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Commercial Property Valuation: Fundamentals

Build your knowledge and understanding of property valuation techniques that are fundamental to providing appropriate valuation advice.

One-day course

Thu 14 Jun 2018
09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
London, London, tbc
6 hours formal CPD

More locations are available - see below for details

£279 + VAT


On this course you will learn and use basic valuation techniques and principles, including rental and capital valuation methods on simple examples, an overview of the Red book, IVS and other valuation standards, as well as the key principles of valuation certainty.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand common approaches to valuation and key investment appraisal principles
  • Understand how to apply the appropriate valuation methodology in different contexts and approaches to analysing risk
  • To interpret clients requirements, valuation standards and the professional requirements of valuers
  • To understand the key market factors which influence value.

Who should attend?

  • This course is suitable for anyone who would like to develop and improve valuation skills.
  • If you are working towards your Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) it will provide you with valuable knowledge and skills to assist you in developing your competency in this area.

What is included

  • Course workbook
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Certificate of training course attendance.

Course content

  • Context and background to valuation practice

The role of valuation

  • Purposes for valuation
  • Role of the valuer

The principles of market valuation

  • Value, price and worth
  • Investment concepts

Introduction to rental valuation methods and the five capital valuation methods

  • Exercises on valuation techniques

An overview of professional standards

  • The Red Book and other standards
  • Conflicts of interests
  • Investigations
  • Taking instructions and reporting valuations

Handling uncertainty - key principles

  • Valuing in an uncertain market
  • Reporting uncertainty
  • Market analysis and supporting commentary

Other dates and locations


  • RICS professionals price £279 + VAT
  • Non-members rate £358.5 + VAT
  • Visa

  • Mastercard

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More locations available

If this course isn't running near you, register your interest and we will keep you updated next time it's occuring in your local area. When it's available, we'll email you with the course date, time and venue.

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Would recommend

Sara Cole on 13/11/2017

"I would recommend to people who have either finished their surveying course a few years back and are looking for a re-cap or for those who want to understand the different methods and approaches taken to valuations for different purposes."


Phillip Murphy on 08/10/2017

"A very informative training course covering all the core fundamentals of such a key area of surveying. It has given me a solid grounding and allowed me to further my knowledge in this area."

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