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Valuation: Commercial Property

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors


What will I learn?

Are you looking to gain a depth of knowledge to create best practice valuation reports?

RICS have developed the perfect online course for you. How? With bite-size chucks of e-learning, real world case studies and sharing experiences with alike professionals in forum discussions.

Valuation: Commercial Property will fill the gap in your knowledge by giving you the right level skills to become a RICS Registered Valuer.

What will I learn?

  • How to keep in line with best practice
  • How to decide the most appropriate investment method technique
  • Learn a range of techniques without using software
  • How to write RICS-complaint valuation reports in-line with the Red Book

Course Content

The course is composed of 6 technical modules which will cover the application of the valuation competencies of inspection, measurement and valuation methodologies as required to value commercial property as well as best practice for drafting commercial property valuation reports:

  • Module 0: Course Introduction
  • Module 1: The Inspection – Context & Information
  • Module 2: The Valuation Part 1 – Comparable Method and the Market
  • Module 3: The Valuation Part 2 – Investment Method with four techniques
  • Module 3: The Valuation Part 3 – Residual method with two techniques
  • Module 3: The Valuation Part 4 – DRC and profits method
  • Module 6: The Report: Writing an RICS compliant report
  • Module 7: Course Review and Summary

What do I need to know?


Course info


Course Provider Diploma/Certificate/Award (this must include an assessed element)

Study Hours

Variable - to suit the learner

Study mode




Total time for completion

6 months

Who runs this course?



World's leading professional body for qualifications in land, property and construction RICS is professional, independent organisation with more than 118,000 qualified members and over 50,000 students and trainees in over 140 countries, established in the UK by Royal Charter. It is committed to setting and upholding the highest standards of excellence and integrity – providing impartial, authoritative advice affecting business and society. “RICS promotes and enforces the highest professional qualifications and standards in the development and management of land, property and construction. Our cutting edge training promises the consistent delivery of standards and brings confidence to the markets you serve.” Pierpaolo

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