Kentucky Real Estate Appraisal School
Wondering how to become an appraiser?
As your partner in Appraisal Education in Kentucky, OnCourse Learning is an Kentucky real estate appraisal school, approved by the Kentucky Real Estate Appraisers Board to provide appraisal licensing and continuing education courses for real estate appraisal agents. OnCourse Learning provides all of the live and online appraiser license courses you will ever need for your career in real estate appraisal.
Browse online appraisal courses below to find the class that is right for you!
Kentucky Appraisal New License Requirements
There are four levels of licensure for real estate appraisal in the state of Kentucky:
- Associate Real Property Appraiser
- Licensed Real Property Appraiser
- Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser
- Certified General Real Property Appraiser
The licensure process includes these basic requirements:
- Must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED
- For the Licensed Real Property Appraiser and higher levels, you must pass the state exam
- Must complete a criminal background check
- Submit application along with other required documentation and pay associated fees
All Kentucky real estate appraisers must begin their career as an associate appraiser. To qualify for the associate title, there are 90 hours of educational credits that must be met. With OnCourse Learning, you can jump start your appraiser career and knock out the required 90 hour credits in one go! The Kentucky 90-Hour Registered Appraiser Package package contains all 4 mandatory courses that cover the 90 hours and a supplemental USPAP Manual eBook. This package covers everything you need to begin your career and provides the strong educational background needed to succeed as a real estate appraiser.
Kentucky Appraisal Upgrade License Requirements
If you’ve completed the Associate Appraiser requirements and you’re ready to move on to the Licensed Real Property Appraiser, you’ll have to complete an additional 90 hours of educational credits. OnCourse Learning provides you with a headstart with 3 of the 6 mandatory courses: Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches; Residential Appraiser Site Valuation & Cost Approach; and Residential Report Writing and Case Studies. After taking these courses, you’ll have 60 more credit hours to complete plus 2000 hours of experience completed within 12 months.
If you’re planning to move onto the certified levels, you’ll need the following higher education requirements:
- For Certified Residential level: A minimum of an Associates Degree OR 21 college semester hours in specific subject matters
- For Certified General level: A minimum of a Bachelors Degree OR 30 college semester hours in specific subject matters
The Certified Residential level requires 50 additional hours of education plus 2500 hours of experience completed within 24 months. For the Certified General level, you need 100 additional hours of credits plus 3000 hours of experience completed within 30 months (including 15000 hours of non-residential appraisals).
Kentucky Appraisal Continuing Education Requirements
All Kentucky licensed appraisers must complete 14 hours of continuing education by June 30th of each year; the 7 hour National USPAP Update course must be taken every even year. For a simple approach to continuing education requirements, OnCourse Learning provides a 14 hour package that includes the USPAP Update. As the industry leader in educational solutions, OnCourse Learning is here to guide your through your professional development.