RES/REA Terms & Conditions


1. Admission Criteria
a) Applicant must be at least 21 years old.

b) Possess a minimum qualification of Higher Nitec or 4 GCE 'O' levels passes in two (2) sittings or Diplomas from the local polytechnics (NYP,NP,SP,TP,RP) and degrees from the local universities (NUS, NTU, SMU,SUTD,SUSS,SIT). Individuals who are unable to meet these criteria will be required to take the Workplace Literacy and Numeracy (WPLN) assessment administered by WDA. WPLN (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing and Numeracy) Level 5 will be recognised in lieu of 4 GCE "O" level passes. Details of the assessments can be found:
Applicants with private or foreign diplomas/degrees need to get their qualifications approved by CEA. More info
Please check and verify the accuracy of certifications before submitting this application. Applicants who are found to have not met the minimum requirements in the certifications submitted will not have their course fees refunded.

c) Photocopy of  NRIC front and back.

d) Applications will be processed on a 1st-come-1st-serve basis. Registration will close before the closing date if intake is fully booked.

e) All applications for the course are to be submitted with Application Form, a photocopy of NRIC front and back and highest qualifications by hand or by mail. We do not accept fax or email. For those who apply online, scanned copies of the NRIC front and back and highest qualification are acceptable. Those who have submitted photocopies will need to bring the original certs on the first day of lesson. Incomplete application forms, without the necessary documents and/or without the course fee shall be rejected.

f) Important Notice: Please be informed that attending the RES/REA Course and passing the RES/REA Examination do not automatically qualify an individual to be a real estate salesperson. The applicant has to comply with the full registration requirements stipulated under the Estate Agents Act, which include meeting the fit & proper criteria. Please check the complete list of registration criteria on CEA’s website at (RES)  (REA) before registering for the RES/REA Course. 


“For foreigners who wish to register with CEA as salespersons, they will need to have a valid Employment Pass (EP) issued by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) to work in the real estate agency industry. They should consult an estate agent that is prepared to support their future registration application, who would then check with CEA. Thereafter, when they register for the RES/REA Course, they will need to produce a letter of support from the estate agent.”

2. Copyright & Prohibition on Recording
It is acknowledged by the course applicant that all RES/REA course materials provided remain always the intellectual property of SEAA unless otherwise stated. No part of the RES/REA course materials shall be reproduced without permission in any form. Audio and/or video recordings of the lectures are strictly prohibited.

3. SEAA's Special Promotions
SEAA reserves the rights to change the promotions without prior notice and reject the promotion offer to applicants if they do not meet our terms & conditions or the minimum criteria prior the registration of the RES/REA course.

a)The RES/REA promotion price is only valid if the payment is made in person at our office during our business hours, where minimum two students or group registration must make payment together via Cash/Nets only. Strictly no online payment is accepted for the promotional price. We have another promo rate provided for those who prefer to make payment by credit card instead, please view our website for more details on the promo price online.  

b)Free REC lesson provided in our early bird promotion is on a first come first serve basis, upon successful payment made for the RES/REA course subject to SEAA's terms & conditions. The free lesson is either for Paper 1 or Paper 2 and it will be decided by SEAA. We will not entertain requests to swap papers and it is non-transferable.
RES/REA course fee includes GST 7%. If you are claiming NTUC UTAP, GST 7% will be excluded from the course fee and  reimbursement up to 50% (capped at $250 per calender year) will be provided to the candidate after the course ends. There will be a required processing time by NTUC, according to their terms and conditions.

4. SEAA Membership
Student Membership is free up to one year of taking the RES/REA course with SEAA.

5. Certificate of Completion
You are required to fulfill a minimum of 75% attendance in order to attain the Certificate of Completion. Certificate will only be awarded on the last day of lesson. You are required to sign your attendance at the beginning and at the end of the class. You will not be able to sign your attendance if you are more than 15 MINUTES late. This "15 MINUTE" rule will also apply if you return late from breaks or leave early before lesson ends. In the aforesaid situations, you will be marked as ABSENT. The Certificate of Completion  is valid for two years from the date the course ends.

6. Course Changes
SEAA reserves the right to change or make any amendments to the dates / venue / lecturers for the course without any prior notice. A full refund will be made in the event of course cancellation by SEAA. SEAA will take the necessary actions to notify the course participants in reasonable time to inform of the changes or cancellation of intakes.

Refund will be subject to an admin fee of $100, please refer to the table below. The refund will be paid via cheque, it
takes 2-3 weeks for the cheque to be processed. SEAA allows you to transfer to another intake or find a
replacement to take your place without any charge.

SEAA Refund Policy  
  SEAA cancels course
      Full Refund by SEAA
 Participant withdraws from the course 14
 working days before course commencement. 
 Required to write-in to for refund.
  a. Payment made by Cash or Nets (Full Refund by SEAA).
  b. Payment made via Paypal (Refund amount will be after
      the deduction of service charge incurred from Paypal). 
 Participant withdraws from the course 7
 working days before course commencement. 
 Required to write-in to for refund.
  a. Payment made by Cash or Nets (Refund amount will be
      subject to admin processing fee of $100).

  b. Payment made via Paypal (Refund amount will be after
      deduction of service charge incurred from Paypal
admin processing fee of $100).
 Participant withdraws from course on the first 7
 days of lesson or no-show.
      No Refund provided.

8. Personal Data Protection Policy
Your personal data may be used in accordance with the terms of SEAA’s privacy and data protection policy found at SEAA reserves the rights to withdraw and/or alter them without prior notice, and further acknowledge that part of your student associate membership benefits is receipt of updates (including of upcoming courses, trade shows and events) and marketing materials from SEAA and its partners, vendors and affiliates of promotions and activities approved by SEAA.  You may withdraw your consent to receipt of any of the aforesaid by contacting the Data Protection Officer of SEAA via email

In order to deliver the services requested by course participants, SEAA will collect and use personally identifiable information including name, NRIC number or other identification number, email address, address, telephone number and where necessary educational history. We will, where required to by the Council for Estate Agencies or directed by course participants, disclose to the Council for Estate Agencies such personally identifiable information for the purposes of, and incidental to the course participants' receipt of services, updating course participants' attendance, academic and/or certification records with the Council for Estate Agencies.