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ANZSCO Code: 224512 / Group A

Valuers assess the value of land, property, commercial, equipment, merchandise, personal effects, household goods and objects of art.

Occupation description

Valuers assess the value of land, property, commercial, equipment, merchandise, personal effects, household goods and objects of art.

Occupations considered suitable under this ANZSCO code:

  • Plant and Machinery Valuer
  • Property Valuer
  • Real Estate Valuer

Occupations not considered suitable under this ANZSCO code:

  • Land Economist/Property Economist
  • Urban and Regional Planner
  • Property Manager
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Real Estate Representative

Valuer is a VETASSESS Group A occupation

This occupation requires a qualification assessed as comparable to the educational level of an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Bachelor degree or higher degree, in a field highly relevant to the nominated occupation.

Applicants must also have at least one year of highly relevant, post-qualification employment, at an appropriate skill level completed in the last five years.

Construction and Manufacturing Group A

* Additional qualifications in a highly relevant field of study include those comparable to the following levels: 

  • AQF Diploma 
  • AQF Advanced Diploma 
  • AQF Associate Degree 
  • or AQF Graduate Diploma

** Highly relevant paid employment duration (20 hours or more per week): one year of post-qualification paid employment (20 hours or more per week) highly relevant to the nominated occupation, at an appropriate skill level in the last five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment.

Qualification and Employment Criteria

AQF Bachelor degree or higher degree.

This includes qualifications assessed at AQF Bachelor, Master and Doctoral level.

Highly relevant fields of study include (where subsequent employment is in property-related valuations):

  • Land and Property Valuation
  • Principles of Valuation
  • Rental Valuation and Determination
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Forecasting Methods
  • Investment Portfolio and Evaluation
  • Property Law
  • Land Ownership and Tenure
  • Property Development
  • Building Construction Overview
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Asset Management

For other types of valuations, relevant fields of study may include (where subsequent employment context is relevant to the qualification):

  • Principles of Valuation
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics and other Analytical Tools
  • Principles of Valuation
  • Specialist Valuation
  • Application of Computers to the Valuation Process
  • Valuing Goods, Chattels, Plant and Equipment
  • Land and Livestock
  • Catalogues, Marketing and Promotion of Assets
  • Liquor Valuation
  • Motor Vehicle Valuation
  • Valuation for Rating and Taxing
  • Business Administration
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Financial Reporting
  • Consumer Protection
  • Legal Environment and Business

A highly relevant field of study is:

  • Valuation. Valuation is the study of valuing land, buildings, businesses, properties, machinery, art and personal items.


Highly relevant tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Examining property, including onsite or drive-by inspections (property-related valuations).
  • Providing consultancy advice on valuation matters.
  • Calculating values by considering market demand, condition of items, future trends and other factors.
  • Selecting method of valuation.
  • Providing evidence in legal proceedings, mediating on valuation matters.
  • Providing rental determinations for arbitration purposes.

Employment Information

Valuers specialise in determining the value of land, buildings, properties, machinery, art and/or personal items. For employment in property, Valuers provide consultancy advice on valuation matters by examining properties, determining appropriate valuation methods and providing written assessments/reports. They can do this for the purposes of mortgage lending, rental determinations and legal proceedings (arbitration purposes). They may be involved with land economics and property management as part of their role.

Roles with a primary focus on urban and regional planning and design would not be considered relevant to the occupation of Valuer.

Supporting material for assessment

Applicants nominating this occupation are required to provide evidence that meets VETASSESS documentation requirements (see List of Required Documents). Applicants may also provide details of any relevant training or professional development courses undertaken, and licences/registrations held that relate to performing the role, if applicable. These may be detailed in the Curriculum Vitae/Resume provided.

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