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ORPTS training schedule

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Basic training courses:

Basic training courses offered by other professional organizations:

Continuing education courses:

Fundamentals of Assessment Administration

Prerequisite: None
Course type: Basic certification requirement
More information: Fundamentals of Assessment Administration

Delivery methodDelivery detailsTraining datesExam dateLocation
Classroom
  • six days
  • successful completion of exam is required
N/A N/A N/A
Online
  • three to four weeks
  • in-person exam
  • successful completion of exam is required

May 21–June 22, 2018

June 22, 2018

Rensselaer County

June 1–June 22, 2018

June 22, 2018

Exam will be given in the ORPTS regional offices.

Oct 1–Oct 26, 2018

Oct 26, 2018

Exam will be given in the ORPTS regional offices.

Self-study Not available at this time. N/A N/A

Fundamentals of Data Collection

Prerequisite: None
Course type: Basic certification requirement
More information: Fundamentals of Data Collection

Delivery methodDelivery detailsTraining datesExam dateLocation
Classroom
  • five days                                                        
  • successful completion of exam is required
Aug 6-Aug 10, 2018 Aug 10, 2018 Genesee County
Online

Field day: June 21, 2018

May 21-June 22, 2018

 June 22, 2018

Rensselaer County

Field day: August 20, 2018

Jul 23-Aug 21, 2018

Aug 21, 2018

Onondaga County

Self-study exam

 

N/A Self-study exam dates  Exams will be given in the ORPTS regional offices.

Fundamentals of Mass Appraisal

Prerequisite: Cost, Market, and Income Component
Course type: Basic certification requirement
More information: Fundamentals of Mass Appraisal

Delivery methodDelivery detailsTraining datesExam dateLocation
Classroom
  • three days
  • successful completion of exam is required
Not available at this time. N/A N/A
Online Jul 30-Aug 28, 2018 Aug 28, 2018

 Exam will be given in the ORPTS regional offices

Self-study exam Self-study exam dates  Exams will be given in the ORPTS regional offices.

Introduction to Farm Appraisal

Prerequisite: Cost, Market, and Income Component
Course type: Basic certification requirement for agricultural municipalities
More information: Introduction to Farm Appraisal

Delivery methodDelivery detailsTraining datesExam dateLocation
Classroom
  • five days
  • successful completion of exam is required
Sep 17-Sep 21, 2018 Sep 21, 2018 Washington County
  • five days
  • successful completion of exam is required
Oct 22-Oct 26, 2018 Oct 26, 2018

 Genesee County

Online N/A N/A

N/A

Self-study exam

Self-study exam dates

Exams will be given in the ORPTS regional offices.

Cost, Market, and Income Approach to Value

Prerequisite: None
Course type: Basic certification requirement offered by other professional organizations
More information: Cost, Market, and Income Approach to Value

Delivery methodDelivery detailsTraining datesExam dateLocation
Classroom
  • two or more weeks of training are required to fulfill this requirement
  • multiple courses are required to meet this component
Various N/A Check NYSAA's website for course offerings.

Ethics Component

Prerequisite: None
Course type: Basic certification requirement offered by other Professional organizations
More information: Ethics Component

Delivery methodDelivery detailsTraining datesExam dateLocation
N/A

Available from some professional training organizations.

N/A N/A N/A

Introduction to RPS Version 4

Prerequisite: None
Course type: Continuing education
More information: Introduction to RPS Version 4

Delivery methodDelivery detailsTraining datesExam dateLocation
Classroom

two days

Not available at this time. N/A N/A

Introduction to RPS Version 4 and RPS V4 Custom Reports

Prerequisite: Current RPSV4 user
Course type: Continuing education
More information: See Introduction to RPS Version 4 and RPS V4 Custom Reports

Delivery methodDelivery detailsTraining datesExam dateLocation
Classroom
  • three days (you must attend all three days)
  • combined course
Not available at this time. N/A N/A

RPS V4 Custom Reports

Prerequisite: Current RPSV4 user
Course type: Continuing education
More information: RPS V4 Custom Reports

Delivery methodDelivery detailsTraining datesExam dateLocation
Classroom

one day

Not available at this time. N/A N/A

RPS V4 Valuation and Analysis

Prerequisite: Intro to RPSV4, Fundamentals of Mass Appraisal, and experience with RPSV4 Custom Report Writer and Excel
Course type: Continuing education
More information: RPS V4 Valuation and Analysis

Delivery methodDelivery detailsTraining datesExam dateLocation
Classroom
  • three days
  • preference given to those involved in a current year reassessment
Not available at this time. N/A N/A

RPS V4 Reports and Excel

Prerequisite: Current RPSV4 user
Course type: Continuing education

Delivery methodDelivery detailsTraining datesExam dateLocation
Classroom

one day

Not available at this time. N/A N/A

Field Review: Residential and Commercial

Prerequisite: Cost, Market, and Income Component and Fundamentals of Mass Appraisal
Course type: Continuing education
More information: Field Review: Residential and Commercial

Delivery methodDelivery detailsTraining datesExam dateLocation
Classroom
  • three days
  • preference may be given to those involved in a current year reassessment
Not available at this time. N/A N/A

RPS V4 Commercial Valuation

Prerequisite: Commercial Data Collection and Intro to RPS V4 Valuation and Analysis
Course type: Continuing education
More information: RPS V4 Commercial Valuation

Delivery methodDelivery detailsTraining datesExam dateLocation
Classroom

two days

Not available at this time. N/A N/A

Sales Data Management

Prerequisite: None
Course type: Continuing education
More information: Sales Data Management

Delivery methodDelivery detailsTraining datesExam dateLocation
Online
  • available within the ORPTS (SLMS) Training Portal, accessible through the secure Assessment Community website 
    • If you are not already a member of the Assessment Community website, see How to Register for secured access.
  • self-enroll at any time in the Training Portal: search Sales Data Management in the Learning Search toolbar or Find Learning Quick Link. 

Note: If you have access to the Assessment Community but are having trouble accessing the SLMS Training Portal, please contact Educational Services.

Continuous N/A N/A

 

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