QE-201 Fundamentals of Professional Auctioneering – Qualifying Education (30+hrs)


Advanced curriculum in Professional Business Practices for auctioneers and non-auctioneers alike, interested in starting or improving their auction business.  Basic business principles and legal requirements governing businesses activities specific to auctioneering, auction houses, and auction businesses. This course is designed for the conscientious and professionally focused auctioneer and business owner, offered in an intensive 4-day classroom program.

** A late registration fee of $50 will apply to anyone registering after 5 p.m. 3 days prior to the start of class.


Professional Practices
PR and Presentation
The Agency Relationship
Fiduciary Responsibilities
Insurance & Liability
Auction Accounting
Closing Statements
Uniform Commercial Code
How to Get Auction Business
Promotion and Advertising
Issues in Escrow Accounting
Working with the Courts
Ethical Issues

+This course meets the requirements mandated by the State of Tennessee for Apprentice Auctioneers wishing to advance to an Auctioneer license, as well as the requirements mandated for the Auction Gallery license, Non-Auctioneer Firm license, and Non-Reciprocal Auctioneer license applicant.

*A non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a space in class.  In the event you cannot attend your scheduled session, your deposit may be applied to a future session for up to one (1) year with a request received by close of business the day prior. No-shows or late notifications will forfeit their deposit.

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