GRI Required Coursework
A total of 60 hours are required. Coursework is divided into six categories, each of which has its own minimum requirements.
Click on a category below to view a list of courses and register for a course.
"I sought the GRI designation because it provides an elevated baseline for my Real Estate business knowledge. I know that I'm providing something extra to my clients and throughout the real estate transaction."
"I've been licensed in Real Estate for about 16 months. My first fully licnesed year, I have had over $10 million in sales and am nominated as Rookie of the Year - Suburbs 2016 by the CAR Association."
- GRI Graduate Thomas Downing, @properties, Winnetka, IL
CATEGORY 1: GRI Prerequisites (30 hours required)
OPTION 1: Broker Post-License Package (30 hours)
OPTION 2: Managing Broker Pre-License Package (30 hours)
Note: Managing Brokers are required to take 45 hours, but only 30 hours of credit will be applied toward GRI.
OPTION 3: Proficiency Exam
OPTION 4: Equivalency Application
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CATEGORY 2: GRI Mandatory Courses (12 hours required)
CATEGORY 3: Ethics Courses (3 hours required)
- Any ethics course taken through one of the Illinois REALTORS® Licensing & Training Center and its branches will satisfy the GRI requirement.
Ethics Quadannual / Biannual cycles do NOT apply to this GRI requirement.
CATEGORY 4: Client Systems Courses (6 hours required)
CATEGORY 5: Finance Courses (3 hours required)
CATEGORY 6: Technology Courses (6 hours required)