N.J. Admin. Code § 11:5-12.12 - Continuing education courses; standards and requirements

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) All courses shall be instructional and contribute to the professional competence of individuals engaged in the practice of real estate brokerage.
(b) In order to qualify for approval, courses may but are not required to compel a licensee to pass a comprehensive examination testing the licensee's knowledge of the entire course content as a condition of the receipt of credit for the completion of the continuing education course.
(c) Approved continuing education courses may be offered in a traditional classroom setting or as distance learning courses.
(d) The following shall not qualify for approval as a continuing education course:
1. Real estate salesperson prelicensure courses offered pursuant to 45:15-10.1 and 11:5-2.1;
2. General education or review courses offered to prepare a student to take a real estate broker's or salesperson's examination;
3. Sales meetings;
4. Motivational classes or seminars; and
5. Offerings in mechanical office and business skills, such as typing, computer training, instructional navigation of the world wide web and internet, instructional use of generic computer software, speed reading, memory improvement, report writing, salesmanship and sales psychology.
(e) To qualify for approval, a continuing education course shall have a duration of at least one hour and be designed to confer credits in whole credit increments. All courses shall consist of no less than 50 minutes of actual instruction for each hour of the course's duration, with no more than 10 minutes of each hour utilized for attendance, the completion of or an explanation of the anonymous evaluations required pursuant to 11:5-12.8(h) and (i), and other administrative work.
(f) Material revisions in course content cannot be made without prior approval by the Commission, except that changes in course content made solely for the purpose of updating a course to reflect recent developments such as the enactment of new or amended laws or rules do not require prior approval. Any such non-approved changes shall be disclosed in any application for re-approval of the course submitted immediately subsequent to the making of such changes.

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N.J. Admin. Code § 11:5-12.12

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