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Want to become
an auctioneer?

Learn from champion auctioneers


Peter D. Gehres
  2015 International Auctioneer Champion

Beth Rose
2016 International Auctioneer Champion

T.J. Freije
2016 International Auctioneer Champion

Laura Mantle
2021 International Auctioneer Champion

Auctioneer Pre-Licensing:  Most states with auctioneer licensing require a minimum of 80 hours of in-classroom education.

Of that 80 hours, over one-half is dictated as mandatory education hours.  The remaining hours are of the school's choosing.

The Ohio Auction School provides 85 hours of total classroom education with an emphasis on all aspects of the auctioneering profession.

Among the unique aspects of our course is a dinner for family and friends and live auction, with proceeds benefiting Faith Mission.

Classes are ten days beginning Friday, ending 10 days later on Sunday. 

Upcoming class:

 

  • February 4-13, 2022

                      Classes are $1,750 (If paid at least 30 days in advance, $150 discount applies)

  • August 5-14, 2022

 

Preparing for your auctioneer exam?

Ohio Auctioneer Exam Preparation: This program is the only such class offered in the United States.  A one-day session covers over 15 modules of auction law and practice plus exercises regarding contracts, advertising and settlement, in preparing students for the quarterly Ohio Auctioneer exam, or for those desiring a complete overview of Ohio auction law.  Over 300 sample test questions covered.  Exam preparation classes are 1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. for one class day, $175.

Current scheduled classes:

Class is completed via Zoom and a link will be sent you to 24-48 hours prior.  Class will be 1:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. where you participate from the comfort of your home or office.

  • Tuesday, February 15, 2022 (Ohio Auctioneer Exam Friday, February 18)
  • Thursday, April 14, 2022 (Ohio Auctioneer Exam Friday, April 22)
  • Sunday, July17, 2022 (Ohio Auctioneer Exam Friday, July 22)
  • Sunday, October 16, 2022 (Ohio Auctioneer Exam Friday, October 21)

Already an auctioneer?

Indiana Auctioneer CE: Every four years, Indiana auctioneers require 16 hours of Continuing Education.  The Ohio Auction School provides these 16 hours over two days, covering topics including:

  1. Indiana Rules & Statutes
  2. Auctioneer Ethics
  3. Contract Law
  4. Auction Law UCC 2-328
  5. Real Estate at Auction
  6. Baby Boomers & More
  7. U.S. Auction Case Law
  8. Personal Property Appraisals

Classes are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. for two total class days.  Any one two-hour class is $20.00.  All eight (8) are $145.00

Kentucky Auctioneer Core Courses:

The Kentucky Board of Auctioneers requires licensees to complete a 6 hour board-approved auction law core course once every 4 years to renew their license.  The Ohio Auction School provides these six hours in one day which count for core or standard CE.  Classes are 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. for one class day.  All 6 hours are $75 paid at the door includes on-site lunch.

Current scheduled classes:

  • Sunday, May 29, 2022:  9:00 a.m. -- Black Oak Volunteer Fire Department, 2989 East KY 8, Vanceburg, Kentucky, 41179

Ohio Auction Law: Approved for up to eight (8) hours of Ohio Auction Law. Ohio does not currently mandate Continuing Education for Auctioneers, except in cases of settlement agreements or other disciplinary actions administered by the Ohio Department of Agriculture.  In those cases, our 3, 5 or 8 hours of Ohio Auctioneer Law CE may be used to satisfy some of these requirements.  Additionally, for any auctioneer wishing an update on Ohio Auction Law and other auction-related topics, these courses are very appropriate.   Classes are 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon (3 hours), 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (5 hours) or 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (8 hours).  $100.00 per hour.

Current scheduled classes:

  • January 11, 2014
  • April 5, 2014
  • August 2, 2014
  • October 18, 2014

Ohio Auction Ethics:  Approved for up to eight (8) hours of Ohio Auction Ethics. Ohio does not currently mandate Continuing Education for Auctioneers, except in cases of settlement agreements or other disciplinary actions administered by the Ohio Department of Agriculture.  In those cases, our 3, 5 or 8 hours of Ohio Auction Ethics CE may be used to satisfy some of these requirements.  Additionally, for any auctioneer wishing an update on Ethics and other auction-related topics, these courses are very appropriate.   Classes are 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (3 hours), 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (5 hours) or 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (8 hours).  $100.00 per hour.

Current scheduled classes:

  • January 11, 2014
  • April 5, 2014
  • August 2, 2014
  • October 18, 2014

Auction Business 101: This course is designed to help auctioneers build and grow their auction practice with a step by step guide to the Auction Business. This course is well suited to auctioneers who have been recently licensed (in license states) or any auctioneer looking to jump start their auction business. This course is the perfect follow up to auction school regardless of when it was taken.  

Auction Business 101 is divided into three modules:

  • Module 1 – Establishing the Auction Business
    • Building an auction business into a visible, viable, going concern
  • Module 2 – Building the Auction Business
    • Finding, negotiating and securing auction contracts in a competitive market place
  • Module 3 – Conducting Auction and Managing the Auction Business
    • Promoting, conducting and settling auctions and managing the day to day

Students who have completed Auction Business 101 will leave with a plan of action and motivation to to make auction ideas into reality. Each topic comes with worksheets and documentation.  Classes are 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. for one class day.  $300.00.  Classes are scheduled for minimum of five students.

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The Ohio Auction School
4949 Hendron Road, Groveport, Ohio  43125
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