Founded on the official RICS Professional Guidance, this blended learning programme will ensure you develop the core competencies needed to be an effective expert witness.
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Practically orientated, this 12-week programme is designed to give you a sound knowledge of the law and best practice.
Who should attend?
This course is suitable for professionals working within the built environment who want to gain the theoretical knowledge and practical competencies required to act as an Expert Witness.
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 professionalrepresentative firms.
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.
The course works systematically through the published RICS Professional Guidance and covers the RICS Practice Statement and related learning through webinars led by experienced surveyors, lawyers and expert witnesses. This course also includes three intense practical workshops where you will work with leading surveyors and a barrister to finesse your skills.
This developmental programme will allow those enrolled to absorb and reflect on content through the added benefit of having a mentor who will develop candidates through the sessions.
Please note that attendance at the workshops and webinars on this course is compulsory. Please see the dates and times below:
Competency A Workshop - 18 March - 9.00 – 17.00
Competency B Webinar - 5 April - 9.30 – 12.30
Competency C Workshop - 29 April - 9.00 – 17.00
Competency D Webinar - 17 May - 9.30 – 12.30
Competency E Workshop - 7 June - 9.00 – 17.00