Licensed Sales Agents who applied on or after September 1, 2012 must show evidence of having completed a minimum of 90 hours in qualifying real estate education and 4 hours in Legal Update I and 4 hours in Legal Update II prior to the first two year license term, for a total of 278 hours by the end of the second year of licensure.
If you are subject to SAE you are required to complete the education requirement even if you are renewing on an inactive status. Renewals without education for this type of license will be rejected. Both SAE and fingerprinting should be completed at least 10 days prior to the license expiration date. Fingerprinting is not required for a timely renewed inactive license if you are subject to SAE.
Salespersons under SAE must submit their education hours to TREC at least 14 days in advance of renewing their license online
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SALESPERSON APPRENTICE EDUCATION
Complete your Texas real estate continuing education requirements. Our courses are designed to help you fulfill your CE credits for your Texas real estate license renewal. 360training.com is offers you the convenience of studying at your own pace in any location with Internet connection.
Our Texas real estate MCE and SAE online courses meet the requirements of the Texas Real Estate Commission. Prior to September 1, 2012, some salespersons under the Salesperson Annual Education (SAE) requirements were to complete courses on an annual basis.
On September 1, 2012 and after, salespersons will be required to complete their education renewal requirements during the two year license term. All active and inactive salespersons, who are under the Salesperson Apprentice Education (SAE) requirement, must show evidence of having completed a minimum of 90 hours in core real estate education during the two year license term, so that a total of 270 classroom hours have been completed by the end of the second year of licensure.
Evidence of successful course completion must be posted to the TREC computer system prior to the online renewal process or the license will expire. Evidence of course completion cannot be submitted during the online renewal process. You must submit your hours at least 10 days prior to the date you wish to renew online. Renewal must be completed online at http://www.trec.texas.gov
Meet Qualifying Education Requirements
All active and inactive sales agents, who are under the Sales Agent Apprentice Education (SAE) requirement, must show evidence of having completed a minimum of 90 hours in qualifying real estate education and 4 hours in Legal Update I and 4 hours in Legal Update II prior to the first two year license term, for a total of 278 hours by the end of the second year of licensure.
Evidence of successful course completion must be posted to the TREC computer system prior to the online renewal process or the license will expire.
Evidence of course completion cannot be submitted during the online renewal process.
You may use the SAE Cover Sheet, and
You must submit your hours at least 10 days prior to the date you wish to renew online.
Course completion certificates may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or faxed to TREC's Education Section at (512) 936-3863. Please allow 10 business days for processing.
Please note,TREC will not accept your certificate of completion for this course unless 3 days have elapsed since the date/time you started the course. Your participation in this course must not exceed 12 hours per day. Example: If you started the course on March 2 at 11:00AM, then the soonest you could take the final exam would be March 4 at 6:00AM (3 days at 12 hours per day). Please note you are not required to work on the courses 12 hours per day, but this is the maximum amount of time per day.Starting and completing more than one qualifying course within the same 3 days does not comply with Commission rules. TREC cannot award credit for courses and certificates that are not in compliance. Please ensure you have met these requirements BEFORE attempting the final exam.
New guidelines now require students of this course to have their exams proctored (after August 31st), and you have the right to request a criminal history evaluation (where applicable) before enrolling in the courses or applying for a license.
Under the new rules, you will be required to find a proctor. to find an eligible Proctor and give the exam in his/her presence to qualify for a completion certificate
The following are acceptable third party proctors:
(A) employees at official testing or learning/tutoring centers;
(B) librarians at a school, university, or public library;
(C) college or university administrators, faculty, or academic advisors;
(D) clergy who are affiliated with a specific temple, synagogue, mosque, or church; and
(E) educational officers of a military installation or correctional facility.
Additionally, you may request a criminal history evaluation before enrolling in courses or applying for a real estate license, as set out in Texas Occupations Code §53.025 and TREC Rule 541.1. If you have any criminal offenses, unpaid judgments, had disciplinary action taken against a professional or occupational license, or have performed an unlicensed activity, TREC requires you to consider submitting a completed Moral Character Determination Form before applying for a license.