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Policies and Procedures

About Fortune Academy

Fortune Academy is approved by the South Carolina Real Estate Commission to offer a variety of education programs. Fortune Academy’s mission is to provide high quality courses to real estate licensees in support of state-mandated education programs for licensure and ongoing professional competency.

Courses Offered

Fortune Academy offers a wide range of courses in Real Estate
namely:

  • Pre-Licensing Course
  • Broker Courses
  • Property Management Courses
  • Property Manager In Charge Courses
  • Continuing Education Courses
  • Exam Preparatory Classes

These courses are further described ahead in this play
book

Locations

Fortune Academy is providing education across multiple
locations in South Carolina. We are currently providing
in-class classes across 12 locations and have partnered up
with major schools in terms of providing Real Estate
Education.

  • Aiken
  • Beaufort/Bluffton
  • Charleston
  • Florence
  • Greenville
  • Greenwood
  • Myrtle Beach
  • Orangeburg
  • Spartanburg
  • Columbia
  • Columbia

3.Types of Classes

Fortune Academy is currently offering three types of
classroom environments

  • In-class Physical Classroom
  • Online Virtual Instructor-Led Classrooms
  • Online Self-Paced classes

Policies and Procedures (New)

  1. Online Virtual Instructor-Led Training (Zoom Classes)
    Student Expectations.

    • To be successful in a Virtual Instructor Led
      Training class, students must be comfortable
      using their own computer and working on the
      Internet.
    • Students must have an active email address.
    • Students should expect to spend the same number
      of hours in the Virtual Instructor Led Training
      Class as in an actual classroom.
    • 100% attendance is required. Missed sessions
      will need to be made-up in a future class before
      the course exam can be administered. There is a
      $25 fee per session being made up
    • If a course exam is required, students must
      successfully pass the exam to pass the course
      and receive a certificate of completion.
    • The sessions are interactive and you will be
      required to answer questions when called on by
      the instructor
    • If a student fails a course exam, one (1)
      additional attempt is allowed at no charge. If a
      student fails the exam twice, you will be
      required to audit the class and/or portion
      failed before taking the exam a third time.
    • All classes must be completed within six (6)
      months. No exceptions. This includes session
      make ups, retesting, and auditing. If a textbook
      is updated during this time, students may be
      required to purchase a new textbook.
    • Online exams are conducted via Google
      Classrooms. Students are expected to be
      logged-in and ready to join the exam in order to
      start exam on-time. All instructions will be
      shared via email.
    • Certificates are sent within 5 working days of
      course completion/ passing exam.
    • Certificate re-printing is allowed. It takes up
      to 15 working days to send it. There is a $25
      fee
  2. Physical In-Class Training (Location Classes) Student
    Expectations

    • Masks are mandatory until further notice.
    • We have cleaned and disinfected all buildings,
      installed hand sanitizer stations across all
      campuses, purchased antiseptic wipes so that our
      team can clean desks and surfaces between each
      user and posted signage to remind everyone to
      practice good hygiene, social distancing and
      other safety precautions.
    • Due to maintaining social-distancing guidelines,
      each classroom size variates as per space
      between desks.
    • 100% attendance is required. Missed sessions
      will need to be made-up in a future class before
      the course exam can be administered. There is a
      $25 fee per session being made up.
    • If a course exam is required, students must
      successfully pass the exam to pass the course
      and receive a certificate of completion.
    • The sessions are interactive and you will be
      required to answer questions when called on by
      the instructor.
    • If a student fails a course exam, one (1)
      additional attempt is allowed at no charge. If a
      student fails the exam twice, you will be
      required to audit the class and/or portion
      failed before taking the exam a third time
    • All classes must be completed within six (6)
      months. No exceptions. This includes session
      make ups, retesting, and auditing. If a textbook
      is updated during this time, students may be
      required to purchase a new textbook.
    • Certificates are provided immediately after
      class completion / passing exam.
    • Certificate re-issue is allowed. It takes up to
      15 working days to send it. There is a $25 fee

Admission

Students enrolling into South Carolina Real Estate classes must be 18 years of age and must be a high school graduate or the recipient of a certificate of equivalency (GED). Your registration is contingent upon verification and valid payment and confirmation of no other past or outstanding debts or restrictions.

