A Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of SGX Mainboard Listed, APAC Realty Ltd
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ERA Senior Group Division Director
ERA Company Trainer
"A career in Real Estate can be very fulfilling but not without its fair share of challenges. As a trainer in ERA and having mentored many Top New Achievers, I know the potential challenges that you might face when you are starting off with zero knowledge.
I have a fool proof system that can definitely help you to avoid the common pitfalls and accelerate in this business. My system is tested and proven, now I only need the RIGHT YOU. Are you up for the challenge?"
Basic Requirements & Qualifications
Must be at least 21 years old; Singapore Citizen or PR
Possess at least one of the following:
- Minimum qualification of 4 GCE 'O' levels passes in two (2) sittings, or
- Higher NITEC, or
- Diplomas from the local government polytechnics, or
- Degrees from the local government universities (NUS, NTU, SMU), or
- WPLN level 5 and above
Possess a pass in the Real Estate Salesperson (RES) exam or equivalent
Be registered with only 1 licensed estate agent
Must not be an existing licensee/Key Executive Officer of another licensed estate agent
Must not hold a moneylender's licence and not be an employee, director, or partner of a licensed moneylender
Undertake mandatory continuing professional development of at least 6 hours a year
Must be covered by a Professional Indemnity Insurance valid for at least one year from the commencement date of the registration
Must not be in arrears with the Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board for Medisave contribution. Please click here to check if you have Medisave liabilities.
Fulfill the fit and proper criteria, such as:
Must not be an un-discharged bankrupt or have entered into a composition or scheme of arrangement with their creditors
Must not have any convictions in a court of law in any country*.
Must not have any judgment that involved a finding of fraud, dishonesty or breach of fiduciary duties entered against them in civil proceedings
Must not have been detained under the Misuse of Drugs Act or served with a detention/police supervision order under the Criminal Law (Temporary Provisions) Act
Has not been convicted of any offence under the Estate Agents Act
*Note: Applicants must not withhold declaration to CEA of any convictions in a court of law in any country.
(Applicants having other qualifications eg. overseas qualifications or private diplomas (eg SIM, SHATEC, MDIS, NAFA, Laselle College, Kaplan etc, will need to have their qualifications assessed by CEA for purpose of determining whether the educational qualification requirement is met. You must provide the certificates, full transcripts and official translation (if qualification is not in English) together with the CEA Request Form for submission to CEA. Please allow at least 15 working days for CEA’s reply. An administration charge of $53.50 (inclusive of GST) imposed by CEA for all assessement of qualifications.)
(Applicants who have attained Level 5 and above for the Workplace Literacy and Numeracy (WPLN) assessment in these 5 components Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing and Numeracy will be recognized in lieu of 4 GCE "O" level passes WPLN PDF Download Form )
How to Start
Step 1: Discussion
Click on this link to make an appointment with Donny Lee for a discussion on Career Opportunities with ERA.
He will share with you in depth on what this career entails and answer any of your burning questions. He will also share with you precious tips with regards to your RES (Real Estate Salesperson) course and examinations in order to get your CEA license.
Step 2: RES Course Registration
After the discussion, Donny will guide you on how to register for RES course.
RES Course Enrollment Fees
$780 + 7% GST = $834.60** (Excluding RES Examination Fee)
(6mth / 12mth installment for VISA and Mastercard users from DBS and POSB bank)
**You can make a claim of $500 credit via ‘ killsfuture' funds if you are a Singapore Citizen and above 25 years old after your book for your RES course at the registration counter.
Step 3: RES Exams Registration
Registration of RES exam can only be done after you have received the 'Certificate of RES Course Completion' issued by your course provider.
Certificate of Completion will be issued only if the course participant has achieved at least 75% FULL ATTENDANCE of the course.
RES Exam Format
2 papers (2 ½ hours per paper)
Starting from May 2014, the RES Exam Format will include a new Case Study Section in both Paper 1 and 2 in the form of multiple choice questions.
Both Paper 1 & 2 comprises:
Section A : 50 MCQs (1 mark each)
Section B : 15 MCQs with reference to 1 or 2 Case Studies (2 marks each)
Section C : 10 Fill-in-the-blank and Short Answer Questions (2 marks each)
Candidates who fail both papers will need to retake the entire exam; i.e. need to take Paper 1 and 2 in single sitting in their next attempt. Modular passing will apply only if the candidate has passed one paper.
