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Minnesota Real Estate Salesperson CE Live Course Calendar

Minnesota Salesperson Live Class Calendar

Live Class Calendar
Date(s) Class City &
State
Class
Type
Credit Hours Price   Details
Nov 18 – Nov 18 7/1/19—6/30/20 SALESPERSON & BROKER REQUIRED MODULE: Agency, Fair Housing, & Energy Efficiency Class (3.75-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

Receive your 2019-2020 Required Module credit!

As a licensee, you are expected to understand numerous laws and regulations on top of having an awareness of unique issues in your market. This course will enhance your real estate knowledge and professionalism in the critical matters of Agency, Fair Housing, and Energy.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Key Benefits:

  • Understand the history and foundation of agency law and Minnesota license laws regarding agency relationships in a real estate transaction
  • Learn key facts about federal fair housing law and the Minnesota Human Rights Act
  • Understand how issues of energy efficiency relate to the Minnesota market
  • Satisfy Minnesota’s annual requirement for salespeople to take a required module, as well as the broker 1-hour requirement
  • Satisfy Minnesota’s requirement for 1 hour of agency and 1 hour of fair housing continuing education
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, November 18, 2019, 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Chris Winter
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Nov 18 – Nov 18 The Twenty Most Cost-Effective Home Improvements Class (3.75-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

Here are 20 cost-effective home improvements that add value and enjoyment for every homeowner.

Homeowners are spending more time and money on fixing up their places than ever before. In fact, U.S. Census Bureau statistics indicate that maintenance and repairs make up about 30 percent of the expenditures. The other 70 percent is spent for alterations, major replacements, additions, and outside additions and alterations.

Here is your guide to 20 home improvements that maximize resale value. You’ll learn where the money goes in a typical remodeling job, and how much is spent on kitchen and bathroom remodeling, plumbing, HVAC, roofing and more.

You’ll get many ideas to help you communicate with clients and customers about value-added improvements.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Topics include:

  • Trends in remodeling spending
  • Setting spending priorities
  • Maintenance and repairs
  • Kitchen and bathroom remodeling
  • Avoiding hidden mechanical costs
  • Roofing and siding
  • Window upgrades that save energy
  • Environmental concerns
  • Cost vs. value analysis
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, November 18, 2019, 1:15 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Dan Norby
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Nov 19 – Nov 19 Good, Better, Best: When Quality, Price, and Value All Matter Class (7.5-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 7.5
$108.00  Add to Cart 

In this course, you will learn the universal language used by appraisers that contractors and real estate agents can translate to knowledge that pays when advising clients on everything from product selections to appropriate offers on property or identifying an appropriate listing price for selling a property. You’ll acquire an insider’s view of how value is defined and assigned by the appraiser.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Tue, November 19, 2019, 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM (local)
  • #2: Tue, November 19, 2019, 1:15 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Dan Norby
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Nov 20 – Nov 20 2019 Fall Education Tour - 7/1/19—6/30/20 SALESPERSON & BROKER REQUIRED MODULE: Agency, Fair Housing, & Energy Efficiency (3.75-Credit Hours) Duluth, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00
Only 9 Seats Remaining
 Add to Cart 

Receive your 2019-2020 Required Module credit!

As a licensee, you are expected to understand numerous laws and regulations on top of having an awareness of unique issues in your market. This course will enhance your real estate knowledge and professionalism in the critical matters of Agency, Fair Housing, and Energy.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Key Benefits:

  • Understand the history and foundation of agency law and Minnesota license laws regarding agency relationships in a real estate transaction
  • Learn key facts about federal fair housing law and the Minnesota Human Rights Act
  • Understand how issues of energy efficiency relate to the Minnesota market
  • Satisfy Minnesota’s annual requirement for salespeople to take a required module, as well as the broker 1-hour requirement
  • Satisfy Minnesota’s requirement for 1 hour of agency and 1 hour of fair housing continuing education
Location Details: Session Details:
  • The Inn on Lake Superior
  • 350 Canal Park Dr
  • Duluth, MN 55802

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, November 20, 2019, 8:00 AM - 11:45 AM (local)

Taught By:
  • Aimee Hanson
Notes:
Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Nov 20 – Nov 20 2019 Fall Education Tour - Navigating Minefields: Preventing Real Estate Disaster (3.75-Credit Hours) Duluth, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

No two transactions are the same; therefore, licensees need extensive knowledge to troubleshoot any circumstance encountered.

Nothing can match the dynamic discussions you’ll find in our Live Classroom setting. Interact with your peers, get your questions answered directly, and let our experienced instructors guide you to success!

In this class, you’ll see how some of the most common issues are also the most time-consuming and carry the greatest risk for your client and yourself. You’ll have an opportunity for lively discussion as you are guided through the obstacles, dilemmas, and hurdles that you are likely to encounter in your real estate transactions. By identifying the potential minefields and possible remedies in various situations, you’ll be prepared to guide your clients to a smooth and memorable real estate experience.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Key Benefits

  • Discusses issues from the perspective of the buyer and the seller
  • Allows for ample discussion—you’ll get to hear interesting problems others have faced and how those issues were resolved, as well as share your experiences with others
  • Addresses topics that can only come from experience in dealing with people—the more you know about what other professionals have faced, the better prepared you can be when you’re in a similar situation
Location Details: Session Details:
  • The Inn on Lake Superior
  • 350 Canal Park Dr
  • Duluth, MN 55802

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, November 20, 2019, 12:45 PM - 4:30 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Aimee Hanson
Notes:
Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Nov 21 – Nov 21 2019 Fall Education Tour - Constructing Fact from Fiction: New Construction Today (7.5-Credit Hours) Duluth, MN Day
Salesperson 7.5
$108.00  Add to Cart 

A keen understanding of new construction and the ability to educate your clients has never been more important!

In this course, you’ll learn about the opportunities, costs, features, advantages, and challenges of new construction today. Whether you have a buyer determined to build or investigating building versus buying an existing home, this course will equip you to answer and advise your clients with confidence. Learn what’s changed in the last few years as new construction has made a comeback: land prices have increased steadily and building materials have sky-rocketed, while labor shortage is at an all-time high.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 7.5 hours of real estate continuingeducation. This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 7.5 hours for contractor continuing education.

Learn the answers to these questions:

  • What factors do you need to assess before you consider building?
  • What are the options for building? Type of structure, square footage, location, technology enhancements, and more!
  • How much will upgrades cost versus what clients see in model homes? Including assessing builder grade versus desired upgrades—the potential range may determine feasibility of build
  • What are change orders?
  • What are the soft costs that may be hidden?
  • How do building codes affect the cost of new construction?
  • What is the difference in financing a new versus existing home for your client?
  • How do you explain lot and homestead tax to your client?
  • What does a new construction contract look like?
  • How are commissions paid for representation on new construction and to whom?
  • What are the options for affordable housing with new construction?
Location Details: Session Details:
  • The Inn on Lake Superior
  • 350 Canal Park Dr
  • Duluth, MN 55802

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, November 21, 2019, 8:00 AM - 11:45 AM (local)
  • #2: Thu, November 21, 2019, 12:45 PM - 4:30 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Aimee Hanson
Notes:
Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Nov 25 – Nov 25 2019 Fall Education Tour - 7/1/19—6/30/20 SALESPERSON & BROKER REQUIRED MODULE: Agency, Fair Housing, & Energy Efficiency (3.75-Credit Hours) Bemidji, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

Receive your 2019-2020 Required Module credit!

As a licensee, you are expected to understand numerous laws and regulations on top of having an awareness of unique issues in your market. This course will enhance your real estate knowledge and professionalism in the critical matters of Agency, Fair Housing, and Energy.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Key Benefits:

  • Understand the history and foundation of agency law and Minnesota license laws regarding agency relationships in a real estate transaction
  • Learn key facts about federal fair housing law and the Minnesota Human Rights Act
  • Understand how issues of energy efficiency relate to the Minnesota market
  • Satisfy Minnesota’s annual requirement for salespeople to take a required module, as well as the broker 1-hour requirement
  • Satisfy Minnesota’s requirement for 1 hour of agency and 1 hour of fair housing continuing education
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Holiday Inn Express - Bemidji
  • 2422 Ridgeway Ave NW
  • Bemidji, MN 56601

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, November 25, 2019, 8:00 AM - 11:45 AM (local)

Taught By:
  • Aimee Hanson
Notes:
Please allow for extra drive time due to weather conditions or road construction. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Nov 25 – Nov 25 2019 Fall Education Tour - Navigating Minefields: Preventing Real Estate Disaster (3.75-Credit Hours) Bemidji, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

No two transactions are the same; therefore, licensees need extensive knowledge to troubleshoot any circumstance encountered.

Nothing can match the dynamic discussions you’ll find in our Live Classroom setting. Interact with your peers, get your questions answered directly, and let our experienced instructors guide you to success!

In this class, you’ll see how some of the most common issues are also the most time-consuming and carry the greatest risk for your client and yourself. You’ll have an opportunity for lively discussion as you are guided through the obstacles, dilemmas, and hurdles that you are likely to encounter in your real estate transactions. By identifying the potential minefields and possible remedies in various situations, you’ll be prepared to guide your clients to a smooth and memorable real estate experience.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Key Benefits

  • Discusses issues from the perspective of the buyer and the seller
  • Allows for ample discussion—you’ll get to hear interesting problems others have faced and how those issues were resolved, as well as share your experiences with others
  • Addresses topics that can only come from experience in dealing with people—the more you know about what other professionals have faced, the better prepared you can be when you’re in a similar situation
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Holiday Inn Express - Bemidji
  • 2422 Ridgeway Ave NW
  • Bemidji, MN 56601

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, November 25, 2019, 12:45 PM - 4:30 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Aimee Hanson
Notes:
Please allow for extra drive time due to weather conditions or road construction. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Nov 26 – Nov 26 2019 Fall Education Tour - Constructing Fact from Fiction: New Construction Today (7.5-Credit Hours) Bemidji, MN Day
Salesperson 7.5
$108.00  Add to Cart 

A keen understanding of new construction and the ability to educate your clients has never been more important!

In this course, you’ll learn about the opportunities, costs, features, advantages, and challenges of new construction today. Whether you have a buyer determined to build or investigating building versus buying an existing home, this course will equip you to answer and advise your clients with confidence. Learn what’s changed in the last few years as new construction has made a comeback: land prices have increased steadily and building materials have sky-rocketed, while labor shortage is at an all-time high.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 7.5 hours of real estate continuingeducation. This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 7.5 hours for contractor continuing education.

Learn the answers to these questions:

  • What factors do you need to assess before you consider building?
  • What are the options for building? Type of structure, square footage, location, technology enhancements, and more!
  • How much will upgrades cost versus what clients see in model homes? Including assessing builder grade versus desired upgrades—the potential range may determine feasibility of build
  • What are change orders?
  • What are the soft costs that may be hidden?
  • How do building codes affect the cost of new construction?
  • What is the difference in financing a new versus existing home for your client?
  • How do you explain lot and homestead tax to your client?
  • What does a new construction contract look like?
  • How are commissions paid for representation on new construction and to whom?
  • What are the options for affordable housing with new construction?
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Holiday Inn Express - Bemidji
  • 2422 Ridgeway Ave NW
  • Bemidji, MN 56601

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Tue, November 26, 2019, 8:00 AM - 11:45 AM (local)
  • #2: Tue, November 26, 2019, 12:45 PM - 4:30 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Aimee Hanson
Notes:
Please allow for extra drive time due to weather conditions or road construction. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Dec 04 – Dec 04 2019 Fall Education Tour - 7/1/19—6/30/20 SALESPERSON & BROKER REQUIRED MODULE: Agency, Fair Housing, & Energy Efficiency (3.75-Credit Hours) Maple Grove, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

Receive your 2019-2020 Required Module credit!

