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The Practice of Residential Real Estate

$557 CAD

Through REDI Canada + Haskayne School of Business, gain an advanced understanding of the residential real estate industry.

This is the final course required for individuals seeking their residential real estate associate license in Alberta.

Complete this course and achieve a minimum of  70% on RECA’s licensing exam to meet pre-licensing education requirements to become a Residential Real Estate Associate, in Alberta.  

Online, Self Paced

70 - 120 Hours

Comprehensive Content + Exam Prep

Must write RECA licensing exam within 3 months of completing course

Course Details

Offered in collaboration between REDI Canada + Haskayne School of Business, the Practice of Residential Real Estate course builds on the basics from Fundamentals of Real Estate to solidify your knowledge of competencies and skills required by the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA). Practice of Residential Real Estate is the final course required to refine skills, advance understanding of the industry, and prepare you for the RECA licensing exam to become a residential real estate associate in Alberta.

Learn through flexible, self-paced units that integrate comprehensive written content with real-life case studies based on the RECA-defined learning outcomes and real estate competencies. After completing this course, learners have 3 months to attempt RECA’s Practice of Residential Real Estate licensing exam.

Together with the other three practice-level courses (property management, agro-business (rural), and commercial real estate), this course is also a prerequisite for the Real Estate Broker course. The Real Estate Broker course is required for individuals seeking to meet pre-licensing education requirements to become a residential real estate associate broker or residential real estate broker.  

Course delivery: online, self-paced 

  • Course length: 70 hours 
  • Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Real Estate 
  • Certification: Joint certificate of course completion from REDI Canada + Haskayne School of Business 
  • Validity: 3 months to write RECA’s pre-licensing exam upon completing this course 
  • Accreditation: officially recognized by RECA as an approved course  
  • Exam: administered by RECA. See RECA’s Exam Guide to learn more. 
  • Exam Length: 3 hours 
  • Exam attempts: 2 
  • Passing Grade: 70% 

Additional benefits of the REDI Canada and Haskayne School of Business learning experience: 

  • Comprehensive course materials, reviewed and designed by local real estate experts and adult learning practitioners  
  • Learning objectives that meet competencies required by the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) and connect to the real world experiences of REDI’s real estate experts 
  • Access to digital materials, for up to one year as your start your career.  
  • Access to free exam prep materials: hundreds of practice questions and unlimited attempts at practice exams. 
  • Learning support from active industry experts “course patrons” is just an email away. 
  • Entrance into the REDI Canada + Haskayne School of Business alumni community including network, exclusive industry events, and employment opportunities. 
  • Introduction to a variety of exclusive industry and academic engagement events through the Westman Centre for Real Estate Studies. 
  • A course completion certificate from one of the top business schools in Canada.  


REDI Canada collaborates with leaders across adult education and real estate development to achieve a learning experience that reflects industry demands, diversity, and innovation.

REDI Canada works with institutions, associations, and experts who exemplify excellence. For instance, REDI Canada’s long-standing collaboration with the University of Calgary has attracted and educated thousands of learners and organizations from across Canada.




Since 2004, REDI Canada has educated thousands of learners from across Canada. REDI Canada is invested in learner success and celebrates graduates and current learners who have chosen REDI to support their professional growth.
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Charissa S.
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