Certificate in Asset Valuation

About the programme

The Certificate in Asset Valuation will provide you with a broad understanding of the requirements and process of undertaking local authority asset valuations for financial statements.

It will take you through a series of four modules, from the background to why the valuations are carried out, the relevant rules and regulations and how these should be applied and some of the valuation approaches that need to be deployed.

What will I learn?

This course will teach you to:

  • undertake local authority asset valuations
  • oversee local authority asset valuations undertaken by members of your team or by external valuers
  • commission your asset valuation programme.

Who is the course aimed at?

  • those requiring an entry level introduction to undertaking local authority asset valuations for financial statements
  • those already holding some knowledge or experience of the topic area who are looking for a structured refresher
  • people who are seeking structured and formal CPD of up to 19 hours
  • those wanting a certificate demonstrating their understanding of undertaking local authority asset valuations.
This course will also be useful to:

  • local authority finance professionals who want to broaden their understanding of the valuation process
  • non-valuation property professionals who oversee the valuation process or simply want to learn more about it.

Duration and mode of delivery

The course consists of four face-to-face training days which will include practical exercises.

Assessment and accreditation

To receive the CIPFA Certificate in Asset Valuation students must complete all four training days and demonstrate adequate understanding as assessed at the end of each module through multiple choice and narrative questionnaires.


£1,600 excl VAT
£1,400 excl VAT (network members)

Booking and contact us

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CIPFA offers both classroom-based programmes and in-house options of this training programme. In either case contact us to register your interest in this course at E: denise.edwards@cipfa.org 

Further studies in asset valuation

In addition to the accredited qualification above, your organisation may also benefit from Practical Understanding of Asset Management, our e-learning module that provides a sound basis for anyone in the public sector wishing to adopt essential skills in property asset management. 


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