Current through Register 2021 Notice, Register No. 40, October 1, 2021
An application for approval of a continuing education
offering shall be made on a RE 315 (Rev. 2/06) "C.E. Offering Approval
Application" form, herein incorporated by reference, not less than 90 days
before the proposed commencement date of the offering. The completed
application shall be accompanied by the fee and include at least the following
supporting documents when applicable:
Upon initial application and as updates
to the information specified in this subsection occur, a Sponsor is required to
submit the following:
If sponsoring entity
is a corporation, company, or partnership:
From a Domestic Corporation - the filed Articles of Incorporation endorsed by
the California Secretary of State.
(B) From a Foreign Corporation - a
Certificate of Qualification executed by the California Secretary of
(C) From a Company or
Partnership (whether Domestic or Foreign) - one of the following documents,
issued by the California Secretary of State: Certificate of Qualification,
Certificate of Registration, or Certificate of Good Standing.
(2) If the Sponsor is operating
under a "doing business as" ( "DBA") name, include a Fictitious Business Name
Statement that has been filed with the county recorder in the county where the
Sponsor maintains their principal place of business or in Sacramento County if
the Sponsor does not maintain a place of business in California.
(b) A copyright authorization from
the copyright holder specifying the material that may be used and to whom the
authorization has been granted if copyrighted material will be used in a manner
that would be in violation of the copyright laws.
(c) A RE 304 (Rev. 3/09) "Consent to Service
of Process" form, herein incorporated by reference, if the applicant is a
non-resident of California.
RE 335 (Rev. 5/05) "C.E. Instructor Certification" form, herein incorporated by
reference, must be submitted for each live course offering.
All instruction materials, student
materials, textbooks, CDs, DVDs, audio/video cassettes, case studies, sample
forms, incremental assessments, etc., to be used as part of the offering.
If CDs are utilized during the course of
instruction the following shall be submitted with a copy of each CD:
(A) A Table of Contents for each
(B) If the CD contains a
textbook, copies of the text cover, publication page and table of
(2) If DVDs or
audio/visual cassettes are utilized during the course of instruction, provide a
course outline as defined in Section 3006(c) that has been keyed to the elapsed
time for each topic and subtopic.
(f) A General Information Page that will be
provided to the participant prior to registration for the course that sets
forth all requirements and policies that affect the participant's enrollment
and completion of the course, i.e., fees, cancellation, refund; attendance and
dismissal; final exam criteria, etc.
(g) A Course Outline as defined in Section
3006(c) with each topic and subtopic annotated with its allocated time in
addressing and/or copies of the following if applicable for a correspondence
(1) Method of control to
protect the integrity of an exam administered via the internet.
(2) When the course is delivered via the
internet, procedures controlling the participant's navigation through the
course content to ensure the completion time is appropriate for the number of
clock hours for which the course is approved.
(3) A copy of the incremental assessments to
be utilized and a statement detailing the method of providing remediation to
(4) A copy of the
signed written statement, required by Section 3006(o), to be executed by the
(5) Final Exam
Instructions provided to the participant and the proctor.
(6) A Certification to be executed by the
proctor in accordance with Section 3007.3(h).
(i) The Final Exam or bank of questions with
answer key that has been keyed to the course material. If re-examinations are
allowed for participants that fail the initial examination two final
examinations must be submitted or the item bank must contain a sufficient
number of questions to compile two separate examinations.
A Sample Course Completion Certificate
containing at least:
(1) The name and license
number of participant;
statement regarding meeting attendance and/or examination criteria;
(3) The name of the offering as approved by
(4) The number of
(5) The date of
registration if a correspondence course;
(6) The date of successful
(7) The category of the
(8) The eight-digit
CalBRE approval number;
name, address and telephone number of the sponsor; and
(10) The printed name, signature and
telephone number of the individual verifying the participant's completion of
(k) If a
course is a live educational seminar, conference or symposium that will not be
offered more than annually in two (2) locations covering subject material
dealing with new or changing trends, concepts or innovations in areas relevant
to the real estate industry, a cover letter shall be submitted identifying the
course as a one-time offering and the first date it is to be offered.