KREAB

 Education 

The following PDF file is a list of the education providers and courses that are currently approved by the KREAB:
Approved Education 2013-14

Anyone who requests education approval for a course not approved by the KREAB must submit a course description, course time outline, and if taken outside the State of Kentucky, a completion certificate indicating approval by the appraiser regulatory agency in the State where the course was offered.

To find the list of approved courses on the AQB website:

Step 1: The Appraisal Foundation
Step 2: Click the Education/Qualifications link
Step 3: Click AQB Course Approval Program
Step 4: Click AQB Approved Courses

The Kentucky Real Estate Appraisers Board approves education providers and courses which are needed to obtain a Kentucky Real
Property Appraiser License/Certification.

Education Providers who wish to offer appraisal education courses will need to complete the QE and CE course approval application

Educational Requirements For Certification - 201 KAR 30:190 

Beginning January 1, 2008 the following will be the education requirements for each level:

  • Certified General - 300 hours and Bachelor Degree or 30-Semester College Hours
  • Certified Residential - 200 hours and Associate Degree or 21-Semester College Hours
  • Licensed - 180-hours and Associate Degree or 21-Semester College Hours
  • Associate - 90 hours

Beginning January 1, 2015 the following will be the education requirements for each level:

  • Certified General - 300 hours and Bachelor Degree or higher
  • Certified Residential - 200 hours and Bachelor Degree or higher
  • Licensed - 180 hours and Bachelor Degree or higher
  • Associate - 90 hours

Continuing Education for Appraisers - 201 KAR 30:125

Continuing Education: Number of Hours Required. 

Certified general real property appraisers, certified residential real property appraisers, licensed real property appraisers, and associate real property appraisers shall:

(1) Complete fourteen (14) hours of approved continuing education each license year; and

(2) Furnish the board with proof of compliance.

All credential holders shall successfully complete the seven (7) hour National USPAP Update course, or its equivalent, between January 1 and May 15 of each even numbered year.

  • Equivalency shall be determined through the Appraiser Qualifications Board Course Approval Program or by an alternate method established by the AQB.
  • USPAP continuing education credit shall only be awarded when the class is instructed by an AQB Certified Instructor who is also a State Certified General Real Property Appraiser or a State Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser.
  • The board shall defer continuing education requirements for up to 180 days for credential holders returning from active military duty.
  • Credit for repeating the same course title and content within a twenty-four month (24)  period shall not be granted. (37 Ky.R. 2100; eff. 5-6-2011; Ky.R. 86; eff. 10-5-2012)

 

Education Questions and Answers

AQB Questions and Answers

Anyone who requests education approval for a course not approved by the KREAB must submit a course description, course time outline, and if taken outside the State of Kentucky, a completion certificate indicating approval by the appraiser regulatory agency in the State where the course was offered.