Resolution 1996-16 of the Real Estate Council of Alberta
WHEREAS by Rule 19(1) under the Real Estate Act, S.A. 1995, c. R-4.5 (the "Act"), the Real Estate Council of Alberta (the "Council") may prescribe, adopt or approve
|(a)||educational requirements that must be met by an applicant for an authorization,|
|(b)||the requirements for continuing education for industry members, including educational requirements that must be met prior to the issuance of a renewal of an authorization, and|
|(c)||examinations for the purposes of Section 7.|
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT:
The Council hereby approves the policy for the continuing education requirements for the renewal of licences and registrations of real estate agents, designated representatives and salespersons, by inclusion of clause 10(b).
|2.||A real estate practitioner shall accumulate at least 18 credits in approved continuing education courses during the period from October 1, 1995 to September 30, 1997 and during each two-year period thereafter.|
|3.||The Executive Director shall not issue a new authorization to a real estate practitioner who fails to satisfy the continuing education requirements of paragraph 2.|
|4.||All continuing education courses which real estate practitioners are required to take to obtain new authorizations must be approved by the Executive Director for each two-year period in which the courses are offered.|
|5.||To receive credit for a continuing education course, a real estate practitioner must successfully complete all the requirements for that course, including class attendance, class participation and passing grades on assignments and examinations.|
|6.||One of the continuing education courses that a real estate practitioner must take to satisfy the requirements of paragraph 2 is an industry update seminar course approved by the Executive Director.|
|7.||A real estate practitioner shall not receive credit for the same continuing education course more than once in any two-year period.|
|9.||The instructor of any continuing education course may use that course to satisfy part of the instructor’s own continuing education requirements of paragraph 2, but the instructor must have credit for a particular course only once in any two-year period no matter how many times the instructor teaches that course.|
|12.||The Executive Director may issue a new authorization to a former real estate practitioner whose previous authorization was not renewed because the former real estate practitioner had failed to satisfy the continuing education requirements of paragraph 2, upon the following terms and conditions:
(a) the former real estate practitioner makes written application to the Executive Director;
(b) the former real estate practitioner pays the prescribed fee;
(c) the former real estate practitioner submits proof, in the appropriate form, that the former real estate practitioner has satisfied the continuing education requirements of paragraph 2; and
(d) any other terms and conditions that the Executive Director considers necessary.
|13.||The Executive Director may issue a new authorization to a former real estate practitioner who is still eligible for an authorization upon the following terms and conditions:
|14.||The prescribed fee for a former real estate practitioner’s new authorization is $450.00.|
DATED at Calgary, Alberta this 25th day of November 1997.