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Valuation: Commercial Property

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.

Course Duration:
180 days
Thu 3 May 2018
10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
150 hours formal CPD

Note: The start date is subject to change depending on number of attendees for this course and at the discretion of RICS.


Course information

This course has been designed to give professionals detailed knowledge needed for commercial property valuation, focusing on the main competencies of valuation practice: inspection, measurement and valuation methodologies and then will take you through the application of that knowledge and provide guidance and best practice on how to write Red Book compliant reports. This will ensure that any valuation report meets RICS as well as international standards.

Course Benefits

This course will give you the breadth of knowledge required to apply the principles of commercial valuation on a day to day basis. Covering all key aspects of commercial valuation, this course will give a full breakdown of the process for creating a residential property valuation to RICS and international standards.

Who is this course for?

  • APC and Assoc. candidates who are on the valuation or commercial property pathway or other candidates
  • Any other professionals with at least 2 years of experience in valuation or who have completed the RICS Valuation Foundation Programme and wish to specialise or work with commercial property valuations.
  • Professionals who need to create or work with commercial valuations on a day to day basis including valuers and professionals working in finance functions or departments who use commercial valuation reports as part of their decision making process.

Certificate of Completion

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

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify when and why a valuation is required
  • Apply best practice on inspection and investigation
  • Explain the international aspect of property measurement
  • Assess and identify the main drivers of value in your local market and globally
  • 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
  • State the purpose of International Valuation Standards and RICS Valuation – Professional Standards.
  • Describe the use of the Valuation Standards from the client’s perspective.


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Course Content

The course is composed of 6 technical modules which will cover the application of the valuation competencies of inspection, measurement and valuation methodologies as required to value commercial property as well as best practice for drafting commercial property valuation reports: 

  • Module 0: Course Introduction
  • Module 1: The Inspection – Context & Information
  • Module 2: The Valuation Part 1 – Comparable Method and the Market
  • Module 3: The Valuation Part 2 – Investment Method with four techniques
  • Module 3: The Valuation Part 3 – Residual method with two techniques
  • Module 3: The Valuation Part 4 – DRC and profits method
  • Module 6: The Report: Writing an RICS compliant report
  • Module 7: Course Review and Summary

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

Detailed course guide


  • RICS professionals $1195
  • Non-RICS professionals $1345
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