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

April 3 - 14, 2017  230 W Virginia Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

April 17 - 28, 2017  120 S. LaSalle Street, 20th Floor, Chicago IL 60603
 
May 8 - 19, 2017 210 W Northwest Highway, Arlington Heights IL 60004
 
July 10 - 21, 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

March 16 - May 2, 2017 (6 Week Flex Learning):  962 S Randall Road, St. Charles, IL 60174

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 St. Charles location.  15 hour portion will be held on 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. 

May 18 - June 25, 2017 (6 week Flex Learning):  836 W 75th Street, Naperville IL 60565

Home Study: Students to pick up material Thursday May 18th 9am - 5pm at the class location. Home study material must be completed prior to the start of class (June 6th) to successfully complete 90 hour course.

Classroom Portion: June 6 - 25, 2017, Tuesday's & Thursday's 6pm-9:30pm.   15 hour portion will be held on Saturday 6/24 and Sunday 6/25 from 9am - 5:30pm at our Downers Grove Location (724 Odgen Avenue, Downers Grove) 

June 14 - July 31, 2017 (6 Week Flex Learning):  724 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove IL 60515  

Home Study: Students to pick up material Wednesday June 14th 9am - 5pm at the class location. Home study material must be completed prior to the start of class (July 10th) to successfully complete 90 hour course.

Classroom Portion: July 10 -31, 2017, Monday's & Wednesday's 6pm-9:30pm.   15 hour portion will be held on Saturday 7/29 and Sunday 7/30 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

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

June 24 & 25, 2017  724 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515

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

 


AMP Exam Review Session (at B&W)

Get ready for the AMP exam with this review class — a condensed, lecture style
review recapping the key concepts from all 8 modules of the exam, “Modern Real Estate Practice in Illinois” (8th Edition).  The session is designed for those who have already taken a 90-hour class, webinar, or home study real estate course. It is an interactive class session where students will be allowed to ask questions for guidance as well as review previously learned material in order to prepare for the state exam.

April 22, 2017  724 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove IL 

May 13, 2017 724 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove IL