Post Licensing

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As of January 1, 2016, post-license education is now required in Kentucky. Pursuant to the law, post-license education in Kentucky will require new sales associate licensees to complete forty-eight (48) hours of post-license education courses within two (2) years of obtaining a real estate license.


  • Your license will be cancelled if not completed within 24 months of being licensed
  • PLE courses can NOT be taken twice to receive duplicate PLE credit
  • Some sales associates may be required to take CE while taking PLE - review the chart here
  • PLE is not required of sales associate licensed prior to January 1, 2016
  • Sales associate licensees who receive their license through the license recognition process are also required to take PLE.
  • New broker licensees are not required to complete PLE
  • Once a affiliate your new sales associate license with a principal broker, your 2 year clock to complete the 48 hour requirement begins to run and cannot be paused or stopped if you decide to go into escrow after having been affiliated with a principal broker. You will need to complete these requirements even while in escrow or risk license cancellation.


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KRI currently offers 9 online courses called Keynote that count towards PLE.
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PLE Course Curriculum

The 48 hours post-license course curriculum consists of 32 mandatory hours and 16 elective hours.  The mandatory hours must cover the following topics as listed below:



Commission Compliance course












Fair Housing


Technology & Data Security


Risk Management



​PLE courses are required to be real estate specific, to provide practical knowledge of the brokerage business; to protect the public interest and must be practicum based.
For information on the types of course topics that will meet both the 32 mandatory hours and the 16 elective hours, please see Form E113 – Post-License Education Prescribed Topics.

In order for a licensee to receive Post-License Education (PLE) credit for a course, the course must be approved by the Commission for PLE credit.

Download the PLE Course Tracking Chart for personal use to assist in keeping track of your PLE requirements. The Kentucky Real Estate Commission will not accept this chart as proof of completion for any courses. The Commission only accepts proof of course completion from its approved education providers.

Please review the Post License Education FAQ for more detailed information on PLE requirements.