A proctored exam is required for all continuing education courses. e-Proctored exams are acceptable.
There is no limit to the number of CE hours that may be taken online. However, the 12-hour Managing Broker Required Course MUST be taken in a setting with live instructor interaction.
The CE school shall allow the attendee one retake within 30 days after a failed examination in order to receive credit for CE. No more than one retake shall be allowed. A licensee failing a retake shall not receive credit for that CE course unless the entire course is retaken and the examination is successfully completed.
30 hours of Post License Education is required for: Brokers renewing for the FIRST TIME. If this is the FIRST renewal for your Broker license you are required to complete the 30-Hours of Post License education prior to renewing your license.
Brokers need 12 hours of CE:
3 hour Core A
3 hour Core B
6 Hours of electives
No Final Exam Passing Requirement
Roster Required: Yes
Roster Process: Rosters are submitted via email every Friday or may be submitted individually if needed. **If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.**
Roster Sent: Every 7 days
CE Approved Courses
Approved for 3 hours of elective credit:
Converting Leads into Closings (RS 120), Win-Win Negotiation Techniques (RS 121), Building a Team to Grow Your Business (RS 122), Buying and Selling Income Properties (RS 204)
Approved for 6 hours of elective credit:
Listing Strategies for the Residential Specialist (RS 201), Financing Solutions to Close the Deal (RS 205)
Approved for 8 hours of elective credit:
Power Up on Smart Home Technologies (RS 134), Tax Strategies for the Real Estate Professional (RS 136)
Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation
Real Estate Division
320 West Washington St., 3rd. Floor
Springfield, IL 62786
Web: Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation