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Appraisal Qualifying Education Trainee Series | Raleigh-Durham | Fall 2019
September 28 from 9:00 am - November 4 from 5:00 pm EDT$150 – $2220
Appraisal is our passion. We’re ready to make it yours.
A Message from Instructor Pat Kelly and Instructor Mel Black:
*All courses listed below are required by the NC Appraisal Board before submitting your application to register as a trainee:
Basic Appraisal Principles (30 hours; 4 days)
September 28, 29 | Instructor Pat Kelly | Raleigh-Durham | Comfort Suites RDU/RTP – 5219 Page Road; Durham, NC 27703
October 5, 6 | Instructor Pat Kelly | Raleigh-Durham | Comfort Suites RDU/RTP – 5219 Page Road; Durham, NC 27703
Basic Appraisal Procedures (30 hours; 4 days)
October 12, 13 | Instructor Pat Kelly | Raleigh-Durham | Comfort Suites RDU/RTP – 5219 Page Road; Durham, NC 27703
October 19, 20 | Instructor Pat Kelly | Raleigh-Durham | Comfort Suites RDU/RTP – 5219 Page Road; Durham, NC 27703
Residential Market Analysis & Highest & Best Use (15 hours; 2 days)
October 26, 27 | Instructor Pat Kelly | Raleigh-Durham | Comfort Suites RDU/RTP – 5219 Page Road; Durham, NC 27703
15-Hour National USPAP Course (15 hours; 2 days)
November 2, 3 | Instructor Mel Black | Raleigh-Durham | Comfort Suites RDU/RTP – 5219 Page Road; Durham, NC 27703
Supervisory Appraiser/Trainee Appraiser Course (7 hours; 1 day)
November 4 | Instructor Mel Black | Raleigh | Holiday Inn Express – 3741 Thistledown Drive; Raleigh, NC 27606
Classes are scheduled from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM each day.
*Effective October 1, 2019, appraisal trainees will have the option of when to take the Residential Market Analysis & Highest & Best Use course. The class is still required to qualify as a Licensed Residential or Certified Residential Appraiser. Candidates for Certified General Appraiser do not need this course. The change is that Residential Market Analysis & Highest & Best Use will no longer be required to qualify for Registered Trainee status. Prior to October 1st, the class is required to qualify as a Registered Trainee. Students may continue to take the course as part of the trainee series package or may take the course as part of the upgrade classes.
We encourage students seeking to become a Licensed Residential or Certified Residential Appraiser to attend Residential Market Analysis & Highest & Best Use on October 26th and 27th to meet the NC Appraiser requirement. Supervisory appraisers are scheduled to speak to the class on October 26th about their appraisal practice, what they look for in a trainee, and answer general questions about the profession. Some will be collecting resumes from students and setting up interviews. In addition, students will have the opportunity to complete a demonstration appraisal in class.
If guest room accommodations are needed, below are links to receive a discounted room rate at the Comfort Suites RDU/RTP, or you may call the hotel directly at 919-314-1200 to make a reservation.
September 27-29, 2019:
October 4-6, 2019:
October 11-13, 2019:
October 18-20, 2019:
October 25-27, 2019:
November 1-3, 2019:
For the November 4th class, you may contact the Holiday Inn Express at 919-854-0001 to make a reservation.
Prerequisites: Basic Appraisal Principles shall be a prerequisite to taking Basic Appraisal Procedures, and Basic Appraisal Procedures shall be a prerequisite to taking Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use. The 15-Hour National USPAP Course may be taken any time after the successful completion of Basic Appraisal Procedures.
Except for the Supervisory Appraiser/Trainee Appraiser Course, each course listed above requires a proctored exam to be administered at the end of the class. The exams will be administered in-class, and there is no state exam. Fees listed above include all books and handouts, except for The Appraisal Foundation’s Student eManual for the 15-Hour USPAP Course. See below for further details:
The 15-Hour National USPAP Course requires two books: (1) 15-Hour National USPAP Course Book (“Book”) and (2) 15-Hour National USPAP Course Student Manual (“Manual”). BrightPath Education provides the Book to students as part of the course fee. Students must purchase their individual electronic copy of the Manual directly from The Appraisal Foundation. You may click here to purchase the required eManual from The Appraisal Foundation’s website.
You may pay for the classes as you go by registering for the full series and then paying the amount for each class on or before the class start date.
For more information on becoming a trainee and on upgrading to a certified appraiser, visit the website of the NC Appraisal Board, the Board’s Information Booklet, the Appraisal Foundation, and BrightPath’s blog posts.
Have a question about the trainee series or want to know when we may offer another one? Need help registering or have questions about taking a single class that is part of the series? We are here to help. Fill out our trainee series interest form or give us a call and we will get back to you as quickly as we can.
“Pat Kelly is made for this. So fortunate to have him as our teacher.”
“Pat is a wonderful instructor with a great wealth of experience and personality for the classroom setting!”
“Pat made the class very fun and interesting. Extremely knowledgeable. I was going to split up my classes, but I want to continue with his training.”
“Pat is an amazing instructor. You can tell he really knows the profession and makes sure the students learn it well.”
North Carolina Appraisal Board Sponsor Code for BrightPath Education Services: #136