NOW OFFERING ONLINE APPRAISAL CLASSES

We now offer the qualifying education for appraisal courses in an online format. To get started in your appraisal career, you need to take QE 1, 2, 3 and National Appraising for the Supervisor and Trainee. These classes are available online all the time, so you may complete them on your own schedule. The online option lets you complete your education at a time most convenient for you.

ACCESS THE ONLINE APPRAISAL COURSES HERE.


LICENSING REQUIREMENTS:

The Appraisal Foundation has approved new requirements for appraiser licensing. Following is a summary of the requirements:

  • EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE will have to be completed prior to taking the National Uniform Licensing and Certification Examinations.
  • All candidates will be required to undergo a background check including fingerprinting.
  • Applicants for the Certified Residential and Certified General classifications will have to possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
  • Applicants for the Licensed classification will have to have successfully completed 30 semester hours of approved college-level education from an accredited college, junior college, community college or university or an Associate’s degree or higher.
  • Recognition of approved university degree programs as counting toward the education requirements, curriculum has to be reviewed and approved by the Appraiser Qualifications Board.
  • Prohibits repetitive continuing education in the same continuing education cycle.
  • Deletion of the segmented approach to criteria implementation.
  • Revisions to the Apprentice classification that will include a requirement to take a course oriented to the requirements and responsibilities of the Apprentice and Supervisory Appraisers.
  • New Supervisory Appraiser requirements to include that a supervisor must be in good standing with the Board and not subject to any disciplinary action within the last three (3) years and must be state certified for a minimum of three (3) years prior to being eligible to become a Supervisory Appraiser.

For further information, you can contact Laura Smith at laura.smith@llr.sc.gov.