RES course participants have to pass the RES examination within 2 years from the date of issuance of the 'Certificate of Completion of RES Course'. If they are unable to pass both papers within the 2-year time frame, they will have to retake the RES course and retake the entire RES examination, both Paper 1 and 2.
Successful candidates must apply for registration with CEA within 24 months from the date of issuance of the examination certificate. Results will be invalid for licensing and registration purposes if you miss the 24 months window period.
Total Exam Fees
S$417.30 (Incl. GST) for both Papers (Paper 1 + Paper 2)
Examination Results and Certificate
Examination Administrator will notify candidates the examination results. With effect from the July 2011, modular passing will be allowed for RES examination. Candidates will be allowed to retake only their failed paper on the next available examination date.
The examination results will be shown as follows:
Pass Paper 1; Fail Paper 2 (P1 F2)
Fail Paper 1; Pass Paper 2 (F1 P2)
Pass Paper 1; Pass Paper 2 (P1 P2)
The RES examination results are released approximately after 4 weeks. The process may be extended due to other relating factors such as the number of candidates taking the examination. A certificate will be issued to successful candidate. No replacement certificates will be re-printed for lost certificates, only a letter of confirmation of qualification attained will be issued upon formal request made.
Step 4: Professional Photo Taking (Only When You've Passed!)
Congratulation To You!
Quickly set up an appointment with our appointed studio, Picture ME. You need a professional headshot photo taken in our ERA Corporate Attire and submit that photo during licensing registration at ERA.
(Our Appointed photography studio will provide the compulsory ERA red tie and ERA jacket at their studio)
Location of Picture ME:
Suntec City Mall #03-1036, Suntec Tower 4 (near Burger King) Tel: 63369453
Step 5: CEA License Registration @ Head Office
**NEW RES START-UP SUBSIDY GRANT 2021**
Get your subsidized RES joining fee package when you sign up with us this Mar/Apr 2021!
(Worth total $1,867)
1) 2021 & 2022 CEA Registration Fee (License Fee)
2021 CEA License Fee $230 + $53.50 admin fee = $283.50 (Now $0)
2022 CEA License Fee $230 + $53.50 admin fee = $283.50 (Now $0)
2) 2021 & 2022 ERA Estate Agency Work Kit
2021 ERA Indemnity Insurance, Namecards, Lanyard, ID Tags = $180 (Now $0)
2022 ERA Indemnity Insurance, Namecards, Lanyard, ID Tags = $180 (Now $0)
3) ERA Ultimate AccelERAtion Mastery (Compulsory Training)
ERA ha the best course to kick start your career with practical hands-on and on-the-job trainings. This is 3 Full Days Intensive Course. (Please check with your Director / Manager for the latest schedule)
Ultimate AccelERAtion Mastery Course Fees: $580 (Now $100)
Things to bring for the registration:
1) NRIC (Both Original & Photocopied)
2) Highest Academic Qualification Certificate (Original & Photocopied)
3) RES Passing Certificate (Original & Photocopied)
4) One softcopy of ERA Corporate Photo
Welcome Onboard ERA!
Do note that your CEA license approval may take 4 to 6 weeks. You can only practice as a professional real estate agent when you get the approval. However in the mean time, you should be meeting up with your mentor and start attending trainings to prepare yourself for this exciting career!
Our HR department will let you know when the approval is ready.
Important Note: Course Fee Subsidies (For ERA Salespersons Only)
RES Course Fee: You can submit for a subsidy/claim on Union Training Assistance Programme UTAP* and Skillsfuture Credit**.
1) * NTUC & SISEU Members enjoy UP TO $250 UTAP Funding^
(^ provided if you have not utilized the maximum $250 funding available for training each year.)
Login to UTAP website to claim after RES graduation.
2) **You can make a claim of $500 credit here at Skillsfuture website if you are a Singapore Citizen and above 25 years old.
(Before submitting a claim, you should already have registered for a course. You are able to submit a claim as early as 30 days before the course start date. If your course has already started, you may submit your claim no later than 90 days after the course start date.)
Looking forward to walk this rewarding journey with you!