Continuing education instructors must have adequate professional or educational experience. Some examples of candidates with adequate professional or educational experience are:
- An individual who has been licensed and active as a real estate broker for at least 3 years.
- An admitted attorney who has done work related to real estate for at least 3 years.
- A properly credentialed real estate instructor who has taught for at least 3 years.
- A licensed or certified professional who has worked in the business of appraisal, finance or another field related to real estate for at least 3 years.
Other candidates may be acceptable to the IDFPR depending on experience, education, a personal interview and the recommendations of the Education Advisory Council.
Upon review of the candidates credentials, the IDFPR may issue a license that qualifies the instuctor to teach all state-approved CE Courses OR a license that is "restricted" to only a specific course or topic.