Washington Real Estate Appraisal School
Wondering how to become an appraiser?
As your partner in Appraisal Education in Washington, OnCourse Learning is an Washington real estate appraisal school, approved by the Washington 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!
Washington Appraisal New License Requirements
In the state of Washington, there are four levels of licensure:
- Appraiser Trainee
- Licensed Real Estate Appraiser
- Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser
- Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
To become licensed, all applicants must:
- Be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED
- Complete the education and experience requirements for each level
- Pass the state exam (not required for trainees)
- Submit application and pay associated fees
To begin as an appraiser trainee, you must take 75 hours of education credits. OnCourse Learning can help you get started in your career with the Washington 75-Hour Registered Real Estate Appraiser Trainee Package. Containing the three mandatory trainee courses plus a USPAP Manual eBook, this course package covers basic appraiser principles and procedures. Setting you up with a solid educational foundation, this comprehensive course package is the perfect start to a successful career.
Washington Appraisal Upgrade License Requirements
If you have completed your trainee requirements and are ready to move onto the licensed level, OnCourse Learning has the perfect course package to get you there. The Upgrade to Licensed Level Package is a 75 hour course package that contains the four mandatory licensee courses. To obtain your license, you will also need to complete 2000 hours of experience within no less than 24 months.
If you would like to become certified, you must first meet the following higher education requirements:
- For Certified Residential level: A minimum of an Associate’s Degree OR 21 college semester hours in specific subject matters
- For Certified General level: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree OR 30 college semester hours in specific subject matters
The certified residential level demands 50 more hours of education plus 2500 hours of experience to be completed within no less than 24 months. For the certified general level, you need 100 additional hours of education plus 3000 hours of experience (including 1500 hours of non-residential appraisals) completed within no less than 30 months.
Washington Appraisal Continuing Education Requirements
All Washington real estate appraisers must renew their licenses every two years on or before their birthday. To qualify for renewal, all appraisers must complete 28 hours of continuing education (including the 7 hour USPAP Update). OnCourse Learning is here to make your renewal process easy with 14 hour continuing education packages. This packages contain the 7 hour USPAP Update and an approved elective.