Nova Scotia Real Estate Licence

Becoming a REALTOR® in Nova Scotia

Education and Licensing

Requirements

  • 19 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalency
  • Able to legally work in Canada
  • Complete Salesperson Licensing Course (SLC) either in the classroom, or online
  • Pass the real estate exam with a minimum of 70 per cent
  • Provide a Criminal Record Check acceptable to the NS Real Estate Commission

Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Students must supply payment in order to complete registration.

Fees

There are fees associated with becoming a REALTOR® in Nova Scotia. Learn more about courses and fees online at Nova Scotia Association of REALTOR®’s (NSAR).

https://www.nsrealtors.ca/NSAR/BecomeaREALTOR/EducationLicensing

Exams

Nova Scotia Real Estate Commission Salesperson Examination

Students may write a maximum of one supplemental examination after failing their initial examination. If not successful on the second attempt, the student must re-take and complete the approved licensing course prior to writing a further exam.

Classroom Salesperson Licensing Course

The SLC course curriculum is designed to prepare individuals to enter the real estate profession with an acceptable level of technical knowledge, competence and skill.

Individuals in the program will engage in multi-faceted and practical course content, including required readings and related activities designed to immediately apply and reinforce their understanding of the written content. Participants will further activate their own learning by engaging in self-guided “Treasure Hunt” activities, which give them practical application of what they learn in each course section by engaging directly with industry professionals.

Students who fully participate in the course will gain knowledge of up-to-the-minute real estate practices, will be able to reinforce this new knowledge through related activities built right into the course, and will have the opportunity to hit the ground running on invaluable networking opportunities through the self-guided industry-specific activities. The combination of the theoretical readings, the practical application of the readings and the industry-specific engagement opportunities gives students a well-rounded foundation necessary for any successful real estate practice.

Completing the course curriculum and activities will prepare you for the provincial licensing exam.  It will also help you develop a framework for real estate learning that may help you find success in your career.
The classroom course is four weeks in length (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. each day) and requires 100% attendance.

Online Salesperson Licensing Course

The SLC course curriculum is designed to prepare individuals to enter the real estate profession with an acceptable level of technical knowledge, competence and skill.

Individuals in the program will engage in multi-faceted and practical course content, including required readings and related activities designed to immediately apply and reinforce their understanding of the written content. Participants will further activate their own learning by engaging in self-guided “Treasure Hunt” activities, which give them practical application of what they learn in each course section by engaging directly with industry professionals.

Students who fully participate in the course will gain knowledge of up-to-the-minute real estate practices, will be able to reinforce this new knowledge through related activities built right into the course, and will have the opportunity to hit the ground running on invaluable networking opportunities through the self-guided industry-specific activities. The combination of the theoretical readings, the practical application of the readings and the industry-specific engagement opportunities gives students a well-rounded foundation necessary for any successful real estate practice.

Completing the course curriculum and activities will prepare you for the provincial licensing exam.  It will also help you develop a framework for real estate learning that may help you find success in your career.

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