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63-hour Sales Associate Pre-license Course

In the state of Florida, becoming a real estate Sales Associate, commonly referred to as a real estate agent, requires completing a state approved 63-hour Sales Associate Pre-license course.  Gold Coast School of Real Estate has served as Florida’s leader in classroom and online real estate education offering courses in both English and Spanish.  Below you will find complete details about these course options, as well as the many benefits that we have built into each program to ensure that you will be successful.

If you have any questions about how to get your Florida real estate license, please contact our helpful Career Counselors at 1-800-732-9140.  We are happy to assist. 

Schedule Your Course

Please select your prefered class, location, type of class, and start date from the menu below.

Gold Coast Schools has offered professional education since 1970 and has grown to become Florida’s number one real estate school based upon the number of enrollments during the past 10 years, the number of permanent classroom locations, and the classes and service that we provide.

We stand behind our motto “The Proof is in the Passing,” because Gold Coast students consistently complete their course, pass the state exam, and launch successful careers. If you are serious about getting your real estate license, Gold Coast has developed a tried and true program that enables you to do so.

Gold Coast offers many benefits that other schools simply don’t. For example:

  • Both English and Spanish, as well as classroom and online, course options are available (View Spanish Course Details)
  • We offer the largest schedule of classes in either day, morning, or evening formats to meet your scheduling needs
  • Classroom tuition is valid for 2 years during which you will never pay the type of fees that other schools charge:
    • No retake fees allowing you to review the course as often as necessary
    • No transfer fees if you have to change between classroom classes for any reason
    • No additional materials fees for textbooks and included resources
  • Online course tuition is valid for 1 year giving you plenty of time to complete the course at your own pace
  • Our weekend 2 1/2 day CRAM review course designed to hone in on topics & questions that you will face on the state exam is included a no additional charge
  • Our “Best of Both Worlds” Policy helps you learn in the format that is best for you
    • Classroom students get access to online course modules and online review questions to help with studying and passing the course and state exam
      • Online modules are for review purposes only and do not count towards your classroom course hours
    • Online students are welcome attend classroom sessions to review the material at no charge
      • Online students do not get credit for attending class.  It is strictly for information/review purposes only
  • Instructors are selected based upon industry experience, presentation skills, and their ability to make learning fun and engaging
  • We make it easy to work for the top local real estate companies:
    • Career Opportunities Website – Local companies post career ads striving to hire Gold Coast Graduates
    • Career Fairs – More than 25 real estate companies attend monthly career fairs to hire Gold Coast Graduates
  • Gold Coast materials are exclusive and copywritten meaning that we do not use generic textbooks from national publishers who adapted their materials for Florida.
    • Our textbook materials are written specifically for the Florida real estate exam and include 1001 additional practice questions and answers based on experience and feedback from more than 45 years of education experience in Florida

Getting started in real estate:

Getting your real estate license is an exciting and sometimes nerve-racking decision.  We completely understand this, and encourage anyone who has decided to start a career in real estate to make choosing quality education their first priority.  Our students are often nervous on the first day of class since most have not been in a classroom setting for many years.  This goes away within the first hour when students get comfortable and see that they are not alone, and that their instructor is completely dedicated to their success.

When in comes to real estate education, Gold Coast puts the success of students above all else.  Whether you are set on getting your real estate license, or have been thinking about it for awhile, our staff is here to help answer any questions that you may have.  Give us a call today at 1-800-732-9140 or take advantage of the Live Chat option found at the top of the page.

Please refer to the Course Schedule, Online Course, and Requirements tabs on this page for more details.

To register for class, simply click on the “Register Now” button next to the course offering below, use the “Schedule Your Course” option above, or contact our helpful Career Counselors at 1-800-732-9140.  We are happy to assist.

Tuition for this course is: $499

  • The 7-day class runs Monday through Sunday from 9:00am-6:00pm. The course is completed in one week.
  • The 4-week evening class runs Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings from 6:30p-10:30p, for 4 weeks. The class also meets the last weekend, Saturday and Sunday from 9:00a-6:00p.
  • The 4-week morning class runs Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 9:00a-1:00p, for 4 weeks. The class also meets the last weekend, Saturday and Sunday from 9:00a-6:00p.
  • The 5-week evening class runs Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings (no weekends) from 6:30p-10:30p, for 5 weeks. This format is only offered in Jupiter.
  • For the Spanish Course and Schedule: Aprende Mas!

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Complete your pre-licensing education course where and when you want using your computer or mobile device, such as an iPad.  Gold Coast Schools has redefined distance learning for Real Estate professionals making achieving your real estate license convenient and easy.

