Course Description: This 6-hour online course meets the educational requirement to become a Notary Public in the State of California. Upon completion of the course, the student will receive a Proof of Completion certificate to submit with the completed State of California Notary Public application.
Course Format: This course, which consists of 10 learning units, is designed to be completed "at your own pace". Once you enroll, you can complete the course at your schedule, from any location, from any computer, day or night.
Course Learning Objectives: The course will cover the laws, regulations and requirements addressed both on the California Notary Public examination and in actual Notary practice. Click for course syllabus.
Learning Methodology: Course learning material consists of a blend of text, visuals, learning activities, and knowledge checks to ensure that learning is engaging and reinforced every step of the way.
Course Assessment: A series of short assessments reinforces the material covered in each unit. At the end of the course, there is a final assessment designed to review the material covered in the course. The goal of the assessments is to both reinforce the knowledge the student will need as a California Notary Public, as well as prepare the student for the range of concepts and terms covered on the written Notary Public examination.
Technical Requirements: High-speed Internet connection (DSL or cable modem); recent version of Flash; and a recent version of one of the following browsers: Internet Explorer (Version 7+); Firefox; Chrome; or Safari. For more specific requirements, click here.
Course Completion: The student has 90 days to complete the course. ProCert Training, LLC, is approved by the California Secretary of State (vendor #603492) to issue a proof of course completion certificate.
1) Register and complete our 6-hour course
2) Receive and Print your Certificate of Proof of Completion
3) Register to take the California Notary Public Exam
4) Complete the Notary Public Application
5) Take and Pass the Notary Public Exam
6) Submit Fingerprints via Live scan
7) Await Commission Packet
8) Purchase Notary Public Materials
9) File Notary Public Oath and Bond
10) Begin Your Commission!
Course Cost: $24.00