New CMRAO Education Requirements



Effective November 1, 2021, the authority for setting education requirements will be transferred to the Registrar of the CMRAO. To prepare for this important transition, the CMRAO has developed a competency profile for condominium managers in Ontario, a curriculum roadmap, and course blueprints, which are available on our website.

As a transitionary measure, in 2017 the Minister of Government and Consumer Services designated the courses and challenge exams developed by the Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario (ACMO) as the education and examination requirements necessary to qualify for a General Licence. Any licensees who have already started the ACMO education program have until October 31, 2022, to complete the coursework and apply for a General Licence.

The new CMRAO education program, which identifies the minimum expectations of a General Licensee, is based on the Competency Profile developed in 2019 with a group of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and the CMRAO Advisory Committee. For the second phase of this project, the CMRAO developed a curriculum roadmap and six course blueprints. These documents shape how the courses and exams will be structured to ensure that learners meet the core competencies identified in the Competency Profile. Requirements for continuing education will be announced annually.

The new curriculum consists of six new courses:

  • Excellence in Condominium Management (for Limited Licence applicants)
  • Physical Building Management
  • Working with Condominium Law
  • Managing Financials
  • Relationship Building
  • Operational Quality

Through the new education program, learners will gain a firm understanding of the condominium industry and be well prepared to succeed as licensed condominium managers in Ontario.

For more information, watch the webinar recording that outlines the new education requirements.