Code of Ethics Training

Code of Ethics Training Requirement


New REALTOR® members of the association must complete Code of Ethics training when they first join. This course should be completed prior to attending New Member Orientation.

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current MEMBERS

Code of Ethics Training is required as a condition of membership by the National Association of REALTORS®.  They have set three-year cycles for completion and the current cycle is from January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2021. You must take a course with at least 2.5 hours of instructional time.  Home Study Correspondence courses do not meet the requirement.

If you have taken a course where the Record Updated box below is not checked or from another provider than the National or California Association, you will need to forward your course completion certificate for the Ethics portion of the course to and we will update your record.

Here are your options for fulfilling the requirement:

Course Hours CE* Record Updated Host Cost Register
License Renewal Ethics Course 3 Yes Yes C.A.R.   -Online Ed Free C.A.R.
Code of Ethics Non-CE* Version 2.5 No Yes NAR Free NAR
Ethics Spotlight: Articles 1-3 2.5 Yes No C.A.R.   -Online Ed $49.00    C.A.R.
Ethics Spotlight: Articles 10-12 2.5 Yes No C.A.R.   -Online Ed $49.00    C.A.R.

*CE credits = Continuing education credits

You can also get your C2EX Endorsement!  As long as your maintain this endorsement you have fulfilled the Code of Ethics Training Requirement.

REALTORS® defined professionalism in this industry more than 100 years ago when they created the Code of Ethics. The C2EX program takes professionalism to the next level by enabling NAR members to assess their expertise in 10 (11 for brokers) elements of professionalism ranging from customer service to use of technology.

This innovative engagement tool encourages participation in all levels of the REALTOR® organization. It’s not a designation or a course. It’s not a requirement, but a benefit available to all NAR members at no additional cost.

To get started, log in to and take the self-assessment that measures your proficiency in each of the elements of professionalism, known as the C2EX Competencies. Based on your results, the platform will generate customized learning paths, recommend experiences, and provide tools and resources to increase your knowledge and enhance your skillsets.

Please contact us if you have any questions