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.
Mandatory education activity on the new Real Estate Brokerage Act: schedule and registration procedures
As announced in the last issue of pro@ctive, we are actively working on developing the schedule for the mandatory continuing education activities that will be held across Québec starting June 8, 2010. See schedule on Synbad.
Working knowledge of French in accordance with section 35 of the Charter of the French Language is required
This is a reminder that in accordance with new OACIQ regulations, anyone applying for issuance of a licence must meet one of the following conditions regarding the knowledge of French.
The September schedule is available on Synbad. You can access it by clicking on the heading Mandatory continuing education activity – new Real Estate Brokerage Act... Only a few spots are left for the month of August.
The OACIQ would like to inform candidates interested in taking one of the new examinations of the procedure to follow to do so.
To date, we have presented 44 sessions attended by almost 6,500 brokers. We are very happy to see how eager everyone is to get up to date on the new legislative principles governing the profession.
DO YOUR CANDIDATES HAVE ANYTHING TO DECLARE REGARDING THEIR CRIMINAL, PENAL, DISCIPLINARY OR BANKRUPTCY RECORD?
If so, there may be consequences, including refusal to issue a broker’s licence. Better make your candidates aware of this in advance!
We are happy to inform you that new session dates have been added in June; an updated schedule is available now on Synbad, the OACIQ Extranet.
As soon as you have attended the session, you will be able to access, by clicking on My file in Synbad, an interactive tool that includes training documents, legal texts, articles on various topics, the videos presented during this session as well as frequently asked questions.