Auctioneer School
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August 3 - 12, 2012

What would you BID for a new and exciting career? Have you considered a CAREER CHANGE? Are you not ready to RETIRE? Join our many successful Auctioneer School graduates and begin that new career NOW!

Pictured left: Brian Davenport, 2004 graduate of the JSU Auctioneer School, 2004 JSU Bid Calling Champion, and 2008 Alabama State Champion Auctioneer. Pictured right: Johnny Vetra, JSU Auctioneer School Instructor and 2008 Alabama Auctioneer Association President.

In just 10 days you can meet the Alabama State Board of Auctioneers' educational requirements to become an Auctioneer Apprentice and be on your way to a NEW career. Students are required to attend 85 hours and must successfully complete both a practical and a written examination in order to graduate. After you register and pay a $100 deposit, you will receive a cassette to begin practicing the auction chant.

Auctioneering is a fast-growing industry. These individuals are highly respected for their professionalism and expertise in their chosen field. Many auctioneers specialize in areas such as Antiques and Collectibles; Automobiles; Business Liquidations; Charity Auctions; Machinery and Equipment; Livestock; Real Estate, and many more.

Call us today to register for that NEW and EXCITING CAREER! Phone 256-782-5918 or Toll Free 1-800-634-7199.

Continuing Education classes are also available for Auctioneers. These classes are taught during our Auctioneer School. To Register for the Auctioneer School requires a $100 non-refundable deposit. In order to receive the early-bird rate, the total amount must be paid by the early-bird deadline. If enrollment is not sufficient by two weeks prior to the scheduled date, the school may be postponed or canceled.

Our Goal.....  to have an Auctioneer School that is rich in tradition, provides a rewarding educational experience for our students, and promotes high ethical standards in the profession. We give you an opportunity to learn and grow as an Apprentice Auctioneer and network with our instructors, all of which are veteran Auctioneers and bring a wealth of knowledge to our classroom.

Our School..... Consists of 10 days, starting on a Friday night and ending on the following Sunday with a graduation ceremony. During the school a live auction will be conducted by the students.

Live Auction..... Saturday, August 11, 2012 - First United Methodist Church of Jacksonville. View the merchandise at 5:00 p.m. and the Auction starts at 6:00 p.m.

Auctioneer School Curriculum ....
Professional Auctioneer Associations
Alabama Auctioneers Association, Inc.
National Auctioneers Association

Bid Calling
Breathing and Voice
Professionalism / Ethics
Opening Statements
Auctioneer Chant
Public Speaking
Starting An Auction Business
Sale Management, Budgeting, Advertising, Labor
Sale Terms / Conditions
Clerking / Cashiering
Agricultural Real Estate
Residential Real Estate
Commercial Real Estate
Uniform Commercial Code and Security Agreements
Consignment Auctions
Heavy Equipment Auctions
Rink Work / Bid Spotting
Livestock Auctions, Purebred, and Pedigrees
Automobile Auctions
Farm Auctions
Licensing and Regulations / Auction Law
Contracting Auctions
Business Liquidations and Merchandise
Sale Make Ready, Setup, Preparation
Bankruptcy, SBA, Government Auctions
Sale Brochures and Catalog Preparation
Industrial and Commercial Equipment
Auction Gallery Sales
Antiques and Collectibles
Auction Bookkeeping / Accounting / Sales Tax
Charity and Fundraising Auctions
Computers in the Auction Business
Internet Auctions and Technology
Estate and Household Auctions
Auction Security
Newspaper Advertising
Test Review