Live Chat ×
Skip to main content

VLTA Title Insurance: Pre-Licensing 2020

VLTA Title Insurance: Pre-Licensing

The Title Insurance Pre-Licensing course is likely your first step towards a new career. Whether you are a seasoned industry professional, or a fresh face, we welcome you to our course. 

Kevin Pogoda, our instructor, is an industry veteran, both an attorney and an underwriter, and he works hard to prepare you for success on your exam. Kevin is a nationally renowned speaker who has engaged audiences of all kinds with his humorous and comprehensive style.

With VLTA, you'll have access to ongoing continuing education resources, the support of a caring home office, and the boost of our statewide network of professionals. If you have questions, we have answers. And most importantly... our students succeed! With exam-focused preparation, our students boast the highest pass rate of any provider in Virginia. 

Course Details
The 16-hour course is delivered in bite-size video units which explain each concept covered in the Title Insurance Content Outline promulgated by the Virginia Bureau of Insurance as well as learning checks throughout the course to ensure you are progressing with the knowledge you need to pass the exam. Each module is self-paced.  You can do as much or as little as you’d like at a time, anytime of day. You can pick up where you left off at your own convenience on any device just by logging in. At the end of the course, you will have access to additional study material to prepare for the exam. Once you have successfully completed all portions of the course, you will be able to print the required course completion paperwork so that you can sit for the exam. Participants are welcome to contact the instructor by email at any time during the course to ask questions one-on-one. Learn at your own pace. Study conveniently with our online questions and course manual. Be prepared for the exam.  

Instructor
Kevin T. Pogoda, Esq.
Born in Santa Monica, California, Kevin Pogoda grew up in Southern California. A graduate from the University of California at Berkeley with degrees in Rhetoric (honors) and Legal Studies (high honors), Kevin completed his law school education at the Santa Clara University School of Law in 1994.

After law school, Kevin worked in several firms located in New Jersey, Virginia and the District of Columbia. While in private practice, Kevin’s experience included SEC compliance, Indian gaming law, commercial litigation, labor and employment law, and not-for-profit litigation. Kevin has passed the bar exams for California, New Jersey, Virginia and Maryland.

In 1998, Kevin began his career as a settlement agent at a prominent settlement company located in Annandale, Virginia. While in that position, Kevin performed approximately 3,000 settlements and focused on 1031 Exchanges and resolving title issues. Kevin joined Old Republic National Title Insurance Company in May 2006 and now serves as First Vice President and Virginia State Manager, Northern Division.

In his capacity as Virginia State Manager, Kevin regularly speaks as an instructor before various groups, including attorneys, realtors, and title/settlement agents. He has authored VLTA’s 16-hour online Pre-Licensing Course, VLTA’s 16-hour online VCTSA Course for settlement agents, and MLTA’s 16-hour online Pre-Licensing Course. Kevin is a Past President of the Virginia Land Title Association and a recipient of VLTA’s Distinguished Service Award for 2017.

This course is approved for 16-hours of CLE credits.

PLEASE NOTE: Only the account holder can receive credit/certification for the completion of this course. Employers cannot purchase courses for their employees from their personal account – the employee must create and/or login to their own account to purchase and complete this course. If you have any questions, please contact VLTA Project Manager, Suzanne Campbell at 800-564-8582 or by email at suzanne.campbell@vlta.org.

Virginia Title Insurance Testing: Message from the Bureau of Insurance
Beginning June 1, 2020, insurance licensing exams will be administered by Prometric, and PearsonVue will no longer administer licensing exams after May 31, 2020. Exams can be taken online with ProProctor or a Prometric Test Center throughout Virginia. For more information, call Prometric at 1-866-891-6396 or go to https://www.prometric.com/virginia/insurance to schedule your exam.

Need to reschedule your exam appointment? Click 
here.

All-Inclusive Member Price: $310    Non-Member Price: $570
Join VLTA to claim the member rate

You must have a VLTA account to access this course.
If you do not wish to join VLTA as a member at this time, please 
create a "Non-Member" account

The Virginia Title Insurance: Pre-Licensing Study Guide is included with the registration of this course. The study guide is only available in electronic format and can be accessed in the second component of the course. You will want to download and/or print to be successful with the course.

For course specific questions: Please email Instructor Pogoda at instructor@vlta.org.
For technology specific questions: Please email VLTA at vlta@vlta.org.