††††† 201 KAR 11:175. Instructor approval procedures and guidelines.


††††† RELATES TO: KRS 324.010(1)(g), 324.046(1), (2)

††††† STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 324.281(5), 324.282

††††† NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 324.282 authorizes the commission to promulgate administrative regulations necessary to implement KRS Chapter 324. KRS 324.010(1)(g) authorizes the commission to approve a real estate school. KRS 342.046(1) and (2) require an applicant for initial licensure as a broker or sales associate to have completed the specified number of courses from an approved or accredited real estate school. This administrative regulation establishes the requirements and application procedures for approval as an instructor at an approved real estate school.


††††† Section 1. To apply for certification as an instructor at an approved real estate school, an instructor shall:

††††† (1) Submit a:

††††† (a) Completed Real Estate Instructor Application;

††††† (b) Copy of a current resume;

††††† (c) Copy of legal documentation required to support an answer, if applicable; and

††††† (d) Completed course outline for each course;

††††† (2) Have:

††††† (a) A bachelorís, masters or doctorate degree from a college or university duly accredited by a nationally recognized rating or accrediting organization, in a field directly related to the nature of the course, such as real estate, business, law, finance, or education;

††††† (b) An associate degree in real estate from a college or university duly accredited by a nationally recognized rating or accrediting organization;

††††† (c) Completed five (5) consecutive years full-time experience in the real estate related subject area that he is teaching (averaging at least twenty (20) hours per week for each of the five (5) years); or

††††† (d) A combination of teaching, education, and full-time experience in real estate totaling five (5) years (averaging at least twenty (20) hours per week for each year of experience); and

††††† (3) Possess:

††††† (a) A thorough familiarity of the provisions of KRS Chapter 324 and the effect of those provisions on the subject area of the course; and

††††† (b) A thorough knowledge of the subject area of the course he is teaching.


††††† Section 2. Approval of an instructor shall be withdrawn by the commission for:

††††† (1) A violation of a provision of KRS Chapter 324 or an administrative regulation promulgated under it;

††††† (2) Falsification of material submitted to the commission to become an approved instructor;

††††† (3) Failure to provide to the commission requested material;

††††† (4) While acting as an instructor in an educational facility, engaging in brokerage activity with an enrolled student;

††††† (5) Soliciting an investment from a student; or

††††† (6) Attempting to recruit a student to a real estate company while acting as an instructor.


††††† Section 3. (1) An approved instructor shall teach:

††††† (a) A prelicensure course offered by an:

††††† 1. Approved real estate school; or

††††† 2. Accredited real estate school which receives funding under the real estate education, research and recovery fund; or

††††† (b) A mandatory continuing education course.

††††† (2) A person who is not an approved instructor shall not teach a course listed in subsection (1) of this section.


††††† Section 4. Incorporation by Reference. (1) The following material is incorporated by reference:

††††† (a) "Real Estate Instructor Application", 11/97 edition, Kentucky Real Estate Commission; and

††††† (b) "Course Outline", 11/97 edition, Kentucky Real Estate Commission.

††††† (2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained at the Kentucky Real Estate Commission, 10200 Linn Station Road, Suite 201, Louisville, Kentucky 40223, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (17 Ky.R. 2296; Am. 2692; eff. 3-8-91; 24 Ky.R. 2414; 25 Ky.R. 57; eff. 7-13-98.)