Training and career in real estate
To access the real estate or mortgage broker’s exciting career, what training should be taken? Discover the requirements to practice real estate and mortgage brokerage and learn more about recognized mandatory basic training programs. By checking this section, you will also know what tools are available to you to practice the profession according to generally accepted practices.
In an effort to enhance brokers’ skills and address the concerns of real estate professionals, any candidate wishing to take the OACIQ certification exam as of September 1, 2013 must have previously taken and passed a basic training program recognized by the OACIQ.
The competency frameworks are guides to help future brokers understand what competencies must be developed and mastered in order to act ethically and responsibly in their brokerage practice.
The OACIQ provides the public and licence holders with the name of various educational institutions offering training programs in real estate brokerage.
The Fonds d'indemnisation du courtage immobilier works independently of the Association. It is administered by a board composed of seven people appointed by the government, unlike the Association Board for which the majority of directors are elected by members. For purely administrative reasons, the Fund has an agreement with the ACAIQ under which the latter provides certain resources necessary for its operation.
Distribution procedure for signed copies of a brokerage contract or promise to purchase.
Me André Desgagné is the chairman of the Discipline Committee, and Me Gilles Duchesne is the substitute chairman. Both were appointed in 1995 for three-year mandates, which were renewed in 1998. The chairman and substitute chairman of the Discipline Committee must be lawyers with at least ten years of practice. They must be specialists in the disciplinary law and are responsible for ensuring compliance with proper procedure in each hearing and for ruling on the guilt of the defendant with two other members of the committee, who are real estate brokers or agents.