How do I become an Appraiser Trainee Supervisor

Meet and understand criteria below and register via Trainee Appraiser Application.

Supervisory Appraisers provide a critical role in the mentoring, training, and development of future valuation professionals.

Roles And Requirements:

  1. Supervisory Appraisers shall be responsible for the training, guidance, and direct supervision of the Trainee Appraiser by:
    • Accepting responsibility for the appraisal by signing and certifying the appraisal complies with USPAP;
    • Reviewing and signing the Trainee Appraiser appraisal report(s); and
    • Personally inspecting each appraised property with the Trainee Appraiser until the Supervisory Appraiser determines the Trainee Appraiser is competent to inspect the property, in accordance with the COMPETENCY RULE of USPAP for the property type. Utah Administrative Rule requires that Supervisory Appraisers personally inspect a minimum of 35 residential and/or 20 commercial properties with each Trainee.
  2. Supervisory Appraisers shall be state-certified and in “good standing for a period of at least three (3) years prior to being eligible to become a Supervisory Appraiser. Supervisory Appraisers do not need to be state certified and in good standing in the jurisdiction in which the Trainee Appraiser practices for any specific minimum period of time. Supervisory Appraisers shall not have been subject to any disciplinary action—within any jurisdiction—within the last three (3) years that affected the Supervisory Appraiser’s legal eligibility to engage in appraisal practice. A Supervisory Appraiser subject to a disciplinary action would be considered to be in “good standing” three (3) years after the successful completion/termination of the sanction imposed against the appraiser.
  3. Supervisory Appraisers must comply with the COMPETENCY RULE of USPAP for the property type and geographic location where the Trainee Appraiser is being supervised.
  4. Whereas a Trainee Appraiser is permitted to have more than one Supervisory Appraiser, Supervisory Appraisers may not supervise more than three (3) Trainee Appraisers at one time.
  5. An appraisal experience log shall be maintained jointly by the Supervisory Appraiser and the Trainee Appraiser. It is the responsibility of both the Supervisory Appraiser and Trainee Appraiser to ensure the experience log is accurate, current, and complies with the requirements of the Trainee Appraiser’s credentialing jurisdiction. At a minimum, the appraisal log requirements shall include:
    1. Type of property;
    2. Date of report;
    3. Address of appraised property;
    4. Description of work performed by the Trainee Appraiser and the scope of the review and supervision of the Supervisory Appraiser;
    5. Number of actual work hours by the Trainee Appraiser on the assignment; and
    6. The signature and state certification number of the Supervisory Appraiser. Separate appraisal logs shall be maintained for each Supervisory Appraiser, if applicable.
  6. Supervisory Appraisers shall be required to complete a 6-Hour Utah specific course which is specifically oriented to the requirements and responsibilities of Supervisory Appraisers and Trainee Appraisers in Utah. The course is to be completed by the Supervisory Appraiser prior to supervising a Trainee Appraiser.

PLEASE NOTE: You must notify the Division of Real Estate with any addition or removal of Appraiser Trainees.