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TC Career Workout

Join us for a special 1-day event pumped up with expert insight on Transaction Coordination (TC) practices throughout the industry. Learn what leading TCs and Brokers do to keep their firms in shape. Join us for the TC Career Workout on May 7, 2021 and use the knowledge shared here to start seeing gains in your business!

Risk and Education Management System

The REMS system allows brokers to deliver quality education to their agents and track their progress.


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Disaster Preparedness and Knowledge (DPK) Certification: Crisis Knowledge Management

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C.A.R.’s Disaster Preparedness & Knowledge (DPK) Certification: Crisis Knowledge Management program consists of four required courses.

Preparing for a disaster requires more than just an emergency kit. These four courses take an in-depth look into the major disasters for California and helps to prepare real estate professionals, step-by-step, both mentally and physically. Understand what you need to do to properly protect yourself, your family, your business and your community.

By earning this Certification, you differentiate yourself in your community by being a trusted source and the person they turn to first. You will look like the rock star of disaster preparedness in your community.

Upon completion of all four courses, participants will automatically be e-mailed their Disaster Preparedness & Knowledge (DPK) certificate and THE DPK logo the following business day. These can be used in presentation materials, as well as sales and marketing media.

The DPK program and the information provided within is for general information and educational purposes only. Before taking any actions based on the information presented, we encourage you to review your city, county and state-specific guidelines. We encourage sharing the information presented in these courses with family, friends, colleagues, and clients.


Disaster Preparedness and Knowledge (DPK) Certification


LearnMyWay® (Live Webinar): To register for in-person courses or an upcoming webinar, please visit the C.A.R. Education Calendar.


Your Certificate:
After all requirements have been met (see below), students will be automatically awarded a certificate and logo by email 24 hours after completing the last required course. Once certified, students may add the certification logo to business cards, websites, email signatures, blogs, promotional materials, and more.

Courses may be taken in order. You can take courses Online or LearnMyWay® or in any combination. Any courses that you have successfully completed within the past six (6) months are applicable towards earning the FTBS Certification.

To earn your certificate you must complete the course and exam(s) with a passing score of 70% or more.

All C.A.R. Education certifications expire 2 years from the date they were awarded and anyone who wishes to renew must retake the course(s). The courses are updated regularly so that new information is available to new and returning agents and members.

Required Courses:
• The Role of the REALTOR® in Disasters
• Survival Mindset, Leadership, and Communication in Disasters
Surviving Disasters of Our Own Making
The Road to Recovery: Managing Insurance, Mortgages and Recovery Services

How You Benefit from Taking this Course:

You will learn:

What to do to prepare for a natural disaster
How to help during recovery
Preparedness for individuals, businesses and communities
Internal, external, persuasive communication
Pandemics, epidemics, endemics, and outbreaks
How to manage insurance policies following a disaster
Consequences of disasters on mortgage markets

Who Should Take this Certification:

Real Estate professionals who are interested in becoming a trusted resource in multiple facets for their community. 

Coni Meyers



Disaster Preparedness and Knowledge Certification: Crisis Knowledge Management


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