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Real Estate Salesperson’s Course

The Real Estate Salesperson’s Course is a N.Y. State-approved course for individuals who are preparing to sit for the real estate salesperson’s licensing examination. RES 33 meets the new 75-hour requirement for the salesperson’s license. In order to satisfactorily complete this course, students are required to attend a minimum of 90 percent (67.5 hours) of classroom instruction, exclusive of sessions devoted to review and/or examination and must pass the final examination.

Topics include: license law and regulations; law of agency; real estate instruments; estates and interests; real estate financing; land use regulations; introduction to construction; valuation; human rights and fair housing; environmental issues and real estate mathematics. Required textbook must be brought to first class.

RES 33 /25 sessions /75 hours

IRS Enrolled Agent Preparation

An Enrolled Agent is a tax professional who has earned the privilege of representing tax payers before the Internal Revenue Service. Enrolled Agents, like attorneys and certified public accountants, are unrestricted as to which taxpayers they can represent, which types of tax matters they can handle and which IRS offices they can practice before. The program fulfills the educational requirements of the Internal Revenue Service to sit for the Special Enrollment Exam (SEE) which is a three-part examination. Those who pass both the examinations and the background check are Enrolled Agents.

PROGRAM COURSES:

IRS Enrolled Agent Prep, Part 1: ENR 100/1 /16 sessions /41.5 hours
IRS Enrolled Agent Prep, Part 2: ENR 100/2 / 14 sessions /36 hours

Notary Public Exam Preparation

This workshop helps you prepare for the NYS notary public exam. Topics include duties and functions, laws, terminology, and ethics. Copies of notary license laws and exam application are provided.

NTP 10 (1 session includes 30-minute break) /5.5 hours

OSHA Hour Construction

The 30-hour Construction Outreach Training Program is designed to provide orientation and information about safety responsibility for anyone involved in the construction industry. Outreach classes also provide overview information regarding OSHA, including workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint. Students will receive an OSHA 30-hour card upon successful completion of the course.

6 sessions /30 hours

Pesticide Technician

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of pest control workers hired is expected to increase 26 percent between 2010 and 2020, which is faster than average for most occupations. Pest control professionals rid buildings of nuisances like ants, cockroaches, termites and rodents. Whether working for a company or as an independent contractor, certification is required to get a job in pest control.
To be eligible for commercial pesticide technician certification in NYS, individuals must meet the following:

-Be at least 17 years of age at the time of application
-Have successfully completed a comprehensive 30-hour training course, approved by department
-Prior to course registration, you must consult website for additional eligibility requirements: see http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/materials_minerals_pdf/examprocs.pdf

CPT10 / 6 sessions / 30 hours

N.Y.S. CPE Credit

The Lehman College SCPS is approved by the N.Y.S. Education Department State Board for Public Accountancy to offer certified public accountants and/or public accountants mandatory CPE credits under N.Y.S. License # 002749. Noted with the courses in the Personal Financial Planning Program and the IRS Enrolled Agent Preparation Program are the number of hours of CPE credits and the CPE subject area(s) covered. Upon completion of the course, participants receive certificate(s) of completion. Participants must inform the instructor(s) at the first class meeting that the course is being taken for mandatory CPE hours for N.Y.S. Licensed accountants. For NYS CPE requirements, go to www.op.nysed.gov

Coordinator Contact:

Bernadette Gordon
Email:Bernadette.Gordon@lehman.cuny.edu
Phone: 718-960-5182