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Expert Witness Certificate

This course will ensure you develop the core competencies in line with the official RICS Professional Guidance, needed to be an effective expert witness.

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Course Duration:
12 weeks
Sun 24 Feb 2019 - Fri 24 May 2019
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
AED13000 incl. VAT


This 12-week blended learning programme is designed to give you a sound knowledge of the law and best practice.

A recognised benchmark of quality

RICS Accredited Expert Witness status is recognised in the market as an important benchmark of quality, which assists accredited expert witnesses in attracting private appointments by solicitors, clients and professional representative firms. On successful completion of the RICS Expert Witness Certificate and the Accreditation Competencies assessment interviews, candidates with suitable experience can apply for Accreditation.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for all professionals working within the built environment from surveyors to engineers who want to gain the theoretical knowledge and practical competencies required to act as an expert witness.

What key competencies will I develop?

  • Managing clearly the expectations of those who appoint you

  • Assembling accurately the materials you need to function

  • Constructing a comprehensive expert report

  • Cooperating productively with other experts

  • Delivering effective expert evidence in court

Course format

The RICS Expert Witness Certificate:

  • is founded on the RICS Professional Guidance

  • is practically orientated and focuses on the core competencies needed by expert witnesses

  • is delivered by leading surveyors and lawyers

  • is adapted specifically for the region

The course works systematically through the published RICS Professional Guidance and related learning materials through webinars led by experienced surveyors, lawyers and expert witnesses. You will be guided by a mentor who will help you acquire the competencies you need. This course also includes two intense practical workshops where you will work with leading industry experts and a barrister to finesse your skills.

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  • RICS professionals AED13000 incl. VAT
  • Non-RICS professionals AED14000 incl. VAT
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AED13000 incl. VAT