Florida Appraiser Continuing Education Requirements:

Appraisers must complete 30 hours of Continuing Education every two years, on the even years by November 30th. The next renewal deadline is November 30th, 2018, but we encourage you to get a head start by completing your renewal requirements early. Classroom based courses are offered during renewal years only, however online courses can be completed at anytime.

Please refer to the Course Schedule Tab and Online Course tab for information related to each of those CE course formats.

Course Approvals:
*Taking your education from state approved providers is crucial for successful license renewal.  All Gold Coast appraisal courses are state approved guaranteeing that you will receive full credit upon successful completion.  To view course approval numbers, Click Here!  Choose “Real Estate Appraisers” from the board menu, select the requirement you are fulfilling, and enter “Gold Coast” in the provider field.

Simply complete all 5 classes listed below in order to fulfill the 30-hour requirement.  You can enroll in each class separately or purchase the complete 30-hour package for $399 (a savings of $276).  If you enroll in the 30-hour package, you are free to choose any class, location and start date that is convenient for you.

Register for the complete 30-hour package:  Tuition: $399  

To register for individual courses, use the drop down menu in the “Schedule My Course” box to select a campus location and start date. If you have any questions or would like to register by phone, please contact our helpful Career Counselors at 1-800-732-9140.

7-hour USPAP Update  –  $149  Approval Letter
The Appraisal Foundation’s National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) update course focuses on recent changes to USPAP requirements for ethical behavior and competent performance by appraisers.  It also includes information to clarify some commonly misunderstood aspects of USPAP.  The USPAP 2018-2019 textbook is required for class, however, it is not included in the cost of the tuition.  You may bring your own copy or purchase one from Gold Coast for an additional $75 plus tax.

7-hour USPAP Update
1 Day | Mon 9:00am-4:30pm
Doral North Miami Broward Boca Raton Lantana
Jul 23 Sep 10 Mar 19 Jul 9 Aug 27
Oct 1 June 25  Nov 12 Oct 15
Nov 5 July 28 (Weekend)
 Sept 24
Nov 26


Back 2 Basics 5-hour Course– $129  Approval Letter
Test your knowledge of basic principles of real estate appraising. A summary of the basic methods, principles, and procedures that are used by appraisers will be covered.

Back 2 Basics 5-hour Course
1 Day | Tues 1:00pm-6:00pm
Doral North Miami Broward Boca Raton Lantana
Jul 24 Sept 11 Mar 20 Jul 10 Aug 28
Oct 2 Jun 26  Nov 13  Oct 16
 Nov 6 Jul 29 (Weekend)
Sept 25
Nov 27


3-Hour State Law Update – $79  Approval Letter

Every year changes are made to F.S. 475, Part II and the Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board (FREAB) Rules.  This course is designed to fulfill the state requirements to maintain your license or to take the Florida State Certification exams.

3-hour State Law Update
1 Day | Tue 9:00am-12:00pm
Doral North Miami Broward Boca Raton Lantana
Jul 24 Sep 11 Mar 20 Jul 10 Aug 28
Oct 2 Jun 26  Nov 13 Oct 16
 Nov 6 Jul 29 (Weekend)
 Sept 25
Nov 27


Neighborhood and Market Analysis 8-hour Course – $169  Approval Letter
Is it a market analysis or neighborhood analysis that Fannie Mae really wants? This course will analyze the difference between the two. Fun facts, history, and future plans of South Florida Cities will be covered through discussions, stories, and short clips.

Neighborhood and Market Analysis 8-hour Course
1 Day | Wed 9:00am-5:30pm
Doral North Miami Broward Boca Raton Lantana
Jul 25 Sep 12 Mar 21 Jul 11 Aug 29
Oct 3 Jun 27 Nov 14  Oct 17
Nov 7 Aug 4 (Weekend)
 Sept 26
Nov 28


Appraiser vs Form Filler 7-hour Course – $149  Approval Letter
This course will cover the importance of writing a persuasive report. This is an interactive course using case studies and your peer opinions. The Scope of Work Rule, Advisory Opinions, valuation advisories, and information on gathering, analyzing, and verifying data will be discussed.

Appraiser vs Form Filler 7-hour Course
1 Day | Thur 9:00am-4:30pm
Doral North Miami Broward Boca Raton Lantana
Jul 26 Sep 13 Mar 22 Jul 12 Aug 30
Oct 4 Jun 28 Nov 15  Oct 18
Nov 8 Aug 5 (Weekend)
 Sept 27
Nov 29

Online Appraisal CE Courses:

Gold Coast offers online courses for Appraisal Continuing Education making it easy to renew your Trainee Appraisers license. The renewal deadline of November 30th, 2018 will be here before you know it! Sign up today and complete your required continuing education in the comfort of your own home or office. Students may purchase individual courses or a renewal package that covers all required continuing education.

For enrollment information for Online Continuing Education : View Online Courses

West Palm Beach (Lantana)

6216 S. Congress Avenue
Lantana, FL 33462


From I-95:
Take I-95 to Lantana Road. Exit west on Lantana Road to Congress Ave. Turn left on Congress and then left into Atlantis Plaza.

From Turnpike:
(From the North) Take the turnpike to Lake Worth Road. Exit east on Lake Worth Road to Congress Ave. Turn right on Congress and then just past Lantana Road turn left into Atlantis Plaza.

(From the South) Take the turnpike to Boynton Beach Blvd. Exit east on Boynton Beach Blvd to Congress. Turn left (north) on Congress. Turn into Atlantis Plaza, just south of Lantana Road.

Boca Raton

2600 N. Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33431


From I-95: Exit on Palmetto Park Road and go west. Make a RIGHT onto Military Trail and continue for less than 2 miles. The location is in the Fountain Square complex located immediately after Butts Road on the right hand side.

From Turnpike: Exit on Glades Road and go EAST. Make a left on Butts Road. Follow the road around and make a left onto Military Trail. The location in the Fountain Square complex located on the right hand side.

Tamarac (Broward)

5600 Hiatus Road
Tamarac, FL 33321


This Gold Coast building is located on the NE Corner of Hiatus Road and Commercial Blvd., approx. 1/8 mile East of the Sawgrass Expwy off of Commercial Blvd.

Registration for all Insurance and Construction classes are handled by the Gold Coast Professional Schools office at the Broward campus.

North Miami

3577 N.E. 163rd Street
North Miami, FL 33160


Located just minutes East of the Gold Glades Interchange (I-95, 826 and the Turnpike.) Exit on 163rd street and go East. Located in the Intracoastal Mall at N.E. 35th Ave.

South Dade (Doral)

Doral 2016--landscape
11250 N.W. 20th Street
Miami, FL 33172


Because this is a new building, on a new street, you will not be able to find us on map search sites yet. Here are directions:

From the North:
Take the Florida Turnpike Extension south to NW 12th Street (exit # 27). Head east.Turn left on NW 111th Ave (just past the mall). Turn left on NW 20th Street. Building is on the left.

From the South:
Take the Florida Turnpike Extension north to NW 12th Street. Head east Turn left on NW 111th Ave (just past the mall). Turn left on NW 20th Street. Building is on the left.

From the East and Downtown Miami:
Head west on 836 to NW 107 Ave exit. Exit north on NW 107 Ave.Turn left on NW 12 St. Turn right on NW 111 Ave. Turn left on NW 20th St. Building is on left.