How to Become a Florida Real Estate Instructor

Instructor Opportunities at the Tampa School of Real Estate

Do you enjoy teaching, training and inspiring others?
Do you have a passion for real estate?

If so, you may be interested in becoming a state certified real estate instructor. With the recent growth in the real estate market, we are seeking new instructors to educate the agents of tomorrow.

If you already have your instructor license, you can apply for an instructor postion with us here.


Step 1: Fingerprinting

As part of the instructor application process, the Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC) requires a new background check be completed. You will need to submit fingerprints to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) for the background check to begin.

Step 2: DBPR Application

You will need to apply for your real estate license with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Approval of this application takes on average 1-2 weeks, but can take longer in special circumstances. The maximum waiting period for an approval is 90 days. You cannot schedule your state exam until this application is filed.

Florida Real Estate License Application Requirements:

  • Be at least 18 Years Old
  • Have a High School Diploma or it's Equivalent
  • Posses a US Social Security Number (Get a US SSN Here)

Step 3: Schedule State Exam

Once your application is approved, you'll be able to schedule your state exam. The state exam is offered everyday however, we recommend scheduling in advance as there is often a 1-2 week waiting period. 

Current State Exam Fee: $36.75

Step 4: Study & Pass

Purchase our exam question simulator to study for your instructor exam and we'll remburse you for the full cost after your first class with us! You can also view the DBPR Instructor Candidate Information Booklet to see a breakdown of the content tested on the Florida Real Estate Instructor Exam.

Step 5: Apply with Tampa School of Real Estate

Once you have obtained your Florida Real Estate Instructor license, we would love to hear from you to see if you would be a good fit for the Tampa School of Real Estate.

You can apply for an instructor postion online. Once you have completed the application you will recieve contact within a few business days if we are interested in learning more about you.