Real Estate

The program is designed to provide 2022-2023 continuing education license renewal courses for those already working in the real estate field. Continuing education is a recurring annual requirement for all licensees who wish to maintain active license status eligibility that must be completed each license period by June 10 beginning with the first full annual license period after initial licensure.

Continuing education courses:

  • Broker-in-Charge (BICUP)
  • General Update (GENUP)
  • Postlicensing: 301 & 302

Current Courses

Broker-In-Charge Update (BICUP)

The 2022-2023  Broker-in-Charge Update (BICUP) Course is a four (4) hour course that must be completed by all brokers in charge and brokers who have BIC Eligible status and who wish to renew their licenses on active status on July 1, 2022, for the 2022-2023 license year.

Brokers-in-Charge and brokers with BIC Eligible status must take the BICUP course each year to satisfy the Update course requirement and to maintain BIC Eligible status, as prescribe by Commission Rules 58A.1702. and 58A.0110.

Course content is changed every year in order to keep you current in subject areas such as fair housing, contracts, cybersecurity, provisional brokers on a team, law and rule updates, and licensing and education. The student manual is included in the course registration fee. All courses are approved by the NC Real Estate Commission.

  • Instructional delivery format: In person
  • Registration Deadline:  Two days prior to the class start date
  • Course Cost: $75.00 student manual included (Students will be emailed the copy of the manual.)

Courses will be available in spring 2023.

General Update (GENUP) 

The 2022-2023 General Update (GENUP) Course is a four (4) hour course that must be completed by all provisional and non-provisional brokers who are not Brokers-in-Charge and /or do not have BIC Eligible status and who wish to renew their licenses on active status on July 1, 2022, for the 2022-2023 license year. Refer to Commission Rule 58A.1702 and 58A.1703 for a full explanation of brokers' annual continuing education requirements and continuing education required for license activation.

Brokers-in-Charge and brokers with BIC Eligible status must take the BICUP course each year to satisfy the Update course requirement and to maintain BIC Eligible status as prescribe by Commission Rules 58A.1702. and 58A.0110.

Course content is changed every year in order to keep you current in subject areas such as fair housing, contracts, cybersecurity, laws & rules updates, and licensing and education updates. The student manual is included in the course registration fee. All courses are approved by the NC Real Estate Commission.

  • Instructional delivery format: In person
  • Registration Deadline: Two days prior to the class start date
  • Tuition: $75.00 student manual included (Students will be emailed a copy of the manual.)

Courses will be available in spring 2023.

Between the Lines: Insight from the RE Bulletin (CE Elective)

A real estate elective course designed to address some of the most commonly asked questions posed by real estate brokers and to provide insight into many misunderstood positions taken by the Commission on transactional matters. This is a four hour course for Continuing Education credit approved by Real Estate Commission office. Tuition Cost: $75

Course will be available in spring 2023.

Post 301-Broker Relationships & Responsibilities

The Post 301-Broker Relationships & Responsibilities course is one of the three 30-hour instructional courses in the North Carolina mandatory Post-licensing (PL) education program. The primary objective of the courses is to provide instruction at a level beyond that provided in Prelicensing courses on topics deemed to be of special importance in the active practice of real estate brokerage. Topics addressed in this course include:

  • a review of agency relationships in real estate residential and commercial sales and commercial property management transactions,
  • a real estate broker’s legal duties to clients and customers,
  • a step-by-step review and discussion of the functions and responsibilities of a real estate broker when working with property owners and buyers/tenants,
  • a review of issues associated with transactions in progress when a broker leaves a broker company, and a review of selected license status and education issues.
  • a review of selected license status and education issues.

Course Cost: $188  

This course is pending approval.

Post 302-Contracts & Closing

The Post 302-Contracts & Closing course is one of the three 30-instructional hour courses in the North Carolina mandatory Post-licensing (PL) education program. The primary objective of the courses is to provide instruction at a level beyond that provided in Prelicensing courses on topics deemed to be of special importance in the active practice of real estate brokerage. Topics addressed in this course include:

  • selected basic contract law concepts,
  • real estate sales contract preparation,
  • sales contract procedures,
  • buyer’s due diligence,
  • closing procedures,
  • Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act,
  • closing disclosure preparation,
  • contracts for deed, options, and
  • selected real estate license status and education issues.

Tuition: $188

Prerequisite: Per Commission Rule 58A .1902(b), a provisional broker as described in NCGS 93A-4(a1) shall complete all postlicensing courses pursuant to Paragraph (a) of this Rule within 18 months following the date of initial licensure.

Course Materials: Mandatory materials for this course include the current editions of:

  • North Carolina Real Estate Manual (hereinafter called Manual),
  • North Carolina Real Estate License Law and Commission Rules (hereinafter called LLCR),
  • and the Commission's Residential Square Footage Guidelines booklet. These publications in print or digital format can be ordered through the Commission's website or the Education Provider (EP).

 Note: Students are required to have mandatory materials/books purchased prior to attending class.

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-RE302 Post 302-Contracts & Closing 10/17/22 - 11/16/22 M, W 8:30 a.m. - 11: 30 a.m. Greensboro CEC 225 Register Now

For more information:

GTCC will make a 100% refund of registration fees if you officially withdraw from class before the first class meeting. GTCC will refund 75% of the registration fee (of tuition only) if you officially withdraw from classes on the first day of classes or before the class reaches the 10% point. The 10% point varies from class to class. To request a refund, please call our Community Education department at 336-334-4822, ext. 55021 or email us at communityeducation@gtcc.edu. If a class is canceled or full, GTCC will automatically process a full refund. Refunds are processed on a monthly basis. The College refund policy is established by state legislative action and is subject to change without prior notice to students.

Ways to Register

Students can register in one of three ways: PREREGISTRATION is REQUIRED prior to attending class.

  • Online: Register
    • Use the Search function to search for Course Title or Course Code.
  • In Person:
    • Greensboro, 3505 E. Wendover Ave., Continuing Education Center, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday.
    • High Point, 901 S. Main St., H1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday.
  • Mail: Download the registration form from website, and mail to GTCC, PO BOX 309, Jamestown, N.C. 27282. Download the Con Ed Registration Form.