Who is it for?

A Certified Practising Valuer is a person who, by education, training and experience is qualified to perform a valuation of real property. Learn more about Certified Practising Valuers.

The Certified Practising Valuer Certification must be applied for in conjunction with Associate Membership. All applicants for Associate Membership with Certified Practising Valuer are required to meet the API’s Educational and Experience requirements and provide reports for review and sit a professional interview.



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What does a CPV certification enable?

A CPV certification comes with the AAPI CPV post nominals and enables you to work as a property valuer. Holding a CPV certification will unlock a range of professional opportunities and is recognised by all major financial institutions as a pre-requisite to access valuation work.


  • Must have completed an API CPV accredited course
  • Must have completed all requisite API Future Property Professional program modules
  • Must have accrued a minimum of two years’ real property valuation experience in the past four years


Application Process

Online application including:

  • Full completion of profile
  • Upload of required documentation
    • Copy of degree certificate and/or Academic Transcript
    • Experience Journal demonstrating two years’ full-time experience
    • 3 Referee Reports
    • 3 Report Samples (maximum of one short form report permitted) including Letters of Certification and Field Notes
    • Completion of Member Declaration
  • Completion of API report review and professional interview process

Membership is active once application has been completed in full, approved and the fee paid.

Where can Valuation take me?

Property Valuation underpins the property industry, facilitating property transactions, development and finance. Valuations form the cornerstone of every company’s balance sheet and provide certainty for the property industry. A career in valuation will prepare you for an exciting career in property.


Become a certified Property Valuer today!