Providers of Real Estate Continuing Education (CE) must receive approval prior to offering a course. The following is a general summary of requirements to offer CE courses in Colorado.
- Providers must receive approval from the Colorado Division of Real Estate prior to offering a CE course. A one page application, timed-outline and instructor bio is required for submission. Further instructions are below.
- Providers should allow 3-6 weeks from the submission date for application processing. Upon approval, providers will receive a letter in the mail from the Division of Real Estate. This letter includes the course approval code and expiration date. Courses will be approved for 3 years, except that of an annual or one-time seminar. The course approval code is required on all certificates distributed to students.
- The provider is required to retain all course materials and attendance records for 4 years after the last date the course is offered and be able to furnish said records to the Real Estate Commission upon request.
- The responsibility to administer and maintain records for CE is upon the provider, not the instructor.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMITTING CE APPLICATION
- Visit the Colorado Division of Real Estate Broker Providers & Course Approval site located at https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dora/node/92831 and click on CE Approval Process
- Complete the “Real Estate Commission CE Course Approval Application” form and “Online Course Approval Checklist”
- A detailed, timed outline of the course including learning objectives for each segment as well credentials of the approved instructors are required as part of the application
- The Division recommends that you submit your application and course materials electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please reference CREM Rule B for more information.