Supervisory Appraiser/Trainee Appraiser Course

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Who should enroll
  • All certified appraisers who are, or will become, Supervisory Appraisers
  • Anyone who wishes to obtain a credential as a Trainee Appraiser
Description
If you entered into a new supervisor/trainee relationship after January 1, 2015, you must take a Supervisory Appraiser/Trainee Appraiser Course according to the 2015 Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria. This 4-hour Appraisal Institute course addresses the national minimum requirements, responsibilities, and expectations for Trainee Appraisers and Supervisory Appraisers that are included in the AQB’s required course outline.
 
Important Note:
Several states require a Supervisory Appraiser/Trainee Appraiser Course that contains state-specific material not covered in this course. Those states include, but may not be limited to, AR, IA, KY, ME, MN, MT, NC, NE, OH, OR, SD, TN, TX, UT, and WV. It is imperative that participants confirm approval by contacting their state regulatory agency. Please see the Supervisory Appraiser/Trainee Appraiser Course FAQ for more information.
 
(For classroom offerings, in most cases, the local chapters have added the necessary materials to comply with their state’s requirements, but offerings taken out-of-state may not satisfy another state’s requirements. Attending this course in-state is highly recommended.)
Objectives
  • Identify The Appraisal Foundation's (TAF’s) creation and role, and the functions of the boards under TAF.
  • Identify the role and authority of the individual state or territory credentialing authorities.
  • Identify the qualifications and classifications of real property appraisers.
  • Identify the responsibilities of a Supervisory Appraiser and Trainee Appraiser.
  • Identify the jurisdictional requirements for Supervisory Appraisers and Trainee Appraisers.
Prerequisites None


Refer to this page for details of state approval hours for this course.

  • Attended Only:

    20
  • Attended Only:

    20
  • Attended Only:

    20
  • Attend and Pass Exam:

    25
  • Attend and Pass Exam:

    25
  • Attend and Pass Exam:

    25
4 hours
90
 
For Online: Yes. Participants must complete mandatory assignments in this program. Please plan your time accordingly and allow up to 5 days for the instructor to review your assignments. The instructor may ask for a re-submission of incomplete assignments. You may advance through the program while you are waiting for your instructor to review your work. You may also contact the instructor to request expedited review.
 
For Classroom: Yes. After you register for this class, please go to your Education and Events page for details on what you must complete BEFORE class begins.
 
To access your Education and Events page, log on to the Appraisal Institute website at https://ai.appraisalinstitute.org/eweb (click on the three horizontal lines to the left of the AI logo and select “My AI Account” from the drop-down menu).
 
Yes
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Basic
None specified None specified None specified
Classroom Requirements

Online Education FAQ

Synchronous Requirements
None specified
Course Materials Include:
  • Course Handbook (144 pp.)
  • Pre-Class Memo (1 p.)
Supervisory Appraisers may need to re-take this course every few years as dictated by state law.
 
Several states require a Supervisory Appraiser/Trainee Appraiser Course that contains state-specific material not covered in this course. Those states include, but may not be limited to, AR, IA, KY, ME, MN, MT, NC, NE, OH, OR, SD, TN, TX, UT, and WV. In most cases, the local chapters have added the necessary materials to comply with their state’s requirements, but offerings taken out-of-state may not satisfy another state’s requirements. Attending this course in-state is highly recommended, and it is imperative that participants confirm approval by contacting their state regulatory agency. Please see the Supervisory Appraiser/Trainee Appraiser Course FAQ for more information.

For individuals who need to pass an exam to meet state requirements, a 1-hour exam concludes the course.

You will be asked to clear the calculator's memory before and after the examination. Only one calculator is permitted in the testing room. Examinees taking most AI exams may bring their own calculator to use during the exam. Laptops, cellular phones, tablets, iPads, wearable technology (smart watch, Apple Watch, Google Glass, etc.), and other devices that can store data or connect to the Internet are NOT permitted during the exam. In addition, all watches, wallets, bags, and purses must be removed and stored out of reach prior to taking the exam.

Exam
For individuals who need to pass an exam to meet state requirements, this course contains an offline 1-hour exam for an additional hour of credit. You will have 90 days from the time that you complete the course to take the proctored, offline exam. Testing center locations in your area can be found by clicking on this link: www.pearsonvue.com/ai.
Exam Frequently Asked Questions

Online Course Access
Go to www.appraisalinstitute.org and log in with the username and password you used when you registered. Click on the red “My Account” button if you are not automatically taken to your account page.
1. Click "Education and Events" on the right navigation menu.
2. Find the course under the “Online Courses” heading and click the “Begin” button.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Once this button is clicked, your access length time (e.g. 90 days) will begin. Only click when you intend to start the course. If you are returning, once you have started the course, click the “Continue” button to continue.

Other Information
Supervisory Appraisers may need to re-take this course every few years as dictated by state law.

Other Details
For information about how on demand online education programs work, registration and cancellation policies, and other details, see our On Demand Online Education Frequently Asked Questions.


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