Our online course includes:

  • Gold Coast’s unique online self-study course is designed to help you prepare for your licensing exams with colorful and engaging content, self-checks, diagrams and summary tables, buttons and links to supplemental laws and rules, and video and audio animations
  • Designed to run on mobile devices, including iPads, in addition to computers
  • Access to Gold Coast’s experienced instructors to answer any specific questions you have about the course material via email or phone
  • Instructor and technical support

See how Gold Coast’s online real estate course combines classroom quality education with the convenience of online learning.

Online Real Estate Course

Gold Coast Schools has streamlined the process for getting your Real Estate Sales Associate License by simplifying it into a three step process.

Step 1: Take and pass the required 63-hour course from Gold Coast Schools.

  • Successfully completing this course also entails receiving a passing grade of a 70%
  • Students can only miss 8 hours of this course for any reason as per state requirements (Missed classes must be made up within 30 days of the scheduled course completion)

* Gold Coast Schools is an approved provider of Real Estate Pre-License Courses, and has been offering professional education for more than 40 years.*

Step 2: Submit a state application along with fingerprints (We recommend that you students do this once they register for class).

In order to apply you must:

  • Be at least of 18 years of age
  • Have a valid Social Security number
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalency
  • Be able to answer questions regarding any criminal background if such exists

Step 3: Upon approval of the application, Pearson Vue will send an approval letter to the applicant.

  • Applicant must then score a 75% on the state examination to become licensed
    (Our Exam Cram, which is included free in your tuition, is a 2 1/2 day comprehensive review designed specifically to prepare you for taking this exam)
  • Remember, your tuition for this course is good for 2 years which means that you have an unlimited review of the course before you take your state exam. In the event that you are not successful, you can continue to review the course for free for up to two years. This is an option that we are proud to offer to our Real Estate students because at Gold Coast, “The Proof is in the Passing!”

Out of State Licensees:

Florida has “mutual recognition” agreements with other states. If you are licensed in AL, AR, CT, GA, IL, MS, NE, and RI you may be eligible to receive a license through mutual recognition. Please visit the Division of Real Estate website, or call Gold Coast for more detailed information.

West Palm Beach (Lantana)

6216 S. Congress Avenue
Lantana, FL 33462


From I-95:
Take I-95 to Lantana Road. Exit west on Lantana Road to Congress Ave. Turn left on Congress and then left into Atlantis Plaza.

From Turnpike:
(From the North) Take the turnpike to Lake Worth Road. Exit east on Lake Worth Road to Congress Ave. Turn right on Congress and then just past Lantana Road turn left into Atlantis Plaza.

(From the South) Take the turnpike to Boynton Beach Blvd. Exit east on Boynton Beach Blvd to Congress. Turn left (north) on Congress. Turn into Atlantis Plaza, just south of Lantana Road.

Boca Raton

2600 N. Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33431


From I-95: Exit on Palmetto Park Road and go west. Make a RIGHT onto Military Trail and continue for less than 2 miles. The location is in the Fountain Square complex located immediately after Butts Road on the right hand side.

From Turnpike: Exit on Glades Road and go EAST. Make a left on Butts Road. Follow the road around and make a left onto Military Trail. The location in the Fountain Square complex located on the right hand side.

Tamarac (Broward)

5600 Hiatus Road
Tamarac, FL 33321


This Gold Coast building is located on the NE Corner of Hiatus Road and Commercial Blvd., approx. 1/8 mile East of the Sawgrass Expwy off of Commercial Blvd.

Registration for all Insurance and Construction classes are handled by the Gold Coast Professional Schools office at the Broward campus.

North Miami

3577 N.E. 163rd Street
North Miami, FL 33160


Located just minutes East of the Gold Glades Interchange (I-95, 826 and the Turnpike.) Exit on 163rd street and go East. Located in the Intracoastal Mall at N.E. 35th Ave.

South Dade (Doral)

Doral 2016--landscape
11250 N.W. 20th Street
Miami, FL 33172


Because this is a new building, on a new street, you will not be able to find us on map search sites yet. Here are directions:

From the North:
Take the Florida Turnpike Extension south to NW 12th Street (exit # 27). Head east.Turn left on NW 111th Ave (just past the mall). Turn left on NW 20th Street. Building is on the left.

From the South:
Take the Florida Turnpike Extension north to NW 12th Street. Head east Turn left on NW 111th Ave (just past the mall). Turn left on NW 20th Street. Building is on the left.

From the East and Downtown Miami:
Head west on 836 to NW 107 Ave exit. Exit north on NW 107 Ave.Turn left on NW 12 St. Turn right on NW 111 Ave. Turn left on NW 20th St. Building is on left.