State-Approved Courses

The Rhode Island Association of Realtors offers a Housing Resources Commission approved Lead Poisoning/Lead Hazard Mitigation (Listed as course #128 Lead Paint Hazards) which is accepted by the Department of Business Regulations for all:

  • New Licensees
  • RI Reciprocal Licenses
  • Landlord Lead Education Requirement



RIAR Members                                 $40.00

Non-Members:                                 $65.00

RIAR Pre-License Student:            $30.00 (MUST register by phone or in person to receive discount)

Continuing Education Credits:     A certificate of 3 CORE credits is issued to any licensee taking this course.


The course is offered at the Rhode Island Association of REALTORS®, as well as at the Greater Providence, Northern Rhode Island, Kent Washington and Newport County Boards of REALTORS®. Upcoming courses can be found on the RI REALTORS® Education Calendar with their specified locations and times.  RIAR does not offer an online lead paint course at this time.

RIAR members can register for the lead paint course on the Member Gateway. If you are not a member of the Rhode Island Association of REALTORS®, please visit the Registration Instruction Page.

*Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance for a refund*

If you have taken a Lead Paint class with RI REALTORS® since 2005, and require a copy of this certificate, one can be provided by request for $5.00 by calling the RI REALTORS® Professional Development at 401-785-9898 option 6.

For any questions regarding the illegibility of any other school, online school or Lead Classes other than those offered by RI REALTORS®, please contact the RI Licensing Bureau, the Department of Business Regulations at 401-462-9506.