Buying and Selling Antiques - BSA16



  • Course Fee: €209.00 which includes all registration fees.
  • Course Format: Distance Learning Course of 9 lessons.
  • Duration: Students have up to 9 months to complete this course which is ample time and can start it at anytime of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.
  • Enrol now to secure your place!



Course Description

This extremely comprehensive Buying and Selling Antiques distance learning course has one basic objective – to teach you how to successfully buy and sell antiques no matter where you live. In simple, step-by-step points you are shown how to save money when you buy and, even more important, how to make a profit when you sell.

You are taught the tricks of the trade and are given advice on how to avoid the most common mistakes made by new dealers.

The key to selling successfully is to buy successfully. Exploring traditional and non-traditional approaches in both areas is discussed in detail.

Whether you’re buying antiques for pleasure, as an investment or for profit, you’ll find this course inspiring and invaluable. It’s simply packed with information and advice that only an experienced antiques trader could give you.


Course Syllabus

Lesson 1: Why do you want to become an Antiques Dealer?

Lesson 2: Buying Tips

Lesson 3: Auctions

Lesson 4: Car Boot Sales

Lesson 5: Antiques Centres

Lesson 6: To Buy or Not to Buy

Lesson 7: Buying and Selling Collectables and Antiques

Lessons 8 and 9: Types of Antiques.



Upon completion of this course you may take a final online examination. Full details of this examination are automatically sent to you at the end of the course. The examination costs €65 and is taken at home at your convenience.  If you receive 70% or more in this examination you will receive an ITEC – Irish Training and Educational Centre Diploma.


Contact Us

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Irish Training & Educational Centre,

Unit 9,

Leopardstown Business Centre,
Ballyogan Road,
Dublin 18.
Our Loc8 Code is: NM3-08-S03 »(Click here to view this Loc8 Code.)

Tel: 01 2061832,

Email Address:
[email protected]