Offering courses on Fine Art Auctions by the Society of Fine Art Auctioneers & Valuers

Welcome to the Society of Fine Art Auctioneer and Valuers Introduction to Fine Art Auctions course.

The course is intended for those new to the industry, whether on the valuation or admin side. It provides an insight into the main departments of an auction house and also gives the opportunity of obtaining a basic qualification to build on.

The course comprises a number of video modules and is completely online. It can be taken in its entirety, with the option of a final assessment with certificate, or only individual modules of particular interest can be accessed.

Course Routes

Without Assessment

Introduction to Fine Art Auctions (Videos Only No Certificate)

The Introduction to Fine Art Auctions is for information ONLY. You will have access to the videos in this course but will not be assessed.

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With Assessment & Certificate

Introduction to Fine Art Auctions

The first step in a career in the Auctioneering world. An introductory level course in Antiques valuation which includes an evaluation.

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The SOFAA Training Lecturers

James Pickup

SWORDERS FINE ART AUCTIONEERS
FURNITURE LECTURER

Patricia Law

FGA, INDEPENDENT JEWELLERY VALUER
JEWELLERY LECTURER

Alexis Butcher
LAWRENCES AUCTIONEERS SILVER LECTURER
Clare Durham
WOOLLEY AND WALLIS AUCTIONEERS CERAMICS LECTURER
Richard Kay MA, FRSA
LAWRENCES AUCTIONEERS PICTURES LECTURER
Interested? To join the course please contact your SOFAA registered employer, who will apply on your behalf.