You could complete a degree in a relevant subject, such as art history, fine arts and restoration, or fine arts conservation, and then take some professional training in valuation.
You could complete a specialist postgraduate course, like the:
- Masters' in Arts Market Appraisal (Professional Practice) offered by Kingston University
- Masters' in Arts Business offered by Sotheby's Institute of Art
Some major auction houses offer internship programmes. Information on placements and work experience is available from the Museums Association.
You'll usually need:
- 2 to 3 A levels for a degree