|National Standard of Competency for Architects|
The National Standard of Competency for Architects establishes the Standard for architectural education and assessment of professional competency prior to registration as an Architect in Australia. The Standard identifies the primary activities that are fundamental to the practice of architecture and in relation to which an architect is expected to demonstrate competence in the delivery of professional services.
|Mapping of Assessment Programs
The Standard maps the development of competency on the path to registration as an architect in Australia.
|NSCA Briefing Document|
|Architectural Practice Exam|
|Logbook of Experience in Architectural Practice (NCSA/LB)
The objective of Part 1 – Logbook and Statement of Practical Experience is to determine eligibility for entry to the APE.
Candidates review the Procedure for Candidates Booklet before starting the Logbook.
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|Logbook Guidance An overview of how to complete the Logbook.|
|Reference Guide for APE Candidates (NCSA REF/G) This booklet provides reference information for intending APE Candidates.|
|Sample National Examination Paper and Answer Sheet The NEP is a closed book, scenario based examination. The sample paper is posted to demonstrate the structure of the paper and nature of the likely nature of the scenarios.|
|APE Briefing Document Summary of the relevant components of the National Standard of Competency for Architects (NSCA) to the APE process.|
|APE Quality Assurance Protocols Quality Assurance processes are in place for all aspects of the APE to ensure nationally consistent application of examination procedures.|