RES Courses & Requirements
RES Course and Exam YR 2020
Real Estate Salesperson (RES) Course is a compulsory prepatory course for aspiring Real Estate Salespersons to undergo.
All Aspiring Real Estate Salespersons must complete the RES Course conducted by a CEA Approved Course Provider (ACP), before taking the industry RES Examinations.
Passing the CEA mandatory examination or possessing equivalent qualification is one of the registration criteria for entry into real estate industry.
In this RES Course, you will acquire in-depth knowledge on the rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to real estate agency practices. The objectives of the RES Course is to ensure that aspiring entrants are prepared for the RES Examination and are equipped with the necessary knowledge as a Real Estate Salespersons.
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RES Course Providers and Fees
RES Course is the stepping stone to be a Real Estate Salesperson (RES)
Real Estate Salesperson (RES) Course is a compulsory preparatory course for aspiring Real Estate Salespersons to undergo. All Aspiring Real Estate Salespersons must complete the RES Course conducted by a CEA Approved Course Provider (ACP), before taking the industry RES Examinations.
Cost to be a RES (inclusive of GST)
1) RES course fees $800+:
SkillsFuture Fund $500, less: NTUC UTAP (for NTUC member $250. NETT fess: less than $100 (est).
2) RES exam fees (Paper 1 & Paper 2): $417.30 (inclusive of GST) (est)
3) CEA license fees: $400 (est)
TOTAL COST TO BE RES
Below $800 (est)
After deducting skills fund $500 & NTUC UTAP (NTUC member $250)
Course Fee (Inclusive of GST)
Guide price $800+
Claimable (RES course fees):
NTUC UTAP $250
The RES Examination have two papers (Paper 1 & Paper 2), 2.5 hours each paper.
PAPER 1 (100 marks)
Section A: 70 MCQs (50 marks)
Section B: 15 MCQs with reference 1 or 2 case studies (30 marks)
Section C: 10 Fill in the blank short answer questions (20 marks)
Unit 1 Real Estate Agency Industry Overview
Unit 2 Basic Land Law Concepts and Dealings with Interemarsts in Land
PAPER 2 (100 marks)
Same format as paper 1
Unit 3 Real Estate Marketing
Unit 4 Property Transactions – Laws and Practices
Note: Candidates must pass both the papers then can qualify to register with CEA for your RES license. If you fail 1 of the 2 papers, you can re-take only that paper.
Examination Center : NTUC Learning Hub
Tel no: 6336 5482/ 6837-8297
Exam Fee Per Candidate (Include GST)
Papers 1 & 2 (1st Timers) $417.30
Paper 1 (Retakers Only) $235.40
Paper 2 (Retakers Only) $235.40
The RES examination results are released 4 – 6 weeks after the examination is held, and is subject to delays due to unforseen circumstances.
1. You are required to register with an agency within 2 years after the certificate.
Your Certificate of RES course completion certificate is valid for 2 years only. If you do not register with any agency within the 2 years, your Certificate of RES course completion will be invalid and you will have to retake RES course all over again.
2. If you stopped practicing, you'll have to renew your license.
Similarly, if you have registered with an agency then stopped practicing and did not renew your CEA license within the next 2 years, you will have to retake your RES course. If you have left the industry and rejoin within the 2 years period, you have to fullfill all the outstanding CPD points.
RES EXAMINATION SCHEDULES:
3 SCHEDULES A YEAR IN FEB, JUN, OCT
NOTE: Registration for the respective examination schedules starts about one month before the examination schedule month. So please register early, before the closing date. Its important to register early cause the closing date will be move forward once it reaches full capacity.
For detail information on examination matter, you may visit:
For addition information, you may visit CEA website:
RES Course Centres
Here are some RES Course Centres for you to inquire more about.
1) Benchmark Realpro Pte Ltd
151 Chin Swee Road
#03-31 Manhatten House
Tel No: 6735 5860 / 6735 1902
2) Haster Property Services Pte Ltd
Blk 190 Lor 6 Toa Payoh #02-514
Tel No: 6559 8881
3) Institute of Estate Agents
480 Lor 6 Toa Payoh #07-01
HDB Hub East Wing
4) Life Mastery Academy Pte Ltd
Blk 190 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh #02-510
Tel No: 6255 6091 / 6255 6083
5) Pioneer Training & Consultancy Pte Ltd
Blk 134 Jurong Gateway Road #03-309P
6) Real Centre Network Pte Ltd
490 Lor 6 Toa Payoh #09-16
Tel No: 6511 3009
7) Real Estate School
6A Lorong 19 Geylang
Tel No: 6736 1305 /6736 1318
8) Realty International Associates Pte Ltd
490 Lor 6 Toa Payoh #03-13
Tel No: 6339 6000
9) Singapore Estate Agents Association
60 Paya Lebar Road #13-23
Paya Lebar Square
(via Office Lift Lobby 1)
Tel: 6702 1602
RES Course consist of 20 lessons of which applicants must fulfill at least 75% of attendance to qualify for the Certificate of Completion.
Attending the RES Course and passing the RES Examination do not automatically qualify an individual to be a real estate salesperson.