(Click on Auctioneering Schools above for List of Approved Auctioneering Schools)
(a) For the purposes of this section, an "instructional hour" means at least 50 minutes of classroom instruction.
(b) For a certificate of graduation from an auction school to be accepted by the board, the applicant shall have successfully completed the program of an auction school with:
(1) A minimum of 80 hours of required classroom instruction including a minimum of 50 hours devoted to the core curriculum subject matter and 30 hours devoted to optional subject matter;
(2) A core curriculum subject matter that includes bid calling, ethics, advertising, accounting procedures, auction law, uniform commercial code, contracts and legal matters, closing statements and settlements; and
(3) Optional subject matter, related to auctioneering, that includes, but is not limited to, subjects such as antiques and furniture, real estate, environmental issues, computers, firearms, bankruptcy sales, art, rugs and jewelry, body language, sale preparation, heavy equipment and farm machinery, automobiles, livestock, public speaking, estate auctions, personal appearance, auction bid assisting and appraising.
(c) The applicant shall pass a written examination, given by the school, with a minimum passing score of 75% to receive a certificate of graduation.