TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VIII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1450 REAL ESTATE LICENSE ACT OF 2000
SECTION 1450.1105 APPLICATION FOR PRE-LICENSE AND POST-LICENSE COURSES


 

Section 1450.1105  Application for Pre-License and Post-License Courses

 

a)         A licensed education provider seeking to provide pre-license courses shall submit for each course:

 

1)         a signed and completed pre-license course application on forms provided by the Division;

 

2)         the required fee as set forth in Section 1450.130; and

 

3)         a course description,  comprehensive timed outline, and, when applicable, final examination, answer key for each course, and final exam proctor policy, and, if applicable, any other information required by the Department.  Each outline shall make reference to the textbook used and other material related to the course or subject matter, and shall conform to the standardized curriculum provided by the Division. The applicant shall make any education material referenced in the outline available to the Department, upon request.

 

b)         An education provider offering pre-license courses must provide the following pre-license broker courses:

 

1)         A 75 credit hour course including, but not limited to, the following topics: Introduction to License Law, Real Property, State and Federal Law, Real Estate Transactions, and Real Estate Career Paths.

 

2)         A 15 credit hour Applied Real Estate Principles course, as recommended by the Board and approved by the Department, presented in the classroom, by interactive webinar, or by online distance education.

 

c)         An education provider offering pre-license courses must provide the following post-license broker courses:

 

1)         A 15 credit hour course covering License Law, State and Federal Laws and Agency and Real Estate Transactions.

 

2)         A 15 credit hour Applied Real Estate Practices course, as recommended by the Board and approved by the Department, presented in the classroom, by interactive webinar, or by online distance education.

 

d)         An education provider offering pre-license courses must provide the following pre-license managing broker courses:

 

1)         A 30 credit hour Licensing, Operations, Escrow and Management course.

 

2)         A 15 credit hour Applied Management and Supervision course, as recommended by the Board and approved by the Department, presented in the classroom, by interactive webinar, or by online distance education.

 

e)         Only those education providers that provide courses enumerated in subsections (b), (c) and (d) may provide CE core classes.

 

f)         A licensed real estate education provider may provide a 15 credit hour course as set forth in Section 5-10(a)(5) of the Act for pre-license leasing agents.

 

g)         A licensed real estate education provider may provide a 30 credit hour real estate auction certification course as set forth in Section 5-32(b) of the Act for real estate auctioneers.

 

h)        Examinations.  Each correspondence or home study course shall end in a mandatory proctored final examination, as set forth in Section 20-15(i)(6), prepared and provided by the licensed education provider and shall consist of at least 25 questions for every 15 credit hours for which the minimum passing score shall be no less than 75%. The proctored final examination shall be provided by the education provider at the completion of every 15 credit hours or the conclusion of the course. The education provider's registration material shall indicate to the student in writing if the proctored final examination will be electronic, in paper format, or both.  Credit hours exclude any time devoted to taking the proctored final examination.

 

i)          Verified attendance by the licensed education provider forcourses presented in a classroom, by interactive webinar, or by online distance education is mandatory.

 

j)          Each education provider shall provide time and facilities for conducting make-up classes for students absent from the regularly scheduled class.  No more than 10% of the total credit hours may include make-up credit hours.  Missing any make-up credit hours shall result in failure of the course.

 

k)         The Department  may approve courses that incorporate additional real estate topics.

 

(Source:  Amended at 43 Ill. Reg. 1975, effective January 25, 2019)