Code of Ethics Training

  • All REALTORS® must complete REALTOR® Code of Ethics (COE) training every three years to maintain their REALTOR® membership. The current three year period ends December 31, 2024.  
  • New REALTORS® must complete the training within one year of membership.

All courses below fulfill the REALTORĀ® Code of Ethics Training Requirement

1. FREE Course for Existing Members

Take the Existing Member Course(link is external)

  • Customizable learning experience
  • No final exam, members must pass module quizzes
  • Specialized content for residential, commercial, and appraiser practitioners
  • Not eligible for CE credits
  • NOTE: This course is offered by the Center for REALTOR® Development. You may need to create a new account for this website; to do so, click on the "new registration" button after accessing the course.


2. FREE Course for New Members

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  • Take this free course if you are a new member to satisfy new member Code of Ethics training

3. The CE Shop Code of Ethics

Purchase

Once you completed this course, you must email your certificate to education@sccar.org to update your profile with the REALTOR® Associations.

  • This course offers an estimated 3 credit hours of CE for $29.00.
  • Revised in January 2022 and designed to meet NAR Cycle 7 requirements.

4. OnlineED Code of Ethics:

Purchase

Once you completed this course, you must email your certificate to education@sccar.org to update your profile with the REALTOR® Associations.

  • This course offers an estimated 3 credit hours of CE for $19.00.
  • SCCAR members get 15% off, costing only $16.15.
  • This continuing education ethics course is required for NAR members.
  • Learn standards of ethical conduct with this Washington real estate ethics course.


Before You Take the Training:

  • View training resources for new members or for existing members
  • Learn what login information you'll need, the best browsers to use, what to expect once you complete the course, and other tips for taking the course
  • Check if you have completed the course by clicking the "View My Education Records" link on this page


About the Training Requirement

REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of no less than 2 hours & 30 minutes of instructional time within three-year cycles. The training must meet specific learning objectives and criteria established by the National Association of REALTORS®.    

The current three-year cycle will end December 31, 2024.

Training may be completed through local REALTOR® associations or through another method, such as home study, correspondence, classroom courses, or online courses.

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Cycle 7: 1/1/2022 - 12/31/2024

- If COE says, "NOT MET," this means you need to take your COE sometime before 12/31/2024.

- COE is every 3 years based off the calendar year, NOT your license renewal OR when you took it last.