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Learning to bid call is a very important part of becoming an Auction professional.  That said, we don’t stop there.  We equip our students with the most up-to-date skills and knowledge in the auction industry.  In our 92 hour course, students learn every aspect of the auction business. We are invested in your success as an auctioneer! Come join us!

Classes are limited to 25 students allowing each student the most possible one-on-one time with each instructor.

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Upcoming Sessions
Feb. 23rd – Mar. 4th, 2015
June 15th – 24th, 2015
October 5th – 14th, 2015
WCA Professional Course Outline Hours
Auction Advertising 5
Antiques and Estates 5
Real Estate 6
Automobiles 4
Farm & Ranch Auctions 3
General auctions and merchandise 6
Appraisals 3
Auction law, Licenses, Contracts 4
Public Speaking and Voice Care 3
Clerking and Cashiering 9
Ringwork Techniques 4
Purebred and Sale Barn Livestock 4
Equipment & Heavy Machinery 3
Sound Equipment 6
Bid Calling Techniques, Drills and Practical Experience 28
Total hours 92

Admission Requirements

Western will accept any person who has the ability to learn the basic skills offered and to apply them toward a professional career: a high school diploma is not required. Normally applicants must be 18 years old, although younger students may be accepted on an individual basis.

Class Attendance

All students are required to be present at all classes and activities unless instructed otherwise. Request for absence will be considered on an individual basis by the staff. Tardiness is considered the same as being absent.

Grading Standards

The following grading system will be used:

A 100% – 90%
B 89% – 80%
C 79% – 70%
D 69% – 60%
Below 60% Non Passing

Western College of Auctioneering wants the student to learn the material necessary and is not interested in failing any student. All students must complete all work assigned. Students who do not receive a passing grade on tests or other activities will have the opportunity to retake or complete the necessary materials.

Student Conduct

Students at WCA are expected to act and conduct themselves as professionals both in academics and personal activities.

Cause for Termination

Cheating, destruction of property, use of alcohol or illegal drugs, disruptive behavior, failure to comply with staff or administration warnings and requests.

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