Virginia Land Title Association

VA Certified Title Settlement Agent™ (VCTSA™) Course

[Please see Questions 40-43 on our FAQS Page to ensure you register for the correct Course and purchase the correct Textbook].

The Certification Course Process

This program will entail 16.0 Hours of onsite course work, required purchase of the text book and the taking of the exam. Those participants receiving a passing grade will be deemed a Virginia Certified Title Settlement Agent™ (VCTSA™). VCTSA's will receive laminated ID cards and certificates documenting their certification.  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 Course will be delivered over a two-day period. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. and the class starts at 8:00 a.m. and runs through 5:00 p.m. each day.  For course monitoring purposes, there will be a minimum of four sign-in periods. Photo ID will be required at each morning sign-in. There will be one break each morning and afternoon. Lunch is on-your-own each day. No cell phones, computers or other electronic devices permitted. No reading materials [newspapers/work related paperwork] other than course manual permitted during session. Casual dress is encouraged. A sweater or jacket is recommended if you tend to be cold.

The Renewal Process

VCTSA'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 TSA specific education) and paying a renewal fee of $25. The VCTSA renewal requirement will cease with the implementation of state licensure.

Need Credits? Title Settlement Agent specific edcuation can be found at VLTA Online or VLTA Published Courses.  Beginning in June of 2013,  qualifying education is presented at the Annual Convention and Fall Symposium.

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

Course Fees*:         Member  $350       Non-Member   $500**

*Call about discounts for three or more attendees from the same company!  ** Guarantee 12 participants and VLTA would be happy to bring a class to your area at a discounted rate too.  Call VLTA today at 800.929.8730 for more information.
***Payment plans are available too!

Class Transfers:  Class transfers will only be granted if a class is not closed.  A transfer fee of $50 will apply and the transfer can only be for the next available class in that area.  Call 800.929.8730 for more information.

Course Materials and Online Exam: $185.00 plus shipping and handling
The Virginia Study Manual for Title Settlement Agents is required text for the Certification Course and must be purchased separately from class registration. The cost is $185.00 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.

Course Dates and Locations

August 22-23, 2014

Homewood Suites
4100 Innslake Drive, Glen Allen, VA 23060

October 17-18, 2014

Hyatt Place Dulles Airport East Hotel
13711 Sayward Blvd., Herndon, VA 20171

October 24-25, 2014

Homewood Suites
5733 Cleveland Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23462

STOP, before you register, be sure you're registering for the correct course. This is the Title Settlement Cerfification Course NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH OUR TITLE INSURANCE PRELICENSING COURSE]. [Please see Questions 40-43 on our FAQS Page to ensure you register for the correct Course and purchase the correct Textbook].

To Register for 2014 Courses via Fax/Email: Click here and remit to VLTA. 10-day ADVANCE registration REQUIRED.

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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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