How to Get a Car Auction License in Atlanta, Georgia

by Charity Moore
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To receive a car auction license in the state of Georgia, you must pass the Georgia Auctioneer Licensure Examination. To qualify for the exam you must go through an apprenticeship or take auctioneer classes. The only approved school in Atlanta, Georgia, is the American Society of Auctioneers. The requirements and length of the course will vary, according to which institution you attend. Most programs include 80 to 85 hours of class time and an apprenticeship shadowing a licensed auctioneer. The job of an auctioneer requires the ability to handle business transactions, a strong mathematical intuitiveness and a charismatic personality.

Step 1

Call or visit the approved school in Atlanta. Ask about enrollment deadlines and class start dates.

Step 2

Enroll in the auctioneer program and pay your tuition.

Step 3

Complete the auctioneer course by studying and passing the exams.

Step 4

Receive the certificate of completion.

Step 5

Request approval to take the Georgia Auctioneer Licensure Examination.

Step 6

Register for the Georgia Auctioneer Licensure Examination, after approval, through PSI. PSI is a nationally recognized organization that issues exams for auctioneer's license in more than 30 states. Schedule the exam and pay the exam fee.

Step 7

Receive your auctioneer license by mail upon passing the exam.

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