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Supervisory Appraiser/Trainee Appraiser Course Education Schedule (PDF)

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If you entered into a new supervisor/trainee relationship after January 1, 2015, you must take a Supervisory/Trainee Course per the 2015 Real property Appraiser Qualifications Criteria. The Appraisal Institute’s four-hour course addresses the national minimum requirements, responsibilities, and expectations for Trainee Appraisers and Supervisory Appraisers that are included in the AQB’s required course outline.

Important Notes

  • Please be sure this program is approved in your state before registering. Several states require a Supervisory Appraiser / Trainee Appraiser Course that contains state-specific material not covered in this course. Those states include, but may not be limited to: AR, IA, KY, ME, MN, MT, NC, NE, OH, OR, SD, TN, TX, UT, and WV.
  • For individuals who need to pass an exam per state requirements, an optional one-hour offline exam is available. You will have 90 days from the time that you complete the course to take the proctored exam. Testing center locations in your area can be found by clicking on this link:
  • Please see the Supervisory Appraiser/Trainee Appraiser Course FAQ for more information about this program.


  • Module 1. Qualifications and Credentialing Entities
  • Module 2. Qualifications for Appraiser Credentials
  • Module 3. Overview of Supervisory Appraiser Expectations and Responsibilities
  • Module 4. Overview of Trainee Appraiser Expectations and Responsibilities
  • Module 5. Wrap-Up

Learning Objectives

  • Identify The Appraisal Foundation's (TAF’s) creation and role, and the functions of the boards under TAF.
  • Identify the role and authority of the individual state or territory credentialing authorities.
  • Identify the qualifications and classifications of real property appraisers.
  • Identify the responsibilities of a Supervisory Appraiser and Trainee Appraiser.
  • Identify the jurisdictional requirements for Supervisory Appraisers and Trainee Appraisers.

AI CE Credit for Designated Members and Practicing Affiliates

  1. Attend Only = 20 points
  2. Attend and Pass = 25 points

Please note that participants must complete 3 mandatory assignments in the program. CREDIT WILL NOT BE GIVEN until the assignments are satisfactorily completed. The instructor may ask for a re-submission of an incomplete assignment. Please allow up to 5 days for the instructor to review an assignment. You may request expedited review by contacting the instructor.

General/Residential [G/R]

Required Technology
None Specified.

Recommended Text
None Specified.

AI Price: $ 81.00
Full Price: $ 96.00

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Sandra K. Adomatis, SRA

I agree to the terms and policies set forth under the Appraisal Institute Online Education Policy. I also certify that I am the person identified above under Personal Data and that I will personally complete each assigned module of instruction and any examination(s). I understand and agree that if I misrepresent my identity or arrange for someone else to represent himself or herself as me at any time during the Appraisal Institute online course or seminar, I will be immediately removed from the course or seminar and I will not be entitled to any refund. I further understand that if I am a member of the Appraisal Institute and participated in any misrepresentation of identity, by affirmative act or failure to act, that I will be the subject of a peer review proceeding under Regulation No. 6 for violation of the Appraisal Institute's Code of Professional Ethics and Standard of Professional Appraisal Practice, and that such peer review proceeding may result in termination of my Appraisal Institute membership.

Additional Information
Please allow 1 hour after registration to start an online session in progress (on or after the session start date). Go to and log in with the username and password you used when you registered. You will automatically be taken to the "My Appraisal Institute" page. Near the middle of that page your course will be listed with a link next to it that says "Go To Class".

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