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National Association of REALTORS® Mandatory Ethics Training Requirement

National Association of REALTORs® BiAnnual Ethics Training

REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 minutes of instructional time within two-year cycles. The training must meet specific learning objectives and criteria established by the National Association of REALTORS®.                 

A new two-year cycle began January 1, 2017. The deadline for this cycle is December 31, 2018.

Training may be completed through local REALTOR® associations or through another method, such as home study, correspondence, classroom courses, or online courses.

PLEASE NOTE: This requirement is a separate from Continuing Education (CE)! However, there are a few ways you can complete this requirement AND earn NJ CE credit at the same time! Below are a few examples. The amount of NJ CE credit is noted below as it applies to these specific ethics courses:

Code of Ethics Audio

Online Courses:

Course Name: BiAnnual Ethics Online Course
CE Credits: 2 Ethics CE Credits
Cost: Free to Members
Where to access this cousre: NJR®ACE

Course Name: Cracking the Code of Ethics
CE Credits: 2 Ethics CE Credits and 1 Core CE Credit
Cost: Fee varies - purchase alone for $29.00 or as part of a complete CE package for $99.00
Where to access this course: CE Shop

Classroom Learning:

Course Name: NAR® BiAnnual Ethics Course
Course Credit: 2 Ethics CE credits
Course Location: PCBOR® Board office, 204 Berdan Avenue, Wayne
Cost: Free to New Members, available on a first come/first serve limited basis to current Members

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NOTE: Only local boards/associations can approve courses for the BiAnnual Ethics requirement. If you see a course being promoted by a school or outside vendor as qualifying for CE and the BiAnnuall Ethics requirement, you should contact PCBOR® prior to taking this course to ensure the board will give credit for this course towards the BiAnnual requirement.