Gain detailed knowledge needed for valuation, the main competencies of valuation practice, through to application of that knowledge. Learn best practice in inspection and measurement and ensure any valuation report meets RICS international valuation standards.
Note: The start date is subject to change depending on number of attendees for this course and at the discretion of RICS.
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As someone looking to begin a career in valuation, it is essential that you demonstrate comprehension of the correct methods to use for performance analysis, financing decision, development advice or transactional decisions. Specifically, this means knowing when, how and why to use the various valuation methods available.
Our course will enable you to assess the property market and be in a position to recognize which situations 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. You will also learn how to work with your clients.
Overall, we will furnish you with the skills to be able to begin work on valuation projects and demonstrate your ability to critically analyze valuations, identify red flags, and allow you to exercise your professional judgment. Gain detailed knowledge on the fundamentals of valuation practice and take the first steps towards working as a valuer of property or other asset classes.
This course will give you the breadth of knowledge required to apply the principles of valuation on a day to day basis and add a holistic economic overview to your property market thought processes. Discover the practical research needed to prepare and produce a valuation. Find out how to find, weigh and analyze the comparable evidence to underpin your valuation. Understand how the numbers are produced when more unusual property is valued. Put the Valuation Standards into practice to confirm instructions and produce valuation reports consistently.
The course is composed of 6 technical modules which will cover the core valuation competencies of inspection, measurement and valuation methodologies and report writing.
For more information on the topics covered within each unit, please download the course guide below.
By the end of the web class, you will be able to:
Within each module will be dedicated e-learning sessions. Within these courses delegates will gain an understanding around the practical techniques and international standards required within the construction and quantity surveying pathway.
Learners will further study and understanding of the methodologies with the directed reading material. Sourced from textbooks and articles, these readings support development throughout the course program.
Technical case studies provide examples of practice, within these case studies participants will practice the theory taught within the module. Responses will be shared within the online forums.
Questions, comments, case studies will be posted to the forum (one module) with the objective of allowing the participants to reflect on the e-learning and also to discuss their own experiences under each module heading around QS practice.
At the end of each module is a short quiz, to check understanding of the content and to help track progress.
On completion of all the technical modules, participants will be required to attend one 1.5 hour live online web class. The structure of this session is to provide a detail overview of the practices and principles of QS. Provide participants with an open live forum to discuss their own interpretations and understanding of the learning outcomes of the course.