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Simplify Your CE: Complete 12 Hours of Broker Continuing Education Effortlessly!

Your License Renewal Window is Now Open - The deadline is April 30, 2024.
Enroll in a user-friendly IDFPR-approved CE package covering all license renewal requirements for IL Brokers. Enjoy engaging live sessions with an in-person class or webinar, or ultimate flexibility with the all online self-study option.

Select a 12-hour package that fits your needs and start today!

Choose a 12-Hour Illinois Broker CE Package

ALL ONLINE:
ANYTIME CE

  • Study online - no textbooks or classes
  • Interactive knowledge checks and a system that tracks your progress
  • Learn at your own pace with access courses from anywhere, anytime
  • Includes Sexual Harassment Prevention
  • Includes REALTOR® Code of Ethics training Chicago Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics Partner Provider
  • No final exam

ALL LIVE:
CLASS or WEBINAR

  • 2-day live, instructor-led training
  • Select from two ways to attend:
    • In-person via classroom at a Chicagoland location near you.
    • Live webinar from the convenience of your home or office.
  • Includes Sexual Harassment Prevention
  • Includes REALTOR® Code of Ethics training Chicago Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics Partner Provider
  • No final exam
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Broker Continuing Education Made Simple!

Enjoy accessible, user-friendly Illinois Broker CE from the local leader in real estate education for over 30 years. If you need fewer credit hours, explore packages or individual Broker Core and Elective courses.


Broker Requirements

Illinois Broker CE Requirements:

  • 12 credit hours of core and elective CE, consisting of:
    • 4-Hour Core
    • 8-Hour Elective, including Sexual Harassment Prevention training
  • Brokers renew every two years by April 30 (in even years).
  • Brokers must complete their entire CE requirement before renewing their licenses.

Exceptions: Brokers renewing for the first time require Post-License Education instead of CE. Active Illinois Attorneys are not required to complete CE but must renew their license with IDFPR.

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FAQs

Are Real Estate Institute's courses approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR)?

Yes. Real Estate Institute offers continuing education programs approved by the IDFPR and specifically designed to satisfy license renewal requirements.

What are the Continuing Education (CE) requirements for IL Real Estate Brokers?

Brokers licensed by the IDFPR must complete 12 hours of continuing education during each renewal period.*

  • 4 Hours: Core - May only be completed live or online, not self-study
  • 8 Hours: Electives - Must include at least one (1) hour of Sexual Harassment Prevention training

*NOTE: Brokers renewing for the first time do not require continuing education. Instead, they must complete 45 hrs of Post-License Education and at least one (1) hour of Sexual Harassment Prevention training.

When do IL Real Estate Brokers need to complete their continuing education requirements?

IL Real Estate Brokers must complete continuing education before each license renewal deadline: Every two (2) years by April 30 (in even years).

Are my credits automatically reported to the IDFPR upon completing my course(s)?

Yes. Real Estate Institute reports all successful course completions to the appropriate regulatory authority. We report electronically (when permitted) to ensure timeliness and accuracy.

I just obtained my broker license. Do I need continuing education?

Brokers renewing for the first time do not need to complete continuing education before renewing their license. Instead, they must complete 45 hrs of Post-License Education before their first license renewal.

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