Valuation: Foundation Programme


150 Hours Formal CPD

Learn best practice in inspection and measurement. Gain the breadth of knowledge you need to apply the principles of valuation on a day to day basis

Learning outcomes

  • Identify when and why a valuation is required
  • Apply best practice on inspection and investigation
  • Explain the international aspect of property measurement
  • Describe and understand the role of the value within the property market
  • Explain key valuation methods theories and techniques
  • Select most appropriate method of valuation for a given property scenario
  • Produce a valuation applying the appropriate method of valuation
  • State the purpose of International Valuation Standards and RICS Valuation – Professional Standards.
  • Describe the use of the Valuation Standards from the client’s perspective
  • Upcoming Dates

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    6 July 2017 - 10:00am
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    19 September 2017 - 10:00am
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    Course information

    Designed to give you detailed knowledge needed for valuation, focusing on the main competencies of valuation practice: inspection, measurement and valuation methodologies through to the application of that knowledge and guidance and best practice on how to write Red Book compliant reports, ensuring that any valuation report meets RICS as well as international standards (including IPMS and IVS).

    Course Benefit

    Enable you to assess the property market and be in a position to recognise which situations will require which types of valuation, choose and apply the right methodology and create the valuation report in line with RICS best practice and international standards and how to work with your clients.

    Gain the insight to be able to critically analyse valuations that come across your desk to identify red flags and allow you to exercise your professional scepticism. Develop insight into the day to day tasks of a valuer, as well as give the detailed knowledge on how the valuations are created.

    Who is this course for?

    Professionals who need to create or work with valuations on a day to day basis including valuers and professionals working in finance functions or departments who use valuation reports as part of their decision making process.

    If you are an APC and Assoc. Candidate, this course will take you through the knowledge and skills needed for the Inspection, Measurement and Valuation competencies that will prepare you to demonstrate Level 3.

    Course Content

    Learn through a wide range of online learning resources including real time with the trainer through engaging web classes and focus your learning through case studies and practical real-life examples. The course is composed of 6 technical modules which will cover the core valuation competencies of inspection, measurement and valuation methodologies and report writing.

    Module 0: Course Introduction
    Module 1: Context and information gathering for valuation
    Module 2: Comparable method and the market
    Module 3: Investment method and two techniques
    Module 4: Residual method traditional
    Module 5: DRC and profits methods overview
    Module 6: Valuation Standards and the client
    Module 7: Course Review and Summary

    During this course you will have access to RICS Isurv to further support your learning.

    Certificate of Completion

    Only, upon passing the final exam, learners will be eligible to receive an RICS Certificate of Completion.

    Further Guidance
    +44 (0) 24 768 685 84

    Additional information

    Next available start date: 6 July 2017 - 10:00am

    Enrollment duration: 180 Days

    Languages: English

    Member price: £695.00

    Price: £795.00

    Detailed course guide

    Course Type: Distance Learning