Grading

The test grading for the First Year Sales and Broker B Exam is based on a multiple choice Exam on General Real Estate Information, along with a multiple choice Exam based on South Carolina state laws. The Property Management Course test consists of one exam with multiple-choice questions. On each portion of all Exams 75% is a passing grade and 74% is failing. Should you fail any academy Exam, we will give ONLY ONE make-up Exam at no charge. Should you fail the make-up Exam you will be required to begin the class again. All MCE & Broker A classes are graded on the student participating 100% in all class activities. Fortune Academy may offer courses other than these mentioned to which these rules may not apply.

Tuition

Tuition can be paid by check, money order, credit card or cash and is due at the time of registration.

Refund/Cancellation Policy

The test grading for the First Year Sales and Broker B Exam is based on a multiple choice Exam on General Real Estate Information, along with a multiple choice Exam based on South Carolina state laws. The Property Management Course test consists of one exam with multiple-choice questions. On each portion of all Exams 75% is a passing grade and 74% is failing. Should you fail any academy Exam, we will give ONLY ONE make-up Exam at no charge. Should you fail the make-up Exam you will be required to begin the class again. All MCE & Broker A classes are graded on the student participating 100% in all class activities. Fortune Academy may offer courses other than these mentioned to which these rules may not apply

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

This academy is an EQUAL OPPORUNITY academy complying with all local, state and Federal laws.

ATTENDANCE

The South Carolina Real Estate Commission and Fortune Academy require that you attend ALL SESSIONS before you can take the Fortune exam and earn a certificate. Hours per class are as follows: First Year Pre-License: 60 hours, Advanced Real Estate: 30 hours, Broker A/B: 30 hours each, Property Management: 30 hours. NO PARTIAL CREDIT will be given for any class. If a student misses any part of a session or more than one session, the session, or those sessions missed can be made up at a future regularly scheduled class. A fee of $25.00 PER SESSION within 6 months or FULL CHARGES will be collected again. If for any reason a class cannot be held as scheduled, students will be notified, and a make-up class will be held as soon as practical. If for some reason a class is cancelled after it starts, students will be eligible to attend the next scheduled class at no additional charge. All students are required to conduct themselves in a professional manner. All students are expected to be properly groomed and maintain a professional attitude; no disruptive behavior or threats of physical violence will be tolerated. If after two warnings offensive behavior continues the student may be expelled from the class at the discretion of the instructor and will forfeit all fees paid for the class. Fortune Academy has a zero tolerance for cheating. Students caught cheating will be expelled and forfeit all fees paid for the class.

WAIVER OF LIABILITY

As a participant in this class, I, the STUDENT, hereby waive any claim or prospective claim of liability against Fortune Academy of Real Estate (360training.com, Inc.), and/or Fortune Academy, their employees and agents, with respect to any injuries, illness, damage or death occurring to myself while participating in, or as a result of participation in, any and all classes or related activities. I further agree to indemnify and to hold Fortune Academy of Real Estate (360training.com, Inc.), and/or Fortune Academy as well as all members of its staff whether contracted or employed, free and harmless from any injury, illness, loss, liability damage, cost, or expense which they may incur as a result of any injury that I may sustain while participating in said activity.

CERTIFICATES

Only one original certificate is issued. Replacement Certificates are $20.00 each. This agreement is a legally binding contract between the student and Academy. A copy is being given to the Student, according to STATE LAW.

CONTACT POLICY

By registering and entering your email address & phone number you agree to be contacted both by email & phone

System Requirements (For Online Class /
Exam)

  • Laptop or desktop computer, webcam, microphone, and
    strong internet connection.
  • Phones and Tablets are not allowed.

Course Materials

  • Students will be provided access to course materials,
    including the course eBook and printable workbook if
    available, one (1) business day before the class start
    date. Textbooks and exam prep books may be purchased
    individually. There are no refunds for textbooks or exam
    prep books.

Technical Support

  • Technical Support is available for all registered
    students from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm EST Monday-Friday by
    calling (800) 922-2245 or by emailing
    info@fortuneacademy.com