Vermont Real Estate Appraisal School
Wondering how to become an appraiser?
As your partner in Appraisal Education in Vermont, OnCourse Learning is an Vermont real estate appraisal school, approved by the Vermont 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!
Vermont Appraisal New License Requirements
In the state of Vermont there are four levels of real estate appraiser licensure:
- Appraiser Trainee
- Licensed Appraiser
- Certified Residential Appraiser
- Certified General Appraiser
The following requirements are part of the licensure process:
- Applicants must be at least 18 years old and have a highschool diploma or GED
- Pass the state exam
- Submit application and pay associated fees
All Appraiser Trainees need to complete 75 hours of education credits. To help you get a jumpstart on your career, OnCourse Learning provides all three mandatory trainee courses - Basic Appraisal Principles ; Basic Appraisal Procedures ; and the 15 Hour National USPAP Course. These courses will introduce you to basic appraisal principles and prepare you to begin licensee courses and training.
Vermont Appraisal Upgrade License Requirements
If you’re ready to move onto the licensed level, you’ll need 75 additional education hours and 2000 hours of experience completed in no less than 12 months. With the Upgrade to Licensed Level Package offered by OnCourse Learning, you can reach the next step in your career. This 75 hour package contains the 4 mandatory licensee courses and covers topics like site valuation and sales comparison. The information you learn in this course will prepare you to practice as a fully licensed real estate appraiser.
If you would like to move up to the certified levels, you will need to 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 requires an additional 50 hours of education plus 2500 hours of experience completed in 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.
Vermont Appraisal Continuing Education Requirements
Vermont real estate trainees must renew by October 31st every year. All licensed appraisers must renew annually by May 31st and complete 14 hours of continuing education (including the 7 hour USPAP Update course). To help make your renewal process easy, OnCourse Learning has developed 14 hour continuing education packages for all Vermont real estate appraisers. These packages contain the USPAP Update and an elective to help you meet your requirements and advance in your career!