Curriculum

Real Hands-on Instruction

Walton and Associates School of Auctioneering has developed a unique and proven curriculum designed to ensure your success as an auction professional . The trainers and auction professionals at The Walton School of Auctioneering have applied their years of experience conducting thousands of auctions, selling millions of dollars in real and personal property to develop a comprehensive auction curriculum.

We measure our success as an auctioneer training organization by the success of each of our graduates. We are proud to say that our graduates are among the leaders in the industry. What sets us apart from other auctioneer training facilities is our emphasis is not only teaching you the mechanics of auctioneering, but the intricacies of the business. We’ll help you hit the ground running and achieve success in the auction business.


2017 Class Schedule


Tuition Information

The tuition cost is $895.00 U.S. payable prior to the intensive two-week experience. However, there is a discount of $50.00 for full advance payment, provided that we receive the full tuition, in our office, 30 days prior to the date of the upcoming session. All funds are payable in U.S. currency.

Class Payment Options for our June 12th to June 23rd, 2017 Class  
November 27th to December 8th, 2017 Class— Regular Tuition, $895.00
Paid in full, after October 29th, 2017
November 27th to December 8th, 2017 Class— Discounted Tuition, $845.00
Paid in full, on or before October 29th, 2017
November 27th to December 8th, 2017 Class— Down Payment, $50.00 with a balance due of $845.00
To be Paid, in person, on the 1st day of class September 25th, 2017

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The curriculum is as follows:

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  1. State laws pertaining to auctions (10 hrs)
  2. Federal and local laws pertain to auctions (2 hrs)
    1. Federal Firearms Auction Laws (2 hrs)
  3. Ethics and professionalism (4 hrs)
  4. Auction Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations and Promotion (9 hrs)
  5. Contracts and legal (4 hrs)
  6. Evaluating real or personal property (2 hrs)
  7. Consignment auctions and auction galleries (2 hrs)
  8. General business practices (2 hrs)
  9. Real estate at auction (2 hrs)
  10. Public speaking and public address systems (1 hr) - Day 1, 4:15 - 5:15
  11. Accounting procedures (3 hrs)
  12. Working the ring (1 hr)
  13. Bid Calling & Voice Control (20 hrs)
  14. Internet auctions (1 hr)
  15. Farm Equipment and Livestock Auctions ( 3 hrs)
  16. Getting Started as an Auctioneer, Selling Intangible Services (3hrs)
  17. Writing Winning Sales Proposals (2 hrs)
  18. Industrial & Heavy Equipment Auctions (2 hrs)
  19. Auto Auctions, both dealer and public (2 hrs)
  20. Estate and Bankruptcy Auction (2hrs)
  21. Exams and Reviews (7 hrs)

News

Congratulations to our
October 2017 Class!

Our remaining class for 2017 is November 27-December 9th. Registration for the November 27th class is now open, sign up today!

Associations

International Society of Appraisers
International Society of Appraisers

We accept PayPal

We now accept PayPal for tuition payments to The Walton School of Auctioneering. Check for upcoming class dates, early registration has it's advantages.

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