As a licensee, you are expected to understand numerous laws and regulations on top of having an awareness of unique issues in your market. This course will enhance your real estate knowledge and professionalism in the critical matters of Agency, Fair Housing, and Energy.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Key Benefits:

  • Understand the history and foundation of agency law and Minnesota license laws regarding agency relationships in a real estate transaction
  • Learn key facts about federal fair housing law and the Minnesota Human Rights Act
  • Understand how issues of energy efficiency relate to the Minnesota market
  • Satisfy Minnesota’s annual requirement for salespeople to take a required module, as well as the broker 1-hour requirement
  • Satisfy Minnesota’s requirement for 1 hour of agency and 1 hour of fair housing continuing education
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Maple Grove Community Center
  • 12951 Weaver Lake Rd
  • Maple Grove, MN 55369

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, December 04, 2019, 8:00 AM - 11:45 AM (local)

Taught By:
  • Aimee Hanson
Notes:
Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Dec 04 – Dec 04 2019 Fall Education Tour - Navigating Minefields: Preventing Real Estate Disaster (3.75-Credit Hours) Maple Grove, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

No two transactions are the same; therefore, licensees need extensive knowledge to troubleshoot any circumstance encountered.

Nothing can match the dynamic discussions you’ll find in our Live Classroom setting. Interact with your peers, get your questions answered directly, and let our experienced instructors guide you to success!

In this class, you’ll see how some of the most common issues are also the most time-consuming and carry the greatest risk for your client and yourself. You’ll have an opportunity for lively discussion as you are guided through the obstacles, dilemmas, and hurdles that you are likely to encounter in your real estate transactions. By identifying the potential minefields and possible remedies in various situations, you’ll be prepared to guide your clients to a smooth and memorable real estate experience.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Key Benefits

  • Discusses issues from the perspective of the buyer and the seller
  • Allows for ample discussion—you’ll get to hear interesting problems others have faced and how those issues were resolved, as well as share your experiences with others
  • Addresses topics that can only come from experience in dealing with people—the more you know about what other professionals have faced, the better prepared you can be when you’re in a similar situation
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Maple Grove Community Center
  • 12951 Weaver Lake Rd
  • Maple Grove, MN 55369

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, December 04, 2019, 12:45 PM - 4:30 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Aimee Hanson
Notes:
Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Dec 05 – Dec 05 2019 Fall Education Tour - Constructing Fact from Fiction: New Construction Today (7.5-Credit Hours) Maple Grove, MN Day
Salesperson 7.5
$108.00  Add to Cart 

A keen understanding of new construction and the ability to educate your clients has never been more important!

In this course, you’ll learn about the opportunities, costs, features, advantages, and challenges of new construction today. Whether you have a buyer determined to build or investigating building versus buying an existing home, this course will equip you to answer and advise your clients with confidence. Learn what’s changed in the last few years as new construction has made a comeback: land prices have increased steadily and building materials have sky-rocketed, while labor shortage is at an all-time high.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 7.5 hours of real estate continuingeducation. This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 7.5 hours for contractor continuing education.

Learn the answers to these questions:

  • What factors do you need to assess before you consider building?
  • What are the options for building? Type of structure, square footage, location, technology enhancements, and more!
  • How much will upgrades cost versus what clients see in model homes? Including assessing builder grade versus desired upgrades—the potential range may determine feasibility of build
  • What are change orders?
  • What are the soft costs that may be hidden?
  • How do building codes affect the cost of new construction?
  • What is the difference in financing a new versus existing home for your client?
  • How do you explain lot and homestead tax to your client?
  • What does a new construction contract look like?
  • How are commissions paid for representation on new construction and to whom?
  • What are the options for affordable housing with new construction?
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Maple Grove Community Center
  • 12951 Weaver Lake Rd
  • Maple Grove, MN 55369

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, December 05, 2019, 8:00 AM - 11:45 AM (local)
  • #2: Thu, December 05, 2019, 12:45 PM - 4:30 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Jerry Anderson
Notes:
Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Dec 09 – Dec 09 2019 Fall Education Tour - 7/1/19—6/30/20 SALESPERSON & BROKER REQUIRED MODULE: Agency, Fair Housing, & Energy Efficiency (3.75-Credit Hours) Eagan, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

Receive your 2019-2020 Required Module credit!

As a licensee, you are expected to understand numerous laws and regulations on top of having an awareness of unique issues in your market. This course will enhance your real estate knowledge and professionalism in the critical matters of Agency, Fair Housing, and Energy.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Key Benefits:

  • Understand the history and foundation of agency law and Minnesota license laws regarding agency relationships in a real estate transaction
  • Learn key facts about federal fair housing law and the Minnesota Human Rights Act
  • Understand how issues of energy efficiency relate to the Minnesota market
  • Satisfy Minnesota’s annual requirement for salespeople to take a required module, as well as the broker 1-hour requirement
  • Satisfy Minnesota’s requirement for 1 hour of agency and 1 hour of fair housing continuing education
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Eagan Community Center
  • 1501 Central Pkwy
  • Eagan, MN 55121

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, December 09, 2019, 8:00 AM - 11:45 AM (local)

Taught By:
  • Aimee Hanson
Notes:
Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Dec 09 – Dec 09 Alternate Valuation Methods: How To Be In-CREDIBLE! Class (3.75-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

Alternate types of valuations are more common than ever with the appraisal shortage and changes in the regulatory requirements from the federal agencies. Dodd-Frank eliminated BPOs and AVMs as file documentation for residential lending in many loan packages. Discover when alternate valuations are being used, how to complete them, and how to remain compliant with appraisal reporting requirements. Understand how the Uniform Standards of Appraisal Practice (USPAP) view evaluations under the federal banking guidelines. You will discuss restricted reporting options and view sample report forms.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Topics Include:

  • Identifying alternate valuations
  • Federal agency appraisal and evaluation guidelines
  • USPAP Advisory Opinion 13 relating to evaluations
  • Sample forms and report options
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, December 09, 2019, 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Ron Schilling
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Dec 09 – Dec 09 2019 Fall Education Tour - Navigating Minefields: Preventing Real Estate Disaster (3.75-Credit Hours) Eagan, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

No two transactions are the same; therefore, licensees need extensive knowledge to troubleshoot any circumstance encountered.

Nothing can match the dynamic discussions you’ll find in our Live Classroom setting. Interact with your peers, get your questions answered directly, and let our experienced instructors guide you to success!

In this class, you’ll see how some of the most common issues are also the most time-consuming and carry the greatest risk for your client and yourself. You’ll have an opportunity for lively discussion as you are guided through the obstacles, dilemmas, and hurdles that you are likely to encounter in your real estate transactions. By identifying the potential minefields and possible remedies in various situations, you’ll be prepared to guide your clients to a smooth and memorable real estate experience.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Key Benefits

  • Discusses issues from the perspective of the buyer and the seller
  • Allows for ample discussion—you’ll get to hear interesting problems others have faced and how those issues were resolved, as well as share your experiences with others
  • Addresses topics that can only come from experience in dealing with people—the more you know about what other professionals have faced, the better prepared you can be when you’re in a similar situation
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Eagan Community Center
  • 1501 Central Pkwy
  • Eagan, MN 55121

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, December 09, 2019, 12:45 PM - 4:30 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Aimee Hanson
Notes:
Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Dec 10 – Dec 10 2019 Fall Education Tour - Constructing Fact from Fiction: New Construction Today (7.5-Credit Hours) Eagan, MN Day
Salesperson 7.5
$108.00  Add to Cart 

A keen understanding of new construction and the ability to educate your clients has never been more important!

In this course, you’ll learn about the opportunities, costs, features, advantages, and challenges of new construction today. Whether you have a buyer determined to build or investigating building versus buying an existing home, this course will equip you to answer and advise your clients with confidence. Learn what’s changed in the last few years as new construction has made a comeback: land prices have increased steadily and building materials have sky-rocketed, while labor shortage is at an all-time high.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 7.5 hours of real estate continuingeducation. This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 7.5 hours for contractor continuing education.

Learn the answers to these questions:

  • What factors do you need to assess before you consider building?
  • What are the options for building? Type of structure, square footage, location, technology enhancements, and more!
  • How much will upgrades cost versus what clients see in model homes? Including assessing builder grade versus desired upgrades—the potential range may determine feasibility of build
  • What are change orders?
  • What are the soft costs that may be hidden?
  • How do building codes affect the cost of new construction?
  • What is the difference in financing a new versus existing home for your client?
  • How do you explain lot and homestead tax to your client?
  • What does a new construction contract look like?
  • How are commissions paid for representation on new construction and to whom?
  • What are the options for affordable housing with new construction?
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Eagan Community Center
  • 1501 Central Pkwy
  • Eagan, MN 55121

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Tue, December 10, 2019, 8:00 AM - 11:45 AM (local)
  • #2: Tue, December 10, 2019, 12:45 PM - 4:30 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Jerry Anderson
Notes:
Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Dec 11 – Dec 11 Identity Theft: Protecting Your Clients and Your Business Class (3.75-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

The odds of experiencing business identity theft are ever-increasing. The risks your business faces are bigger yet.

From a criminal’s perspective, it is significantly more cost-effective to steal business identities than individual identities. Learn how not to let your clients or your business fall victim! One step beyond “A Day in the Life of An Identify Thief,” learn how business ID theft spells potential disaster for your livelihood and your clients’. Learn how to respond if your clients’ information or yours is compromised. Plus, learn how to spot and address the warning signs.

True stories reveal the methods thieves use and what red flags suggest. Learn how to protect your business from a potential data-breach disaster. There’s never been more opportunity for identity thieves to strike your business. You’ll get the tools and information you need to diminish the havoc of business ID theft.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Topics Include:

  • How business information is hijacked
  • Red flags and appropriate actions
  • How easy it is to get and misuse your business information
  • Data breach prevention
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, December 11, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Stefan Salmonson
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Dec 18 – Dec 18 Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (Includes Lead, No Energy) Class (8-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 8
$249.00
Only 5 Seats Remaining
 Call Customer Support to Purchase  Call Customer Support to Purchase  Call Customer Support to Purchase

According to the EPA 2008 Lead Rule, anyone who disturbs greater than 20 square feet of lead based paint on an exterior wall; or disturbs an area greater than 6 square feet of interior paint per room needs to be trained in lead safe work practices. Our Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program gives you all the information, training and forms you need to comply with this new federal requirement. This hands-on course will walk you through job set up, lead-safe construction techniques, and the proper methods for jobsite clean-up and verification.

The Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program fulfills the mandatory eight-hour EPA training requirement, and has been approved for accreditation by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency as well as the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for contractor continuing education.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 8 hours of real estate continuing education.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 8 hours for contractor continuing education.
EPA accreditation to DF Institute, LLC dba Kaplan Real Estate Education for the purpose of certification under section 402 of TSCA for the renovator - refresher discipline.

Upon successful course completion you will be able to ensure overall compliance with the EPA RR&P Program, including:

  • Using an EPA acceptable test kit to determine the presence of lead-based paint
  • Provide on the job training for workers regarding lead safe practices
  • Establish work area containment fields
  • Direct work being performed on site
  • Perform project cleaning verification
  • Prepare required documentation
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, December 18, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Wed, December 18, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Dec 19 – Dec 19 7/1/19—6/30/20 SALESPERSON & BROKER REQUIRED MODULE: Agency, Fair Housing, & Energy Efficiency Class (3.75-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

Receive your 2019-2020 Required Module credit!

As a licensee, you are expected to understand numerous laws and regulations on top of having an awareness of unique issues in your market. This course will enhance your real estate knowledge and professionalism in the critical matters of Agency, Fair Housing, and Energy.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Key Benefits:

  • Understand the history and foundation of agency law and Minnesota license laws regarding agency relationships in a real estate transaction
  • Learn key facts about federal fair housing law and the Minnesota Human Rights Act
  • Understand how issues of energy efficiency relate to the Minnesota market
  • Satisfy Minnesota’s annual requirement for salespeople to take a required module, as well as the broker 1-hour requirement
  • Satisfy Minnesota’s requirement for 1 hour of agency and 1 hour of fair housing continuing education
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, December 19, 2019, 1:15 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Julie Olson
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Dec 30 – Dec 30 Tour d' Real Estate: What Homeowners Want (7.5-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 7.5
$108.00  Add to Cart 

Congratulations! We have survived the recent economic crisis, and many indicators show that the housing market has rebounded and continues to grow. So what has changed in the last ten years in terms of the house and its components? What are homeowners expecting when building or remodeling a property?

This class will help both real estate agents and contractors achieve business success by understanding how the physical house has changed and what their clients are looking for when making housing decisions.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 7.5 hours of real estate continuing education.

Topics include:

  • How has new construction changed?
  • How has the remodeling industry changed?
  • What are other living styles that people are embracing?
  • What housing components are considered “old” and what are considered “new”?
  • What are the latest technical offerings in housing?
  • How are occupant health and well-being being addressed?
  • What are other considerations and how can obstacles be avoided?
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, December 30, 2019, 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM (local)
  • #2: Mon, December 30, 2019, 1:15 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Dan Norby
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Jan 08 – Jan 08 Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (Includes Lead, No Energy) Class (8-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 8
$249.00  Add to Cart 

According to the EPA 2008 Lead Rule, anyone who disturbs greater than 20 square feet of lead based paint on an exterior wall; or disturbs an area greater than 6 square feet of interior paint per room needs to be trained in lead safe work practices. Our Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program gives you all the information, training and forms you need to comply with this new federal requirement. This hands-on course will walk you through job set up, lead-safe construction techniques, and the proper methods for jobsite clean-up and verification.

The Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program fulfills the mandatory eight-hour EPA training requirement, and has been approved for accreditation by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency as well as the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for contractor continuing education.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 8 hours of real estate continuing education.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 8 hours for contractor continuing education.
EPA accreditation to DF Institute, LLC dba Kaplan Real Estate Education for the purpose of certification under section 402 of TSCA for the renovator - refresher discipline.

Upon successful course completion you will be able to ensure overall compliance with the EPA RR&P Program, including:

  • Using an EPA acceptable test kit to determine the presence of lead-based paint
  • Provide on the job training for workers regarding lead safe practices
  • Establish work area containment fields
  • Direct work being performed on site
  • Perform project cleaning verification
  • Prepare required documentation
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, January 08, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Wed, January 08, 2020, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Jan 09 – Jan 09 Millennials: Challenging the Traditional Real Estate Model Class (3.75-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

NEW! Millennials: Challenging the Traditional Real Estate Model (3.75 Credits)

This course examines the factors driving today’s real estate market, beyond the newspaper headlines. Facts, trends, and hard data illustrate how the foremost factors for Baby Boomers no longer apply. You will learn how Millennials, today’s largest real estate client group, prefer to buy, sell, rent, strategize, and communicate with you. After this course, you will have a better understanding of how to represent these clients.

This course will challenge your approach to working with today’s buyers and sellers, and educate you about their specific preferences, including how builders and the real estate industry are responding to Millennials. Essential client expectations and patterns are explored, so you can re-tool your skill set of knowledge and practices, as well as reposition your branding and image to reflect an understanding of the new model. This course prepares you to work effectively and productively with Millennials, resulting in helping them achieve their real estate goals. Join us for this compelling look into the future of real estate.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Topics include:

  • Traditional versus Millennial real estate model
  • Defining the market
  • Wants, needs, and deal breakers
  • Motivation
  • The affected real estate market and model
  • Effective strategies for working with Millennials
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, January 09, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Aimee Hanson
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Jan 09 – Jan 09 The Twenty Most Cost-Effective Home Improvements Class (3.75-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

Here are 20 cost-effective home improvements that add value and enjoyment for every homeowner.

Homeowners are spending more time and money on fixing up their places than ever before. In fact, U.S. Census Bureau statistics indicate that maintenance and repairs make up about 30 percent of the expenditures. The other 70 percent is spent for alterations, major replacements, additions, and outside additions and alterations.

Here is your guide to 20 home improvements that maximize resale value. You’ll learn where the money goes in a typical remodeling job, and how much is spent on kitchen and bathroom remodeling, plumbing, HVAC, roofing and more.

You’ll get many ideas to help you communicate with clients and customers about value-added improvements.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Topics include:

  • Trends in remodeling spending
  • Setting spending priorities
  • Maintenance and repairs
  • Kitchen and bathroom remodeling
  • Avoiding hidden mechanical costs
  • Roofing and siding
  • Window upgrades that save energy
  • Environmental concerns
  • Cost vs. value analysis
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, January 09, 2020, 1:15 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Dan Norby
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Jan 10 – Jan 10 Good, Better, Best: When Quality, Price, and Value All Matter Class (7.5-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 7.5
$108.00  Add to Cart 

In this course, you will learn the universal language used by appraisers that contractors and real estate agents can translate to knowledge that pays when advising clients on everything from product selections to appropriate offers on property or identifying an appropriate listing price for selling a property. You’ll acquire an insider’s view of how value is defined and assigned by the appraiser.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, January 10, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM (local)
  • #2: Fri, January 10, 2020, 1:15 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Dan Norby
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Jan 14 – Jan 14 Constructing Fact from Fiction: New Construction Today (7.5-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 7.5
$108.00  Add to Cart 

A keen understanding of new construction and the ability to educate your clients has never been more important!

In this course, you’ll learn about the opportunities, costs, features, advantages, and challenges of new construction today. Whether you have a buyer determined to build or investigating building versus buying an existing home, this course will equip you to answer and advise your clients with confidence. Learn what’s changed in the last few years as new construction has made a comeback: land prices have increased steadily and building materials have sky-rocketed, while labor shortage is at an all-time high.

Learn the answers to these questions:

  • What factors do you need to assess before you consider building?
  • What are the options for building? Type of structure, square footage, location, technology enhancements, and more!
  • How much will upgrades cost versus what clients see in model homes? Including assessing builder grade versus desired upgrades—the potential range may determine feasibility of build
  • What are change orders?
  • What are the soft costs that may be hidden?
  • How do building codes affect the cost of new construction?
  • What is the difference in financing a new versus existing home for your client?
  • How do you explain lot and homestead tax to your client?
  • What does a new construction contract look like?
  • How are commissions paid for representation on new construction and to whom?
  • What are the options for affordable housing with new construction?
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Tue, January 14, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM (local)
  • #2: Tue, January 14, 2020, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Tim Whaley
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Jan 15 – Jan 15 Navigating Minefields: Preventing Real Estate Disaster Class (3.75-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

No two transactions are the same; therefore, licensees need extensive knowledge to troubleshoot any circumstance encountered.

Nothing can match the dynamic discussions you’ll find in our Live Classroom setting. Interact with your peers, get your questions answered directly, and let our experienced instructors guide you to success!

In this class, you’ll see how some of the most common issues are also the most time-consuming and carry the greatest risk for your client and yourself. You’ll have an opportunity for lively discussion as you are guided through the obstacles, dilemmas, and hurdles that you are likely to encounter in your real estate transactions. By identifying the potential minefields and possible remedies in various situations, you’ll be prepared to guide your clients to a smooth and memorable real estate experience.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Key Benefits

  • Discusses issues from the perspective of the buyer and the seller
  • Allows for ample discussion—you’ll get to hear interesting problems others have faced and how those issues were resolved, as well as share your experiences with others
  • Addresses topics that can only come from experience in dealing with people—the more you know about what other professionals have faced, the better prepared you can be when you’re in a similar situation
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, January 15, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Aimee Hanson
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Jan 15 – Jan 16 Minnesota to Wisconsin Real Estate License Course (7.5-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 7.5
$229.00  Add to Cart 

This class satisfies Wisconsin’s 13-hour education requirement to obtain a real estate salesperson license by endorsement. You qualify for this class if: A) you currently hold an active license in a state other than Wisconsin; or B) your license held in another state expired no more than two years ago. Minnesota students who complete this class also will receive 7.5 hours of Minnesota CE.


Now, in just two days you can complete your Wisconsin pre-licensing education requirements AND get 7.5 hours of Minnesota continuing education.
Are you one of the many Minnesota real estate licensees who have considered obtaining your Wisconsin real estate license, but haven’t wanted to deal with the hassle? Well, we have good news: The Wisconsin licensing process is a snap for Minnesota licensees!

Regulations in Wisconsin allow currently licensed Minnesota brokers and salespersons to obtain a Wisconsin license of the same level by attending approved education and passing the Wisconsin Real Estate Licensing Exam. To obtain a salesperson or broker license by endorsement (for applicants who have been licensed in another state within the past two years):

  • Salespersons AND brokers must complete a board-approved 13-hour pre-license education program for salespersons. (Brokers must complete an additional six hours of education.)
  • Pass the salesperson exam. (Brokers must complete the salesperson exam AND the broker exam.)
  • Submit an application.

Complete Your Wisconsin Salesperson Education Requirements in Just Two Days
That’s right—just two days. Prepared, scheduled, and presented to meet the needs of busy Minnesota real estate professionals who want to obtain a Wisconsin license, this two-day program will teach you exactly how to comply with Wisconsin laws... and it will prepare you for success on test day.

Experienced Wisconsin Instructors Cover the Laws
Your instructors are experienced Wisconsin trainers. They cover all of the topics required by the Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing and included in the exam.

Your Completion Certificate
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a completion certificate showing 13 credit hours of Wisconsin Salesperson licensing education. Individuals seeking a broker license will need to complete an additional 6 hours of education.

BONUS! Also Approved for 7.5 Hours of Minnesota Continuing Education
If you currently hold a Minnesota salesperson or broker license, you’ll be happy to know that you can complete the hours to obtain a Wisconsin license and fulfill 7.5 hours of Minnesota continuing education requirement at the same time.

