Illinois REALTORS® Licensing & Training Center

Illinois Association of Realtors

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What course format is right for you?

Illinois REALTORS® Licensing & Training Center offers courses for everyone! We provide a variety of course formats so you can choose classes that fit your learning style and your schedule. 

  • At Home

    Study at Home with Distance Learning 

    Distance Learning courses can be completed from your home! Conduct your own learning using our D2L (Desire 2 Learn) platform and accompanying textbook, Modern Real Estate Practice in Illinois. 

    Distance learning courses include unit reviews, quizzes and the ability to revisit sections as many times as you like. Choose the textbook option to receive a printed textbook or the e-book option to receive an electronic textbook.

    Distance learning summary:

    • complete courses from home
    • access the course materials anytime, anywhere
    • unit review and quizzes may be retaken as many times as needed
    • includes "office hours" with instructor available to answer your questions
    • includes online proctored course exam
    • get the accompanying reference textbook, Modern Real Estate Practice in Illinois, in print version or electronic version 




    Online courses follow a sequential lesson plan. As you progress through the course, you will take self-assessment quizzes at the end of each section.

    Some online courses allow you take the course exam online with the help of an online proctor. You must have a webcam to participate in an online proctored exam.

    Other online courses require traditional exam proctoring at a proctor location. No webcam is needed if you do not choose online proctoring. You must have reliable access to wifi.

    Your login to access course materials expires after 6 months. 

    Online course summary:

    • log in at your own convenience
    • no print materials
    • access materials from anywhere with wifi
    • no webcam needed unless you choose a course with online proctored exam
    • course access expires after six months





    The Illinois REALTORS® Licensing & Training Center has more than 65 approved classroom branch locations. Our licensed instructors are experienced real estate profesionals. 

    Classroom course summary:

    • attend a classroom at a scheduled date and time
    • interact with instructor and peers
    • print materials are provided
    • you keep the print materials
    • 65+ locations to choose from






    Webinars are ideal for completing courses that have a mandatory interactive component without leaving home. Attend a webinar on a scheduled date and time and interact with the instructor via online chat. No webcam is needed to participate. You will need sound on your computer. 

    Webinar summary:

    • allows you to complete interactive coursework without leaving home
    • log in at the scheduled date and time
    • electronic pdf materials are sent via email
    • access anywhere with wifi (webinar works best to use a computer, not a tablet)
    • no webcam is needed
    • must have sound 
    • interact with the instructor via online chat