The purpose of the course is to provide an entry level orientation to property data collection. Property data collection is required for various purposes: The course’s primary focus is on residential property and data collection for the purposes of value determination for municipal rating purposes. This introductory course may also be used for any person undertaking property data collection. This course will guide the participant through the various elements required for property data collection. In addition, the participant will undertake a series of practical exercises to test their knowledge of the theoretical content as well as to provide them with the actual skills set to complete the tasks assigned to them as property data collectors.This course is designed with a practical application within the real estate environment. It extends a practical approach to facilitate the development of the required data collection competencies and associated Critical-Cross Field Outcomes skills. This practical course is aimed at imparting specific skills to the new real estate practitioner. It combines an overview of the theoretical concepts with practical skills required for accurate and complete property data collection.