Topics Include:

  • Wisconsin Licensing Legislation and Rules
  • Agency
  • Ownership and Transfer of Property
  • Land Use Controls and Regulations
  • Valuing and Financing Property; Calculations
  • Disclosures
  • Contract Law and Approved Forms
  • Business Ethics
  • Fair Housing
  • Federal Antitrust Law
  • Trust Accounts, Responsibilities, and Leasing

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 7.5 hours of real estate continuing education.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, January 15, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Wed, January 15, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)
  • #3: Thu, January 16, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #4: Thu, January 16, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Jan 15 – Jan 15 7/1/19—6/30/20 SALESPERSON & BROKER REQUIRED MODULE: Agency, Fair Housing, & Energy Efficiency Class (3.75-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

Receive your 2019-2020 Required Module credit!

As a licensee, you are expected to understand numerous laws and regulations on top of having an awareness of unique issues in your market. This course will enhance your real estate knowledge and professionalism in the critical matters of Agency, Fair Housing, and Energy.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Key Benefits:

  • Understand the history and foundation of agency law and Minnesota license laws regarding agency relationships in a real estate transaction
  • Learn key facts about federal fair housing law and the Minnesota Human Rights Act
  • Understand how issues of energy efficiency relate to the Minnesota market
  • Satisfy Minnesota’s annual requirement for salespeople to take a required module, as well as the broker 1-hour requirement
  • Satisfy Minnesota’s requirement for 1 hour of agency and 1 hour of fair housing continuing education
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, January 15, 2020, 1:15 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Steve Pedersen
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Jan 23 – Jan 23 Residential Building Contractor/Remodeler Update: Surviving to Thriving Class (Includes Energy) (7-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 7
$108.00  Add to Cart 

This course offers current, relevant industry topics and data that will help you navigate the ever-changing landscape of the construction industry.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, January 23, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Thu, January 23, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Jan 24 – Jan 24 Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (Includes Lead, No Energy) Class (8-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 8
$249.00  Add to Cart 

According to the EPA 2008 Lead Rule, anyone who disturbs greater than 20 square feet of lead based paint on an exterior wall; or disturbs an area greater than 6 square feet of interior paint per room needs to be trained in lead safe work practices. Our Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program gives you all the information, training and forms you need to comply with this new federal requirement. This hands-on course will walk you through job set up, lead-safe construction techniques, and the proper methods for jobsite clean-up and verification.

The Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program fulfills the mandatory eight-hour EPA training requirement, and has been approved for accreditation by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency as well as the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for contractor continuing education.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 8 hours of real estate continuing education.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 8 hours for contractor continuing education.
EPA accreditation to DF Institute, LLC dba Kaplan Real Estate Education for the purpose of certification under section 402 of TSCA for the renovator - refresher discipline.

Upon successful course completion you will be able to ensure overall compliance with the EPA RR&P Program, including:

  • Using an EPA acceptable test kit to determine the presence of lead-based paint
  • Provide on the job training for workers regarding lead safe practices
  • Establish work area containment fields
  • Direct work being performed on site
  • Perform project cleaning verification
  • Prepare required documentation
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, January 24, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Fri, January 24, 2020, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Jan 29 – Jan 29 Real Estate: How to Leave A Legacy Class (3.75-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

Real estate is a perfect tool for creating a legacy.

In this course, you will learn why so many families transfer not only wealth, but also history and meaningful connections to the next generation with the deed to real property. You’ll learn how to create legacy with real estate, some of the special and legal considerations you should know, and also how to design a self-funding mechanism for improvements, repairs, taxes, insurance, and management of the property. 

Our industry expert will also share with you the current estate and gift tax exemptions and valuable annual gift tax exclusion information. You’ll learn about the options for transferring real estate to the next generation, including the advantages and disadvantages of each. You’ll also learn about advanced methods of transfer and the transfer on death deed (TODD). Join us to acquire the essentials you need  to make the best real estate decisions that will live on for years to come.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Topics include

  • Why real estate is a good choice in legacy planning
  • Legal concerns
  • Transfer alternatives
  • Co-tenancy agreements, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and trusts
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, January 29, 2020, 1:15 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Nathan Nelson
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Feb 03 – Feb 03 7/1/19—6/30/20 SALESPERSON & BROKER REQUIRED MODULE: Agency, Fair Housing, & Energy Efficiency Class (3.75-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

Receive your 2019-2020 Required Module credit!

As a licensee, you are expected to understand numerous laws and regulations on top of having an awareness of unique issues in your market. This course will enhance your real estate knowledge and professionalism in the critical matters of Agency, Fair Housing, and Energy.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Key Benefits:

  • Understand the history and foundation of agency law and Minnesota license laws regarding agency relationships in a real estate transaction
  • Learn key facts about federal fair housing law and the Minnesota Human Rights Act
  • Understand how issues of energy efficiency relate to the Minnesota market
  • Satisfy Minnesota’s annual requirement for salespeople to take a required module, as well as the broker 1-hour requirement
  • Satisfy Minnesota’s requirement for 1 hour of agency and 1 hour of fair housing continuing education
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, February 03, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • John Rudeen
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Feb 03 – Feb 03 Financing Update: The Must Know Programs & Details to Close More Deals Class (3.75-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

Stay current on the latest changes in real estate financing!

Understanding today’s mortgage and financing options is critical for real estate professionals. This course guides you through the complex choices in mortgage financing. Learn how to thrive in this business by understanding the current industry trends, laws, and requirements.

This course will bring you up to date and give you the information your clients are requesting. Learn about new loan programs and mortgage regulations.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Topics include:

  • FNMA HomeReady program
  • Asset assist programs
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
  • Determining PITI
  • Credit scoring
  • Steps for a successful closing
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, February 03, 2020, 1:15 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Jerry Anderson
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Feb 05 – Feb 05 Course 1: Wisconsin Listing Contracts (3.75-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$65.00  Add to Cart 

Licensed real estate brokers and salespersons in Wisconsin must satisfy continuing education requirements during each licensing period—December 15 of even-numbered years to December 14 of even-numbered years. As one of six approved courses, this course fulfills 3 hours of the required 18 hours of continuing education in each biennium.

This live course fulfills the requirements of Wisconsin’s 2019–2020 Continuing Education Curriculum for Course 1: Wisconsin Listing Contracts. It delves into the statutes and regulations that pertain to disclosure obligations and real estate reports, appropriate marketing and advertising, and commissions. The final exam contains 15 multiple-choice items.

Key Benefits:

  • Approved by the Minnesota Department of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education, including 1 hour of credit for Agency continuing education
  • Approved by the State of Wisconsin: Department of Regulation and Licensing for 3 hours of real estate continuing education
  • Ideal for dually approved Minnesota and Wisconsin real estate licensees
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, February 05, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Feb 05 – Feb 05 Course 2: Wisconsin Offers to Purchase (3.75-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$65.00  Add to Cart 

Licensed real estate brokers and salespersons in Wisconsin must satisfy continuing education requirements during each licensing period—December 15 of even-numbered years to December 14 of even-numbered years. As one of six approved courses, this course fulfills 3 hours of the required 18 hours of continuing education in each biennium.

This live course fulfills the requirements of Wisconsin’s 2019–2020 Continuing Education Curriculum for Course 2: Wisconsin Offers to Purchase. Topics include inspection and testing, financing and appraisal contingencies, and closing of buyer’s property and secondary offer contingencies. The final exam contains 15 multiple-choice items.

Key Benefits:

  • Approved by the Minnesota Department of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education
  • Approved by the State of Wisconsin: Department of Regulation and Licensing for 3 hours of real estate continuing education
  • Ideal for dually approved Minnesota and Wisconsin real estate licensees
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, February 05, 2020, 1:15 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Feb 06 – Feb 06 Course 3: Wisconsin New Developments (3.75-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$65.00  Add to Cart 

Licensed real estate brokers and salespersons in Wisconsin must satisfy continuing education requirements during each licensing period—December 15 of even-numbered years to December 14 of even-numbered years. As one of six approved courses, this course fulfills 3 hours of the required 18 hours of continuing education in each biennium.

This live course fulfills the requirements of Wisconsin’s 2019–2020 Continuing Education Curriculum for Course 3: Wisconsin New Developments. Topics include Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services Complaint and Discipline Process, Wisconsin Real Estate Statutes and Administrative Code, and Wisconsin Approved Forms. The final exam contains 15 multiple-choice items.

Key Benefits:

  • Approved by the Minnesota Department of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education
  • Approved by the State of Wisconsin: Department of Regulation and Licensing for 3 hours of real estate continuing education
  • Ideal for dually approved Minnesota and Wisconsin real estate licensees
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, February 06, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Feb 06 – Feb 06 Course 4: Wisconsin Real Estate Ethics and Consumer Protection (3.75-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$65.00  Add to Cart 

Ethics and consumer protection laws are constantly changing…stay in the know to stay out of trouble.

Licensed real estate brokers and salespersons in Wisconsin must satisfy continuing education requirements during each licensing period—December 15 of even-numbered years to December 14 of even-numbered years. As one of six approved courses, this course fulfills three hours of the required 18 hours of continuing education in each biennium.

This live course fulfills the requirements of Wisconsin’s 2019–2020 Continuing Education Curriculum for Course 4: Wisconsin Real Estate Ethics and Consumer Protection. It examines the statutes and regulations that pertain to general licensee duties, including the duty to disclose material facts, fair housing laws and protected classes, assistance animals, specific responsibilities and ethical standards, and discipline of licensees. The final exam contains 15 multiple-choice items.

Key Benefits:

  • Approved by the Minnesota Department of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education
  • Approved by the State of Wisconsin: Department of Regulation and Licensing for 3 hours of real estate continuing education
  • Ideal for dually approved Minnesota and Wisconsin real estate licensees
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, February 06, 2020, 1:15 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Feb 07 – Feb 07 Course 5: Wisconsin Real Estate Law and Practice (3.75-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$65.00  Add to Cart 

From liens to cooperative agreement, learn what you need to know about real estate law and practice.

Licensed real estate brokers and salespersons in Wisconsin must satisfy continuing education requirements during each licensing period—December 15 of even-numbered years to December 14 of even-numbered years. As one of six approved courses, this course fulfills three hours of the required 18 hours of continuing education in each biennium.

This live course fulfills the requirements of Wisconsin’s 2019–2020 Continuing Education Curriculum for Course 5: Wisconsin Real Estate Law and Practice. The course delves into liens on real property for unpaid commissions, as well as aspects of liens such as perfection and satisfaction, fraud, misrepresentation, unethical practices, and referral fees and cooperative agreements. The final exam contains 15 multiple-choice items.

Key Benefits:

  • Approved by the Minnesota Department of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education
  • Approved by the State of Wisconsin: Department of Regulation and Licensing for 3 hours of real estate continuing education
  • Ideal for dually approved Minnesota and Wisconsin real estate licensees
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, February 07, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Feb 07 – Feb 07 Course 6: Wisconsin Real Estate Transactions (3.75-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$65.00  Add to Cart 

Transactions can make or break you…learn everything you need to be successful.

Licensed real estate brokers and salespersons in Wisconsin must satisfy continuing education requirements during each licensing period—December 15 of even-numbered years to December 14 of even-numbered years. As one of six approved courses, this course fulfills three hours of the required 18 hours of continuing education in each biennium.

