Pre-Licensing Requirements

To obtain a real estate broker license in Illinois, you must:

  1. Be at least 21 years old or be at least 18 years old and receive prior approval by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
  2. Be a high school graduate or equivalent (G.E.D.)
  3. Complete 90 hours of broker course work, including 15 hours of interactive training
  4. Pass the state of Illinois exam with a score of 75% or better
  5. Complete 30 hours of post license education before first license renewal

School Policies

  1. Attendance is required.
  2. Allowed to miss 10% of total class time, however, missed time MUST be made up at another class in order to pass the course.
  3. Missing more than 10 % of the course results in failure and course must be retaken in its entirety with additional fee.
  4. Course completion requires a minimum of 75% or higher on the course final exams.

Illinois Realtors® Real Estate Courses

2-Week Accelerated Classroom Course

This 90-hour course satisfies educational requirements needed to take the Illinois broker licensing exam including the 15-hour interactive training. Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (NOTE: The 2nd Wednesday and Friday may go until 7:30 p.m.) Price: $625

February 6 -17, 2017  120 S. LaSalle Street, 20th Floor, Chicago IL 60603

February 20 - March 3, 2017  230 W Virginia Street, Crystal Lake IL 60014

March 6 -17, 2017  120 S. LaSalle Street, 20th Floor, Chicago IL 60603

March 6 - 17, 2017  210 W Northwest Highway, Arlington Heights IL 60004

April 17 - 28, 2017  120 S. LaSalle Street, 20th Floor, Chicago IL 60603

45/45 Flexible Learning

This class option includes both the 75-hour and the 15-hour course.(45 hours home study & 45 hours classroom instruction) Price: $619

January 19 - February 28, 2017 (6 Week Flex Learning):  836 W 75th Street, Naperville IL 60565                        Home Study: Students to pick up material Thursday January 19th 9am - 5pm at the class location. Home study material must be completed prior to the start of class (February 7th) to successfully complete 90 hour course.

Classroom Portion: February 7- 28, 2017, Tuesday's & Thursday's 6pm-9:30pm (2/7, 2/9, 2/14, 2/16, 2/21, 2/23, 2/28 at the Naperville location).  15 hour portion will be held in Downers Grove 724 Ogden Avenue Saturday 2/25 and Sunday 2/26 from 9am - 5:30pm.  

February 9 - March 20, 2017 (6 Week Flex Learning):  724 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove IL 60515    Home Study: Students to pick up material Thursday February 9th 9am - 5pm at the class location. Home study material must be completed prior to the start of class (February 27th) to successfully complete 90 hour course.

Classroom Portion: February 27-March 20,2017, Monday's & Wednesday's 6pm-9:30pm (2/27, 3/1, 3/6, 3/8, 3/13, 3/15, 3/20).   15 hour portion will be held on Saturday 3/18 and Sunday 3/19 from 9am - 5:30pm. 

March 16 - May 2, 2017 (6 Week Flex Learning):  836 W 75th Street, Naperville IL 60565                      

Home Study: Students to pick up material Thursday March 16th 9am - 5pm at the class location. Home study material must be completed prior to the start of class (April 11th) to successfully complete 90 hour course.

Classroom Portion:April 11-May 2, 2017, Tuesday's & Thursday's 6pm-9:30pm at the Naperville location.  15 hour portion will be held in Downers Grove 724 Ogden Avenue Saturday 4/29 and Sunday 4/30 from 9am - 5:30pm.  

April 11 - May 21, 2017 (6 Week Flex Learning):  230 W Virginia Street, Crystal Lake IL 60014          

Home Study: Students to pick up material Tuesday April 11th 9am - 5pm at the class location. Home study material must be completed prior to the start of class (April 25th) to successfully complete 90 hour course.

Classroom Portion:April 25-May 21, 2017, Tuesday's & Thursday's 6pm-9:30pm.  15 hour portion will be held on Saturday 5/20 and Sunday 5/21 from 9am - 5:30pm.  

April 13 - May 22, 2017 (6 Week Flex Learning):  724 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove IL 60515  

Home Study: Students to pick up material Thursday April 13th 9am - 5pm at the class location. Home study material must be completed prior to the start of class (May 1st) to successfully complete 90 hour course.

Classroom Portion: May 1 - 22, 2017, Monday's & Wednesday's 6pm-9:30pm.   15 hour portion will be held on Saturday 5/20 and Sunday 5/21 from 9am - 5:30pm. 

 

 


75-Hour Broker Home Study Option + 15-Hour Classroom (at B&W)

Purchase through the Illinois Association of Realtors (217-529-2600) or at illinoisrealtor.org. When combined with the 15-Hour Broker Pre-license Interactive course offered by Baird & Warner, this will meet eligibility requirements to take the state exam to obtain a Broker license in Illinois. Students must complete the 75 hour pre licensing course prior to taking the 15 hour Interactive course.

15 hour Pre Licensing Interactive Courses- Cost is $150

January 28 & 29, 2017  724 Ogden Ave, Downers Grove IL 60515

February 4 & 5, 2017  2926 Central Street, Evanston IL 60201

February 11 & 12, 2017  1037 Chicago Avenue, Oak Park IL 60302

February 25 & 26, 2017  724 Ogden Ave, Downers Grove IL 60515

March 4 & 5, 2017  962 S Randall Road, St. Charles, IL 60174

March 18 & 19, 2017  724 Ogden Ave, Downers Grove IL 60515

April 8 & 9, 2017 9145 W 151st Street, Orland Park, IL 60462

April 29 & 30, 2017  724 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove IL 60515

May 6 & 7, 2017  1037 Chicago Avenue, Oak Park IL 60302

May 20 & 21, 2017  724 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515