APC Submission: 3 Course Bundle


4.5 Hours Formal CPD

Proper development of your summary of experience and case study submission is an integral part of exemplifying your knowledge and skills for your APC submission. 

Available Classes

14 December 2018 - 12:00pm
17 May 2019 - 9:00am

Course information

In these best practice courses, facilitated by an RICS APC assessor, you will receive critical feedback that will enable you to demonstrate your competencies.  This is a three part series that will equip you with the necessary preparations to successfully gain your professional designation.  By booking all three together on this bundle, you will save 10% on the base rate.

Course 1 - Writing your Summary of Experience

    • How to articulate your skills and experience in written form
    • Written styles against the RICS Way
    • What assessors expect from summary of experience
    • Common pitfalls in written communication
    • Good and bad examples of writing competencies at levels 1 and 2 and how to define 3 in written form

    Group 1 - September 21st, 2018

    Group 2 - December 14th, 2018

    Group 3 - May 17th, 2019

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    Course 2 - Case Study Essentials

    • What is the purpose of the Case Study?
    • How to analyze the right project to demonstrate your competence and experience
    • Identify effective writing styles to demonstrate your competence
    • Top tips for preparing and completing your Case Study
    • Practical examples and discussion

    Group 1 - October 19th, 2018

    Group 2 - January 11th, 2019

    Group 3 - June 14th, 2019

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    Course 3 - Final Assessment Interview

    • Understanding the purpose of the APC interview
    • Putting together and presenting the ten minute presentation
    • Identifying assessment criteria and how to prepare for it
    • Answering assessors’ questions
    • Top tips and common mistakes
    • Preparation strategies

    Group 1 - January 18th, 2019

    Group 2 - April 15th, 2019

    Group 3 - September 19th, 2018

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    Learning outcomes

  • Identify the common pitfalls to enable you to successfully create your effective case study
  • Use industry language to demonstrate your competency
  • Recognize the content requirements and layout of the Case Study and what is expected from candidates
  • Avoid common pitfalls that result in candidate referral
  • Apply best practice measures for completing your Case Study
  • Analyze your own writing style
  • Structure your summary of experience to show your skills and abilities against framework criteria
  • Identify the criteria required by APC for levels 1, 2 and 3
  • Acknowledge the types of experience that are effective demonstrations of a competency
  • Be able to effectively write your summary of experience in line with RICS Way
  • List assessment criteria used by the panel during interviews
  • Discover the key elements to include in your presentation
  • Recognize verbal and non-verbal presentation techniques
  • Identify types of assessment questions and response techniques
  • Structure and deliver interview responses against assessment criteria
  • Demonstrate the correct demeanor and attitude required for RICS membership
  • Presenter


    Andrew Ainsworth FRICS

    Additional information

    Next available start date: 14 December 2018 - 12:00pm

    Presenter: Andrew Ainsworth FRICS

    Category: Getting Qualified

    Member price: $109.00

    Price: $109.00

    Course Type: Product / Web Classes

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