Instructions not a part of the Application; do not file with ADRE
ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF REAL ESTATE (ADRE)
PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION – SALESPERSON LIVE CLASSROOM
CERTIFICATE OF COURSE APPROVAL APPLICATION
Any school licensed by ADRE, or exempt from licensure under A.A.C. R4-28-404
must present to ADRE for approval, all ADRE
Pre-Licensing courses offering credit toward an Arizona real estate license. Only ADRE approved School Administrators of an
ADRE approved school may submit a request for course and/or instructor approvals. All ADRE approved course content must be
directly related to professional Arizona real estate practice and adhere to all specific guidelines as stated in the current
A.R.S §§ 32-2124, 32-2135, and the ADRE Detailed Instructor Outline Prescribed Curriculum Salesperson’s License, as well as,
serve to protect the public interest by providing relevant education to students to enter the professional practice of Arizona real
Salesperson Live Classroom Pre-Licensing Education Course Application Requirements
“School” means a person or entity that offers a course of study towards completion of the education requirements leading to
licensure or renewal of licensure.
“Credit Hour” means 50 minutes of instruction, which shall include participation and interaction. A.A.C. R4-28-101
“Course” means a class, seminar, or presentation.
“Certificate of Course Approval”. Any school offering a course of study for original licensure of a real estate applicant shall apply
for and possess a Certificate of Course Approval for each course offered by the School. The school’s authorized representative shall
submit the requirements listed in A.A.C. R4-28-404(C)
“Host/remote location”. Instruction/delivery methods for courses may be presented by a host/remote location. The host/remote
location instruction delivery method must be classes that are held in a classroom, with synchronized platforms, bi-directional audio
and video communication between the host and remote classroom, administered by a live instructor from the host classroom, and
monitored by a living onsite monitor present at all times in the classroom at each remote classroom location.
Course Application Requirements:
Course Orientation: The prospective student shall sign an agreement or application to enroll, presented to the student by the
school administrator, that includes in bold type and capital letters: 1) The course, or course segment title within a curriculum; 2) The
ADRE approved course number; 3) The total credit hours applicable to licensure; 4) The cost of the course; 5) A statement of the
refund policy; 6) A list of any/all required course material, with information on the accessibility and/or required cost of the material;
7) Course completion requirements; 8) Policies regarding attendance and behavior; 9) Topical outline; 10) Learning objectives; and
11) a statement of any job placement services.
Instructor Qualifications. All instructors must be listed on application, and, must possess a current Arizona Pre-License Instructor
number. The school Administrator shall attest to having identified and ensured that all instructors are an ADRE approved
instructor, and that the instructor maintains knowledge and competence of the course content, and has prepared specifically to the
course content being taught. A Guest Speaker does not apply to pre-licensure courses.
Instructor Methods/Student Participation/Interaction. Each credit hour shall include student participation/interaction with
appropriate teaching methods, which go beyond standard lecture, and in addition to lecture, should include at least two of the
following based on the topic area: scenarios with interactive discussion; role play activities; simulation, group exercises; quizzes,
quiz review; vocabulary review; math exercises, all designed to support the learning objectives of the course, and the topic.
Teaching Materials. Any, and all teaching materials, and/or aids used, including any student handouts and textbook titles must be
stated on application, confirming adherence to any applicable copyright laws, and that any required permissions have been obtained.
Do not submit hard copies of instructional material to ADRE.
School End-of-Course (Final) Exam. All Pre-Licensing courses are required to have an end-of-course school examination. Final
school exam requirements shall contain a minimum of the following: 1) Not less than 150 questions; 2) Final exam questions must
be pulled from a question bank with a 2:1 ratio (300 question bank); 3) Questions must be related to the subject and content of the
course and may not contain true/false questions; 4) Exam must consist of multiple choice questions with at least 4 options for each
question/item; 4) Questions must be of sufficient rigor that they support the course’s learning objectives, test the student’s
knowledge, and ensure the student’s comprehension and retention of the material; 5) Final exam may not count toward the overall
time of the course; 6) A minimum 75% passing ratio must be achieved before a school course completion certificate is issued.
Student Identity Verification. A student signature roster shall be provided at each class offering, with an ADRE provided
attestation, (click here)
that by signing, the student attests that the signature indicates student’s true identity. In addition, the school
shall maintain a record for five years of each student attending the school The record shall include: the name of the student; the
dates of attendance; the course title and ADRE course number, credit hours awarded. The original signature roster for each course
must be retained by school for five (5) years.