SPS 85.710 History History: Cr. Register, April, 1994, No. 460, eff. 5-1-94; am. (2), (3), renum. (6) to be (7), cr. (6), Register, June, 1996, No. 486, eff. 7-1-96; CR 01-100: r. (2), renum. (3) to (7) to be (2) to (6) and am. (2) and (5) (b) (intro.), Register February 2002 No. 554, eff. 3-1-02; CR 06-033: am. (2) Register November 2006 No. 611, eff. 12-1-06; CR 10-135: cr. (7) Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; correction in (4) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register November 2011 No. 671; CR 14-016: SPS 85.710 renum. from SPS 83.02, am. (4), r. (7) Register September 2014 No. 705, eff. 1-1-15; correction in (4) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register September 2014 No. 705.
subch. VIII of ch. SPS 85 Subchapter VIII — Education
SPS 85.800 SPS 85.800Course approval.
SPS 85.800(1) (1) Except as provided in sub. (9), all educational courses designed to meet the requirements in s. 458.06 (2) (d), (3) (b) or (4) (b), Stats., s. 458.08 (3) (c), Stats., and this chapter, shall be submitted to the department for approval.
SPS 85.800 Note Note: Information relating to course approval is available from the Department of Safety and Professional Services, 1400 East Washington Avenue, P.O. Box 8935, Madison, Wisconsin 53708-8935.
SPS 85.800(2) (2) Credit toward the course requirement may be granted only if the length of the educational course is at least 15 hours of instruction and the individual successfully completes an examination pertinent to that course.
SPS 85.800(3) (3) Credit may be granted for a distance education course that satisfies all requirements for a continuing education course established by the appraiser qualifications board of the appraisal foundation that are in effect at the time the course is completed.
SPS 85.800 Note Note: The Appraiser Qualifications Board of the Appraisal Foundation may be contacted at 1155 15th Street, NW, Suite 1111, Washington, D.C. 20005, (202) 347-7722, www.appraisalfoundation.org.
SPS 85.800(4) (4) Course instructors shall be approved by the department. An instructor whose appraiser certificate has been limited, suspended or revoked may not instruct in approved courses while the disciplinary action is in effect. An approved instructor shall possess at least one of the following qualifications:
SPS 85.800(4)(a) (a) Be an instructor of appraisal courses who teaches or has taught appraisal courses at an accredited college or university.
SPS 85.800(4)(b) (b) Be a licensed or certified appraiser who practices in the aspects of appraising being taught such as, appraisal, appraisal review, appraisal consulting or mass appraisal, and who has engaged in the practice for at least 5 years.
SPS 85.800(4)(c) (c) Be an instructor of assessor education courses who is approved by the department of revenue to teach assessor education programs that are relevant to appraisal practice.
SPS 85.800(4)(d) (d) Be an instructor who teaches appraisal courses approved by the appraiser qualifications board of the appraisal foundation.
SPS 85.800(4)(e) (e) If applying to teach the 15-hour national USPAP course, or its equivalent, be a certified residential or general appraiser, and be certified by the appraiser qualifications board of the appraisal foundation as an instructor to teach that course. Course equivalency shall be determined through the AQB course approval program or by an alternate method established by the AQB.
SPS 85.800(4)(f) (f) Be an instructor who teaches an appraiser or assessor course approved by another state of the United States that is relevant to appraisal practice.
SPS 85.800(4)(g) (g) Be an instructor who, in the judgment of the department, is qualified to teach course work that is relevant to appraisal practice.
SPS 85.800(5) (5) Credit may be granted for teaching an approved appraisal course.
SPS 85.800(6) (6) The course provider shall retain records of attendance of qualifying education programs for a period of 5 years that shall include all of the following:
SPS 85.800(6)(a) (a) The name of the course.
SPS 85.800(6)(b) (b) The date the course was offered.
SPS 85.800(6)(c) (c) The names and addresses of individuals who completed the course.
SPS 85.800(6)(d) (d) The number of hours of instruction in each required subject area.
SPS 85.800(6)(e) (e) The examination results for each individual.
