You must complete 10 hours each of verifiable and non-verifiable education each by no later than 31 December (10+10). If you do not do this you risk having your licence cancelled.
You need to complete 10 hours each of verifiable and non-verifiable continuing education (10+10)
Continuing education has two parts – Verifiable and Non-Verifiable. You must complete 10 hours of each by 31 December each year or you risk your licence being cancelled.
This is known as “10+10 continuing education” and can be carried out over a 12 month period.
Some national study courses will allow you to qualify for a temporary exemption
If you have completed one of the new National Certificates or the National Diploma in Real Estate you will be exempt from the continuing education requirements in the year you complete it, and the following calendar year. You must have completed the whole qualification to qualify for the exemption, and will need to give us a copy of your NZQA certificate and a certified copy of your academic transcript so we can update your record with the exemption.
We will audit about five per cent of eligible licensees each year
If you are audited you will have to submit evidence that you have completed your non-verifiable continuing education to us. If you have not able to supply evidence to us you risk having your licence cancelled.
If you have voluntarily suspended your licence
You will not have to complete continuing education while your licence is suspended. However, you will need to complete your continuing education when you revive your licence. If your licence has been suspended for 12 months or more, you will also need to do 10 hours of verifiable refresher training. For more information see our Guide to Continuing Education
Do I need to complete continuing education?
Checking your verifiable continuing education
We get the details of your verifiable continuing education from your education provider once you have completed it. You can check whether we have received your verifiable continuing education information on the Licensee Portal - just go to the Continuing Education section.
Download our Guide to Continuing Education
For more information about continuing education and what you need to do to meet the requirements see our Guide to Continuing Education (.pdf 603KB).
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