The AVAA, in association with the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA Corporate) unite to present a bespoke two-day Auctioneering Program.

Aspiring auctioneers or those wanting to enhance their current skills will benefit from NIDA’s unsurpassed training in performance and persuasive communication.

This unique opportunity is designed to give participants the essential knowledge and communication skills to be a successful auctioneer.

Download the course brochure HERE

This in-depth course will cover the key aspects to becoming a successful auctioneer, including:


Day One:
Persuasive Negotiations
•Enhanced physical and vocal presence
•Techniques to engage and influence your audience
•Increased confidence and expertise in negotiation
•Improved skill responding effectively in the moment
•Methods to read the room and respond with confidence
Day Two:
Auctioneering – Practical Skills
Designed and delivered by Phil De Fegely
•The art of bid calling
•Lot structure
•Rhythm and flow
•Content information
•Different auction channels
•Controlling the outcome


The first course will be delivered at NIDA, on 21st and 22nd October, with very limited spaces available.

It is expected to fill quickly, so to secure your spot email Diana Ginty at


21st – 22nd October 2019
9am – 5pm
Breakfast, lunch plus morning and afternoon tea provided

Cost $2,300 + GST per person.

For more information please contact the AVAA at