Texas Auctioneers Association

Providing Excellence In Continuing Education 

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NOTE: PLEASE BE SURE TO PAY TDLR RENEWAL to TDLR for auctioneer license on time!
You MUST allow 4 business days to process continuing education to TDLR. (online or live)
For license questions, contact TDLR directly at: CS.Auctioneers@tdlr.texas.gov or (512) 463-6599.
Check license information at: https://www.tdlr.texas.gov/auc/auction.htm.

Online CE

Instructions for Accessing the Online Course

1. Follow this link https://texasauctioneersce.org.

2. Create an account by following the Login Link in the top right-hand corner.

3. Once you have completed creating your account click on the appropriate Course Link.

  • Please select the 6-hour course (which includes 2 hours of Law).
  • Online CE can be taken by paying the fee posted OR members can use the Member Code between February 15, 2022 and February 1, 2023 for 6 hours of CE, including Law.

4. Read and follow the instructions very carefully. Each page in the course is timed so you will not be able to advance to the next page until you have stayed on the current page for the required amount of time. **Change browsers or check your internet speed if you are having any issues viewing**

5. Complete the Course.

6. Complete the Survey and print your Certificate of Completion. You have to complete this part of the course before we can post your CE hours.

7. Your course completion will be emailed to TAA and then we will transmit your course completion CE hours to TDLR. Please allow 4 business days to finalize to TDLR after taking the course. You can verify your hours submitted by visiting: https://www.tdlr.texas.gov/LicenseSearch/ and entering your license number.

8. For questions, email Thomas Gallaway: thomas@centraltexasauctions.com or email, info@texasauctioneers.org, taa.execdir@gmail.com.

If you have questions regarding your license, please contact TDLR directly: https://www.tdlr.texas.gov/auc/auction.htm.

This new certification pathway is designed to help bridge the gap between auction school and get up and running as an auctioneer professional in Texas. Completion of each course will provide acknowledgement & certificate for each course: TCAP BUSINESS, TCAP MARKETING, TCAP OPERATIONS.

Upon completion of all 3 courses, graduates will be awarded “TCAP Certified” distinction which will include: adding to your credentials, lapel pin, use of logo, mentoring, free ad in TAA news, custom press release for local marketing and status. Attendees can take 1, 2, or all 3 courses. To become TCAP Certified and use the credential, graduates will need to complete all 3 courses, be a TAA member and a Texas Licensed Auctioneer in good standing.

TCAP courses are offered a the TAA annual convention each year.

TCAP Course Details

TCAP Business Summary: - Business Plan, Business Setup, Contracting, Negotiation, Labor, Insurance Overview - Start up Financial Expectations & Trends - Technology Boot Camp for Start Ups - Business Set Up Panel with Q/A

TCAP Marketing Summary: - The Role of Your Website in Marketing - Company & Events; Q/A - Advertising Trends and Media Buying Updates - Sales & Marketing Strategies, Prospecting/Building Clients, Communication Skills - Branding for the Modern Auctioneer, Interview Tips - Marketing & Closing Pearls - “What worked for Us and What Didn’t" *Course is 8 hrs and accredited for 8 hrs Business CE with TDLR.

TCAP Logistics Summary: - Auction Logistics Intro; Identifying Needs & Audience - Logistics Basics – Physical Set ups, Clerking/cataloguing, Using Checklist, Online vs live needs, distribution & future trends - Audio Visual & Sound Tips - Live Set Auction Demo; Virtual & Simulcast Set up overview and comparison of auction management software - Panel with Tips, Differences in Auction Types, Safety/Labor Tips, Q&A *Course is 8 hrs and accredited for 8 hrs Business CE with TDLR.