Advancing to a Designation

Candidate Training Program
(advancing to the DAR Designated Appraisal Residential)

Designated Appraiser Commercial (DAC)
(updated June 27, 2023)

Certified Appraisal Reviewer
(DAR members can advance to the Reviewer & DAC designations)

*Only CNAREA members are granted access to enroll in our courses. Please see How to become a Real Estate Appraiser if you are not yet a member*

Designation Advancement Exams

DAR Exam

Course Descriptions

Asynchronous Learning

CNA100 – Introduction to Appraisal Standards (eUSPAP)

CNA140 – Ethics

CNA141 – Fundamentals of Statistical Analysis

CNA142 – Introduction to Residential Construction

Online/Zoom Courses

CNA110 – Introduction to Real Estate Appraising (6 days)

CNA120 – Sales Comparison & Cost Approaches (5 days)

CNA130 – CNA130 Advanced Residential Appraisals (6 days)

CNA200 – USPAP Review (every 2 years)

CNA220 – Report Writing Update (every 2 years)

CNA310 – Certified Appraisal Reviewer Program (2 Day course for members who want to obtain the Designation)

CNA330 – Appraisal Reviewer Update (1 Day course for existing designated Certified Appraisal Reviewer to renew their designation – completed every 4 years.)