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Valuation: Foundation Programme (Australia)

Learn best practice in inspection and measurement. Gain the breadth of knowledge you need to apply the principles of valuation on a day-to-day basis.
Wed 30 May 2018
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
180 Hours Formal CPD
AUD $1399 + GST


Our course will enable you to assess the property market and be in a position to recognise 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 analyse 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.

Course benefits

  • 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 analyse 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.

Who is this course for?

  • APC and Assoc candidates
  • Individuals looking to start a career in valuation or gain a fundamental grounding in valuation methods and practice
  • Professionals who need to create or work with valuations on a day to day basis including professionals working in finance functions or departments and real estate

Course content

Learn through a wide range of online learning resources including real time with the trainer through engaging web classes and focus your learning through case studies and practical real-life examples. The course is composed of 6 technical modules which will cover the core valuation competencies of inspection, measurement and valuation methodologies and report writing.

  • Module 0: Course Introduction 
  • Module 1: Context and information gathering for valuation
  • Module 2: Comparable method and the market
  • Module 3: Investment method and two techniques
  • Module 4: Residual method traditional
  • Module 5: DRC and profits methods overview
  • Module 6: Valuation Standards and the client
  • Module 7: Course Review and Summary


  • RICS professionals AUD $1399 + GST
  • Non-RICS professionals AUD $1599 + GST
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