Knapp successfully completed the course of instruction and training covering all phases of auctioneering, taught by 18 professional instructors at the college. Students received instruction in real estate, automobile, farm, antique, charity and fund raising, and specialty auctions, as well as vocal training and auction law. Other subjects included business management, technology, marketing, networking and the development of an auction chant and bid calling.
During the training program, Knapp also received the real-life experience of calling a public auction sale.
Established in 1933, World Wide College of Auctioneering has trained more than 35,000 auctioneers throughout the United States, Canada and various countries throughout the world. The college, which has graduated more world champion and international champion auctioneers than any other school, specializes in the development of voice control, auction chant and bid calling. The college also demonstrates the full utilization of computers in the auction business.