Applications close 25 May 2018 for AACA’s alternative entry to the APE for applicants without architectural Qualifications
The National Program of Assessment is a competency based assessment allowing entry to the Architectural Practice Examination for practitioners with have substantial skills and experience in the architectural profession, but do not have a recognised architectural qualification.
Taking the form of a complex architectural project, successful completion of the National Program of Assessment is recognised by all Australian architect registration boards as an alternate entry to the Architectural Practice Examination, successful completion of which is necessary before applying to a State or Territory registration board to become registered as an architect.
The National Program of Assessment tests candidates’ competency in architecture on the basis of their acquired knowledge and experience. The focus of the design exercise is to design a complex building in response to a hypothetical design brief.