Pre-licensing Course Application

Pre-licensing Course Application

The PEI Real Estate Association, in collaboration with Holland College, has developed a newly improved Real Estate Pre- Licensing course that better prepares students for a career as a Real Estate Salesperson. Unless already licensed in another Canadian Province, anyone looking to become a Licensed Salesperson will have to successfully complete this course. Licensed in another jurisdiction? See our Non-Resident Package below.

Delivered by Holland College using a blended learning method of in-class and Online lessons, students will be expected to attend all in-class lessons and complete all Online lessons to be eligible to write the final exam. You will also be expected to complete a final exam with a pass mark of 75%.

The Real Estate Prep Course must be completed before applying for the Pre-Licensing Course. Applications without a Real Estate Prep Course Certificate of Completion will be deemed incomplete and will not be accepted.

Upcoming Pre-Licensing Course

January 17, 2023 06:00 PM

Holland College, Charlottetown

Note: This course requires a minimum number of students in order to proceed.  Start dates may be adjusted as required’.

The PEIREA Pre-Licensing course curriculum is designed to prepare individuals to enter the real estate profession with an acceptable level of technical working knowledge, competence, and skills. The program utilizes an integrated learning design that incorporates on campus classes, self-study and online resources. The course is offered at Holland College’s Charlottetown Center. The course is 10 weeks in length and students can expect to put in around 60 hours between the in-class sessions, and online self study. Attendance for all on campus classes is highly encouraged. Material is not repeated for those not attending class. The program represents a mixture of formal instruction, self-evaluation, and problem-solving. There is considerable reading, as well as homework, during the course.

It is important to note that the PEIREA Pre-Licensing course, serves to teach students about the real estate industry and provides them with a license to practice real estate in Prince Edward Island. The course DOES NOT provide students with knowledge of sales, marketing and business planning, negotiating, client services, social media, organizational, interpersonal, administrative and soft skills. That is why it is essential that prior to choosing real estate as a career, one must be sure that they either possess these skills or knowledge, or are willing to learn it once registered with a brokerage in order to succeed in real estate. Additional topics will be covered via professional development opportunities offered to you by the PEIREA upon successful completion of this course.

The PEIREA Pre-Licensing Course covers the following ten topic areas:

  • Introduction to Real Estate
  • The Real Estate Trading Act
  • Professional Conduct
  • Agency Relationships
  • Condominiums
  • Listing Agreements
  • Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Appraisal Theory and Practical
  • Real Estate Math and Mortgages
  • Land Regulations, Construction and Environmental

The PEIREA Pre-Licensing course is designed to challenge participants and ensure they are ready to enter the real estate industry upon successful completion of the PEIREA Pre-License course. The course is comprised of the following:

  • 10 Units of material
  • 10 Online quizzes
  • A Workbook
  • 2 Assignments
  • 1 Case Study
  • 1 Midterm
  • 1 Final Exam
  • Guest speakers
  • 1 Zoom introductory meeting
  • 10 mandatory In class sessions
  • 3 Optional in person review sessions

Course Syllabus


Fee   $3500.00+tax




There are additional requirements needed to meet before getting your license including:

  • Age of majority (18 years of age)
  • Canadian Citizen/ Permanent Resident Status
  • Good ethical and financial sense
  • Sponsorship/employment with local Brokerage

Payment Methods

Paying with Cheque?

Cheques are payable to The PEI Real Estate Association:
The PEI Real Estate Association
3 Lower Malpeque Road
Unit L100
Charlottetown, PEI
C1E 1R4

Paying with E-Transfer?

Please arrange E-transfer payment with

Paying with PayPal?

Once you click SUBMIT, you will be redirected to the Secure PayPal website. Follow the procedure outlined on the Paypal site. Be sure to complete all the steps and then click Return to The PEI Real Estate Association site.

Upon receiving payment you will be sent an email confirming your payment and with further instruction.