SPS 85.800(7) (7) The course provider shall monitor attendance by requiring each participant to sign an attendance sheet at the beginning and end of each program and shall furnish each participant with written evidence of having completed the course.
SPS 85.800(8) (8) The licensed and certified residential appraiser programs of study are expected to provide all appraisers with a foundation of knowledge. The courses that satisfy the requirements for appraiser licensure and residential appraiser certification may be acceptable towards satisfying the course work requirement for general appraiser certification.
SPS 85.800(9) (9) An appraisal course approved by the appraiser qualifications board of the appraisal foundation shall be approved by the department without receipt of an application for course approval from the course provider.
SPS 85.800(10) (10) An appraisal course approved by another state or territory of the United States, which complies with the real property appraiser qualification criteria established by the appraiser qualifications board of the appraisal foundation, shall be approved by the department without receipt of an application for course approval from the other state or territory.
SPS 85.800(11) (11) Credit awarded for the class hour requirement when a licensed appraiser seeks a certified appraiser certification, or a certified residential appraiser seeks a certified general appraiser certification, may also be awarded for the continuing education requirement of the license or certification held.
SPS 85.800 Note Note: To obtain information about courses approved by the Appraiser Qualifications Board of the Appraisal Foundation write to: 1155 15th Street, NW, Suite 1111, Washington, D.C. 20005.
SPS 85.800 History History: Cr. Register, September, 1991, No. 429, eff. 10-1-91; emerg. am. (1) and (6), eff. 10-1-91; am. (1) and (6), Register, May, 1992, No. 437, eff. 6-1-92; am. (1), renum. (6) to be (9), cr. (6) to (8), Register, April, 1994, No. 460, eff. 5-1-94; am. (6) (intro.), Register, June, 1996, No. 486, eff. 7-1-96; am. (6) (intro.), (a), (b), (c), (7) (a) and (9), Register, January, 1998, No. 505, eff. 2-1-98; am. (1) and (6) (intro.), cr. (7) (c) and (d) and (10), Register, January, 1999, No. 517, eff. 2-1-99; CR 01-100: am. (1), r. and recr. (6), cr. (7) (e), (7g), (9), (10), and (13), r. (8), renum. (9) and (10) to be (11) and (12), Register February 2002 No. 554, eff. 3-1-02; CR 02-067: cr. (6) (c), renum. (7g) to be (8), am. (11) Register November 2002 No. 563, eff. 12-1-02; CR 06-033: am. (1), (7) (b), (c), (9) (d), (e) and (12), r. (2), (5), (6) (a) to (c) and (13), renum. (6) (intro.) to be (6) and am., r. and recr. (7) (e) Register November 2006 No. 611, eff. 12-1-06; CR 10-135: am. (1), cr. (7) (f), (g), (13), (14) Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; CR 14-016: SPS 85.800 renum. from section SPS 84.01; as renumbered, renum. (2) to (3), r. (4), renum. (6) to (14) to (3) to (11) and am. (4) (e) Register September 2014 No. 705, eff. 1-1-15; (title) renum. from 84.01 (title) and correction in numbering (10), (11) under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., and correction in (1) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register September 2014 No. 705.
SPS 85.820 SPS 85.820Distance Education. A distance education course is acceptable to meet class hour requirements if all of the following occur:
SPS 85.820(1) (1) The course provides interaction. Interaction is a reciprocal environment where the student has verbal or written communication with the instructor.
SPS 85.820(2) (2) The content for the distance education course has been approved by any of the following:
SPS 85.820(2)(a) (a) The Appraiser Qualification Board of the Appraisal Foundation.
SPS 85.820(2)(b) (b) A state appraiser regulatory jurisdiction.
SPS 85.820(2)(c) (c) An accredited college, community college, or university that offers distance education programs and is approved or accredited by the commission on colleges.
SPS 85.820(2)(d) (d) A regional or a national accreditation association.
SPS 85.820(2)(e) (e) An accrediting agency that is recognized by the U.S. secretary of education.
