Total Hours Required: 16
Education Due By: 2 years from last renewal
Elective Hours: 10
Mandatory Hours: 6
License Level: All
Renewal Cycle: 2 years


Online Limitations:

The Tennessee Real Estate Commission requires a timing mechanism for all distance education courses to ensure that courses cannot be completed in less time than the approved credit hours. Please note that your course will time out after 30 minutes of inactivity!

There are no limits on the number of CE hours allowed to be taken online.

Online Info:

Tennessee Real Estate Associate Brokers and Brokers are required to take 16 continuing education hours every 24 months. The TREC Core Course is a specific 6- hour course designated by the Commission. Licensees should remember that a failure to complete the TREC Core Course will prevent renewal of the license even if the licensee completes a total of 16 hours of education.

NOTE: Pre-license courses may not be used for continuing education.

NOTE: The Commission could increase the number of hours in the required Core Course.

No Final Exam Passing Requirement


Roster Required: Yes

Roster Process: Rosters are emailed every Thursday. Rosters are due within 10 days of course completion. Completions take 24-48 hours to post to the web. **If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.**

Roster Sent: Every 7 days 

CE Approved Courses:

Approved for 8 hours:
Mastering Your Time to Achieve Your Goals (RS 103), Converting Leads Into Closings (RS 120), Win-Win Negotiation Techniques (RS 121) , Zero to 60 Home Sales A Year (and Beyond) (RS 125), Succession Planning:  Building, Valuing, and Selling Your Business (RS 127), Succeeding in the Luxury Home Market (RS 128)

Approved for 16 hours:
Business Planning and Marketing for the Residential Specialist (RS 200), Listing Strategies for the Residential Specialist (RS 201), Effective Buyer Sales Strategies (RS 202), Buying and Selling Income Properties (RS 204),  Financing Solutions to Close the Deal (RS 205), Technologies to Advance Your Business (RS 206) 

Approved for 14 hours:
Building An Exceptional Customer Service Referral Business (RS 210) 

Tennessee Real Estate Commission
500 James Robertson Pkwy 4th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-741-2273
Fax: 615-741-0313
Web: Tennessee Real Estate Commission