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Pre-licensing education

Study with the only Alberta university providing Real Estate Council of Alberta-recognized pre-licensing courses

Complete at your own pace

Pre-recorded lectures by industry experts

Access to industry connections and resources

Ready for your career in real estate?

If you want to practice real estate, become a condo manager or mortgage broker in Alberta, you must get licensed through the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA). An essential step in the process is completing your mandatory pre-licensing courses. Ours are the only RECA-recognized courses offered through an Alberta university, providing you with a top-tier real estate education.

  • Learn from local industry experts
  • Earn a certificate of completion from the Haskayne School of Business
  • Access exclusive industry events and resources through Haskayne's Westman Centre for Real Estate Studies

The licensing process, simplified.

Confirm your licensing eligibility

Check RECA's website to ensure you meet the minimum mandatory requirements for a license.

Create your myRECA account

myRECA is RECA’s online licensing and education system.

Complete pre-licensing education

Complete your required pre-licensing education with Haskayne.

Certified Criminal Record Check

RECA must receive your original Certified Criminal Record Check before becoming licensed.

Choose your brokerage

You must contact a licensed brokerage in Alberta and come to an agreement for them to hire you. 

Apply for your license

Your new broker will begin the licensing process.

Visit RECA's website to learn more

Choose your stream

House keys

Real estate

wooden condos

Condominium management

Wooden house and money

Mortgage brokering

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Want to learn more about the licensing process?

Join the Real Estate Council of Alberta's next virtual information session to learn how to obtain your license in Alberta.

Attend a RECA "Getting Licensed" information session

Which license is right for you?

Residential Real Estate Associate License

Help clients buy and sell residential properties (up to four individual units)

Take real estate courses

Property Manager License

Lease properties on behalf of an owner and coordinate with tenants

Take real estate courses

Commercial Real Estate Associate License

Help clients buy, sell or lease office, industrial, retail or multi-residential properties (more than four individual units)

Take real estate courses

Condominium Manager Associate License

Oversee regular operations, maintain relationships with the board and service providers, conduct routine inspections and handle resident relations

Take condo management courses

Condominium Manager Broker License

Take charge of a brokerage

Take condo management courses

These courses are developed in partnership with the Westman Centre for Real Estate Studies and the Real Estate Development Institute (REDI) and are delivered by Haskayne Executive Education.

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