Qualifications

Level 3 Award in Chattels Auctioneering

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This is the leading Level 3 qualification for chattels auctioneers in the property industry and is taken by numerous agents every year. Learners who register with Propertymark Qualifications will be guided through future requirements as Regulation progresses through legislation.

 

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This is an introductory qualification ideal for candidates wanting to gain or improve existing knowledge in the key areas related to Chattels Auctioneering.

What will be covered?

Examination questions are based on the Qualification Specification so please refer to this document when studying: 

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Unit 1: Health and Safety, Security and General Law (COM1)
Understand the general concepts of law relevant to a property professional. It deals with the historical development of the law as well as current concepts, relevant statute and common law.

Unit 2: Law Relating to Chattels Auctions (CHAT2)
The laws auctioneers need to know specifically for chattels auction sales. It stresses the importance of the auctioneer understanding and complying with statutory requirements for chattels sales and understanding the auction specific requirements in terms of general goods and those within specific categories.

Unit 3: Practice and Procedures relating to Chattels Auctioneering (CHAT3)
This unit deals with the agent's actions within & outside the office and at auction venues when dealing with colleagues and customers. It covers the rights that auctioneers have against the seller, the buyer and third parties.

Unit 4: Appraisal and the Auctioneers Duties and Liabilities in Relation to Chattels (CHAT4) 
Issues concerning the valuation & marketing of chattels and duties of the auctioneer when buying their principal's chattel are covered, along with handling remote bidding and covering post-sale procedures. The auctioneer's duties to the seller, buyer and third parties when the auction is concluded are also covered.

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How long will it take?

Up to 12-18 months to complete, requiring approximately 120 hours of qualification study time in total.

You have 3 years from your date of registration to achieve all of the required units to complete the qualification. 

How will I be assessed?

Each of the 4 units are assessed by a multiple-choice examination which is taken on a computer at a UK Pearson Vue test centre.

Each examination consists of 20 multiple-choice questions which must be answered within 30 minutes and a pass mark of 70% must be achieved (this equates to 14 out of 20 questions answered correctly). 

What will I get?

You will receive a nationally recognised qualification at a level broadly equivalent to A-Level.
This qualification is also recognised by NAVA Propertymark for their membership. 

HOW TO BEGIN

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Read the Qualification Specification

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Enrol and register for your qualfication

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Study towards your qualification

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Book exams  online or call Pearson Vue's booking line on 0161 8557 537

Methods of study

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Our qualifications are distance learning so it is at your discretion how you prepare for your examinations, using the Qualification Specification. 

Qualification Specification
This document outlines what you will be assessed on. Ensure you cover all learning outcomes to fully prepare for examinations. 

Study materials
MOL provide study materials to support our qualifications. To enquire about their packages, you can contact them on 0345 203 2103 or visit their website

There are two prices for MOL's hardcopy study materials which are in the region of: 


Examinations

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Examinations are held at UK Pearson Vue test centres and there are roughly 140 test centres across the country.

How much do they cost?

  • £50 - when booking individually 
  • £80 - when booking two units together that will be taken back to back on the same day by one candidate. Use promotional code TA_TWO_EXAMS16 when booking online.
  • £100 - when booking three units together that will be taken back to back on the same day by one candidate. Use promotional code TA_THREE_EXAMS16 when booking online.

Visit our examinations page to learn more about our examinations as well as viewing a helpful guide that will give you tips on what you should do before your exam and what you can expect to happen during and after your exam. 


Results & certification

You will be issued with a results slip from Pearson Vue immediately after your examination. For failed examinations, the bottom of the slip will include a scoresheet, highlighting areas in which you have scored high/low in.

You will be issued with a passed letter once you have achieved all necessary units of the qualification. This letter will be posted to your registered postal address, typically the Monday after you have passed your final examination.

A qualification certificate will be posted to your registered postal address within three weeks of completing your final examination. You do not need to apply for the certificate or pay a further cost as the fee is included within the examination fees. 

Enrol for this Qualification

 

...the benefits to gaining the qualification are endless.
~ Tania Marshall - Lettings Candidate of the Year Finalist

 ...just having the qualification makes me feel even more confident in my role.
~ Elizabeth Anderson

The relationship between a landlord and their agent should be a long one, built on trust and confidence, and what better way to assure your landlord than having proof of your knowledge with a professional qualification.
~ Sara Hawkins

Having these qualifications really helps you prepare for the property industry, as you learn relevant information that will aid you in a property related job.
~ Nina Chambers

By undertaking a qualification with Propertymark Qualifications, it not only helps in giving property experts the knowledge they need to do a better job but it also gives us something just as valuable...credibility. 
~ Andrew Everett

It provides you with a personal sense of achievement in addition to the knowledge and skills necessary to confidently carry out your role to the highest standard.
~ Heather Fraser, Rising Star 2019

Studying for this qualification will help separate you from other agents whilst also increasing your confidence when interacting with customers. 
~ Sean Rawson, Sales Candidate of the Year 2019

Being properly qualified gives you the confidence to offer a professional and compliant service. Go for it!
~ Melfyn Williams, Employer Champion of the Year 2019

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