The Canadian Auction College ~ Canada's Leading Auction College,Taught by World Champion Auctioneers

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FEBRUARY 16 - 21, 2019

  • The Canadian Auction College is your #1 choice for Canadian content and education since 2000, taught by World Champion Auctioneers.
  • This auction program will provide you with all the valuable strategies for a successful auction career. 
  • Held in Barrie, Ontario in February and August, plus across Canada (various dates, please contact us for more information), you will enjoy the intense activity filled week.  You will learn the basic requirements of developing your auction career, while learning bid calling and personalizing your chant. 
  • Several hours will be spent on interesting exercises that develop the unique engaging verbal skills of an auctioneer. 
  • On the business side, experienced World Champion auctioneers and guest speakers will share their secrets to success. 
  • Your experience at school includes your very first public auction - where we sell items for a local charity.  (Includes the Barrie Food Bank, Grace United Church and Senior Wish Association)

New Program Offering:  

Professional Auction Administrator Program

Earn the designation of PAA

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Cost:  $250 for members of the AAO, $300 for non-members of the AAO (Auctioneers Association of Ontario)

Why a Program for Auction Administrators?

The other side of the auction business is imperative to the success of any auction company.  This course will provide you with a thorough understanding of the skills an exceptional Auction Administrator demonstrates.

What will I learn?
This training will provide all the skills and knowledge that any Professional Auction Administration department requires for auction success.  Opportunities to interact and share experiences with others working in this area of the auction industry will be an exciting portion of the program.  

What are some of the areas covered in the curriculum?

  • Management, Administration and area of responsibilities within the auction company
  • What is your role?
  • What skills, experience and education is required to perform all areas within your department?
  • What ‘soft skills’ are required?
  • What are all the areas of responsibility?
  • Who is responsible for different tasks?
  • How do I work with different kinds of bosses?
  • How do I deal with difficult people?

Other areas include:

  • Customer service
  • Communication
  • Delegation
  • Organizational skills
  • Professionalism – business and personal
  • Confidentiality
  • Auction Laws
  • Work Life Balance
  • Tools of the Trade – phone – email – computer –  software  - cameras
  • On-site and On-Line Auctions
  • Dependability, Conscientiousness, Trustworthiness

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Information Package includes Canadian Auction College overview, accommodations/directions info and Registration Form.  Registration Form is on Page 8.


Tuition is $1,495.00 plus HST (13% $194.35) = $1,689.35.
- Includes handouts you will use for years, student manual & graduation luncheon.
- $100 off second registration from same family or company attending the same class. 
- Graduates may sit in on classes at anytime.
- Service charge of $300.00 if cancelled less than 2 weeks prior to class start.
- No refund if "no show" at class.
- Please register at least two weeks prior to the first day of class so that we can ensure 
- Once you have submitted the form we will email you an invoice via PayPal for easy  
  and secure payment methods of Visa, MasterCard, Interac/Debit, American Express, etc.
- If you prefer, you can contact our office at 705-726-2120 where we can accept Visa,
  MasterCard and Cheque payments.

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