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Career and Certification Training

  • Home Inspection Pre-License

    To become an Illinois-licensed home inspector, you must: successfully complete an approved pre-licensing course (including five field inspection events); pass the Illinois Home Inspector License Exam; and submit the application and fee to the state.

    MCC is an Illinois-approved Pre-License School for Home Inspectors and this is an Illinois-approved pre-license course.

    This course covers the major elements of home inspection. Successful completion of this 60-hour course includes the five mandatory inspection events required to sit for the Illinois State Exam. The inspection events are located at various off-site locations in McHenry and Lake Counties. You are responsible for your own transportation to and from the inspection event sites.

    Prerequisite: This course is intended for people who have knowledge in the building trades industry. If you have had a felony conviction, you will need to contact the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation at (217) 785-0800 to see if you will be eligible to sit for the exam.

    Books and materials are included in the cost of the class. Fee: $895

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  • Real Estate Broker Pre-Licensing Series

    Real Estate Sales Broker Pre-License Topics Study the broad field of real estate with an emphasis on license law, real property, agency structure, buyer and seller relationships and counseling. We'll also explore Illinois law, Federal law, marketing and advertising, market analysis and appraisal, financing, and contract knowledge, independent contractor/employee agreements and occupational disciplines. This blended-home study course satisfies 75 hours of the 90 hours of instruction required by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to become a Real Estate Broker. This course will almost always be held concurrently or consecutively with Real Estate Broker Pre-License Interactive course.

    Real Estate Sales Broker Applied Real Estate Principles-Interactive We'll cover role play, case study examples, demonstration examples, and "what if" situational examples in such areas as listing presentation, agreement and disclosure, writing purchase agreements, market analysis, seller net sheets, confronting fair housing violations/seller or buyer, distressed property issues, antitrust scenarios, and inspection/repair issues. This course satisfies 15 hours of the 90 hours of interactive/situational training required by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to become a Real Estate Broker.

    Successful completion of the Real Estate Broker Pre-Licensing Series qualifies you to sit for the Illinois Real Estate Broker Examination. Fee: $799

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  • Freight Broker/Agent Training | Online

    Freight broker training will help you learn the skills you need to be a successful Freight Broker/Agent. From licensing and operations to sales and marketing, you'll learn the basics of how to run a domestic freight brokerage or agency in the United States.

    As a freight agent or broker, you connect shippers and manufacturers with transportation companies and manage those shipments. Entrepreneur magazine has rated the freight brokerage business as one of the top home-based businesses to own, and a Wall Street Journal article cited freight brokering and logistics as the largest growing sector of the transportation industry.

    Written by freight brokerage specialists, this freight broker course will provide you with the knowledge and resources needed to break into the shipping industry and obtain your brokerage licensing/authority from the federal government.

    Fee: $1,895

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