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ORPTS training schedule

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Basic training courses:

Basic training offered by other professional organizations:

Continuing education courses:


Fundamentals of Assessment Administration
Delivery method Delivery details Training dates Exam date Location
Classroom
  • six days
  • successful completion of exam is required
Nov. 13-Nov. 15 and Nov. 18-Nov. 20, 2019 Nov. 20, 2019 Genesee County
Online
  • three to four weeks
  • in-person exam
  • successful completion of exam is required

Oct. 21–Nov. 14, 2019

Nov. 15, 2019

Exam will be given in ORPTS regional offices.

Self-study Not available. N/A N/A

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


Fundamentals of Data Collection
Delivery method Delivery details Training dates Exam date Location
Classroom
  • five days                                                        
  • successful completion of exam is required
Oct. 21–Oct. 25, 2019 Oct. 25, 2019 Onondaga County
Online

N/A

N/A

N/A N/A
Self-study exam

 

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

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


Fundamentals of Mass Appraisal
Delivery method Delivery details Training dates Exam date Location
Classroom
  • three days
  • successful completion of exam is required
Not available at this time. N/A N/A

Online
June 17-July 11, 2019 July 12, 2019

Exam will be given in the ORPTS regional offices

July 29- Aug. 23, 2019 Aug. 28, 2019

 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.

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


Introduction to Farm Appraisal
Delivery method Delivery details Training dates Exam date Location
Classroom
  • five days
  • successful completion of exam is required
Sep. 16-Sep. 20, 2019 Sep. 20, 2019 Schoharie County
  • five days
  • successful completion of exam is required
Oct. 21-Oct. 25, 2019 Oct. 25, 2019

 Jefferson County

Online N/A N/A

N/A

Self-study exam

Self-study exam dates

Exams will be given in ORPTS regional offices.

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


Cost, Market, and Income Approach to Value
Delivery method Delivery details Training dates Exam date Location
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.

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


Ethics Component
Delivery method Delivery details Training dates Exam date Location
N/A

Available from some professional training organizations.

N/A N/A N/A

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


Introduction to RPS Version 4
Delivery method Delivery details Training dates Exam date Location
Classroom

two days

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

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


Introduction to RPS Version 4 and RPS V4 Custom Reports
Delivery method Delivery details Training dates Exam date Location
Classroom
  • three days (you must attend all three days)
  • combined course
Not available at this time. N/A N/A

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


RPS V4 Custom Reports
Delivery method Delivery details Training dates Exam date Location
Classroom

one day

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

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


RPS V4 Valuation and Analysis
Delivery method Delivery details Training dates Exam date Location
Classroom
  • three days
  • preference given to those involved in a current year reassessment
Not available at this time. N/A N/A

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


RPS V4 Reports and Excel
Delivery method Delivery details Training dates Exam date Location
Classroom

one day

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

Prerequisite: Current RPSV4 user
Course type: Continuing Education


Field Review: Residential and Commercial
Delivery method Delivery details Training dates Exam date Location
Classroom
  • three days
  • preference may be given to those involved in a current year reassessment
Not available at this time. N/A N/A

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


RPS V4 Commercial Valuation
Delivery method Delivery details Training dates Exam date Location
Classroom

two days

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

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


Sales Data Management
Delivery method Delivery details Training dates Exam date Location
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

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


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