SPS 85.820(2)(f) (f) Non-academic credit college courses provided by a college shall be approved by the AQB or the state appraiser regulatory jurisdiction.
SPS 85.820(3) (3) One of the following approves the course delivery:
SPS 85.820(3)(a) (a) AQB approved organizations providing approval of course design and delivery.
SPS 85.820(3)(b) (b) A college or university that qualifies for content approval and that awards academic credit for the distance education course.
SPS 85.820(3)(c) (c) A qualifying college or university for content approval with a distance education delivery program that approves the course design and delivery that incorporate interactivity.
SPS 85.820(4) (4) The course includes a written, closed-book final examination, proctored by an official approved by the college or university, or by the sponsoring organization. The examination may take place at a library, testing center, college, university, or junior college.
SPS 85.820 History History: CR 14-016: cr. Register September 2014 No. 705, eff. 1-1-15.
SPS 85.830 SPS 85.830Approved providers. Credit for the class hour requirement under ss. SPS 85.320, 85.420, and 85.520 may be obtained only from the following providers:
SPS 85.830(1) (1) Colleges or universities.
SPS 85.830(2) (2) Community or junior colleges.
SPS 85.830(3) (3) Real estate appraisal or real estate related organizations.
SPS 85.830(4) (4) State or federal agencies or commissions.
SPS 85.830(5) (5) Proprietary schools.
SPS 85.830(6) (6) Providers approved by the state certification or licensing agencies.
SPS 85.830(7) (7) The appraisal foundation or its boards.
SPS 85.830 History History: CR 14-016: cr. Register September 2014 No. 705, eff. 1-1-15.
SPS 85.840 SPS 85.840College degree acceptance.
SPS 85.840(1) (1) Credit toward qualifying education requirements may also be obtained via the completion of a degree in real estate from an accredited degree-granting college or university approved by the association to advance collegiate schools of business, or a regional or national accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education, provided that the college or university has had its curriculum reviewed and approved by the AQB.
SPS 85.840(2) (2) Education may not be substituted for experience except for approved practicum courses as found in s. SPS 85.700 (1) (e).
SPS 85.840 History History: CR 14-016: cr. Register September 2014 No. 705, eff. 1-1-15; correction in (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register September 2014 No. 705.
subch. IX of ch. SPS 85 Subchapter IX — Continuing Education
SPS 85.900 SPS 85.900Continuing education.
SPS 85.900(1) (1) Every certified and licensed appraiser shall complete at least 28 class hours of continuing education in each biennial period which shall include successful completion of the 7-hour national USPAP update course or its equivalent that is approved by the appraiser qualifications board (AQB) of the appraisal foundation. Course equivalency shall be determined through the AQB course approval program or by an alternate method established by the AQB.
SPS 85.900(1m) (1m) Appraisers initially licensed or certified within a biennium shall complete 14 class hours of continuing education for each year or part year of licensure or certification, which shall include, of the total number of hours completed within the biennium, the 7-hour national USPAP update course or its equivalent that is approved by the appraiser qualifications board (AQB) of the appraisal foundation. Course equivalency shall be determined through the AQB course approval program or by an alternate method established by the AQB.
SPS 85.900(2) (2) Continuing education class hours may be applied only to satisfy the continuing education requirements for the biennial renewal period in which the hours were acquired and may not be carried over to the next biennial renewal period. Appraisers may not receive credit for completion of the same continuing education course offering within a continuing education cycle.
SPS 85.900(3) (3) To obtain credit for continuing education class hours, a licensed or certified appraiser shall sign a statement on the renewal application certifying that he or she has completed, within the 2 years immediately preceding the date on which the application is submitted, 28 hours of continuing education approved by the department.
SPS 85.900 Note Note: Renewal applications are provided by the department prior to each renewal date.
SPS 85.900(4) (4) The number of hours of attendance at and completion of continuing education courses required under s. 458.13, Stats., shall be reduced by one hour for each hour of attendance and completion of, within the 2 years immediately preceding the date on which the renewal application is submitted, continuing education courses that the applicant has attended and completed in order to continue to qualify for employment as an assessor and that the department determines is substantially equivalent to attendance at and completion of continuing education courses for certified general appraisers, certified residential appraisers, or licensed appraisers, as appropriate.
