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Admission Requirements


Before registering for the Broker Qualifying Exam, Learners should understand and meet the admission requirements.

  • The Real Estate Education Programs’ components and support services are delivered in English. Learners should possess strong English writing, comprehension and speaking skills in order to be able to successfully complete the program.
  • Learners must use their full legal name, as required by RECO for registration as a broker when qualifying for the Real Estate Broker Program.
  • The Broker Qualifying Exam is a requirement to getting started with the Real Estate Broker Program and is designed to test working knowledge on the key areas involved in the trading of real estate in Ontario.
  • Successful completion of the Real Estate Broker Program is one of the requirements to register with RECO as a real estate broker. Visit the RECO website for more information about all requirements.

Note: If you are not a registered real estate salesperson in Ontario and are interested in starting a career in real estate, you must first complete the Real Estate Salesperson Program.

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Ready to qualify for the Real Estate Broker Program?


Accommodations are provided to learners with both temporary and permanent disabilities. Learners who are in the process of being assessed by a health care provider may be eligible to receive interim accommodations. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, you are not required to disclose your specific diagnosis in order to receive accommodations. However, documentation outlining the functional impacts of your disability will help us understand your strengths and challenges so that we can determine the most appropriate accommodations to support your learning. All documentation submitted to the Real Estate Program Office is treated as strictly confidential. We will not provide your disability-related documentation to a third party unless you request we do so, in writing.

To request accommodations, download and complete the following form: Accommodation Request Form    

Once completed, the form must be submitted to the Real Estate Program Office through the upload process below. Please note that you must have a Learner ID and password to access the system as you will be asked to login. Once submitted, the form will be reviewed and we will contact you to discuss and finalize arrangements.

Accommodation Request Form Submission Upload  

Requests for accommodations must be sent and confirmed prior to registration in a program component (course, exam, or simulation session).