This live course fulfills the requirements of Wisconsin’s 2019–2020 Continuing Education Curriculum for Course 6: Wisconsin Real Estate Transactions. This course explores agency agreements, approved forms and when to use them, the many and varied contingencies on a contract to sell or purchase, the duties of independent practice and independent contractors, as well as the skills and forms involved in offer and counteroffer. The final exam contains 15 multiple-choice items.

Key Benefits:

  • Approved by the Minnesota Department of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education
  • Approved by the State of Wisconsin: Department of Regulation and Licensing for 3 hours of real estate continuing education
  • Ideal for dually approved Minnesota and Wisconsin real estate licensees
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, February 07, 2020, 1:15 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Feb 10 – Feb 10 Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (Includes Lead, No Energy) Class (8-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 8
$249.00  Add to Cart 

According to the EPA 2008 Lead Rule, anyone who disturbs greater than 20 square feet of lead based paint on an exterior wall; or disturbs an area greater than 6 square feet of interior paint per room needs to be trained in lead safe work practices. Our Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program gives you all the information, training and forms you need to comply with this new federal requirement. This hands-on course will walk you through job set up, lead-safe construction techniques, and the proper methods for jobsite clean-up and verification.

The Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program fulfills the mandatory eight-hour EPA training requirement, and has been approved for accreditation by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency as well as the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for contractor continuing education.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 8 hours of real estate continuing education.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 8 hours for contractor continuing education.
EPA accreditation to DF Institute, LLC dba Kaplan Real Estate Education for the purpose of certification under section 402 of TSCA for the renovator - refresher discipline.

Upon successful course completion you will be able to ensure overall compliance with the EPA RR&P Program, including:

  • Using an EPA acceptable test kit to determine the presence of lead-based paint
  • Provide on the job training for workers regarding lead safe practices
  • Establish work area containment fields
  • Direct work being performed on site
  • Perform project cleaning verification
  • Prepare required documentation
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, February 10, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Mon, February 10, 2020, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Feb 13 – Feb 13 Relocation Essentials: Grow and Serve More Clients Class (3.75-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

Corporations around the world still relocate thousands of their employees each year, despite the global move toward a more virtual work environment. In this course, you will learn how to become the world’s leading company A-listed relocation expert.

This course will give you a comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals of relocation. You’ll learn about the players and the processes involved and how relocation listing transactions differ when a corporation purchases the property. You will also learn how to identify and negotiate common problems involving home sale timing, temporary housing, corporate benefit programs, tax implications and more!

If you want to open up a new business opportunity, skillfully representing relocation clients, increase your knowledge now. This course is an essential element to your business plan.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 3/75 hours for contractor continuing education.

Topics Include:

  • Critical partners: roles and responsibilities
  • Process: Unique to relocation
  • Addressing obstacles and resolving problems unique to relocations
  • Cultivation of preferred networks to help generate more income
  • Income and tax related considerations
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, February 13, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Anne Lee
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Feb 13 – Feb 13 Mediate-Arbitrate-Litigate: An Informed Decision Class (3.75-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

Ever wonder the difference between mediation, arbitration, and litigation and when each is best suited for the situation?

In this class, you will learn the features, advantages, benefits, and limitations of each of these three dispute resolution types in order to help you educate your clients concerning their choices at critical and often tense decision making junctures.

Each of the three dispute resolution types are examined and explained in simple yet comprehensive terms to enable your understanding and increase your confidence in communicating the specifics clearly to your clients when they need it most. Learn the difference between binding and non-binding arbitration, the defining elements and consequences of both, as well as the potential for an arbitration appeal.  Many situations and questions, such as: “Should a single arbitrator be selected or a panel?” are considered for each of the dispute resolution options.

You will also examine what your specific role is in each type of resolution, including what is NOT your role and when consulting an attorney is vital. You’ll learn what happens when one dispute resolution method fails and what choices remain.  You may be surprised to learn where each of these resolutions takes place and how that can influence the accuracy and outcome of the decision. Real life situations illustrate each dispute resolution option to help you gain relevant and applicable knowledge to use in future situations, limit you chances of being sued, and prepare you for the real estate world of today.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Topics Include:

  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Sellers Property Disclosure Statement
  • Inspection
  • Case Study
  • Lawsuits
  • Title Insurance
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, February 13, 2020, 1:15 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Aimee Hanson
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Feb 14 – Feb 14 Residential Building Contractor/Remodeler Update: Surviving to Thriving Class (Includes Energy) (7-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 7
$108.00  Add to Cart 

This course offers current, relevant industry topics and data that will help you navigate the ever-changing landscape of the construction industry.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, February 14, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Fri, February 14, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Feb 20 – Feb 20 Certified Renovator Refresher Training Course (4-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 4
$189.00  Add to Cart 

Don’t miss your EPA lead-safe certification renewal and lose your EPA Certified Renovator status. Secure your seat and enroll today!

Attention all everyone who became an EPA Certified Renovator in year 2010 or earlier. That certification will expire after 5 years. You must complete this new 4-Hour EPA Certified Renovator Refresher Training Course in order to maintain your Certified Renovator status. Brightwood offers this EPA-approved 4-hour refresher course that will add an additional 5 years to your Certified Renovator status. This new course satisfies all the refresher requirements and includes a hands-on training session on testing for lead and cleaning verification. At the end of this course, you will receive an EPA certification showing your successful completion of the course, including photo ID. Remember that the EPA is finding and fining uncertified contractors for not being certified or for not following the RRP rules and procedures. The fines are up to $37,500 per occurrence per day. Don’t take a chance—take this fast-paced hands-on course and renew your EPA lead-safe certification.

Topics include:

  • RRP rules and procedures
  • Lead and cleaning verification

EPA accreditation to Virginia College, LLC DBA Brightwood Career Institute for the purpose of certification under section 402 of TSCA for the renovator - refresher discipline.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of real estate continuing education.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 4 hours for contractor continuing education.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, February 20, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Feb 20 – Feb 20 7/1/19—6/30/20 SALESPERSON & BROKER REQUIRED MODULE: Agency, Fair Housing, & Energy Efficiency Class (3.75-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

Receive your 2019-2020 Required Module credit!

As a licensee, you are expected to understand numerous laws and regulations on top of having an awareness of unique issues in your market. This course will enhance your real estate knowledge and professionalism in the critical matters of Agency, Fair Housing, and Energy.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Key Benefits:

  • Understand the history and foundation of agency law and Minnesota license laws regarding agency relationships in a real estate transaction
  • Learn key facts about federal fair housing law and the Minnesota Human Rights Act
  • Understand how issues of energy efficiency relate to the Minnesota market
  • Satisfy Minnesota’s annual requirement for salespeople to take a required module, as well as the broker 1-hour requirement
  • Satisfy Minnesota’s requirement for 1 hour of agency and 1 hour of fair housing continuing education
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, February 20, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Chris Winter
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Feb 20 – Feb 20 Accessibility, Certifications, and Energy Improvements Class (3-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 3
$39.00  Add to Cart 

In this course, you will learn more about Minnesota making the contractor registration program permanent, as well as the details of this program. You’ll also explore universal design and how contractors can achieve new certifications, which are part of this rapidly growing market. In addition, you will review eight energy-related sales opportunities and receive an hour of energy focusing on an energy-conscious remodel.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of real estate continuing education.

Topics include:

  • Minnesota contractor registration program
  • Universal design
  • Eight energy-related sales opportunities
  • Energy hour on an energy-conscious remodel
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, February 20, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Feb 21 – Feb 21 Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (Includes Lead, No Energy) Class (8-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 8
$249.00  Add to Cart 

According to the EPA 2008 Lead Rule, anyone who disturbs greater than 20 square feet of lead based paint on an exterior wall; or disturbs an area greater than 6 square feet of interior paint per room needs to be trained in lead safe work practices. Our Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program gives you all the information, training and forms you need to comply with this new federal requirement. This hands-on course will walk you through job set up, lead-safe construction techniques, and the proper methods for jobsite clean-up and verification.

The Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program fulfills the mandatory eight-hour EPA training requirement, and has been approved for accreditation by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency as well as the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for contractor continuing education.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 8 hours of real estate continuing education.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 8 hours for contractor continuing education.
EPA accreditation to DF Institute, LLC dba Kaplan Real Estate Education for the purpose of certification under section 402 of TSCA for the renovator - refresher discipline.

Upon successful course completion you will be able to ensure overall compliance with the EPA RR&P Program, including:

  • Using an EPA acceptable test kit to determine the presence of lead-based paint
  • Provide on the job training for workers regarding lead safe practices
  • Establish work area containment fields
  • Direct work being performed on site
  • Perform project cleaning verification
  • Prepare required documentation
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, February 21, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Fri, February 21, 2020, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Feb 24 – Feb 24 Understanding Association Ownership (3.75-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 3.75
$59.00  Add to Cart 

Learn the ins and outs of Common Interest Communities, one of the fasting growing forms of ownership in Minnesota and across the country.

This half-day course describes various forms of CICs, including condominiums, townhomes, cooperatives, mixed use, and conversions. It identifies the characteristics of the leading buyers (both Millennials and Baby Boomers), as well as ways to assess the CICs financial security. Including a sample balance sheet and budget, and a discussion of how the real estate market’s unprecedented fluctuations effect associations, this course covers all the essentials, from financing to marketing to management. Enroll Today!

Topics Include:

  • Common Interest Communities and How They Operate
  • Marketing in a CIC to Get Your Client Top Dollar
  • Is the Association Financially Sound?
  • What’s important in a Resale Disclosure?

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, February 24, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Tim Broms
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Feb 28 – Feb 28 Tour d' Real Estate: What Homeowners Want (7.5-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 7.5
$108.00  Add to Cart 

Congratulations! We have survived the recent economic crisis, and many indicators show that the housing market has rebounded and continues to grow. So what has changed in the last ten years in terms of the house and its components? What are homeowners expecting when building or remodeling a property?

This class will help both real estate agents and contractors achieve business success by understanding how the physical house has changed and what their clients are looking for when making housing decisions.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 7.5 hours of real estate continuing education.

Topics include:

  • How has new construction changed?
  • How has the remodeling industry changed?
  • What are other living styles that people are embracing?
  • What housing components are considered “old” and what are considered “new”?
  • What are the latest technical offerings in housing?
  • How are occupant health and well-being being addressed?
  • What are other considerations and how can obstacles be avoided?
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, February 28, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM (local)
  • #2: Fri, February 28, 2020, 1:15 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Dan Norby
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Mar 10 – Mar 10 Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (Includes Lead, No Energy) Class (8-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 8
$249.00  Add to Cart 

According to the EPA 2008 Lead Rule, anyone who disturbs greater than 20 square feet of lead based paint on an exterior wall; or disturbs an area greater than 6 square feet of interior paint per room needs to be trained in lead safe work practices. Our Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program gives you all the information, training and forms you need to comply with this new federal requirement. This hands-on course will walk you through job set up, lead-safe construction techniques, and the proper methods for jobsite clean-up and verification.

The Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program fulfills the mandatory eight-hour EPA training requirement, and has been approved for accreditation by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency as well as the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for contractor continuing education.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 8 hours of real estate continuing education.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 8 hours for contractor continuing education.
EPA accreditation to DF Institute, LLC dba Kaplan Real Estate Education for the purpose of certification under section 402 of TSCA for the renovator - refresher discipline.

