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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

March 16–March 18 and March 23–March 25, 2020

This class is postponed. We apologize for the inconvenience.

March 25, 2020 Onondaga County
  • six days
  • successful completion of exam is required

September 14–September 16 and September 21–September 23, 2020

September 23, 2020 Schenectady County
Online
  • three to four weeks
  • in-person exam
  • successful completion of exam is required
June 1, 2020–June 26, 2020 June 26, 2020 Exam will be given in ORPTS regional offices.
July 13, 2020–August 7, 2020 August 7, 2020 Exam will be given in ORPTS regional offices.
September 28, 2020–October 23, 2020 October 23, 2020 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

August 24–August 28, 2020

This class is canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

August 28, 2020 Genesee County
Online
  • three to four weeks
  • one day classroom
  • in-person exam
  • successful completion of exam is required

May 11–June 10, 2020
June 11, 2020 classroom date

This class is canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

June 12, 2020 Rensselaer County
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

August 4–August 6, 2020

This class is canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

August 6, 2020 Albany County
  • three days
  • successful completion of exam is required

September 7–September 9, 2020

This class is canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

September 9, 2020 Onondaga County
  • three days
  • successful completion of exam is required
September 15–September 17, 2020 September 17, 2020 Westchester

Online
  • three to four weeks
  • in-person exam
  • successful completion of exam is required
March 16–April 10, 2020 April 14, 2020 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
September 21–September 25, 2020 September 25, 2020 Genesee County
  • five days
  • successful completion of exam is required
October 19–October 23, 2020 October 23, 2020 Delaware 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 Online Assessment Community secure site.
  • 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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