Virginia Land Title Association

VA Certified Title Examiner™ (VCTE™) Online Course

VLTA is proud to announce the arrival of the Virginia Certified Title Examiner Online Course! The VCTE-Online will be available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year! There will be no onsite classes in 2014, because now the VCTE course is available to you in the comfort of your home or office.

The Certification Course Process

This course entails 16.0 hours of online course work (8 two-hour sessions) followed by a final exam administered by the Koogler Group (see below). Students are required to purchase the VCTE Manual (see below) which includes the cost of the exam. This manual contains the information needed to take the course exam. Those participants receiving a passing grade on the examination will be deemed a Virginia Certified Title Examiner™ (VCTE™). VCTEs will receive laminated ID cards and certificates documenting their certification. VLTA lists all certified examiners as preferred providers on its website. VLTA is notified of those who have passed or failed the exam on a weekly basis.  Processing those who have passed the exam can take up to ten business days.

The 16-hour Online Course is delivered in 8 two-hour sessions.  Participants have up to ninety-days (90-days) to complete all sessions to be eligible to take the certification exam. Those who do not complete the sessions within 90-days will need to re-purchase the course to begin the process again.  No extensions will be offered.

Course Fees:         Member  $375       Non-Member   $525

REGISTER AT: VLTA Online   |   MEMBERS: be sure to email to request a discount code to receive the member rate.

The Renewal Process

VCTE's will be required to renew their certification on a biennium basis (odd number year). Certification will expire on the last day of the year. Renewal will entail completing 16.0 Hours of continuing education (8.0 hours must be TE specific education) and paying a renewal fee of $25. The VCTE renewal requirement will cease with the implementation of state licensure.

Need Credits? Title Examiner specific edcuation can be found at VLTA Online or VLTA Published Courses.  Beginning in June of 2014,  qualifying education is presented at the Annual Convention and Fall Symposium.

Have questions about the VCTE™ course? Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions and Test Taker Guidelines pages.

Course Materials and Online Exam:  $125.00 plus shipping and handling
The Virginia Study Manual for Title Examiners is required text for the Certification Course and must be purchased separately from class registration. The cost is $125.00 plus shipping and handling and includes textbook and two attempts at passing the Online Exam within a 90-day period. The textbook must be purchased in advance through The Koogler Group - be sure to allow 8-10 business days for ground shipment to ensure that it arrives BEFORE the course begins.

Click here to order the textbook online. (Clicking on the link connects you to The Koogler Group's Online Bookstore. Please retain the Order Number from your purchase. It will be used to access your online exam following completion of the certification course. Should you misplace the Order Number, you may retrieve it by logging onto The Koogler Group's Online Bookstore and accessing your Order History. Or, if you prefer, you may press the "Contact Us" button located on the website for further assistance. Please be sure to review our Frequently Asked Questions, Test Taker Guidelines and Online Portal Assistance resources).


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Virginia Land Title Association
14001-C Saint Germain Drive, Suite #822
Centreville, VA 20121
(tel) 800.929.8730
(fax) 703-995-0649 

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