Aspiring real estate agents in Ontario will receive registration training from a new consortium from 2019.

The Real Estate Council of Ontario has announced that Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning and NIIT Canada will provide the training from July 2019. Those enrolling in the meantime will be trained by current provider the OREA Real Estate College.

"We're pleased to announce that the New Program will be developed by this partnership of two innovative leaders in professional education," said RECO Registrar Joseph Richer. "The New Program will bring together the best in local real estate knowledge and education delivery, and leading edge expertise in program development. It will help ensure that students are practice-ready when they begin their real estate careers."

The New Program will offer courses in-class, in real-time virtual classrooms, and through self-paced e-learning modules to more than 12,000 students annually.

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