RICS APC: Valuation Masterclass

LocationMarylebone, Central London
FacultyArchitecture and the Built Environment

This afternoon class prepares you for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors' (RICS) assessment of professional competence (APC), focusing on valuation.

This is a masterclass primarily aimed at graduates studying for the valuation competency of the APC. It is being run by a former European Director of JLL and former Senior Surveyor of CBRE, and will cover all five valuation methods and three valuation approaches with practical examples.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for you if you are undertaking the RICS APC final assessment on commercial property, property finance and investment, residential, and valuation pathways.

The course is also for you if you already have a working understanding in the subject area but would like to undertake formal continuing professional development, refreshing or enhancing your skills.

Courses open for booking
Start date Duration Day and time Price Apply
28 September 2016 4 hours Wednesday 2–6pm £100 Book now

Course content

It will provide you with a technical, professional and practical outlook on the subject matter.

We will cover:

  • the RICS Red Book
  • comparable valuation
  • investment valuation
  • profit valuations
  • residual valuations
  • development appraisals
  • depreciated replacement costs
  • discounted cash flows
  • different types of yield
  • practical examples

Teaching and learning methods

The course will be delivered using a formal lecture approach and give you the opportunity to interact using questions and answers throughout.

We will use a wide variety of learning methods and techniques including:

  • sharing experiences with colleagues
  • case studies
  • debate and discussion
  • presentation
  • self-directed reading and research
  • reflection
  • evaluation

By the end of this course you will:

  • understand the different types of valuation and when they are applicable
  • have an awareness on how to carry out valuations for different purposes
  • understand the different types of yields and when they should be used
  • reflect on what professional codes and guidance notes are available for valuers

The knowledge and understanding gained from this course will help you demonstrate both a technical understanding and practical appreciation of how the topic matter is used in the surveying profession.

The programme counts for two hours of formal continuing professional development. A certificate of attendance will be available after the course.