you click to register, it is your indication you have read and understand the terms of the course as outlined above.  Upon acceptance of these terms and conditions, you will enter the online portals where you need to purchase the course. 

If you have any additional questions regarding how this course works or need additional information, please email
kreef@kar.com or call 800.264.2185 Monday thru Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST.