Pre- Licensing Course for Salesmen

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The Pre-Licensing Course for Salesmen consists of eight (8) modules taught in one hundred and eight (108) hours. Four weeks after the end of teaching, students will be required to complete a formative (i.e., ungraded) group assignment that they will present to a panel of built environment experts in a critique session with their classmates. In addition to this, eight weeks after the end of teaching students will sit the pre-licensing examination.

The modules in the programme are centred on three main areas: local legislations related to or governing aspects of real estate sales agency, real estate agency in practice and aspects of the built environment (such as construction, urban planning, and property valuation), which real estate agents must be knowledgeable on to operate successfully, especially in a competitive market. Successfully passing this course will allow you to apply to the Real Estate Board of Jamaica to receive a real estate salesman licence.

Course Objectives
  • Work collaboratively with other built environment professionals to provide advice to clients which will result in the effective utilisation of their resources.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of real estate agency, the legal framework governing it along with the principles and practices of other built environment fields of study that complements the professional activities of real estate sales agents
  • Demonstrate practical knowledge on how to measure and calculate the internal and external areas of buildings, the international real estate agency and brokerage standards and the Real Estate (Dealers and Developers) Act (Code of Ethics) Regulations.
  • Amalgamate their knowledge on real estate agency, the legal aspects of real estate agency, planning and development, property valuations, property inspections and measurement, and marketing to successfully promote, sell, lease, an rent different types of properties.
You must have the following qualification or higher to be accepted to the course:
  • Five (5) Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC/CXC) subjects including English Language and Mathematics at the General Proficiency Level with a Grade I, II or III (as of 1998) or
  • Five (5) General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics with a Grade A, B or C or
  • For overseas citizens who are licensed real estate agents in an overseas country You must submit a certified copy your licence as a real estate agent in the overseas country that you are operating in when applying to the Pre-Licensing Course for Salesmen.

N.B. All copies of your certificates/Licence must be witnessed and sealed/stamped by a Justice of the Peace (JP) and must state the following: 

‘I certify that this is a true copy of the original

Please ensure that the JP’s name, JP’s government assigned number, date of JP’s certification and Seal are legible on the certified documents. The JP’s certification must be on the front page of the document and should not cover the information on the certificate.

Course Breakdown

Module 1: Property Law (15 Lecture Hours)

Module 2: Planning and Development (15 Lecture Hours)

Module 3: Fundamentals of Construction (12 Lecture Hours)

Module 4: Introduction to Valuations (9 Lecture Hours)

Module 5: Property Inspection and Measurement (9 Lecture Hours)

Module 6: Principles of Marketing (9 Lecture Hours)

Module 7: Contract Law for Real Estate Agents(12 Lecture Hours)

Module 8: Real Estate Agency and Code of Conduct (27 Lecture Hours)



Currently offering Part-Time Cohorts (Monday – Thursdays) and Weekend Cohorts (Saturday – Sunday)

Award Type

Participants will be required to sit the Real Estate Board Pre-licensing Examination for Real Estate Salesmen and if successful, will be awarded a Real Estate Board Certificate, in the areas of Sales, Rentals and Leases.

CPD Credits
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