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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

Not available at this time.

N/A N/A
Online
  • three to four weeks
  • in-person exam
  • successful completion of exam is required

September 28–October 23, 2020

This class is full. We apologize for the inconvenience.

October 23, 2020

Exams will be given in the ORPTS regional offices.
November 2–November 27, 2020 November 30, 2020 Exams will be given in the ORPTS regional offices.
January 18–February 12, 2021 February 16, 2021 Exams will be given in the ORPTS regional offices.

February 1–February 26, 2021

February 26, 2021 Exams will be given in the 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

Not available at this time.

N/A N/A
Online
  • three to four weeks
  • one day classroom
  • in-person exam
  • successful completion of exam is required

March 1–March 25, 2021
March 25, 2021 classroom date

March 26, 2021 Albany County
Self-study exam

 

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
  • three to four weeks
  • in-person exam
  • successful completion of exam is required
January 4–January 29, 2021

January 29, 2021

Exams will be given in the ORPTS regional offices.
February 1–February 26, 2021

February 26, 2021

Exams will be given in the ORPTS regional offices.
March 1–March 26, 2021

March 29, 2021

Exams will be given in the ORPTS regional offices.
March 16–April 09, 2021

April 14, 2021

Exams 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

This class is canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

September 25, 2020 Genesee County
  • five days
  • successful completion of exam is required

October 19–October 23, 2020

This class is canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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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