SPS 85.900(5) (5) Up to 14 class hours may be claimed for teaching approved appraisal courses. Credit for instructing any given course or seminar may be claimed once during a continuing education renewal period.
SPS 85.900(6) (6) To audit for compliance, the department may require any certified or licensed appraiser to submit evidence of completion of 28 hours of continuing education for the biennium preceding the renewal. Every certified and licensed appraiser shall retain records of continuing education credits for at least 5 years.
SPS 85.900(7) (7) Certified and licensed appraisers may not receive credit for completion of the same continuing education course offering within an appraiser's continuing education cycle.
SPS 85.900 History History: Cr. Register, September, 1991, No. 429, eff. 10-1-91; emerg. am. (1), (3) to (5), eff. 10-1-91; am. (1), (3) to (5), Register, May, 1992, No. 437, eff. 6-1-92; renum. (5) to be (6), cr. (5), Register, April, 1994, No. 460, eff. 5-1-94; am. (4), Register, June, 1996, No. 486, eff. 7-1-96; am. (1), (2) and (5), r. (3), Register, January, 1998, No. 505, eff. 2-1-98; cr. (3), am. (1) and (6), Register, January, 1999, No. 517, eff. 2-1-99; CR 01-100: am. (4) and (5), Register February 2002 No. 554, eff. 3-1-02; correction in (4) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register February 2002 No. 554; CR 02-067: am. (1), cr. (1m) Register November 2002 No. 563, eff. 12-1-02; CR 04-007: am. (1) Register August 2004 No. 584, eff. 9-1-04; CR 06-033: am. (1), (1m), (2), (3) and (5) Register November 2006 No. 611, eff. 12-1-06; CR 10-135: am. (6) Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; CR 14-016: SPS 85.900 renum. from SPS 85.01, am. (2), cr. (7) Register September 2014 No. 705, eff. 1-1-15.
SPS 85.910 SPS 85.910Approval of continuing education courses.
SPS 85.910(1)(1) Except as provided in sub. (10), to obtain approval of a continuing education course, the course provider shall submit an application on forms provided by the department at least 45 days prior to the first date the course is offered. The course provider shall include a general description of the subject, name, and outline, name and qualifications of the instructor, date, time segments, and location. The department shall notify the provider whether the course has been approved or denied within 20 business days from the date the application is received.
SPS 85.910 Note Note: Applications for course approval are available from the Department of Safety and Professional Services, Division of Professional Credentialing, 1400 East Washington Avenue, P.O. Box 8935, Madison, Wisconsin 53708-8935.
SPS 85.910(2) (2) A continuing education course shall relate to one or more real property related appraisal topics that include the following:
SPS 85.910(2)(a) (a) Ad valorem taxation.
SPS 85.910(2)(b) (b) Arbitration, dispute resolution.
SPS 85.910(2)(c) (c) Courses related to the practice of real estate appraisal or consulting.
SPS 85.910(2)(d) (d) Development cost estimating.
SPS 85.910(2)(e) (e) Ethics and standards of professional practice, USPAP.
SPS 85.910(2)(f) (f) Land use planning, zoning.
SPS 85.910(2)(g) (g) Real estate management, leasing, timesharing.
SPS 85.910(2)(h) (h) Property development, partial interests.
SPS 85.910(2)(i) (i) Real estate law, easements, and legal interests.
SPS 85.910(2)(j) (j) Real estate litigation, damages, condemnation.
SPS 85.910(2)(k) (k) Real estate financing and investment.
SPS 85.910(2)(L) (L) Real estate appraisal related computer applications.
SPS 85.910(2)(m) (m) Real estate securities and syndication.
SPS 85.910(2)(n) (n) Developing opinions of real property value in appraisals that also include personal property of business value.
SPS 85.910(2)(o) (o) Sell concessions and impact value.
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