Upon successful course completion you will be able to ensure overall compliance with the EPA RR&P Program, including:

  • Using an EPA acceptable test kit to determine the presence of lead-based paint
  • Provide on the job training for workers regarding lead safe practices
  • Establish work area containment fields
  • Direct work being performed on site
  • Perform project cleaning verification
  • Prepare required documentation
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Tue, March 10, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Tue, March 10, 2020, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Mar 16 – Mar 16 Residential Building Contractor/Remodeler Update: Surviving to Thriving Class (Includes Energy) (7-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 7
$108.00  Add to Cart 

This course offers current, relevant industry topics and data that will help you navigate the ever-changing landscape of the construction industry.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, March 16, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Mon, March 16, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Mar 25 – Mar 26 Minnesota to Wisconsin Real Estate License Course (7.5-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 7.5
$229.00  Add to Cart 

This class satisfies Wisconsin’s 13-hour education requirement to obtain a real estate salesperson license by endorsement. You qualify for this class if: A) you currently hold an active license in a state other than Wisconsin; or B) your license held in another state expired no more than two years ago. Minnesota students who complete this class also will receive 7.5 hours of Minnesota CE.


Now, in just two days you can complete your Wisconsin pre-licensing education requirements AND get 7.5 hours of Minnesota continuing education.
Are you one of the many Minnesota real estate licensees who have considered obtaining your Wisconsin real estate license, but haven’t wanted to deal with the hassle? Well, we have good news: The Wisconsin licensing process is a snap for Minnesota licensees!

Regulations in Wisconsin allow currently licensed Minnesota brokers and salespersons to obtain a Wisconsin license of the same level by attending approved education and passing the Wisconsin Real Estate Licensing Exam. To obtain a salesperson or broker license by endorsement (for applicants who have been licensed in another state within the past two years):

  • Salespersons AND brokers must complete a board-approved 13-hour pre-license education program for salespersons. (Brokers must complete an additional six hours of education.)
  • Pass the salesperson exam. (Brokers must complete the salesperson exam AND the broker exam.)
  • Submit an application.

Complete Your Wisconsin Salesperson Education Requirements in Just Two Days
That’s right—just two days. Prepared, scheduled, and presented to meet the needs of busy Minnesota real estate professionals who want to obtain a Wisconsin license, this two-day program will teach you exactly how to comply with Wisconsin laws... and it will prepare you for success on test day.

Experienced Wisconsin Instructors Cover the Laws
Your instructors are experienced Wisconsin trainers. They cover all of the topics required by the Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing and included in the exam.

Your Completion Certificate
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a completion certificate showing 13 credit hours of Wisconsin Salesperson licensing education. Individuals seeking a broker license will need to complete an additional 6 hours of education.

BONUS! Also Approved for 7.5 Hours of Minnesota Continuing Education
If you currently hold a Minnesota salesperson or broker license, you’ll be happy to know that you can complete the hours to obtain a Wisconsin license and fulfill 7.5 hours of Minnesota continuing education requirement at the same time.

Topics Include:

  • Wisconsin Licensing Legislation and Rules
  • Agency
  • Ownership and Transfer of Property
  • Land Use Controls and Regulations
  • Valuing and Financing Property; Calculations
  • Disclosures
  • Contract Law and Approved Forms
  • Business Ethics
  • Fair Housing
  • Federal Antitrust Law
  • Trust Accounts, Responsibilities, and Leasing

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 7.5 hours of real estate continuing education.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, March 25, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Wed, March 25, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)
  • #3: Thu, March 26, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #4: Thu, March 26, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Mar 26 – Mar 26 Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (Includes Lead, No Energy) Class (8-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 8
$249.00  Add to Cart 

According to the EPA 2008 Lead Rule, anyone who disturbs greater than 20 square feet of lead based paint on an exterior wall; or disturbs an area greater than 6 square feet of interior paint per room needs to be trained in lead safe work practices. Our Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program gives you all the information, training and forms you need to comply with this new federal requirement. This hands-on course will walk you through job set up, lead-safe construction techniques, and the proper methods for jobsite clean-up and verification.

The Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program fulfills the mandatory eight-hour EPA training requirement, and has been approved for accreditation by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency as well as the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for contractor continuing education.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 8 hours of real estate continuing education.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 8 hours for contractor continuing education.
EPA accreditation to DF Institute, LLC dba Kaplan Real Estate Education for the purpose of certification under section 402 of TSCA for the renovator - refresher discipline.

Upon successful course completion you will be able to ensure overall compliance with the EPA RR&P Program, including:

  • Using an EPA acceptable test kit to determine the presence of lead-based paint
  • Provide on the job training for workers regarding lead safe practices
  • Establish work area containment fields
  • Direct work being performed on site
  • Perform project cleaning verification
  • Prepare required documentation
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, March 26, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Thu, March 26, 2020, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Apr 13 – Apr 13 Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (Includes Lead, No Energy) Class (8-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 8
$249.00  Add to Cart 

According to the EPA 2008 Lead Rule, anyone who disturbs greater than 20 square feet of lead based paint on an exterior wall; or disturbs an area greater than 6 square feet of interior paint per room needs to be trained in lead safe work practices. Our Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program gives you all the information, training and forms you need to comply with this new federal requirement. This hands-on course will walk you through job set up, lead-safe construction techniques, and the proper methods for jobsite clean-up and verification.

The Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program fulfills the mandatory eight-hour EPA training requirement, and has been approved for accreditation by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency as well as the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for contractor continuing education.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 8 hours of real estate continuing education.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 8 hours for contractor continuing education.
EPA accreditation to DF Institute, LLC dba Kaplan Real Estate Education for the purpose of certification under section 402 of TSCA for the renovator - refresher discipline.

Upon successful course completion you will be able to ensure overall compliance with the EPA RR&P Program, including:

  • Using an EPA acceptable test kit to determine the presence of lead-based paint
  • Provide on the job training for workers regarding lead safe practices
  • Establish work area containment fields
  • Direct work being performed on site
  • Perform project cleaning verification
  • Prepare required documentation
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, April 13, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Mon, April 13, 2020, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
May 06 – May 06 Certified Renovator Refresher Training Course (4-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 4
$189.00  Add to Cart 

Don’t miss your EPA lead-safe certification renewal and lose your EPA Certified Renovator status. Secure your seat and enroll today!

Attention all everyone who became an EPA Certified Renovator in year 2010 or earlier. That certification will expire after 5 years. You must complete this new 4-Hour EPA Certified Renovator Refresher Training Course in order to maintain your Certified Renovator status. Brightwood offers this EPA-approved 4-hour refresher course that will add an additional 5 years to your Certified Renovator status. This new course satisfies all the refresher requirements and includes a hands-on training session on testing for lead and cleaning verification. At the end of this course, you will receive an EPA certification showing your successful completion of the course, including photo ID. Remember that the EPA is finding and fining uncertified contractors for not being certified or for not following the RRP rules and procedures. The fines are up to $37,500 per occurrence per day. Don’t take a chance—take this fast-paced hands-on course and renew your EPA lead-safe certification.

Topics include:

  • RRP rules and procedures
  • Lead and cleaning verification

EPA accreditation to Virginia College, LLC DBA Brightwood Career Institute for the purpose of certification under section 402 of TSCA for the renovator - refresher discipline.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of real estate continuing education.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 4 hours for contractor continuing education.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, May 06, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
May 06 – May 07 Minnesota to Wisconsin Real Estate License Course (7.5-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 7.5
$229.00  Add to Cart 

This class satisfies Wisconsin’s 13-hour education requirement to obtain a real estate salesperson license by endorsement. You qualify for this class if: A) you currently hold an active license in a state other than Wisconsin; or B) your license held in another state expired no more than two years ago. Minnesota students who complete this class also will receive 7.5 hours of Minnesota CE.


Now, in just two days you can complete your Wisconsin pre-licensing education requirements AND get 7.5 hours of Minnesota continuing education.
Are you one of the many Minnesota real estate licensees who have considered obtaining your Wisconsin real estate license, but haven’t wanted to deal with the hassle? Well, we have good news: The Wisconsin licensing process is a snap for Minnesota licensees!

Regulations in Wisconsin allow currently licensed Minnesota brokers and salespersons to obtain a Wisconsin license of the same level by attending approved education and passing the Wisconsin Real Estate Licensing Exam. To obtain a salesperson or broker license by endorsement (for applicants who have been licensed in another state within the past two years):

  • Salespersons AND brokers must complete a board-approved 13-hour pre-license education program for salespersons. (Brokers must complete an additional six hours of education.)
  • Pass the salesperson exam. (Brokers must complete the salesperson exam AND the broker exam.)
  • Submit an application.

Complete Your Wisconsin Salesperson Education Requirements in Just Two Days
That’s right—just two days. Prepared, scheduled, and presented to meet the needs of busy Minnesota real estate professionals who want to obtain a Wisconsin license, this two-day program will teach you exactly how to comply with Wisconsin laws... and it will prepare you for success on test day.

Experienced Wisconsin Instructors Cover the Laws
Your instructors are experienced Wisconsin trainers. They cover all of the topics required by the Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing and included in the exam.

Your Completion Certificate
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a completion certificate showing 13 credit hours of Wisconsin Salesperson licensing education. Individuals seeking a broker license will need to complete an additional 6 hours of education.

BONUS! Also Approved for 7.5 Hours of Minnesota Continuing Education
If you currently hold a Minnesota salesperson or broker license, you’ll be happy to know that you can complete the hours to obtain a Wisconsin license and fulfill 7.5 hours of Minnesota continuing education requirement at the same time.

Topics Include:

  • Wisconsin Licensing Legislation and Rules
  • Agency
  • Ownership and Transfer of Property
  • Land Use Controls and Regulations
  • Valuing and Financing Property; Calculations
  • Disclosures
  • Contract Law and Approved Forms
  • Business Ethics
  • Fair Housing
  • Federal Antitrust Law
  • Trust Accounts, Responsibilities, and Leasing

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 7.5 hours of real estate continuing education.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, May 06, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Wed, May 06, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)
  • #3: Thu, May 07, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #4: Thu, May 07, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
May 06 – May 06 Accessibility, Certifications, and Energy Improvements Class (3-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 3
$39.00  Add to Cart 

In this course, you will learn more about Minnesota making the contractor registration program permanent, as well as the details of this program. You’ll also explore universal design and how contractors can achieve new certifications, which are part of this rapidly growing market. In addition, you will review eight energy-related sales opportunities and receive an hour of energy focusing on an energy-conscious remodel.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of real estate continuing education.

Topics include:

  • Minnesota contractor registration program
  • Universal design
  • Eight energy-related sales opportunities
  • Energy hour on an energy-conscious remodel
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, May 06, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
May 19 – May 19 Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (Includes Lead, No Energy) Class (8-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 8
$249.00  Add to Cart 

According to the EPA 2008 Lead Rule, anyone who disturbs greater than 20 square feet of lead based paint on an exterior wall; or disturbs an area greater than 6 square feet of interior paint per room needs to be trained in lead safe work practices. Our Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program gives you all the information, training and forms you need to comply with this new federal requirement. This hands-on course will walk you through job set up, lead-safe construction techniques, and the proper methods for jobsite clean-up and verification.

The Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program fulfills the mandatory eight-hour EPA training requirement, and has been approved for accreditation by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency as well as the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for contractor continuing education.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 8 hours of real estate continuing education.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 8 hours for contractor continuing education.
EPA accreditation to DF Institute, LLC dba Kaplan Real Estate Education for the purpose of certification under section 402 of TSCA for the renovator - refresher discipline.

Upon successful course completion you will be able to ensure overall compliance with the EPA RR&P Program, including:

  • Using an EPA acceptable test kit to determine the presence of lead-based paint
  • Provide on the job training for workers regarding lead safe practices
  • Establish work area containment fields
  • Direct work being performed on site
  • Perform project cleaning verification
  • Prepare required documentation
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Tue, May 19, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Tue, May 19, 2020, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Jun 19 – Jun 19 Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (Includes Lead, No Energy) Class (8-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 8
$249.00  Add to Cart 

According to the EPA 2008 Lead Rule, anyone who disturbs greater than 20 square feet of lead based paint on an exterior wall; or disturbs an area greater than 6 square feet of interior paint per room needs to be trained in lead safe work practices. Our Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program gives you all the information, training and forms you need to comply with this new federal requirement. This hands-on course will walk you through job set up, lead-safe construction techniques, and the proper methods for jobsite clean-up and verification.

The Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program fulfills the mandatory eight-hour EPA training requirement, and has been approved for accreditation by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency as well as the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for contractor continuing education.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 8 hours of real estate continuing education.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 8 hours for contractor continuing education.
EPA accreditation to DF Institute, LLC dba Kaplan Real Estate Education for the purpose of certification under section 402 of TSCA for the renovator - refresher discipline.

Upon successful course completion you will be able to ensure overall compliance with the EPA RR&P Program, including:

  • Using an EPA acceptable test kit to determine the presence of lead-based paint
  • Provide on the job training for workers regarding lead safe practices
  • Establish work area containment fields
  • Direct work being performed on site
  • Perform project cleaning verification
  • Prepare required documentation
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, June 19, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Fri, June 19, 2020, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Jul 08 – Jul 09 Minnesota to Wisconsin Real Estate License Course (7.5-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 7.5
$229.00  Add to Cart 

This class satisfies Wisconsin’s 13-hour education requirement to obtain a real estate salesperson license by endorsement. You qualify for this class if: A) you currently hold an active license in a state other than Wisconsin; or B) your license held in another state expired no more than two years ago. Minnesota students who complete this class also will receive 7.5 hours of Minnesota CE.


Now, in just two days you can complete your Wisconsin pre-licensing education requirements AND get 7.5 hours of Minnesota continuing education.
Are you one of the many Minnesota real estate licensees who have considered obtaining your Wisconsin real estate license, but haven’t wanted to deal with the hassle? Well, we have good news: The Wisconsin licensing process is a snap for Minnesota licensees!

Regulations in Wisconsin allow currently licensed Minnesota brokers and salespersons to obtain a Wisconsin license of the same level by attending approved education and passing the Wisconsin Real Estate Licensing Exam. To obtain a salesperson or broker license by endorsement (for applicants who have been licensed in another state within the past two years):

  • Salespersons AND brokers must complete a board-approved 13-hour pre-license education program for salespersons. (Brokers must complete an additional six hours of education.)
  • Pass the salesperson exam. (Brokers must complete the salesperson exam AND the broker exam.)
  • Submit an application.

Complete Your Wisconsin Salesperson Education Requirements in Just Two Days
That’s right—just two days. Prepared, scheduled, and presented to meet the needs of busy Minnesota real estate professionals who want to obtain a Wisconsin license, this two-day program will teach you exactly how to comply with Wisconsin laws... and it will prepare you for success on test day.

Experienced Wisconsin Instructors Cover the Laws
Your instructors are experienced Wisconsin trainers. They cover all of the topics required by the Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing and included in the exam.

Your Completion Certificate
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a completion certificate showing 13 credit hours of Wisconsin Salesperson licensing education. Individuals seeking a broker license will need to complete an additional 6 hours of education.

BONUS! Also Approved for 7.5 Hours of Minnesota Continuing Education
If you currently hold a Minnesota salesperson or broker license, you’ll be happy to know that you can complete the hours to obtain a Wisconsin license and fulfill 7.5 hours of Minnesota continuing education requirement at the same time.

Topics Include:

  • Wisconsin Licensing Legislation and Rules
  • Agency
  • Ownership and Transfer of Property
  • Land Use Controls and Regulations
  • Valuing and Financing Property; Calculations
  • Disclosures
  • Contract Law and Approved Forms
  • Business Ethics
  • Fair Housing
  • Federal Antitrust Law
  • Trust Accounts, Responsibilities, and Leasing

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 7.5 hours of real estate continuing education.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, July 08, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Wed, July 08, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)
  • #3: Thu, July 09, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #4: Thu, July 09, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Jul 22 – Jul 22 Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (Includes Lead, No Energy) Class (8-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 8
$249.00  Add to Cart 

According to the EPA 2008 Lead Rule, anyone who disturbs greater than 20 square feet of lead based paint on an exterior wall; or disturbs an area greater than 6 square feet of interior paint per room needs to be trained in lead safe work practices. Our Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program gives you all the information, training and forms you need to comply with this new federal requirement. This hands-on course will walk you through job set up, lead-safe construction techniques, and the proper methods for jobsite clean-up and verification.

The Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program fulfills the mandatory eight-hour EPA training requirement, and has been approved for accreditation by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency as well as the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for contractor continuing education.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 8 hours of real estate continuing education.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 8 hours for contractor continuing education.
EPA accreditation to DF Institute, LLC dba Kaplan Real Estate Education for the purpose of certification under section 402 of TSCA for the renovator - refresher discipline.

Upon successful course completion you will be able to ensure overall compliance with the EPA RR&P Program, including:

  • Using an EPA acceptable test kit to determine the presence of lead-based paint
  • Provide on the job training for workers regarding lead safe practices
  • Establish work area containment fields
  • Direct work being performed on site
  • Perform project cleaning verification
  • Prepare required documentation
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, July 22, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Wed, July 22, 2020, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Aug 11 – Aug 11 Certified Renovator Refresher Training Course (4-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 4
$189.00  Add to Cart 

Don’t miss your EPA lead-safe certification renewal and lose your EPA Certified Renovator status. Secure your seat and enroll today!

Attention all everyone who became an EPA Certified Renovator in year 2010 or earlier. That certification will expire after 5 years. You must complete this new 4-Hour EPA Certified Renovator Refresher Training Course in order to maintain your Certified Renovator status. Brightwood offers this EPA-approved 4-hour refresher course that will add an additional 5 years to your Certified Renovator status. This new course satisfies all the refresher requirements and includes a hands-on training session on testing for lead and cleaning verification. At the end of this course, you will receive an EPA certification showing your successful completion of the course, including photo ID. Remember that the EPA is finding and fining uncertified contractors for not being certified or for not following the RRP rules and procedures. The fines are up to $37,500 per occurrence per day. Don’t take a chance—take this fast-paced hands-on course and renew your EPA lead-safe certification.

Topics include:

  • RRP rules and procedures
  • Lead and cleaning verification

EPA accreditation to Virginia College, LLC DBA Brightwood Career Institute for the purpose of certification under section 402 of TSCA for the renovator - refresher discipline.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of real estate continuing education.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 4 hours for contractor continuing education.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Tue, August 11, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Aug 11 – Aug 11 Accessibility, Certifications, and Energy Improvements Class (3-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 3
$39.00  Add to Cart 

In this course, you will learn more about Minnesota making the contractor registration program permanent, as well as the details of this program. You’ll also explore universal design and how contractors can achieve new certifications, which are part of this rapidly growing market. In addition, you will review eight energy-related sales opportunities and receive an hour of energy focusing on an energy-conscious remodel.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of real estate continuing education.

Topics include:

  • Minnesota contractor registration program
  • Universal design
  • Eight energy-related sales opportunities
  • Energy hour on an energy-conscious remodel
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Tue, August 11, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Aug 13 – Aug 13 Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (Includes Lead, No Energy) Class (8-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 8
$249.00  Add to Cart 

According to the EPA 2008 Lead Rule, anyone who disturbs greater than 20 square feet of lead based paint on an exterior wall; or disturbs an area greater than 6 square feet of interior paint per room needs to be trained in lead safe work practices. Our Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program gives you all the information, training and forms you need to comply with this new federal requirement. This hands-on course will walk you through job set up, lead-safe construction techniques, and the proper methods for jobsite clean-up and verification.

The Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program fulfills the mandatory eight-hour EPA training requirement, and has been approved for accreditation by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency as well as the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for contractor continuing education.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 8 hours of real estate continuing education.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 8 hours for contractor continuing education.
EPA accreditation to DF Institute, LLC dba Kaplan Real Estate Education for the purpose of certification under section 402 of TSCA for the renovator - refresher discipline.

Upon successful course completion you will be able to ensure overall compliance with the EPA RR&P Program, including:

  • Using an EPA acceptable test kit to determine the presence of lead-based paint
  • Provide on the job training for workers regarding lead safe practices
  • Establish work area containment fields
  • Direct work being performed on site
  • Perform project cleaning verification
  • Prepare required documentation
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, August 13, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Thu, August 13, 2020, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Sep 14 – Sep 14 Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (Includes Lead, No Energy) Class (8-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 8
$249.00  Add to Cart 

According to the EPA 2008 Lead Rule, anyone who disturbs greater than 20 square feet of lead based paint on an exterior wall; or disturbs an area greater than 6 square feet of interior paint per room needs to be trained in lead safe work practices. Our Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program gives you all the information, training and forms you need to comply with this new federal requirement. This hands-on course will walk you through job set up, lead-safe construction techniques, and the proper methods for jobsite clean-up and verification.

The Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program fulfills the mandatory eight-hour EPA training requirement, and has been approved for accreditation by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency as well as the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for contractor continuing education.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 8 hours of real estate continuing education.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 8 hours for contractor continuing education.
EPA accreditation to DF Institute, LLC dba Kaplan Real Estate Education for the purpose of certification under section 402 of TSCA for the renovator - refresher discipline.

Upon successful course completion you will be able to ensure overall compliance with the EPA RR&P Program, including:

  • Using an EPA acceptable test kit to determine the presence of lead-based paint
  • Provide on the job training for workers regarding lead safe practices
  • Establish work area containment fields
  • Direct work being performed on site
  • Perform project cleaning verification
  • Prepare required documentation
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, September 14, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Mon, September 14, 2020, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Sep 16 – Sep 17 Minnesota to Wisconsin Real Estate License Course (7.5-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 7.5
$229.00  Add to Cart 

This class satisfies Wisconsin’s 13-hour education requirement to obtain a real estate salesperson license by endorsement. You qualify for this class if: A) you currently hold an active license in a state other than Wisconsin; or B) your license held in another state expired no more than two years ago. Minnesota students who complete this class also will receive 7.5 hours of Minnesota CE.


Now, in just two days you can complete your Wisconsin pre-licensing education requirements AND get 7.5 hours of Minnesota continuing education.
Are you one of the many Minnesota real estate licensees who have considered obtaining your Wisconsin real estate license, but haven’t wanted to deal with the hassle? Well, we have good news: The Wisconsin licensing process is a snap for Minnesota licensees!

