Just as every structure requires a solid foundation, so does every real estate assistant and administrator.
Our comprehensive courses give you the knowledge, expertise and tools to support a wide range of real estate professionals. PRA® Training by SMART-ER focuses specifically in offering unlicensed real estate personnel quality training and ongoing support in the practice of real estate.
Our courses are developed, updated and delivered by active professionals in the real estate industry with a proven success record. We have many years of experience and understand what it takes to be successful in today's business of real estate. Learn more about us.
Who should take our courses?
If you're looking for a new career in real estate administration.
If you're a real estate assistant or administrator who wants to advance your career or upgrade your skills.
If you're a real estate assistant or administrator who wants to fill the gaps in your training to have more comprehensive knowledge.
If you're a real estate professional who wants to strengthen your administrative skills to better manage your business.
Who hires our grads?Our grads are in high demand and are quickly hired by;
What you’ll learn
The course is organized into six modules. Each module is a day long and covers specific subject areas with clear learning objectives. Instructors use a variety of strategies and assessment methods to ensure students successfully obtain the knowledge and skills they need.
Students learn about the real estate profession and how a real estate assistant can best support a real estate business. Students also learn about the regulatory bodies governing real estate, and the roles and responsibilities of the unlicensed assistant, the licenesd REALTOR® and the brokerage.
Students learn about real estate forms, and systems that help a brokerage and a REALTOR® run a smooth, efficient, productive business. Students learn how to organize a transaction in chronological order using a filing/records management system for easy storage and retrieval.
Students learn the difference between prospecting and marketing - and the value and benefits of each. Students also learn how to identify audiences and advertising methods, as well as guidelines, disclaimers, legislation and regulations governing real estate marketing.
Students learn about listing process and the ways an assistant can best support the REALTOR®, the brokerage, and the client. This includes real estate forms used in the listing process and transaction kits. Students also learn how to manage the listing, market a property, support their employer in showing a property, and deal with collapsed, expired, or cancelled listings.
Students learn how to support the REALTOR® in turning a prospect into a client. This includes preparing for a buyer’s appointment, organizing appointments for showings, and scribing sales documents for the REALTOR®. Students also learn about forms, clauses and phrases and managing the transaction for the REALTOR®, brokerage, and client.
Students learn about the completion and possession process, the rules of advertising a sale price, the ways to leave a lasting impression on clients and the ways to measure production to support a REALTOR® in their business.
How is our training delivered?
We offer a variety of options to suit your learning needs:
How do we teach?
Activities and discussions are graded on the basis of participation and completion. Instructors closely monitor activities and discussions to ensure that students stay on track. Assignments are graded using pass/fail competency matrices. Instructors provide detailed feedback on all assignments to ensure that misunderstandings are promptly resolved. There is a written final exam that evaluates students' retention of important information.
To successfully complete the course, students must attend every day of the course, actively participate, pass all assignments and achieve a minimum of 75% on the final exam. Learners who successfully complete the course receive a PRA® Foundations Certificate of Completion.
Please note, we do not train students on these programs as they are password protected sites. We leave this training to the specialized personnel at the local real estate board.