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Job Description

The Auctioneer runs and sells products at the auction, they will have a great deal of experience and will be able to offer valuations as well as explain to potential buyers what that object is.

Entry Requirements

You’ll usually need a degree or professional qualification approved by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) to become a land and property valuer. Relevant degrees include:

  • real estate management
  • property development and valuation
  • building surveying
  • quantity surveying and commercial management

RICS and University College of Estate Management have details of accredited courses.

If you have a non-accredited degree, like economics, law or maths, you could take an accredited postgraduate qualification in surveying. You could also do this through an employer's graduate trainee scheme or through distance learning with the University College of Estate Management.

If you’re already working as a surveying technician, you may be able to work your way up to a valuer or auctioneer role through further study.

Career Path and Progression

With experience, you could become a project manager, company partner or work as a freelance consultant.

Related careers you may be interested in:

  • Estate agent
  • General practice surveyor
  • Land surveyor
  • Minerals surveyor
  • Rural surveyor

National Government Policy states that all students should have achieved at least a Grade 4 or C Grade in English & Maths at GCSE.  Achieving this minimum grade in these subjects will increase the opportunities open to you, support your future career development and prospects.

Students who do not meet this standard will be supported to continue to study English and Maths through full-time education or an Apprenticeship.

Required Skills

  • A strong speaking voice
  • Confidence
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A good commercial awareness
  • An interest in your specialism
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good sales technique

Starting Salary

£20,000 to £45,000

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