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  • 40 Hour(s) Pre-License Education
Life & Health Pre-Licensing & Exam Prep

Prepare With Confidence!

Looking to start or expand your Illinois insurance career? Our state-approved life and health licensing program is perfect for anyone interested in selling life insurance, health insurance, disability insurance, annuities, and more. 

  • Engaging and comprehensive training at a comfortable pace.
  • Careful attention to all topics on the state licensing exam outlines.
  • Start-to-finish support.
  • In-depth review of state-specific content by Illinois insurance producers for Illinois insurance producers.

About This Program

This program includes two courses:

Course 1: Health Insurance: Illinois [20 credit hours] - Class or webinar instruction plus at-home study.

Course 2: Life Insurance: Illinois [20 credit hours] - Class or webinar instruction plus at-home study.

With this program, you will benefit from:

  • Live Training Sessions: Attend two live all-day sessions (class or webinar) focused on essential exam topics. You'll enjoy a highly motivating and engaging environment with some of the best instructors in the business.
  • Course Materials: Your digital and hard-copy textbook is included in the program tuition.
  • Exam Prep: The exclusive textbook includes study charts, 150+ practice questions, and a comprehensive glossary to help you prepare for the course and state exams.

Our experienced instructors, class facilitators and customer service representatives set us apart from other education providers.  We are here to help you every step of the way.

Illinois Insurance Prelicensing Requirements 

You are required to complete prelicensing education approved by the Illinois Department of Insurance before taking the state exams. Real Estate Institute's program satisfies all state requirements for life and health pre-licensing courses.

  • You must complete at least 20 hours of pre-license education for each major type of insurance you wish to sell. In general, these types (known as “lines of authority”) are Life, Accident/Health, Property, and Casualty.
  • For each 20-hour pre-license course, at least 7 ½ hours must be completed in a classroom or webinar setting.
  • Licensing candidates must be at least 18 years old and also pass a state licensing exam for each desired line of authority.


  1. This two-course package satisfies the Illinois pre-license education requirements for life and health insurance (20 hours per course). It is not intended for individuals who wish to sell property insurance or casualty insurance.
  2. Your tuition includes course materials, instructor support, a final exam, and a course transcript.
  3. Upon enrollment, you will receive the following:
    • your username and password to access all online course materials
    • immediate online access to course instructions and
    • course textbook (print and online) at no extra charge

Real Estate Institute offers insurance education approved by the Illinois Department of Insurance.
Approved provider #102877.