Regulations in Wisconsin allow currently licensed Minnesota brokers and salespersons to obtain a Wisconsin license of the same level by attending approved education and passing the Wisconsin Real Estate Licensing Exam. To obtain a salesperson or broker license by endorsement (for applicants who have been licensed in another state within the past two years):

  • Salespersons AND brokers must complete a board-approved 13-hour pre-license education program for salespersons. (Brokers must complete an additional six hours of education.)
  • Pass the salesperson exam. (Brokers must complete the salesperson exam AND the broker exam.)
  • Submit an application.

Complete Your Wisconsin Salesperson Education Requirements in Just Two Days
That’s right—just two days. Prepared, scheduled, and presented to meet the needs of busy Minnesota real estate professionals who want to obtain a Wisconsin license, this two-day program will teach you exactly how to comply with Wisconsin laws... and it will prepare you for success on test day.

Experienced Wisconsin Instructors Cover the Laws
Your instructors are experienced Wisconsin trainers. They cover all of the topics required by the Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing and included in the exam.

Your Completion Certificate
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a completion certificate showing 13 credit hours of Wisconsin Salesperson licensing education. Individuals seeking a broker license will need to complete an additional 6 hours of education.

BONUS! Also Approved for 7.5 Hours of Minnesota Continuing Education
If you currently hold a Minnesota salesperson or broker license, you’ll be happy to know that you can complete the hours to obtain a Wisconsin license and fulfill 7.5 hours of Minnesota continuing education requirement at the same time.

Topics Include:

  • Wisconsin Licensing Legislation and Rules
  • Agency
  • Ownership and Transfer of Property
  • Land Use Controls and Regulations
  • Valuing and Financing Property; Calculations
  • Disclosures
  • Contract Law and Approved Forms
  • Business Ethics
  • Fair Housing
  • Federal Antitrust Law
  • Trust Accounts, Responsibilities, and Leasing

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 7.5 hours of real estate continuing education.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, September 16, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Wed, September 16, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)
  • #3: Thu, September 17, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #4: Thu, September 17, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Oct 13 – Oct 13 Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (Includes Lead, No Energy) Class (8-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 8
$249.00  Add to Cart 

According to the EPA 2008 Lead Rule, anyone who disturbs greater than 20 square feet of lead based paint on an exterior wall; or disturbs an area greater than 6 square feet of interior paint per room needs to be trained in lead safe work practices. Our Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program gives you all the information, training and forms you need to comply with this new federal requirement. This hands-on course will walk you through job set up, lead-safe construction techniques, and the proper methods for jobsite clean-up and verification.

The Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program fulfills the mandatory eight-hour EPA training requirement, and has been approved for accreditation by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency as well as the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for contractor continuing education.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 8 hours of real estate continuing education.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 8 hours for contractor continuing education.
EPA accreditation to DF Institute, LLC dba Kaplan Real Estate Education for the purpose of certification under section 402 of TSCA for the renovator - refresher discipline.

Upon successful course completion you will be able to ensure overall compliance with the EPA RR&P Program, including:

  • Using an EPA acceptable test kit to determine the presence of lead-based paint
  • Provide on the job training for workers regarding lead safe practices
  • Establish work area containment fields
  • Direct work being performed on site
  • Perform project cleaning verification
  • Prepare required documentation
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Tue, October 13, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Tue, October 13, 2020, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Nov 11 – Nov 11 Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (Includes Lead, No Energy) Class (8-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 8
$249.00  Add to Cart 

According to the EPA 2008 Lead Rule, anyone who disturbs greater than 20 square feet of lead based paint on an exterior wall; or disturbs an area greater than 6 square feet of interior paint per room needs to be trained in lead safe work practices. Our Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program gives you all the information, training and forms you need to comply with this new federal requirement. This hands-on course will walk you through job set up, lead-safe construction techniques, and the proper methods for jobsite clean-up and verification.

The Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program fulfills the mandatory eight-hour EPA training requirement, and has been approved for accreditation by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency as well as the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for contractor continuing education.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 8 hours of real estate continuing education.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 8 hours for contractor continuing education.
EPA accreditation to DF Institute, LLC dba Kaplan Real Estate Education for the purpose of certification under section 402 of TSCA for the renovator - refresher discipline.

Upon successful course completion you will be able to ensure overall compliance with the EPA RR&P Program, including:

  • Using an EPA acceptable test kit to determine the presence of lead-based paint
  • Provide on the job training for workers regarding lead safe practices
  • Establish work area containment fields
  • Direct work being performed on site
  • Perform project cleaning verification
  • Prepare required documentation
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, November 11, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Wed, November 11, 2020, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Nov 13 – Nov 13 Certified Renovator Refresher Training Course (4-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 4
$189.00  Add to Cart 

Don’t miss your EPA lead-safe certification renewal and lose your EPA Certified Renovator status. Secure your seat and enroll today!

Attention all everyone who became an EPA Certified Renovator in year 2010 or earlier. That certification will expire after 5 years. You must complete this new 4-Hour EPA Certified Renovator Refresher Training Course in order to maintain your Certified Renovator status. Brightwood offers this EPA-approved 4-hour refresher course that will add an additional 5 years to your Certified Renovator status. This new course satisfies all the refresher requirements and includes a hands-on training session on testing for lead and cleaning verification. At the end of this course, you will receive an EPA certification showing your successful completion of the course, including photo ID. Remember that the EPA is finding and fining uncertified contractors for not being certified or for not following the RRP rules and procedures. The fines are up to $37,500 per occurrence per day. Don’t take a chance—take this fast-paced hands-on course and renew your EPA lead-safe certification.

Topics include:

  • RRP rules and procedures
  • Lead and cleaning verification

EPA accreditation to Virginia College, LLC DBA Brightwood Career Institute for the purpose of certification under section 402 of TSCA for the renovator - refresher discipline.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of real estate continuing education.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 4 hours for contractor continuing education.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, November 13, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Nov 13 – Nov 13 Accessibility, Certifications, and Energy Improvements Class (3-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 3
$39.00  Add to Cart 

In this course, you will learn more about Minnesota making the contractor registration program permanent, as well as the details of this program. You’ll also explore universal design and how contractors can achieve new certifications, which are part of this rapidly growing market. In addition, you will review eight energy-related sales opportunities and receive an hour of energy focusing on an energy-conscious remodel.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of real estate continuing education.

Topics include:

  • Minnesota contractor registration program
  • Universal design
  • Eight energy-related sales opportunities
  • Energy hour on an energy-conscious remodel
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, November 13, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Nov 18 – Nov 19 Minnesota to Wisconsin Real Estate License Course (7.5-Credit Hours) St. Paul, MN Day
Salesperson 7.5
$229.00  Add to Cart 

This class satisfies Wisconsin’s 13-hour education requirement to obtain a real estate salesperson license by endorsement. You qualify for this class if: A) you currently hold an active license in a state other than Wisconsin; or B) your license held in another state expired no more than two years ago. Minnesota students who complete this class also will receive 7.5 hours of Minnesota CE.


Now, in just two days you can complete your Wisconsin pre-licensing education requirements AND get 7.5 hours of Minnesota continuing education.
Are you one of the many Minnesota real estate licensees who have considered obtaining your Wisconsin real estate license, but haven’t wanted to deal with the hassle? Well, we have good news: The Wisconsin licensing process is a snap for Minnesota licensees!

Regulations in Wisconsin allow currently licensed Minnesota brokers and salespersons to obtain a Wisconsin license of the same level by attending approved education and passing the Wisconsin Real Estate Licensing Exam. To obtain a salesperson or broker license by endorsement (for applicants who have been licensed in another state within the past two years):

  • Salespersons AND brokers must complete a board-approved 13-hour pre-license education program for salespersons. (Brokers must complete an additional six hours of education.)
  • Pass the salesperson exam. (Brokers must complete the salesperson exam AND the broker exam.)
  • Submit an application.

Complete Your Wisconsin Salesperson Education Requirements in Just Two Days
That’s right—just two days. Prepared, scheduled, and presented to meet the needs of busy Minnesota real estate professionals who want to obtain a Wisconsin license, this two-day program will teach you exactly how to comply with Wisconsin laws... and it will prepare you for success on test day.

Experienced Wisconsin Instructors Cover the Laws
Your instructors are experienced Wisconsin trainers. They cover all of the topics required by the Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing and included in the exam.

Your Completion Certificate
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a completion certificate showing 13 credit hours of Wisconsin Salesperson licensing education. Individuals seeking a broker license will need to complete an additional 6 hours of education.

BONUS! Also Approved for 7.5 Hours of Minnesota Continuing Education
If you currently hold a Minnesota salesperson or broker license, you’ll be happy to know that you can complete the hours to obtain a Wisconsin license and fulfill 7.5 hours of Minnesota continuing education requirement at the same time.

Topics Include:

  • Wisconsin Licensing Legislation and Rules
  • Agency
  • Ownership and Transfer of Property
  • Land Use Controls and Regulations
  • Valuing and Financing Property; Calculations
  • Disclosures
  • Contract Law and Approved Forms
  • Business Ethics
  • Fair Housing
  • Federal Antitrust Law
  • Trust Accounts, Responsibilities, and Leasing

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 7.5 hours of real estate continuing education.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - St. Paul
  • 1295 Bandana Blvd N
  • Ste 245
  • East Entrance
  • St. Paul, MN 55108

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, November 18, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Wed, November 18, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)
  • #3: Thu, November 19, 2020, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #4: Thu, November 19, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please park in the free parking ramp across from the East entrance. Please allow for extra drive time due to road construction and weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.
Dec 11 – Dec 11 Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (Includes Lead, No Energy) Class (8-Credit Hours) Bloomington, MN Day
Salesperson 8
$249.00  Add to Cart 

According to the EPA 2008 Lead Rule, anyone who disturbs greater than 20 square feet of lead based paint on an exterior wall; or disturbs an area greater than 6 square feet of interior paint per room needs to be trained in lead safe work practices. Our Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program gives you all the information, training and forms you need to comply with this new federal requirement. This hands-on course will walk you through job set up, lead-safe construction techniques, and the proper methods for jobsite clean-up and verification.

The Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program fulfills the mandatory eight-hour EPA training requirement, and has been approved for accreditation by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency as well as the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for contractor continuing education.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 8 hours of real estate continuing education.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 8 hours for contractor continuing education.
EPA accreditation to DF Institute, LLC dba Kaplan Real Estate Education for the purpose of certification under section 402 of TSCA for the renovator - refresher discipline.

Upon successful course completion you will be able to ensure overall compliance with the EPA RR&P Program, including:

  • Using an EPA acceptable test kit to determine the presence of lead-based paint
  • Provide on the job training for workers regarding lead safe practices
  • Establish work area containment fields
  • Direct work being performed on site
  • Perform project cleaning verification
  • Prepare required documentation
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Bloomington
  • 2051 Killebrew Dr
  • Ste 110
  • Bloomington, MN 55425

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, December 11, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Fri, December 11, 2020, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Notes:
Please plan ahead and allow for extra drive time due to road construction or weather conditions. Late arrivals will not receive credit.