Continuing Education Requirements
All licensees renewing in the active status must complete 12 hours of approved continuing education coursework, including any LREC mandatory course topic(s), on or before December 31 each year. Failure to complete the required continuing education by the December 31 deadline is considered a violation of LREC law and rules and subject to a fine citation. Continuing education courses are available through LREC-certified continuing education vendors.
MANDATORY COURSE TOPIC(S)
*BE AWARE: There is a BROKER-specific mandatory course requirement for 2023.
LREC 2023 Mandatory Course – Four one-hour subject areas: Contract Forms Review; FEMA Flood Insurance; Advertising; and Misrepresentation (this course must be taken by BOTH active salespersons and brokers)
2023 Commercial Mandatory Alternate – Successful Strategies for Tenant Representation (this course may be taken by BOTH active salespersons and brokers as a substitution for the LREC 2023 Mandatory Course. There is NO substitution for the LREC 2023 BROKER Mandatory requirement)
*LREC 2023 BROKER Mandatory – Four one-hour subject areas: Agency Relationships; Personnel Hiring, Training, & Staffing; Use of Technology; and Legal & Administrative – Rules Compliance (in addition to the LREC 2023 Mandatory Course, this course must be taken by all individual brokers and associate brokers renewing in the active status. There is NO substitution for the LREC 2023 BROKER Mandatory requirement)
Mandatory course topics must be completed through an approved LREC-certified real estate vendor on or before December 31 as part of the 12-hour continuing education requirement.
Be specific and request the 2023 Mandatory course topic(s).
Initial Licensees Only
- Post-license Education is a specific 45-hour requirement that must be completed within 180 days from your initial/upgraded license date.
- Continuing Education is an annual 12-hour requirement that includes hours in mandatory course topic(s) specified by the Commission.
- In the year completed, post-licensing education hours may be used to satisfy a portion of the 12-hour annual continuing education requirement. Post-licensing education hours shall NOT satisfy any mandatory course topic(s) specified by the Commission.
Failure to complete education requirements timely is a violation of the LREC law and rules. Questions regarding post license education and/or continuing education may be directed to the LREC Education Division.