Subject Matter-Based Education Tracks

OCAR offers a variety of courses to foster your professional growth and industry expertise. Click on a course to view our upcoming dates and to obtain registration information. Our course catalog is updated with new offerings, so check back frequently.

Transaction Basics

MLS Training

zipForm®

These courses prep agents to successfully work with buyers and sellers, get offers accepted, understand disclosures and financing issues, and navigate the transaction. Plus, get valuable training on technology tools that will help you successfully close the deal. Includes intermediate and advanced MLS training, tablet tools, and zipForm®.

Working with Buyers

Working with Sellers

Negotiation and Communication Strategies

Finance and Credit

Disclosures

Transaction Tools

zipForm®

Tablet Training

Transaction Coordination

These courses are designed to help you grow your business by providing strategic instruction on planning, traditional and social media marketing, lead generation and conversion, as well as tools and resources to promote you, your brand, and your market area.

Business Planning

Prospecting and Lead Generation

Marketing Tips and Tools

Social Media Marketing

CRMLS Marketing Tools

Real Estate Market Data

The best in instruction on REALTOR® technology and the latest tech tools—all delivered in straightforward terms, not geek-speak. We offer hands-on training for iPad and Android tablets and cutting-edge productivity apps. We’ll de-mystify the Cloud, CRMs, Google, and more. Many courses are offered in webinar format for your convenience.

iPad and Android Tablet Training

Introductory

Intermediate and Advanced

zipForm® Training

Introductory

Intermediate and Advanced

Practical Technology Apps and Skills

Learn how to anticipate and navigate around risks to your real estate practice. From personal safety to cybersecurity, disclosure best practices to tips on avoiding lawsuits, we provide valuable instruction of use to members at any stage in their career and in any position.

Best Practices

Safety

Cybersecurity

Disclosures

Insurance

Our broker-specific training courses will apprise you of the latest developments and best practices for operating a brokerage or managing the office. Additional recommended courses include selections from our Managing Risks and Professional Standards education tracks.

(Office Managers and Brokers)

Broker Start-Up Series

In today’s real estate marketplace, it is to an agent’s and broker’s advantage to branch out beyond the typical residential transaction. Having specific knowledge of specialty markets and their diverse buyers, sellers, and investors, can greatly increase the competency and business reach of the savvy REALTOR®.

Green

Generational Buyers

Global

Commercial Real Estate / Investment Properties

Luxury and Second Homes

Veterans

Successful leaders never stop learning. Courses in this track will equip you with the needed skills to assume a leadership role within organized real estate, in your real estate business, and in your community. Sharpen your communication skills, learn to build better relationships, navigate conflicts, negotiate solutions, and manage change. Improve your effectiveness as a real estate professional.

Professional Standards

Advanced Professional Standards Training

Leadership Development

The National Association of REALTORS® and the California Association of REALTORS® and their affiliated Institutes, Societies, and Councils provide a wide-range of programs and services that help members increase their skills, proficiency, and knowledge. These designation and certification programs allow REALTORS® in the industry to distinguish and brand themselves through specialized niche markets.

  • Real Estate License Renewal
    This program includes courses on Agency, Ethics, Trust Funds, Fair Housing, Risk Management, Management and Supervision, and two consumer protection courses. CalBRE Sponsor No. 0054.
  • 8 Hour CA-DBO SAFE Comprehensive: A Path to Success for MLOs
    A Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS) continuing education course required for mortgage loan originators (MLOs) who must meet California requirements for renewal.
  • Notary Public
    This six-hour Notary Public seminar is designed to prepare all new and renewing notary publics. We'll discuss the latest laws and regulations and review the fundamentals of Jurats, Affidavits, the Journal, fingerprinting, forms of identification, sworn statements, and more. By the end of the day, you will be prepared to pass the state exam, which will be presented at the end of the class.