The residential real estate broker program, with duration of 465 hours, is given in two 15-week semesters. Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to take the final exam required for the procurement of a residential Real Estate Broker license.
Employment prospects are very satisfactory in this area. The placement rate is 80%. The main tasks of a graduate are to: analyze the real estate brokerage market, apply the laws and regulations relating to real estate brokerage, adopt professional behavior in their immovable property brokerage practice, appreciate the construction quality and standards for residential buildings, estimate the market value of residential property, carry out brokerage transactions relating to contracts for the sale, purchase or lease of a residential building, and overseeing operations such as promises to purchase, lease or exchange of residential buildings.
In order to be eligible, applicants must satisfy one of these conditions: Hold a high school diploma or equivalent education recognized by the Ministère de l’Immigration et des Communautés culturelles du Québec (M.I.C.C.) Hold training deemed sufficient and meet one of the following conditions: a) Have interrupted their studies for at least two consecutive semesters or one school year b) Have completed at least one year of postsecondary studies staggered over a period of one year or more c) Be covered by an agreement between the College and an employer. Special conditions for access to the profession: You must pass the residential real estate broker exam at Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec (OACIQ) which issues the certificate of residential real estate broker. The OACIQ informs us that a consent form on criminal records is required by the OACIQ when asked to grant a certificate. ** It takes 45 days for the OACIQ to do the verification.