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. See the appropriate text and chart on the Sales Agent Apprentice Education (SAE) requirements page.
Sales Agent Apprentice Education (SAE)
SAE Cover Sheet form to use when submitting SAE course completion certificates to TREC.
Real Estate Related Courses considered acceptable by the Commission for real estate related credit, provided they are taken from an approved source.
Continuing Education (CE) Requirements (for Individual Brokers and for Sales Agents who have satisfied Qualifying requirements)
Continuing Education (CE) refers to the Real Estate License Act's continuing education requirement (§1101.455) of 18 classroom (clock) hours of TREC approved CE courses. At least eight of the 18 hours must consist of a four hour legal update I course and a four hour legal update II course created for and approved by TREC to satisfy the eight legal topics hours of continuing education. A course may not be repeated for credit during the same license period. A broker or a designated broker of a business entity, who sponsors one or more sales agents during their current license period, or a delegated supervisor of one or more license holders for a period of six months or more during the supervisors current license period must take a six hour broker responsibility course. The six hour course may be used to satisfy 6 of the 18 hours in CE that must be completed by the license expiration date of each license term to renew a license on active status. Below are links to key pages dealing with CE.
CE Credit Request forms for submittal to TREC for special cases (out of state CE, State Bar, or courses for a Professional Designation)