Florida Sales Associate and Broker Post-license Education Explained

Real estate sales associates in Florida must complete 45 hours of post-license education prior to their first license renewal deadline or their license will be null & void.  This would require repeating the sales associate pre-license course and passing the state exam again in order to continue practicing real estate.  Real estate brokers who do not complete the mandatory 60 hours of post-license education on time may revert back to a sales associate by completing 14 hours of continuing education, submitting Form # DBPR 15, and paying applicable fees.  In order to re-obtain a Florida broker’s license, the 72-hour broker pre-license course, state application, and state exam must all be completed again.  Learn more about license renewal deadlines in our article, “How to Verify a Florida Real Estate License Renewal Date”.

As a result of the consequences associated with failing to renew on time, Gold Coast Schools recommends students complete all post-license education requirements shortly after obtaining their initial license.  While new licensees technically have up to 18-24 months to fulfill this requirement, the sooner it is done, the better.

45-hour Sales Associate Post-license Course:

Gold Coast Schools offers the sales associate post-license course in both classroom and online formats to meet the scheduling needs of students.  This course is designed to reinforce the concepts learned in the pre-license course, as well as to dive deeper into topics and real world scenarios that sales associates face out in the field.  This link will provide you with complete details about Gold Coast’s 45-hour Sales Associate Post-license course.

60-hour Broker Post-license course:

The 60-hour post-license course for Florida real estate brokers is split into two 30 hour segments focusing on both investment analysis and office management.  Gold Coast also offers this course in online and classroom formats, and strongly recommends that online students give plenty of time to complete both portions before the renewal deadline.  This link will provide you with complete details about Gold Coast’s 60-hour Broker Post-license course.

For more information about any of the real estate courses offered by Gold Coast Schools, contact a helpful Career Counselors at 1-800-732-9140 or visit Gold Coast School’s Website .  Since 1970, Gold Coast has served as Florida’s leading real estate school for classroom and online learning.  A dedicated staff and team of instructors are always happy to assist.

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