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Format: The method of course instruction (i.e. classroom or distance).

Classroom Education: Classroom education courses and seminars are physically attended by the students.. They are presented "live" by an instructor who meets BREA requirements, and are presented in a classroom setting. These classes may be approved for students at any level provided they meet the requirements previously mentioned.

Distance Education: Distance education courses include those offered via correspondence, internet, video, computer study, etc.

IMPORTANT: Some distance education courses may be approved at the Trainee License and Residential License levels only. Review "levels approved" to verify the license level a course is approved.

BE Hours: Courses that can be considered for basic education. Basic Education courses are taken to qualify for licensure. They may also be used for continuing education if taken within the CE cycle and were not used as basic education for an Upgrade Application.

CE Hours Courses that can be considered for continuing education. Continuing education courses are used to renew an existing license and must be taken within a licensees CE Cycle.

Levels Approved: Indicates the license level that a course is acceptable. "AT/AL only" indicates the course is acceptable for the Trainee License and Residential License levels only. "All Levels" indicate that the course may be used for all levels of licensure.

National USPAP (7 hours): Courses that meet the 7 hour National USPAP Update Course continuing education requirement.

National USPAP (15 hours): Courses that meet the National USPAP Course requirement for basic education, or meet the continuing education USPAP requirement if taken prior to December 31, 2004. If the course is taken for continuing education after January 1, 2005 it can be used towards the hour requirement, but will not meet the National USPAP Update Course requirement for renewal.

Laws & Regs: Courses that meet the Federal and State laws and Regulations requirement for continuing education.

Basic Education Topic Search: Courses that meet the basic education course topic requirement for the specified topics.