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The Online Academy offers a range of affordable online learning products to support you and your business. These range from:

Distance learning courses
Blended interactive courses from foundation to advanced levels. These courses will provide you with insightful knowledge and best practice to help you progress as a professional. The portfolio covers a variety of topics to meet your professional development requirements. Study at a time and place to suit you.

Web classes
Live interactive bite-sized technical courses. Presenters share information and cases, and answer questions in real time. No special equipment required - only a computer connected to the internet. Prices start from £30 + VAT.

E-learning courses
Online courses to help you develop and improve your skills, ranging from our core management competencies to specialist areas of learning.

Academy Coins
Academy Coins are a great way to help you save when buying products on the Online Academy, offering a saving of up to 20%.

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  • Dealing with Difficult Clients
    Business & management

    Dealing with Difficult Clients

    Learn key best practice strategies to deal with difficult people across your property, land and construction projects and day to day at work, and build up the life-long needed skills for proactive and reactive management.

    from £40.00 for RICS members

  • Agricultural Competency Masterclass
    Land use

    Agricultural Competency Masterclass

    Agriculture is a required competency for all rural pathway candidates. A sound working knowledge of farming policies and farm finance underpins most areas of rural professional work. This web class will enable APC candidates to tackle the competency with confidence.

    from £30.00 for RICS members

  • SKA Rating for Higher Education Assessor Course
    Project management

    SKA Rating for Higher Education Assessor Course

    The SKA for Higher Education course is the next step in your journey after completing the foundation exam or adding an additional scheme to your existing Offices and/or Retail accreditation.

    from £485.00 for RICS members

  • Landlord and Tenant Competency Masterclass
    APC

    Landlord and Tenant Competency Masterclass

    Learn to structure and evidence Landlord and Tenant competency at level 2 and 3

    from £30.00 for RICS members

  • Residential Property Defects - Structural Damage and Cracking
    Building surveying

    Residential Property Defects - Structural Damage and Cracking

    Cracking in low-rise buildings takes many forms and it’s important to know the implications for lending and insurability. Review real-life examples to gain a solid understanding of reporting requirements for structural movement.

    from £40.00 for RICS members

  • APC - Case Study Essentials
    APC

    APC - Case Study Essentials

    Structuring your case study can be a challenge! Ensure you have clarity around the new case study requirements and learn how to demonstrate evidence in line with the RICS competency framework for your best chance of success.

    from £30.00 for RICS members

  • International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS): Office
    Measurement

    International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS): Office

    With the publication of the new professional statement for measurement, measuring properties in line with IPMS for Offices is mandatory for RICS members as of January 2016. Ensure you have the skills and knowledge to comply.

    from £40.00 for RICS members

  • Diploma and Award in Arbitration
    Dispute resolution

    Diploma and Award in Arbitration

    If you are seeking work in the capacity of an Arbitrator, planning to act in representing parties, or are simply interested in the field of arbitration, you need to ensure you possess the relevant skills and knowledge but also the ability to apply this in practise.

    from £4,212.00 for RICS members

  • Fundamentals of Business Tenancies: Rent Review
    Commercial property

    Fundamentals of Business Tenancies: Rent Review

    This web class covers the fundamentals of business tenancies. Focusing on rent reviews it covers the essentials of lease analysis and the typical rent review process. The web class aims to identify the salient terms of a business lease that may have a bearing on the rent payable at review and provides examples by way of case studies of some of the varied issues faced by rent review practitioners.

    from £40.00 for RICS members

  • Cost Planning using NRM1
    Quantity surveying & construction

    Cost Planning using NRM1

    Cost planning is imperative for keeping control of a capital build project. Learn how to improve your cost control facilitation and provide effective and accurate pre-contract cost advice to your clients and other project team members.

    from £54.00 for RICS members

  • APC - Final Assessment Interview
    APC

    APC - Final Assessment Interview

    As the ultimate assessment, the APC final interview can be a daunting experience. Ensure you prepare effectively for the best chance of success.

    from £30.00 for RICS members

  • Dilapidations – Complex Case Study
    Dilapidations

    Dilapidations – Complex Case Study

    Through a structured discussion of real-life dilapidations case study, unpack the considerations necessary to effectively advise on a dilapidations claim.

    from £40.00 for RICS members

  • Compulsory Purchase - Legal Issues and Compensation
    Compulsory purchase

    Compulsory Purchase - Legal Issues and Compensation

    With a variety of public projects going ahead, being able to deal with compulsory purchase is a key skills for many valuers particularly in non urban areas.

    from £40.00 for RICS members

  • Commercial Management of Construction Competency Masterclass
    Construction management

    Commercial Management of Construction Competency Masterclass

    Commercial Management of Construction is a core and also an optional competency on APC Pathways.

    from £30.00 for RICS members

  • Construction Project Management: Variations Management
    Construction management

    Construction Project Management: Variations Management

    Variations and Changes to Construction Design are common place, however, the value of variations is often a cause of disputes between Contractors and Clients, therefore it is imperative that variations are valued in the correct manner.

    from £40.00 for RICS members

  • Purchase and Sale Competency Masterclass
    Estate agency

    Purchase and Sale Competency Masterclass

    Selling and buying property – simple isn’t it? Ensure that you are able to fully demonstrate your competence at all stages of the APC assessment process.

    from £30.00 for RICS members

  • Property Management Competency Masterclass
    Property management

    Property Management Competency Masterclass

    Property management isn’t just about collecting rent and service charges, it would be much simpler if it was! Ensure that you are able to fully demonstrate your skills and knowledge in this wide ranging competency at all stages of the assessment process.

    from £30.00 for RICS members

  • Building Pathology Competency Masterclass
    Building materials & defects

    Building Pathology Competency Masterclass

    Do you know that in 2011 one in three candidates who have Building Pathology as a competency failed it? If you have Building Pathology as one of your competencies this class is an opportunity not to be missed!

    from £30.00 for RICS members

  • Valuation: Commercial Property Programme
    Valuation

    Valuation: Commercial Property Programme

    Build on your existing knowledge of valuation by studying the leading industry valuation techniques for Commercial Property. Gain practical insight into valuing commercial properties in this real-life, case-study based course.

    from £895.00 for RICS members

  • Quantity Surveying: Foundation Programme
    Quantity surveying & construction

    Quantity Surveying: Foundation Programme

    Career in the construction industry? Would you find it helpful to gain a better understanding of quantity surveying?

    from £595.00 for RICS members

  • JCT 2011 Certification - An Introduction
    Contracts

    JCT 2011 Certification - An Introduction

    A review of the requirements of JCT various certifications.

    from £40.00 for RICS members

  • Quantification and Costing of Construction Work - Competency Masterclass
    Quantity surveying & construction

    Quantification and Costing of Construction Work - Competency Masterclass

    Learn to structure and evidence Quantification and Costing of Construction competency at level 2 and 3.

    from £30.00 for RICS members

  • Contract Administration - Competency Masterclass
    Contracts

    Contract Administration - Competency Masterclass

    Contract Administration is a key competency for numbers of RICS Pathways. All professionals undertaking and commissioning property measurement will be required to follow the property measurement professional statement and standard. Ensure you can effectively demonstrate your competency to RICS Assessors.

    from £30.00 for RICS members

  • Valuation: Residential Property Programme
    Valuation

    Valuation: Residential Property Programme

    Over one million residential properties were bought and sold in 2015, so accurate and reliable valuations are in demand. This course will build on your existing knowledge of valuation by studying the leading industry valuation techniques for Residential Property. Gain practical insight into valuing residential properties in this real-life, case-study based course.

    from £595.00 for RICS members

  • Valuation Competency Masterclass
    Valuation

    Valuation Competency Masterclass

    This Web Class is designed to suit the needs of APC and PER Candidates who are taking Valuation as a competency.

    from £30.00 for RICS members